Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by importance of religion

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who say religion is…

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Alabama 81% 9% 4% 6% 1% 150
Arizona 49% 25% 14% 12% < 1% 173
Arkansas 72% 13% 9% 6% < 1% 106
California 57% 25% 10% 8% 1% 941
Florida 60% 23% 9% 8% < 1% 523
Georgia 67% 21% 5% 6% 1% 263
Illinois 57% 23% 10% 9% 1% 324
Indiana 52% 28% 12% 8% < 1% 186
Kentucky 59% 28% 9% 3% < 1% 153
Louisiana 77% 13% 4% 6% < 1% 157
Massachusetts 47% 26% 11% 14% 2% 141
Michigan 49% 27% 10% 12% 2% 283
Minnesota 47% 29% 7% 15% 2% 108
Mississippi 73% 15% 7% 2% 2% 109
Missouri 61% 23% 7% 9% < 1% 191
New Jersey 71% 21% 5% 3% < 1% 170
New York 51% 29% 9% 11% < 1% 469
North Carolina 66% 22% 8% 4% < 1% 264
Ohio 52% 27% 7% 13% 1% 353
Oklahoma 63% 25% 3% 8% 1% 119
Oregon 49% 25% 14% 12% 1% 110
Pennsylvania 54% 24% 9% 12% 1% 357
South Carolina 72% 12% 9% 5% 1% 134
Tennessee 73% 19% 3% 5% 1% 179
Texas 66% 24% 5% 5% < 1% 706
Virginia 62% 21% 10% 7% < 1% 146
Washington 51% 23% 12% 13% 1% 184
West Virginia 67% 17% 9% 5% 2% 104
Wisconsin 48% 30% 11% 8% 2% 141

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