State among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are in…

Survey year Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 21,904. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 2% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 4% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 6% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 21,904
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 25,667

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State among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are in…

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 14% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 5% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% 9% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 5% 1% 4% 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% 6% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 8% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 16% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 6% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 8% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 5% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 12% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 221
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 12% < 1% 27% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 277
Mainline Protestant 2% < 1% 2% 1% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 4% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 3,989
Mormon 1% 1% 7% 1% 10% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 27% < 1% 3% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 576
Muslim 1% < 1% 1% 2% 15% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 3% 4% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% 13% 1% < 1% 4% 1% 2% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 192
Orthodox Christian < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 17% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 6% < 1% 15% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 5% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 3% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1,805

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Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 409. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 19% 33% 29% 19% 409
Alaska 19% 37% 32% 12% 163
Arizona 19% 32% 28% 21% 405
Arkansas 18% 33% 28% 21% 227
California 20% 36% 27% 17% 1,917
Colorado 18% 34% 29% 19% 266
Connecticut 9% 41% 31% 18% 184
Delaware 14% 32% 36% 19% 180
District of Columbia 29% 34% 23% 14% 141
Florida 17% 31% 28% 24% 1,257
Georgia 20% 36% 26% 17% 697
Hawaii 18% 32% 32% 18% 179
Idaho 16% 30% 31% 23% 206
Illinois 16% 35% 30% 19% 801
Indiana 16% 31% 34% 19% 422
Iowa 18% 34% 27% 22% 217
Kansas 16% 39% 28% 17% 204
Kentucky 17% 35% 28% 20% 323
Louisiana 23% 31% 27% 20% 341
Maine 12% 35% 34% 19% 153
Maryland 16% 35% 30% 19% 381
Massachusetts 15% 33% 31% 20% 273
Michigan 15% 33% 32% 20% 607
Minnesota 14% 32% 32% 23% 335
Mississippi 18% 35% 27% 21% 253
Missouri 14% 33% 31% 22% 434
Montana 17% 28% 35% 21% 186
Nebraska 14% 36% 30% 20% 212
Nevada 19% 36% 27% 19% 170
New Hampshire 12% 27% 40% 20% 127
New Jersey 16% 35% 31% 19% 480
New Mexico 18% 34% 29% 18% 184
New York 17% 35% 27% 20% 1,032
North Carolina 19% 36% 27% 18% 723
North Dakota 19% 30% 32% 18% 225
Ohio 17% 29% 33% 21% 754
Oklahoma 18% 31% 29% 21% 286
Oregon 20% 32% 28% 20% 216
Pennsylvania 14% 30% 31% 24% 849
Rhode Island 19% 31% 30% 19% 176
South Carolina 19% 33% 27% 21% 366
South Dakota 18% 32% 30% 20% 209
Tennessee 17% 34% 29% 20% 514
Texas 21% 36% 26% 17% 1,728
Utah 24% 38% 24% 13% 195
Vermont 14% 24% 29% 34% 119
Virginia 17% 34% 31% 18% 539
Washington 18% 33% 29% 20% 372
West Virginia 19% 25% 31% 25% 232
Wisconsin 17% 32% 28% 22% 338
Wyoming 15% 36% 33% 16% 217

