Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Texas

% of adults in Texas who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,535. 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.
2014 63% 23% 7% 8% < 1% 2,535
2007 67% 22% 6% 4% 1% 2,266

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Texas by religious group

% of adults in Texas who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 66% 27% 4% 2% < 1% 540
Evangelical Protestant 83% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 821
Historically Black Protestant 89% 9% < 1% 2% < 1% 150
Mainline Protestant 61% 31% 5% 3% < 1% 391
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 28% 21% 33% 1% 423

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,569. 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.
Very important 19% 36% 28% 18% 1,569
Somewhat important 35% 36% 19% 10% 539
Not too important 36% 38% 18% 8% 169
Not at all important 32% 43% 18% 7% 189

Generational cohort among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,569. 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.
Very important 10% 14% 29% 31% 13% 2% 1,569
Somewhat important 23% 20% 28% 23% 5% < 1% 539
Not too important 26% 19% 29% 20% 5% 1% 169
Not at all important 21% 22% 32% 19% 5% < 1% 189

Gender composition among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 43% 57% 1,611
Somewhat important 53% 47% 545
Not too important 64% 36% 173
Not at all important 69% 31% 195

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,587. 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.
Very important 46% 15% 2% 33% 3% 1,587
Somewhat important 47% 6% 3% 40% 4% 538
Not too important 61% 3% 5% 26% 5% 172
Not at all important 63% 6% 2% 27% 3% 194

Immigrant status among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,590. 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.
Very important 22% 10% 68% 1,590
Somewhat important 21% 17% 63% 539
Not too important 25% 12% 63% 168
Not at all important 14% 10% 75% 193

Income distribution among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who have a household income of…

Importance of religion in one's life Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,367. 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.
Very important 41% 19% 23% 17% 1,367
Somewhat important 39% 20% 24% 17% 496
Not too important 26% 17% 29% 27% 153
Not at all important 24% 20% 32% 24% 183

Educational distribution among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,602. 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.
Very important 46% 30% 16% 8% 1,602
Somewhat important 44% 34% 15% 7% 544
Not too important 28% 40% 17% 16% 171
Not at all important 30% 31% 27% 12% 194

Marital status among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,604. 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.
Very important 55% 5% 14% 8% 18% 1,604
Somewhat important 40% 9% 15% 3% 32% 543
Not too important 44% 10% 9% 2% 35% 171
Not at all important 40% 12% 18% 2% 28% 193

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,601. 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.
Very important 36% 64% 1,601
Somewhat important 34% 66% 544
Not too important 28% 72% 172
Not at all important 33% 67% 194

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say they…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,611. 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.
Very important 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,611
Somewhat important 54% 33% 7% 1% 4% 1% 545
Not too important 21% 37% 15% 4% 17% 6% 173
Not at all important 20% 10% 12% < 1% 50% 7% 195

Attendance at religious services among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who attend religious services…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 60% 29% 11% < 1% 1,611
Somewhat important 16% 50% 33% < 1% 545
Not too important 4% 36% 59% 1% 173
Not at all important 6% 12% 82% 1% 195

Frequency of prayer among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 83% 12% 2% 3% 1% 1,611
Somewhat important 38% 27% 10% 23% 1% 545
Not too important 16% 13% 15% 56% < 1% 173
Not at all important 10% 5% 4% 80% 1% 195

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who attend prayer group…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 44% 15% 8% 31% 1% 1,611
Somewhat important 8% 9% 10% 73% < 1% 545
Not too important 1% 4% 6% 90% < 1% 173
Not at all important 5% < 1% < 1% 94% 1% 195

Frequency of meditation among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who meditate…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 57% 6% 3% 31% 2% 1,611
Somewhat important 30% 10% 6% 53% 1% 545
Not too important 28% 10% 5% 57% 1% 173
Not at all important 25% 7% 4% 62% 1% 195

