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

% of 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 = 125. 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 83% 14% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 125
Arizona 60% 23% 4% < 1% 11% 2% 141
California 59% 25% 5% 1% 8% 1% 868
Colorado 56% 24% 7% 2% 10% 1% 150
Florida 69% 17% 4% 1% 7% 1% 434
Georgia 79% 11% 4% < 1% 5% < 1% 248
Illinois 66% 21% 6% 1% 5% 1% 300
Indiana 59% 20% 5% 1% 10% 3% 152
Kentucky 87% 12% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 106
Louisiana 77% 15% 2% 1% 4% < 1% 128
Maryland 62% 19% 4% 1% 14% 1% 156
Massachusetts 40% 24% 13% 1% 18% 5% 163
Michigan 64% 23% 4% < 1% 6% 2% 221
Minnesota 59% 24% 4% < 1% 7% 7% 140
Missouri 70% 17% 7% 1% 3% 1% 168
New Jersey 61% 25% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 222
New York 63% 18% 7% 1% 9% 2% 402
North Carolina 77% 15% 1% < 1% 7% 1% 228
Ohio 66% 20% 5% < 1% 5% 3% 272
Pennsylvania 59% 24% 4% 1% 11% 2% 291
South Carolina 74% 20% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 117
Tennessee 81% 10% 4% < 1% 4% < 1% 156
Texas 71% 20% 4% < 1% 5% 1% 754
Virginia 65% 20% 6% < 1% 6% 3% 228
Washington 55% 27% 8% < 1% 9% 1% 157
Wisconsin 54% 30% 6% < 1% 7% 4% 145

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