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

% of whites 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 = 346. 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% 346
Alaska 52% 26% 4% 1% 16% 1% 226
Arizona 63% 19% 5% < 1% 11% 3% 463
Arkansas 77% 15% 2% < 1% 4% 2% 229
California 50% 20% 8% 1% 17% 3% 2,098
Colorado 55% 21% 7% 1% 12% 4% 383
Connecticut 50% 28% 5% 1% 12% 3% 286
Delaware 58% 23% 9% 1% 8% 2% 217
District of Columbia 33% 22% 12% < 1% 28% 5% 124
Florida 60% 20% 5% 1% 11% 2% 1,311
Georgia 70% 15% 6% < 1% 7% 2% 576
Hawaii 63% 14% 2% 2% 15% 4% 141
Idaho 62% 21% 4% < 1% 9% 4% 280
Illinois 60% 22% 5% < 1% 10% 3% 975
Indiana 64% 19% 4% < 1% 11% 2% 532
Iowa 68% 15% 5% 2% 8% 2% 304
Kansas 67% 21% 2% 1% 7% 2% 255
Kentucky 75% 12% 2% < 1% 10% 2% 362
Louisiana 68% 18% 2% 1% 8% 2% 289
Maine 47% 29% 5% 1% 16% 2% 281
Maryland 53% 21% 6% < 1% 15% 5% 379
Massachusetts 36% 28% 12% 1% 19% 4% 559
Michigan 60% 23% 5% 1% 10% 1% 755
Minnesota 54% 26% 7% < 1% 10% 4% 483
Mississippi 81% 7% 4% < 1% 7% 2% 187
Missouri 70% 17% 5% < 1% 6% 1% 516
Montana 64% 20% 7% < 1% 8% 1% 278
Nebraska 68% 18% 2% < 1% 9% 3% 253
Nevada 53% 16% 7% 1% 20% 3% 200
New Hampshire 41% 27% 8% 1% 17% 6% 275
New Jersey 54% 25% 7% < 1% 11% 3% 605
New Mexico 62% 18% 3% < 1% 16% 2% 168
New York 50% 22% 7% 1% 16% 4% 1,319
North Carolina 69% 16% 3% < 1% 9% 2% 712
North Dakota 61% 24% 3% < 1% 8% 2% 307
Ohio 66% 20% 4% 1% 8% 2% 913
Oklahoma 68% 22% 2% < 1% 7% 1% 277
Oregon 54% 19% 7% < 1% 14% 5% 338
Pennsylvania 60% 21% 6% 1% 10% 2% 1,124
Rhode Island 59% 19% 3% < 1% 14% 5% 258
South Carolina 73% 15% 3% 1% 7% 2% 341
South Dakota 72% 19% 2% < 1% 6% < 1% 268
Tennessee 78% 12% 4% 1% 4% 1% 526
Texas 69% 17% 4% 1% 8% 2% 1,379
Utah 62% 17% 9% 2% 7% 3% 274
Vermont 41% 25% 5% < 1% 21% 6% 293
Virginia 65% 17% 6% < 1% 10% 3% 632
Washington 55% 21% 7% < 1% 14% 3% 542
West Virginia 76% 14% 3% < 1% 5% 2% 272
Wisconsin 55% 25% 5% 1% 12% 2% 512
Wyoming 66% 17% 8% < 1% 6% 4% 277

Learn More: Believe in God; absolutely certain, Believe in God; fairly certain, Believe in God; not too/not at all certain, Do not believe in God