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

% of men who say religion is…

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Alabama 70% 16% 9% 4% 1% 256
Alaska 36% 30% 13% 21% < 1% 152
Arizona 42% 27% 15% 16% 1% 352
Arkansas 62% 17% 10% 9% 2% 163
California 39% 28% 15% 18% 1% 1,868
Colorado 47% 26% 11% 15% 1% 283
Connecticut 38% 31% 14% 17% < 1% 190
Delaware 41% 28% 14% 16% 2% 127
District of Columbia 45% 22% 18% 14% 1% 146
Florida 46% 26% 13% 15% 1% 1,051
Georgia 55% 24% 10% 10% 1% 469
Hawaii 37% 34% 15% 14% < 1% 161
Idaho 45% 25% 12% 18% < 1% 155
Illinois 43% 27% 14% 14% 1% 656
Indiana 46% 27% 14% 12% 1% 330
Iowa 48% 26% 17% 9% < 1% 175
Kansas 44% 27% 18% 11% < 1% 171
Kentucky 58% 24% 8% 10% < 1% 210
Louisiana 63% 22% 5% 9% < 1% 231
Maine 23% 28% 18% 31% < 1% 136
Maryland 46% 29% 13% 12% < 1% 325
Massachusetts 32% 27% 17% 24% < 1% 348
Michigan 44% 28% 13% 15% 1% 477
Minnesota 39% 27% 15% 18% 1% 273
Mississippi 70% 13% 9% 6% 2% 153
Missouri 51% 27% 11% 10% 1% 324
Montana 41% 23% 12% 23% 1% 174
Nebraska 48% 28% 13% 11% < 1% 154
Nevada 29% 33% 12% 25% 1% 183
New Hampshire 31% 27% 23% 18% 1% 142
New Jersey 47% 25% 12% 15% 1% 426
New Mexico 52% 21% 7% 17% 3% 153
New York 38% 28% 15% 18% 1% 878
North Carolina 56% 25% 9% 9% < 1% 509
North Dakota 46% 23% 18% 11% 1% 191
Ohio 51% 27% 10% 10% 1% 533
Oklahoma 56% 25% 7% 10% 1% 194
Oregon 39% 24% 15% 20% 2% 207
Pennsylvania 44% 27% 14% 15% 1% 633
Rhode Island 39% 22% 11% 28% < 1% 143
South Carolina 61% 18% 11% 8% 1% 226
South Dakota 52% 26% 9% 12% 1% 155
Tennessee 68% 17% 7% 7% 2% 337
Texas 55% 25% 9% 11% < 1% 1,325
Utah 55% 17% 15% 12% < 1% 172
Vermont 30% 27% 20% 23% < 1% 162
Virginia 54% 23% 11% 11% 1% 465
Washington 37% 25% 18% 19% 1% 344
West Virginia 59% 23% 8% 7% 2% 150
Wisconsin 32% 37% 16% 14% 1% 311
Wyoming 49% 29% 12% 9% < 1% 165

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