DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,090. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 10% 48% 29% 13% 3,090
Living with a partner 43% 41% 13% 3% 770
Divorced/separated 9% 45% 34% 13% 953
Widowed 2% 14% 28% 57% 332
Never married 67% 25% 6% 1% 2,274

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,090. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 3% 17% 39% 34% 8% < 1% 3,090
Living with a partner 22% 33% 28% 14% 2% < 1% 770
Divorced/separated 2% 13% 38% 39% 7% < 1% 953
Widowed < 1% 3% 13% 39% 38% 8% 332
Never married 49% 27% 16% 7% 1% < 1% 2,274

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 56% 44% 3,150
Living with a partner 54% 46% 779
Divorced/separated 54% 46% 967
Widowed 35% 65% 338
Never married 62% 38% 2,289

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,088. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 77% 4% 5% 10% 4% 3,088
Living with a partner 71% 9% 2% 14% 4% 770
Divorced/separated 74% 8% 2% 12% 4% 943
Widowed 77% 9% 1% 7% 7% 333
Never married 57% 14% 7% 16% 5% 2,265

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,116. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 14% 9% 77% 3,116
Living with a partner 13% 9% 78% 770
Divorced/separated 13% 6% 81% 948
Widowed 7% 13% 81% 327
Never married 12% 18% 70% 2,246

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who have a household income of…

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,845. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 16% 18% 33% 33% 2,845
Living with a partner 38% 23% 23% 15% 733
Divorced/separated 48% 19% 22% 11% 885
Widowed 50% 21% 19% 10% 291
Never married 42% 23% 22% 14% 2,018

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,143. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 31% 28% 23% 17% 3,143
Living with a partner 36% 35% 20% 10% 778
Divorced/separated 40% 37% 13% 10% 962
Widowed 50% 28% 13% 10% 334
Never married 45% 35% 14% 6% 2,286

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,136. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 42% 58% 3,136
Living with a partner 28% 72% 775
Divorced/separated 26% 74% 966
Widowed 8% 92% 336
Never married 11% 89% 2,288

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say they…

Marital status Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 26% 24% 11% 1% 33% 7% 3,150
Living with a partner 25% 25% 11% 1% 34% 4% 779
Divorced/separated 37% 22% 9% 1% 25% 6% 967
Widowed 36% 24% 11% 1% 20% 6% 338
Never married 25% 19% 13% 1% 37% 5% 2,289

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 13% 20% 26% 40% 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 10% 28% 22% 39% 1% 779
Divorced/separated 17% 23% 22% 37% 1% 967
Widowed 21% 25% 19% 33% 2% 338
Never married 11% 20% 28% 40% 1% 2,289

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who attend religious services…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 4% 22% 73% < 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 3% 23% 74% < 1% 779
Divorced/separated 4% 19% 76% < 1% 967
Widowed 8% 18% 72% 2% 338
Never married 4% 27% 68% < 1% 2,289

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 19% 10% 7% 63% < 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 18% 12% 8% 62% < 1% 779
Divorced/separated 28% 13% 6% 54% < 1% 967
Widowed 30% 12% 7% 50% 1% 338
Never married 17% 10% 7% 65% 1% 2,289

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who attend prayer group…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 4% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 779
Divorced/separated 6% 4% 3% 87% < 1% 967
Widowed 6% 4% 4% 86% < 1% 338
Never married 5% 4% 4% 86% < 1% 2,289

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 25% 9% 5% 60% 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 26% 11% 5% 58% < 1% 779
Divorced/separated 35% 11% 5% 48% 1% 967
Widowed 33% 6% 4% 55% 2% 338
Never married 23% 10% 5% 60% 1% 2,289

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 41% 14% 11% 31% 2% 3,150
Living with a partner 43% 17% 11% 28% 1% 779
Divorced/separated 40% 14% 11% 33% 2% 967
Widowed 42% 9% 10% 35% 3% 338
Never married 36% 19% 10% 33% 2% 2,289

