Views about human evolution among adults with an education level of high school or less by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with an education level of high school or less by views about human evolution

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 18% 23% 3% 53% 3% 169
Arizona 32% 22% 3% 37% 6% 179
Arkansas 18% 26% 2% 51% 3% 136
California 33% 22% 3% 36% 7% 1,015
Colorado 22% 29% 7% 32% 10% 115
Florida 27% 25% 3% 39% 6% 619
Georgia 24% 22% 4% 43% 8% 321
Illinois 26% 27% 3% 38% 6% 381
Indiana 22% 22% 4% 47% 5% 262
Iowa 27% 30% 4% 32% 7% 107
Kentucky 22% 27% 3% 43% 5% 195
Louisiana 21% 27% 2% 42% 7% 179
Maine 47% 18% 2% 27% 5% 101
Maryland 37% 26% 3% 30% 4% 149
Massachusetts 40% 25% 3% 27% 5% 175
Michigan 29% 20% 4% 40% 7% 291
Minnesota 24% 19% 8% 41% 7% 135
Mississippi 18% 22% 4% 51% 5% 109
Missouri 30% 19% 3% 45% 4% 211
New Jersey 33% 19% 4% 38% 6% 244
New Mexico 23% 24% 4% 46% 2% 104
New York 27% 23% 4% 39% 6% 553
North Carolina 21% 24% 4% 43% 8% 294
Ohio 23% 24% 5% 42% 6% 388
Oklahoma 20% 22% 3% 49% 7% 156
Oregon 28% 23% 4% 36% 10% 101
Pennsylvania 29% 19% 3% 43% 5% 479
South Carolina 21% 21% 4% 50% 4% 180
Tennessee 14% 19% 2% 53% 11% 221
Texas 24% 22% 4% 42% 7% 849
Virginia 21% 31% 1% 42% 4% 201
Washington 33% 20% 8% 34% 4% 174
West Virginia 14% 21% 5% 53% 7% 135
Wisconsin 27% 24% 2% 39% 8% 196

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