Views about human evolution among independents and those who don't lean to either party by state (2014) Switch to: State among independents and those who don't lean to either party by views about human evolution

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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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Arizona 25% 24% 4% 32% 14% 119
California 33% 21% 5% 33% 8% 638
Florida 31% 22% 6% 32% 9% 336
Georgia 22% 25% 4% 41% 8% 156
Illinois 37% 25% 3% 28% 7% 234
Indiana 29% 26% 5% 31% 10% 114
Massachusetts 40% 17% 11% 23% 9% 103
Michigan 32% 20% 4% 35% 8% 176
Missouri 26% 20% 7% 42% 5% 105
New Jersey 28% 19% 10% 37% 6% 145
New York 34% 24% 6% 30% 6% 337
North Carolina 27% 22% 8% 36% 7% 152
Ohio 25% 25% 8% 35% 8% 175
Pennsylvania 39% 20% 7% 29% 5% 179
Texas 25% 24% 5% 39% 8% 476
Virginia 23% 33% 5% 34% 5% 136
Washington 38% 19% 10% 27% 6% 140

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