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 409. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 12% 11% 28% 34% 13% 1% 409
Alaska 15% 12% 29% 33% 9% 2% 163
Arizona 12% 12% 27% 33% 15% 1% 405
Arkansas 13% 9% 29% 35% 13% < 1% 227
California 13% 13% 30% 31% 12% 1% 1,917
Colorado 6% 18% 28% 35% 13% < 1% 266
Connecticut 4% 11% 35% 35% 14% 1% 184
Delaware 11% 8% 27% 40% 14% < 1% 180
District of Columbia 20% 13% 30% 25% 11% 1% 141
Florida 11% 10% 27% 35% 15% 2% 1,257
Georgia 13% 12% 31% 32% 11% < 1% 697
Hawaii 12% 12% 26% 40% 9% 1% 179
Idaho 11% 11% 25% 36% 17% 1% 206
Illinois 10% 13% 29% 34% 13% 2% 801
Indiana 12% 11% 25% 38% 12% 2% 422
Iowa 12% 12% 28% 32% 15% 1% 217
Kansas 10% 12% 32% 35% 9% 1% 204
Kentucky 8% 15% 29% 35% 12% 1% 323
Louisiana 13% 16% 24% 32% 13% 1% 341
Maine 5% 15% 28% 40% 12% 2% 153
Maryland 9% 14% 28% 33% 14% 1% 381
Massachusetts 12% 8% 28% 36% 13% 3% 273
Michigan 10% 10% 28% 38% 13% 1% 607
Minnesota 7% 13% 26% 38% 16% 1% 335
Mississippi 11% 12% 29% 32% 14% 2% 253
Missouri 9% 12% 25% 37% 15% 1% 434
Montana 8% 15% 21% 41% 15% < 1% 186
Nebraska 8% 11% 31% 34% 14% 2% 212
Nevada 16% 7% 31% 32% 12% 1% 170
New Hampshire 9% 4% 26% 45% 15% 1% 127
New Jersey 11% 10% 30% 35% 11% 3% 480
New Mexico 10% 14% 29% 37% 10% < 1% 184
New York 9% 13% 30% 33% 13% 2% 1,032
North Carolina 10% 16% 28% 34% 11% 1% 723
North Dakota 10% 16% 24% 38% 10% 2% 225
Ohio 10% 12% 24% 39% 13% 1% 754
Oklahoma 10% 12% 28% 34% 14% 2% 286
Oregon 11% 10% 31% 33% 14% 1% 216
Pennsylvania 9% 11% 25% 37% 16% 2% 849
Rhode Island 8% 14% 28% 36% 12% 2% 176
South Carolina 14% 9% 29% 35% 13% < 1% 366
South Dakota 12% 13% 24% 35% 14% 1% 209
Tennessee 10% 13% 28% 36% 12% 1% 514
Texas 13% 15% 29% 30% 12% 1% 1,728
Utah 17% 15% 30% 30% 7% 1% 195
Vermont 7% 12% 18% 38% 22% 3% 119
Virginia 10% 14% 28% 37% 12% 1% 539
Washington 14% 10% 27% 35% 13% 2% 372
West Virginia 13% 10% 21% 38% 16% 2% 232
Wisconsin 12% 12% 26% 34% 15% 2% 338
Wyoming 11% 11% 29% 38% 10% 2% 217

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 46% 54% 419
Alaska 48% 52% 167
Arizona 44% 56% 412
Arkansas 45% 55% 234
California 43% 57% 1,965
Colorado 45% 55% 270
Connecticut 41% 59% 192
Delaware 41% 59% 183
District of Columbia 43% 57% 155
Florida 42% 58% 1,285
Georgia 43% 57% 713
Hawaii 42% 58% 181
Idaho 45% 55% 208
Illinois 43% 57% 818
Indiana 44% 56% 425
Iowa 45% 55% 219
Kansas 45% 55% 206
Kentucky 45% 55% 329
Louisiana 42% 58% 342
Maine 33% 67% 154
Maryland 46% 54% 388
Massachusetts 45% 55% 282
Michigan 42% 58% 624
Minnesota 42% 58% 340
Mississippi 45% 55% 254
Missouri 44% 56% 444
Montana 46% 54% 192
Nebraska 45% 55% 213
Nevada 39% 61% 177
New Hampshire 42% 58% 132
New Jersey 44% 56% 500
New Mexico 43% 57% 188
New York 41% 59% 1,060
North Carolina 46% 54% 732
North Dakota 52% 48% 229
Ohio 45% 55% 771
Oklahoma 45% 55% 289
Oregon 40% 60% 218
Pennsylvania 43% 57% 865
Rhode Island 38% 62% 180
South Carolina 45% 55% 376
South Dakota 50% 50% 213
Tennessee 47% 53% 524
Texas 44% 56% 1,774
Utah 46% 54% 202
Vermont 48% 52% 121
Virginia 45% 55% 555
Washington 44% 56% 382
West Virginia 45% 55% 234
Wisconsin 42% 58% 349
Wyoming 46% 54% 219

