Views about human evolution among 50-64 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 50-64 year olds by views about human evolution

% of 50-64 year olds who say humans…

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 13% 28% 4% 51% 4% 174
Arizona 24% 29% 5% 39% 2% 192
California 35% 25% 4% 30% 5% 1,020
Colorado 29% 30% 1% 33% 6% 138
Connecticut 42% 27% 3% 27% 1% 106
Florida 25% 28% 5% 38% 5% 562
Georgia 24% 32% 4% 37% 3% 274
Hawaii 47% 17% 5% 30% 1% 111
Idaho 19% 30% 4% 44% 4% 101
Illinois 28% 29% 4% 36% 3% 370
Indiana 16% 32% 2% 47% 3% 205
Iowa 32% 25% 6% 33% 4% 114
Kentucky 21% 25% 4% 46% 4% 124
Louisiana 20% 26% 1% 47% 6% 130
Maine 45% 17% 5% 27% 6% 103
Maryland 35% 34% 6% 24% 2% 195
Massachusetts 37% 30% 6% 24% 3% 191
Michigan 30% 25% 3% 37% 4% 310
Minnesota 21% 26% 8% 38% 8% 177
Missouri 22% 29% 4% 42% 2% 194
New Jersey 32% 32% 4% 29% 4% 255
New Mexico 31% 17% 9% 41% 2% 107
New York 35% 24% 4% 35% 3% 556
North Carolina 21% 36% 3% 35% 5% 320
Ohio 22% 27% 5% 41% 5% 361
Oklahoma 21% 24% 1% 47% 8% 127
Oregon 31% 27% 4% 31% 7% 125
Pennsylvania 25% 28% 4% 41% 3% 408
South Carolina 18% 30% 3% 48% 1% 134
Tennessee 13% 21% 3% 59% 5% 211
Texas 23% 26% 3% 42% 6% 717
Virginia 23% 30% 3% 42% 3% 258
Washington 40% 22% 7% 28% 3% 200
Wisconsin 27% 25% 2% 41% 5% 182
Wyoming 28% 24% 5% 40% 2% 106

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