Importance of religion in one's life among college graduates by state (2014) Switch to: State among college graduates by importance of religion

% of college graduates who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 70% 19% 5% 6% 1% 109
Arizona 52% 19% 15% 13% 1% 157
California 37% 27% 18% 18% < 1% 1,000
Colorado 42% 27% 12% 18% 1% 146
Connecticut 39% 27% 15% 19% < 1% 104
Florida 49% 23% 12% 15% 1% 479
Georgia 60% 21% 10% 9% < 1% 224
Illinois 46% 24% 16% 14% 1% 351
Indiana 58% 21% 13% 8% < 1% 134
Louisiana 61% 20% 5% 12% 2% 115
Maryland 44% 30% 12% 14% < 1% 173
Massachusetts 24% 31% 18% 27% < 1% 215
Michigan 48% 22% 13% 15% 2% 227
Minnesota 46% 33% 10% 10% 1% 182
Missouri 49% 29% 11% 11% 1% 160
New Jersey 38% 33% 18% 11% < 1% 227
New York 35% 28% 18% 17% 1% 499
North Carolina 56% 21% 11% 11% 1% 250
Ohio 54% 23% 13% 9% 1% 264
Oregon 25% 25% 18% 31% 1% 119
Pennsylvania 43% 29% 15% 14% < 1% 319
South Carolina 50% 25% 13% 12% < 1% 111
Tennessee 58% 27% 8% 6% < 1% 146
Texas 60% 20% 7% 13% < 1% 609
Virginia 48% 27% 14% 10% < 1% 291
Washington 38% 23% 23% 16% 2% 207
Wisconsin 44% 26% 11% 17% 1% 141

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