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 415. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 68% 26% < 1% 3% 3% 415
Alaska 63% 6% 4% 8% 18% 163
Arizona 63% 5% 2% 25% 5% 398
Arkansas 78% 14% 1% 4% 3% 233
California 40% 9% 10% 37% 4% 1,927
Colorado 73% 6% 1% 16% 4% 269
Connecticut 68% 10% 2% 16% 5% 188
Delaware 63% 25% 2% 8% 1% 180
District of Columbia 24% 67% 1% 6% 2% 153
Florida 56% 18% 1% 21% 4% 1,270
Georgia 55% 34% < 1% 7% 4% 702
Hawaii 28% 5% 37% 8% 21% 179
Idaho 87% 2% 1% 10% 1% 206
Illinois 65% 18% 2% 12% 3% 799
Indiana 84% 7% < 1% 5% 4% 418
Iowa 93% 4% 1% 1% 1% 219
Kansas 83% 6% 1% 9% 2% 203
Kentucky 88% 9% < 1% 1% 2% 326
Louisiana 57% 37% < 1% 3% 3% 338
Maine 93% 3% < 1% 2% 2% 153
Maryland 47% 37% 1% 9% 6% 382
Massachusetts 71% 11% 2% 12% 4% 271
Michigan 74% 17% 1% 4% 4% 614
Minnesota 83% 7% 2% 4% 4% 330
Mississippi 60% 37% < 1% 1% 2% 251
Missouri 82% 12% < 1% 3% 3% 439
Montana 89% < 1% 1% 3% 7% 190
Nebraska 87% 5% 1% 5% 2% 212
Nevada 50% 10% 4% 23% 12% 176
New Hampshire 88% 2% < 1% 6% 4% 129
New Jersey 56% 17% 4% 19% 4% 487
New Mexico 44% 2% 2% 44% 8% 186
New York 54% 20% 6% 15% 5% 1,042
North Carolina 65% 25% 1% 6% 4% 725
North Dakota 86% 1% 1% 3% 10% 226
Ohio 81% 13% 1% 2% 2% 755
Oklahoma 70% 9% < 1% 7% 15% 286
Oregon 79% 1% 1% 11% 8% 211
Pennsylvania 80% 12% 1% 4% 2% 854
Rhode Island 80% 3% < 1% 9% 8% 178
South Carolina 67% 27% < 1% 3% 3% 373
South Dakota 91% < 1% 1% 2% 6% 212
Tennessee 78% 17% 1% 3% 2% 516
Texas 49% 15% 2% 31% 4% 1,746
Utah 85% 1% < 1% 9% 4% 197
Vermont 94% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 120
Virginia 64% 22% 3% 6% 4% 543
Washington 75% 3% 5% 9% 7% 376
West Virginia 93% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% 230
Wisconsin 85% 7% < 1% 5% 3% 344
Wyoming 85% 1% < 1% 9% 5% 219

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 415. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 3% 4% 93% 415
Alaska 12% 9% 79% 164
Arizona 10% 11% 79% 408
Arkansas 4% 1% 95% 231
California 32% 16% 52% 1,935
Colorado 10% 3% 87% 267
Connecticut 18% 13% 70% 186
Delaware 11% 4% 85% 182
District of Columbia 13% 8% 79% 149
Florida 22% 12% 67% 1,261
Georgia 6% 5% 89% 702
Hawaii 23% 10% 68% 177
Idaho 8% 6% 85% 208
Illinois 11% 10% 79% 808
Indiana 3% 6% 91% 425
Iowa 5% 4% 90% 218
Kansas 5% 4% 90% 205
Kentucky 2% < 1% 98% 325
Louisiana 1% 2% 96% 337
Maine 5% 12% 84% 152
Maryland 13% 7% 81% 380
Massachusetts 21% 18% 61% 278
Michigan 6% 8% 87% 618
Minnesota 8% 5% 87% 339
Mississippi < 1% 1% 99% 250
Missouri 4% 3% 93% 439
Montana 1% 7% 92% 190
Nebraska 8% 2% 90% 210
Nevada 22% 12% 66% 174
New Hampshire 11% 11% 78% 130
New Jersey 22% 17% 61% 491
New Mexico 15% 7% 78% 184
New York 26% 18% 55% 1,041
North Carolina 7% 3% 90% 724
North Dakota 3% 8% 89% 228
Ohio 3% 7% 90% 767
Oklahoma 8% 3% 89% 285
Oregon 9% 10% 81% 218
Pennsylvania 5% 7% 88% 850
Rhode Island 14% 18% 68% 178
South Carolina 3% 5% 91% 374
South Dakota 3% 4% 92% 211
Tennessee 5% 4% 91% 517
Texas 18% 11% 71% 1,750
Utah 4% 8% 88% 200
Vermont 1% 16% 83% 119
Virginia 10% 5% 85% 545
Washington 14% 10% 77% 376
West Virginia 2% 3% 95% 232
Wisconsin 5% 5% 90% 344
Wyoming < 1% 7% 93% 217

