Belief in God among adults with an education level of high school or less by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in God

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who say they…

State 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 = 169. 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.
Alabama 84% 10% 1% 1% 1% 2% 169
Arizona 59% 25% 7% < 1% 9% < 1% 179
Arkansas 81% 15% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 136
California 55% 28% 7% 2% 7% 1% 1,015
Colorado 64% 24% 4% 2% 6% 1% 115
Florida 67% 18% 5% 1% 8% 1% 619
Georgia 75% 15% 5% 1% 4% 1% 321
Illinois 66% 21% 5% 1% 6% 2% 381
Indiana 62% 22% 6% 1% 8% 2% 262
Iowa 61% 19% 5% 3% 9% 2% 107
Kentucky 75% 13% 2% < 1% 8% 2% 195
Louisiana 76% 17% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 179
Maine 46% 27% 4% 2% 20% 1% 101
Maryland 71% 18% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 149
Massachusetts 48% 24% 8% 3% 15% 2% 175
Michigan 67% 21% 4% < 1% 7% 1% 291
Minnesota 58% 25% 7% < 1% 7% 3% 135
Mississippi 80% 10% 5% 1% 3% 2% 109
Missouri 73% 17% 5% < 1% 5% < 1% 211
New Jersey 66% 22% 5% < 1% 4% 3% 244
New Mexico 70% 16% 4% 1% 7% 1% 104
New York 62% 21% 6% 1% 7% 2% 553
North Carolina 78% 13% 2% 1% 6% 1% 294
Ohio 72% 16% 4% 1% 6% 1% 388
Oklahoma 67% 23% 3% < 1% 5% 2% 156
Oregon 63% 21% 6% < 1% 5% 5% 101
Pennsylvania 64% 19% 5% 1% 9% 2% 479
South Carolina 73% 19% 3% 1% 4% < 1% 180
Tennessee 76% 16% 5% 1% 2% < 1% 221
Texas 68% 22% 4% 1% 4% 1% 849
Virginia 78% 9% 4% 1% 6% 2% 201
Washington 59% 20% 7% < 1% 11% 3% 174
West Virginia 85% 10% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 135
Wisconsin 60% 20% 5% 1% 11% 2% 196

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