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 76% 11% 6% 5% 2% 1,611
Somewhat important 46% 18% 15% 21% 1% 545
Not too important 26% 17% 22% 32% 3% 173
Not at all important 41% 11% 8% 38% 3% 195

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 51% 16% 11% 21% 2% 1,611
Somewhat important 42% 18% 15% 25% < 1% 545
Not too important 41% 15% 12% 31% 2% 173
Not at all important 52% 18% 9% 20% 1% 195

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Importance of religion in one's life Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 58% 6% 29% 5% 2% 1,611
Somewhat important 16% 14% 55% 14% 1% 545
Not too important 6% 20% 57% 16% 1% 173
Not at all important 3% 15% 54% 25% 2% 195

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,611. 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.
Very important 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,611
Somewhat important 29% 69% 1% < 1% 545
Not too important 17% 80% 2% 1% 173
Not at all important 14% 85% 1% < 1% 195

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who read scripture…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 61% 13% 7% 19% 1% 1,611
Somewhat important 16% 11% 14% 58% 1% 545
Not too important 5% 8% 8% 79% < 1% 173
Not at all important 7% 3% 4% 86% 1% 195

Interpreting scripture among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say the holy scripture is…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,611. 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.
Very important 54% 27% 3% 9% 6% 1,611
Somewhat important 18% 35% 1% 39% 7% 545
Not too important 5% 13% < 1% 70% 11% 173
Not at all important 5% 6% < 1% 87% 2% 195

Belief in Heaven among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 87% 7% 6% 1,611
Somewhat important 76% 16% 8% 545
Not too important 42% 45% 13% 173
Not at all important 21% 67% 11% 195

Belief in Hell among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 76% 17% 7% 1,611
Somewhat important 59% 34% 6% 545
Not too important 27% 62% 12% 173
Not at all important 18% 73% 10% 195

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 42% 22% 37% 1,611
Somewhat important 39% 20% 41% 545
Not too important 33% 17% 50% 173
Not at all important 30% 20% 50% 195

Political ideology among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 47% 27% 17% 9% 1,611
Somewhat important 28% 42% 25% 4% 545
Not too important 25% 38% 30% 7% 173
Not at all important 19% 34% 42% 6% 195

Views about size of government among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who would rather have…

Importance of religion in one's life Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 47% 46% 3% 4% 1,611
Somewhat important 45% 49% 2% 4% 545
Not too important 52% 38% 8% 2% 173
Not at all important 53% 38% 5% 4% 195

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say government aid to the poor…

Importance of religion in one's life Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 48% 45% 4% 3% 1,611
Somewhat important 48% 48% 2% 2% 545
Not too important 46% 43% 8% 2% 173
Not at all important 37% 58% 4% 1% 195

Views about abortion among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's life Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 33% 62% 5% 1,611
Somewhat important 58% 37% 5% 545
Not too important 77% 20% 4% 173
Not at all important 78% 19% 2% 195

Views about homosexuality among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say homosexuality…

Importance of religion in one's life Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 43% 49% 4% 4% 1,611
Somewhat important 76% 17% 4% 3% 545
Not too important 79% 15% 3% 3% 173
Not at all important 84% 8% 5% 3% 195

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,611. 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.
Very important 31% 60% 9% 1,611
Somewhat important 66% 27% 7% 545
Not too important 79% 17% 4% 173
Not at all important 83% 13% 5% 195

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,611. 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.
Very important 41% 52% 3% 4% 1,611
Somewhat important 35% 61% 1% 3% 545
Not too important 34% 65% < 1% 1% 173
Not at all important 32% 63% 2% 3% 195

Views about human evolution among adults in Texas by importance of religion

% of adults in Texas who say humans…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 1,611. 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.
Very important 13% 28% 4% 49% 6% 1,611
Somewhat important 37% 30% 4% 26% 3% 545
Not too important 66% 11% 5% 15% 2% 173
Not at all important 73% 13% 3% 10% 2% 195