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

% of married adults who say religion is…

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Alabama 78% 12% 5% 4% 1% 284
Alaska 46% 26% 10% 17% 1% 156
Arizona 58% 22% 10% 9% 1% 318
Arkansas 81% 12% 3% 3% 1% 156
California 50% 24% 12% 13% 1% 1,712
Colorado 53% 25% 13% 9% < 1% 287
Connecticut 43% 29% 16% 11% < 1% 186
Delaware 44% 35% 9% 10% 1% 148
District of Columbia 60% 7% 16% 16% 1% 106
Florida 57% 25% 9% 8% 1% 987
Georgia 68% 19% 7% 6% < 1% 486
Hawaii 52% 29% 11% 8% < 1% 135
Idaho 61% 20% 9% 10% < 1% 197
Illinois 58% 22% 11% 8% < 1% 666
Indiana 58% 23% 9% 9% < 1% 329
Iowa 59% 27% 6% 7% < 1% 192
Kansas 61% 21% 14% 2% 1% 172
Kentucky 74% 20% 3% 3% < 1% 223
Louisiana 81% 15% 1% 2% 1% 212
Maine 34% 28% 12% 24% 1% 158
Maryland 51% 26% 14% 7% 1% 319
Massachusetts 33% 32% 18% 17% < 1% 335
Michigan 54% 26% 10% 8% 2% 501
Minnesota 54% 25% 11% 9% < 1% 309
Mississippi 85% 8% 6% 1% 1% 147
Missouri 63% 23% 6% 7% 1% 314
Montana 46% 19% 21% 15% < 1% 184
Nebraska 62% 22% 11% 4% 1% 169
Nevada 52% 24% 7% 17% < 1% 145
New Hampshire 35% 29% 26% 9% 1% 154
New Jersey 49% 28% 12% 9% 2% 462
New Mexico 68% 15% 6% 9% 2% 143
New York 50% 28% 10% 11% 1% 920
North Carolina 66% 21% 7% 5% < 1% 565
North Dakota 61% 20% 13% 7% < 1% 184
Ohio 61% 22% 8% 8% < 1% 582
Oklahoma 68% 22% 4% 5% < 1% 202
Oregon 47% 25% 12% 17% 1% 209
Pennsylvania 57% 24% 11% 7% 1% 706
Rhode Island 52% 31% 4% 13% < 1% 147
South Carolina 71% 19% 5% 4% 1% 252
South Dakota 60% 28% 7% 4% 1% 161
Tennessee 77% 15% 5% 2% 1% 382
Texas 69% 18% 6% 6% 1% 1,347
Utah 73% 10% 8% 6% 3% 182
Vermont 31% 29% 18% 20% 1% 170
Virginia 65% 19% 7% 9% 1% 511
Washington 48% 25% 12% 15% < 1% 346
West Virginia 64% 23% 7% 3% 3% 145
Wisconsin 49% 32% 11% 7% < 1% 348
Wyoming 56% 25% 15% 3% < 1% 176

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