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 43% 17% 14% 26% 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 50% 16% 12% 21% 1% 779
Divorced/separated 47% 16% 11% 24% 1% 967
Widowed 41% 9% 13% 35% 1% 338
Never married 49% 16% 11% 23% 1% 2,289

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 7% 16% 57% 18% 2% 3,150
Living with a partner 6% 17% 61% 15% 1% 779
Divorced/separated 10% 18% 58% 12% 2% 967
Widowed 9% 12% 66% 10% 3% 338
Never married 6% 20% 54% 18% 2% 2,289

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Marital status There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 23% 75% 1% 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 20% 78% 1% 1% 779
Divorced/separated 21% 77% 1% 1% 967
Widowed 22% 76% 1% 2% 338
Never married 17% 80% 1% 1% 2,289

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 3,150
Living with a partner 6% 7% 5% 81% < 1% 779
Divorced/separated 12% 6% 6% 76% 1% 967
Widowed 15% 3% 6% 76% < 1% 338
Never married 10% 6% 6% 77% 1% 2,289

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say the holy scripture is…

Marital status Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 8% 11% 1% 73% 7% 3,150
Living with a partner 9% 8% 1% 76% 6% 779
Divorced/separated 13% 13% 1% 66% 7% 967
Widowed 17% 14% < 1% 58% 10% 338
Never married 10% 11% 1% 72% 7% 2,289

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 34% 57% 9% 3,150
Living with a partner 42% 51% 7% 779
Divorced/separated 39% 52% 8% 967
Widowed 46% 43% 11% 338
Never married 38% 51% 11% 2,289

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 23% 68% 8% 3,150
Living with a partner 30% 64% 6% 779
Divorced/separated 30% 62% 7% 967
Widowed 26% 63% 11% 338
Never married 29% 62% 9% 2,289

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 28% 18% 54% 3,150
Living with a partner 19% 23% 58% 779
Divorced/separated 23% 28% 49% 967
Widowed 27% 23% 50% 338
Never married 20% 24% 56% 2,289

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 21% 37% 37% 5% 3,150
Living with a partner 16% 34% 44% 6% 779
Divorced/separated 18% 33% 40% 9% 967
Widowed 18% 40% 33% 9% 338
Never married 16% 36% 39% 10% 2,289

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 50% 42% 4% 4% 3,150
Living with a partner 42% 50% 3% 5% 779
Divorced/separated 45% 48% 2% 4% 967
Widowed 50% 36% 7% 7% 338
Never married 44% 50% 3% 3% 2,289

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 39% 56% 4% 2% 3,150
Living with a partner 34% 61% 3% 1% 779
Divorced/separated 35% 60% 4% 1% 967
Widowed 34% 56% 5% 5% 338
Never married 34% 60% 3% 2% 2,289

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 75% 21% 4% 3,150
Living with a partner 74% 21% 5% 779
Divorced/separated 72% 25% 3% 967
Widowed 68% 25% 7% 338
Never married 71% 25% 4% 2,289

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 82% 13% 3% 2% 3,150
Living with a partner 88% 8% 2% 1% 779
Divorced/separated 76% 16% 4% 3% 967
Widowed 68% 21% 8% 3% 338
Never married 85% 10% 2% 2% 2,289

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 77% 18% 6% 3,150
Living with a partner 82% 13% 5% 779
Divorced/separated 70% 22% 8% 967
Widowed 63% 26% 11% 338
Never married 81% 13% 5% 2,289

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Marital status Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 26% 69% 2% 2% 3,150
Living with a partner 25% 71% 1% 3% 779
Divorced/separated 32% 64% 3% 2% 967
Widowed 33% 59% 3% 6% 338
Never married 27% 67% 2% 3% 2,289

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by marital status

% of the Unaffiliated who say humans…

Marital status Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,150. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 65% 14% 5% 13% 3% 3,150
Living with a partner 65% 15% 4% 14% 2% 779
Divorced/separated 56% 16% 4% 20% 3% 967
Widowed 47% 17% 5% 29% 2% 338
Never married 65% 14% 4% 15% 3% 2,289