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 366. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 39% 23% 23% 14% 366
Alaska 30% 24% 28% 18% 146
Arizona 35% 20% 31% 14% 355
Arkansas 44% 17% 26% 13% 205
California 39% 19% 23% 19% 1,668
Colorado 28% 24% 28% 21% 233
Connecticut 29% 27% 22% 23% 158
Delaware 26% 23% 29% 22% 156
District of Columbia 37% 23% 24% 16% 128
Florida 40% 23% 22% 14% 1,095
Georgia 37% 21% 25% 17% 634
Hawaii 36% 25% 19% 21% 166
Idaho 30% 29% 27% 14% 191
Illinois 34% 20% 30% 16% 690
Indiana 38% 20% 30% 12% 355
Iowa 26% 21% 37% 16% 193
Kansas 28% 31% 28% 14% 184
Kentucky 47% 15% 26% 12% 285
Louisiana 45% 17% 23% 15% 296
Maine 41% 23% 30% 6% 126
Maryland 25% 23% 31% 21% 334
Massachusetts 39% 17% 25% 19% 232
Michigan 40% 19% 30% 11% 533
Minnesota 25% 20% 34% 20% 295
Mississippi 47% 21% 21% 11% 228
Missouri 36% 27% 24% 12% 404
Montana 26% 26% 33% 15% 174
Nebraska 31% 23% 27% 19% 193
Nevada 32% 32% 23% 13% 152
New Jersey 30% 20% 25% 24% 419
New Mexico 39% 26% 27% 8% 158
New York 38% 18% 28% 16% 883
North Carolina 41% 19% 26% 14% 633
North Dakota 25% 24% 31% 20% 205
Ohio 39% 23% 26% 11% 678
Oklahoma 36% 24% 28% 12% 249
Oregon 41% 24% 24% 11% 188
Pennsylvania 37% 26% 23% 15% 728
Rhode Island 32% 22% 36% 9% 145
South Carolina 36% 20% 31% 14% 317
South Dakota 23% 28% 34% 14% 190
Tennessee 38% 24% 23% 15% 454
Texas 38% 20% 25% 17% 1,530
Utah 24% 22% 34% 21% 181
Vermont 34% 25% 32% 9% 108
Virginia 27% 23% 31% 19% 485
Washington 33% 25% 24% 18% 344
West Virginia 45% 20% 28% 8% 201
Wisconsin 34% 20% 33% 14% 299
Wyoming 27% 32% 27% 14% 202

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 417. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 47% 33% 13% 7% 417
Alaska 43% 39% 13% 6% 166
Arizona 37% 37% 16% 11% 411
Arkansas 52% 32% 13% 3% 231
California 40% 36% 15% 9% 1,945
Colorado 37% 35% 19% 9% 268
Connecticut 40% 30% 18% 12% 190
Delaware 44% 31% 14% 11% 183
District of Columbia 38% 28% 18% 16% 149
Florida 44% 33% 14% 8% 1,274
Georgia 43% 32% 14% 11% 708
Hawaii 40% 34% 17% 8% 181
Idaho 35% 41% 15% 9% 208
Illinois 42% 32% 16% 10% 812
Indiana 46% 33% 15% 7% 425
Iowa 36% 37% 16% 10% 219
Kansas 39% 34% 17% 10% 205
Kentucky 50% 32% 10% 7% 326
Louisiana 50% 32% 13% 5% 341
Maine 39% 35% 21% 5% 154
Maryland 42% 30% 16% 12% 386
Massachusetts 43% 28% 18% 11% 280
Michigan 42% 36% 13% 9% 617
Minnesota 34% 32% 23% 10% 339
Mississippi 45% 35% 16% 4% 254
Missouri 44% 33% 16% 7% 443
Montana 39% 37% 17% 7% 192
Nebraska 34% 37% 19% 10% 211
Nevada 48% 30% 13% 9% 177
New Hampshire 42% 30% 13% 15% 128
New Jersey 43% 29% 16% 13% 495
New Mexico 48% 33% 15% 5% 188
New York 44% 29% 16% 11% 1,056
North Carolina 44% 34% 14% 8% 730
North Dakota 35% 35% 21% 9% 229
Ohio 48% 31% 14% 8% 768
Oklahoma 43% 35% 15% 8% 288
Oregon 40% 40% 13% 7% 217
Pennsylvania 49% 27% 14% 10% 861
Rhode Island 48% 27% 14% 12% 177
South Carolina 44% 34% 13% 9% 376
South Dakota 41% 30% 19% 10% 212
Tennessee 46% 32% 13% 9% 520
Texas 42% 33% 17% 8% 1,763
Utah 30% 40% 21% 9% 202
Vermont 45% 23% 18% 14% 120
Virginia 43% 31% 17% 10% 552
Washington 36% 38% 18% 8% 380
West Virginia 60% 26% 9% 5% 232
Wisconsin 44% 34% 16% 6% 347
Wyoming 36% 40% 18% 6% 219

