Importance of religion in one's life among Non-Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Non-Christians by importance of religion

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Alaska 6% 30% 22% 40% 1% 123
Arizona 16% 26% 25% 33% 1% 205
California 13% 25% 26% 35% 1% 1,408
Colorado 20% 24% 22% 33% 2% 181
Connecticut 14% 20% 25% 40% 1% 126
District of Columbia 19% 17% 27% 36% 1% 115
Florida 20% 24% 22% 32% 1% 605
Georgia 22% 22% 22% 33% 1% 187
Hawaii 19% 32% 22% 26% < 1% 127
Illinois 15% 26% 27% 32% < 1% 349
Indiana 16% 21% 29% 32% 2% 162
Maine 8% 21% 23% 47% < 1% 112
Maryland 19% 20% 27% 34% < 1% 211
Massachusetts 10% 26% 23% 40% 1% 292
Michigan 15% 28% 23% 32% 2% 265
Minnesota 15% 17% 26% 40% 2% 130
Missouri 17% 25% 29% 28% 1% 156
Montana 10% 21% 26% 41% 2% 110
Nevada 11% 21% 20% 44% 4% 107
New Hampshire 12% 14% 39% 32% 2% 115
New Jersey 29% 26% 21% 24% 1% 275
New York 20% 25% 21% 33% 2% 744
North Carolina 21% 23% 25% 30% 1% 226
Ohio 18% 28% 21% 33% 1% 269
Oregon 14% 21% 23% 40% 3% 175
Pennsylvania 16% 20% 29% 35% < 1% 329
South Carolina 33% 20% 21% 24% 2% 101
Tennessee 33% 21% 19% 26% 1% 109
Texas 22% 29% 20% 29% 1% 556
Vermont 11% 22% 20% 45% 2% 150
Virginia 19% 28% 24% 27% 2% 238
Washington 13% 18% 29% 38% 1% 270
Wisconsin 13% 26% 24% 36% 2% 161

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