Views about human evolution among college graduates by state (2014) Switch to: State among college graduates by views about human evolution

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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 23% 26% 5% 41% 5% 109
Arizona 34% 30% 5% 24% 8% 157
California 53% 20% 4% 20% 3% 1,000
Colorado 44% 27% 4% 21% 3% 146
Connecticut 48% 21% 5% 23% 3% 104
Florida 40% 24% 5% 29% 3% 479
Georgia 29% 25% 3% 37% 6% 224
Illinois 48% 26% 4% 20% 2% 351
Indiana 34% 32% 5% 27% 2% 134
Louisiana 31% 29% 5% 32% 3% 115
Maryland 48% 20% 4% 25% 3% 173
Massachusetts 65% 19% 6% 8% 2% 215
Michigan 40% 23% 5% 30% 2% 227
Minnesota 39% 24% 4% 31% 2% 182
Missouri 36% 28% 6% 28% 1% 160
New Jersey 43% 25% 6% 20% 6% 227
New York 50% 22% 6% 21% 2% 499
North Carolina 37% 30% 2% 30% 2% 250
Ohio 33% 28% 5% 31% 3% 264
Oregon 63% 22% 1% 12% 2% 119
Pennsylvania 41% 26% 4% 25% 4% 319
South Carolina 38% 23% 4% 29% 6% 111
Tennessee 29% 23% 5% 41% 3% 146
Texas 33% 29% 3% 31% 4% 609
Virginia 36% 26% 3% 30% 5% 291
Washington 45% 22% 6% 24% 3% 207
Wisconsin 42% 25% 3% 27% 4% 141

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