Belief in God among non-parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among non-parents by belief in God

% of non-parents 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 = 382. 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 82% 11% 2% 1% 3% 2% 382
Alaska 55% 23% 7% 1% 13% 2% 232
Arizona 62% 19% 7% < 1% 10% 3% 509
Arkansas 79% 15% 1% < 1% 4% 1% 218
California 52% 21% 9% 1% 14% 3% 2,813
Colorado 55% 23% 7% < 1% 11% 4% 352
Connecticut 53% 25% 5% 1% 13% 3% 290
Delaware 61% 23% 6% 1% 7% 2% 218
District of Columbia 53% 19% 8% 1% 15% 4% 233
Florida 62% 19% 5% 1% 10% 2% 1,578
Georgia 72% 15% 4% < 1% 6% 2% 716
Hawaii 60% 17% 8% 1% 11% 2% 245
Idaho 63% 18% 5% 1% 11% 3% 234
Illinois 59% 22% 6% < 1% 10% 3% 1,024
Indiana 65% 21% 3% 1% 9% 2% 500
Iowa 62% 16% 7% 3% 11% 2% 250
Kansas 62% 22% 3% 1% 10% 3% 217
Kentucky 71% 13% 3% < 1% 11% 3% 332
Louisiana 74% 13% 2% 1% 7% 2% 335
Maine 47% 28% 7% 1% 14% 3% 239
Maryland 64% 18% 5% < 1% 9% 4% 485
Massachusetts 40% 27% 10% 2% 18% 4% 538
Michigan 63% 21% 4% 1% 10% 1% 758
Minnesota 56% 25% 7% < 1% 10% 2% 423
Mississippi 78% 11% 4% 1% 5% 1% 226
Missouri 70% 16% 5% < 1% 7% 1% 470
Montana 64% 20% 5% < 1% 8% 1% 239
Nebraska 66% 18% 3% 1% 10% 2% 226
Nevada 60% 15% 8% 1% 13% 2% 249
New Hampshire 42% 24% 7% 2% 19% 6% 246
New Jersey 59% 23% 6% < 1% 9% 3% 657
New Mexico 63% 18% 4% 1% 12% 2% 250
New York 53% 22% 7% 1% 13% 3% 1,558
North Carolina 72% 15% 3% 1% 8% 2% 790
North Dakota 64% 23% 3% < 1% 8% 3% 263
Ohio 68% 18% 4% 1% 8% 1% 855
Oklahoma 68% 19% 3% < 1% 9% 1% 311
Oregon 53% 18% 9% < 1% 17% 4% 323
Pennsylvania 62% 20% 6% 1% 10% 2% 1,070
Rhode Island 56% 19% 6% < 1% 12% 6% 251
South Carolina 73% 14% 3% 1% 6% 2% 377
South Dakota 69% 17% 5% < 1% 9% 1% 234
Tennessee 76% 14% 4% 1% 3% 1% 504
Texas 68% 18% 4% 1% 7% 2% 1,767
Utah 56% 20% 9% 2% 9% 3% 215
Vermont 43% 22% 5% < 1% 22% 7% 237
Virginia 68% 16% 5% < 1% 8% 2% 650
Washington 55% 20% 7% 1% 15% 3% 555
West Virginia 79% 12% 3% < 1% 5% 2% 242
Wisconsin 57% 21% 6% 1% 14% 2% 452
Wyoming 67% 16% 4% 1% 7% 5% 229

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