Views about human evolution among adults ages 65 and older by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults ages 65 and older by views about human evolution

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 15% 18% 3% 54% 10% 125
Arizona 28% 24% 2% 35% 10% 184
California 34% 21% 4% 31% 10% 964
Colorado 29% 21% 8% 37% 5% 104
Connecticut 34% 24% 1% 37% 3% 100
Florida 28% 25% 4% 37% 6% 632
Georgia 20% 20% 3% 47% 10% 225
Illinois 25% 25% 3% 37% 9% 365
Indiana 19% 20% 11% 46% 5% 178
Kentucky 12% 20% 1% 62% 6% 122
Louisiana 14% 27% 2% 44% 12% 121
Maryland 24% 24% 4% 41% 6% 161
Massachusetts 33% 24% 6% 25% 11% 186
Michigan 19% 23% 4% 46% 8% 258
Minnesota 23% 23% 4% 45% 5% 127
Missouri 18% 26% 6% 40% 9% 157
New Hampshire 39% 19% 3% 32% 7% 105
New Jersey 26% 23% 3% 39% 8% 258
New York 29% 23% 5% 33% 10% 590
North Carolina 20% 18% 4% 47% 12% 288
Ohio 22% 27% 6% 35% 10% 326
Oklahoma 18% 24% 4% 45% 8% 114
Oregon 38% 18% 5% 30% 8% 124
Pennsylvania 26% 22% 4% 40% 8% 438
Rhode Island 24% 24% 8% 42% 2% 111
South Carolina 20% 17% 3% 51% 9% 142
Tennessee 8% 20% 5% 53% 13% 195
Texas 15% 23% 6% 44% 11% 528
Virginia 19% 27% 5% 41% 8% 217
Washington 29% 23% 9% 34% 4% 183
Wisconsin 21% 25% 4% 40% 10% 161

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