Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who have a household income of…

Religious tradition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Catholic 27% 21% 31% 21% 2,400
Evangelical Protestant 30% 22% 31% 18% 2,232
Historically Black Protestant 41% 22% 26% 11% 423
Jewish 18% 15% 23% 44% 159
Mainline Protestant 24% 21% 29% 26% 1,867
Mormon 23% 20% 36% 21% 329
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 45% 19% 23% 12% 635

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