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

% of non-parents who say religion is…

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Sample size = 382. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 76% 12% 6% 5% 1% 382
Alaska 42% 29% 13% 16% 1% 232
Arizona 51% 23% 13% 12% < 1% 509
Arkansas 70% 18% 6% 5% 1% 218
California 43% 25% 15% 16% 1% 2,813
Colorado 44% 28% 12% 14% 1% 352
Connecticut 41% 25% 19% 15% 1% 290
Delaware 43% 31% 13% 10% 2% 218
District of Columbia 48% 21% 15% 16% < 1% 233
Florida 52% 24% 12% 11% 1% 1,578
Georgia 63% 19% 8% 8% 1% 716
Hawaii 40% 29% 17% 14% < 1% 245
Idaho 53% 22% 12% 14% < 1% 234
Illinois 46% 29% 13% 11% 1% 1,024
Indiana 53% 25% 11% 11% 1% 500
Iowa 50% 23% 16% 11% < 1% 250
Kansas 48% 30% 14% 9% < 1% 217
Kentucky 60% 24% 8% 8% < 1% 332
Louisiana 69% 19% 4% 7% < 1% 335
Maine 33% 32% 15% 20% 1% 239
Maryland 53% 24% 11% 12% 1% 485
Massachusetts 34% 31% 15% 20% 1% 538
Michigan 51% 25% 10% 12% 2% 758
Minnesota 44% 29% 12% 13% 1% 423
Mississippi 73% 15% 6% 5% 1% 226
Missouri 55% 26% 11% 8% 1% 470
Montana 45% 23% 16% 16% 1% 239
Nebraska 55% 25% 10% 9% 2% 226
Nevada 43% 29% 12% 15% 2% 249
New Hampshire 32% 27% 23% 17% 1% 246
New Jersey 49% 28% 12% 11% < 1% 657
New Mexico 53% 22% 7% 16% 2% 250
New York 43% 27% 13% 16% 1% 1,558
North Carolina 61% 22% 8% 9% 1% 790
North Dakota 52% 20% 16% 11% 1% 263
Ohio 56% 25% 8% 10% 1% 855
Oklahoma 62% 22% 5% 11% 1% 311
Oregon 42% 24% 12% 20% 2% 323
Pennsylvania 50% 26% 12% 11% < 1% 1,070
Rhode Island 45% 25% 9% 21% < 1% 251
South Carolina 67% 15% 9% 7% 1% 377
South Dakota 55% 24% 10% 11% 1% 234
Tennessee 69% 18% 6% 6% 1% 504
Texas 62% 23% 7% 8% < 1% 1,767
Utah 56% 15% 14% 12% 3% 215
Vermont 33% 25% 19% 22% 1% 237
Virginia 61% 20% 11% 8% 1% 650
Washington 42% 23% 17% 17% 1% 555
West Virginia 67% 21% 6% 5% 1% 242
Wisconsin 43% 30% 12% 14% 1% 452
Wyoming 52% 26% 12% 10% < 1% 229

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