Importance of religion in one's life among 30-49 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 30-49 year olds by importance of religion

% of 30-49 year olds who say religion is…

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Alabama 76% 11% 8% 4% < 1% 136
Arizona 49% 23% 17% 9% 1% 154
California 47% 26% 12% 14% 1% 961
Colorado 40% 32% 14% 13% 1% 173
Connecticut 44% 30% 15% 11% < 1% 105
District of Columbia 46% 12% 19% 24% < 1% 106
Florida 52% 25% 10% 13% < 1% 476
Georgia 63% 20% 7% 9% 1% 264
Illinois 51% 26% 11% 12% < 1% 349
Indiana 47% 27% 13% 13% < 1% 170
Kentucky 60% 26% 9% 5% < 1% 130
Louisiana 70% 20% 4% 6% < 1% 129
Maryland 43% 32% 12% 12% < 1% 186
Massachusetts 34% 27% 20% 19% < 1% 201
Michigan 46% 27% 13% 13% 1% 224
Minnesota 40% 27% 17% 16% < 1% 167
Mississippi 72% 16% 8% 3% 1% 107
Missouri 50% 27% 11% 11% < 1% 163
New Jersey 44% 33% 12% 10% 1% 243
New York 42% 27% 14% 16% 1% 479
North Carolina 62% 21% 7% 9% 1% 260
Ohio 46% 31% 12% 10% 1% 267
Oregon 37% 30% 15% 17% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 49% 26% 11% 13% 1% 330
South Carolina 74% 15% 6% 4% 2% 127
Tennessee 69% 20% 6% 5% 1% 153
Texas 61% 22% 7% 9% 1% 751
Virginia 58% 22% 10% 10% < 1% 249
Washington 42% 22% 19% 17% < 1% 187
Wisconsin 43% 32% 11% 14% < 1% 148

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