Views about homosexuality among whites by state (2014) Switch to: State among whites by views about homosexuality

% of whites who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 346. 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 35% 58% 4% 3% 346
Alaska 59% 34% 6% 2% 226
Arizona 64% 26% 5% 5% 463
Arkansas 45% 47% 5% 3% 229
California 72% 21% 3% 3% 2,098
Colorado 70% 24% 3% 3% 383
Connecticut 76% 20% 1% 3% 286
Delaware 75% 23% 1% 1% 217
District of Columbia 90% 8% 1% 1% 124
Florida 66% 27% 4% 3% 1,311
Georgia 56% 38% 3% 4% 576
Hawaii 74% 21% 3% 1% 141
Idaho 56% 35% 6% 3% 280
Illinois 66% 28% 3% 4% 975
Indiana 53% 39% 4% 4% 532
Iowa 56% 37% 4% 3% 304
Kansas 55% 33% 9% 4% 255
Kentucky 45% 44% 7% 4% 362
Louisiana 53% 35% 5% 7% 289
Maine 68% 25% 3% 4% 281
Maryland 69% 25% 5% 1% 379
Massachusetts 85% 10% 2% 3% 559
Michigan 65% 29% 5% 2% 755
Minnesota 65% 31% 3% 1% 483
Mississippi 41% 56% 3% 1% 187
Missouri 55% 38% 3% 4% 516
Montana 63% 30% 4% 3% 278
Nebraska 57% 38% 3% 2% 253
Nevada 71% 23% 3% 2% 200
New Hampshire 72% 19% 4% 4% 275
New Jersey 74% 20% 3% 3% 605
New Mexico 57% 35% 4% 4% 168
New York 73% 20% 4% 3% 1,319
North Carolina 54% 39% 4% 4% 712
North Dakota 57% 35% 6% 2% 307
Ohio 60% 32% 4% 4% 913
Oklahoma 52% 42% 3% 3% 277
Oregon 67% 25% 5% 2% 338
Pennsylvania 64% 29% 4% 3% 1,124
Rhode Island 74% 19% 2% 5% 258
South Carolina 50% 43% 5% 3% 341
South Dakota 56% 36% 5% 3% 268
Tennessee 39% 55% 3% 3% 526
Texas 54% 38% 5% 3% 1,379
Utah 54% 37% 5% 4% 274
Vermont 78% 17% 3% 2% 293
Virginia 59% 37% 3% 1% 632
Washington 67% 29% 2% 2% 542
West Virginia 45% 47% 4% 4% 272
Wisconsin 66% 30% 1% 2% 512
Wyoming 52% 40% 4% 4% 277

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