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

% of whites 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% 28% 3% 46% 4% 346
Alaska 38% 27% 5% 27% 4% 226
Arizona 34% 29% 3% 31% 3% 463
Arkansas 18% 32% 3% 46% 2% 229
California 48% 20% 5% 24% 3% 2,098
Colorado 42% 23% 4% 27% 3% 383
Connecticut 42% 26% 4% 24% 3% 286
Delaware 42% 21% 5% 30% 2% 217
District of Columbia 65% 21% 7% 6% 2% 124
Florida 35% 26% 4% 32% 4% 1,311
Georgia 25% 26% 4% 41% 5% 576
Hawaii 37% 17% 8% 35% 2% 141
Idaho 24% 32% 5% 35% 5% 280
Illinois 38% 26% 3% 29% 4% 975
Indiana 29% 25% 4% 40% 3% 532
Iowa 32% 29% 3% 30% 6% 304
Kansas 30% 24% 5% 37% 4% 255
Kentucky 24% 24% 4% 44% 5% 362
Louisiana 28% 31% 3% 35% 4% 289
Maine 50% 15% 5% 26% 4% 281
Maryland 46% 24% 5% 23% 3% 379
Massachusetts 54% 21% 6% 16% 3% 559
Michigan 35% 23% 3% 35% 4% 755
Minnesota 35% 23% 6% 33% 4% 483
Mississippi 22% 18% 5% 52% 3% 187
Missouri 28% 25% 4% 39% 4% 516
Montana 39% 21% 3% 34% 4% 278
Nebraska 32% 31% 4% 30% 4% 253
Nevada 42% 18% 10% 28% 2% 200
New Hampshire 49% 20% 2% 27% 2% 275
New Jersey 40% 27% 5% 24% 5% 605
New Mexico 34% 28% 6% 31% 1% 168
New York 44% 22% 5% 26% 4% 1,319
North Carolina 29% 25% 4% 37% 5% 712
North Dakota 33% 24% 3% 35% 5% 307
Ohio 28% 27% 5% 36% 5% 913
Oklahoma 22% 29% 2% 40% 6% 277
Oregon 42% 21% 3% 28% 5% 338
Pennsylvania 35% 23% 3% 35% 4% 1,124
Rhode Island 43% 24% 4% 27% 2% 258
South Carolina 24% 27% 2% 43% 4% 341
South Dakota 25% 26% 3% 41% 5% 268
Tennessee 19% 22% 3% 51% 6% 526
Texas 29% 25% 4% 37% 5% 1,379
Utah 26% 29% 3% 37% 4% 274
Vermont 56% 18% 5% 18% 3% 293
Virginia 33% 30% 3% 30% 4% 632
Washington 40% 21% 6% 29% 3% 542
West Virginia 20% 23% 4% 49% 3% 272
Wisconsin 34% 27% 2% 31% 6% 512
Wyoming 30% 23% 6% 36% 3% 277

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