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 417. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 55% 2% 19% 7% 18% 417
Alaska 53% 6% 12% 4% 25% 165
Arizona 50% 7% 16% 6% 22% 410
Arkansas 56% 5% 14% 11% 14% 232
California 47% 8% 16% 7% 22% 1,953
Colorado 60% 8% 9% 6% 17% 269
Connecticut 48% 5% 19% 7% 22% 189
Delaware 57% 9% 10% 9% 15% 183
District of Columbia 27% 8% 12% 12% 41% 152
Florida 48% 6% 16% 8% 21% 1,279
Georgia 50% 4% 15% 8% 24% 712
Hawaii 49% 6% 11% 7% 27% 180
Idaho 67% 4% 14% 6% 9% 208
Illinois 51% 5% 12% 7% 25% 814
Indiana 49% 3% 15% 10% 22% 421
Iowa 63% 5% 8% 6% 17% 219
Kansas 57% 4% 13% 7% 19% 206
Kentucky 54% 4% 17% 8% 17% 328
Louisiana 45% 6% 15% 9% 26% 342
Maine 52% 9% 18% 8% 14% 153
Maryland 44% 4% 13% 10% 29% 387
Massachusetts 41% 8% 13% 10% 27% 279
Michigan 54% 5% 12% 8% 21% 619
Minnesota 60% 4% 10% 9% 17% 340
Mississippi 46% 4% 16% 9% 24% 253
Missouri 53% 7% 12% 9% 19% 442
Montana 63% 7% 8% 7% 15% 192
Nebraska 57% 2% 16% 7% 17% 213
Nevada 50% 7% 15% 8% 21% 177
New Hampshire 53% 5% 10% 5% 26% 131
New Jersey 48% 8% 15% 6% 23% 495
New Mexico 48% 6% 20% 5% 20% 187
New York 48% 5% 12% 7% 28% 1,056
North Carolina 53% 6% 12% 6% 23% 731
North Dakota 52% 2% 16% 8% 22% 229
Ohio 51% 4% 13% 9% 24% 769
Oklahoma 53% 8% 17% 9% 14% 288
Oregon 50% 4% 17% 10% 19% 217
Pennsylvania 54% 5% 11% 11% 19% 860
Rhode Island 41% 9% 16% 10% 23% 179
South Carolina 50% 8% 17% 7% 18% 374
South Dakota 50% 7% 12% 9% 21% 213
Tennessee 59% 6% 11% 7% 18% 521
Texas 53% 6% 14% 7% 20% 1,765
Utah 60% 7% 10% 2% 21% 201
Vermont 53% 13% 8% 12% 14% 119
Virginia 55% 4% 14% 8% 18% 553
Washington 53% 7% 13% 9% 18% 381
West Virginia 49% 6% 19% 11% 15% 234
Wisconsin 55% 3% 12% 7% 22% 348
Wyoming 55% 6% 16% 5% 18% 219

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 418. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 28% 72% 418
Alaska 32% 68% 166
Arizona 27% 73% 410
Arkansas 33% 67% 234
California 32% 68% 1,957
Colorado 31% 69% 268
Connecticut 24% 76% 190
Delaware 33% 67% 183
District of Columbia 24% 76% 152
Florida 28% 72% 1,281
Georgia 33% 67% 711
Hawaii 30% 70% 181
Idaho 30% 70% 206
Illinois 29% 71% 817
Indiana 27% 73% 423
Iowa 35% 65% 219
Kansas 37% 63% 204
Kentucky 29% 71% 328
Louisiana 34% 66% 340
Maine 27% 73% 154
Maryland 25% 75% 387
Massachusetts 26% 74% 280
Michigan 29% 71% 621
Minnesota 29% 71% 340
Mississippi 32% 68% 253
Missouri 31% 69% 440
Montana 23% 77% 191
Nebraska 30% 70% 213
Nevada 26% 74% 176
New Hampshire 24% 76% 131
New Jersey 31% 69% 494
New Mexico 27% 73% 188
New York 28% 72% 1,057
North Carolina 30% 70% 729
North Dakota 26% 74% 229
Ohio 30% 70% 769
Oklahoma 31% 69% 289
Oregon 33% 67% 217
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 862
Rhode Island 28% 72% 180
South Carolina 29% 71% 375
South Dakota 26% 74% 213
Tennessee 34% 66% 523
Texas 36% 64% 1,764
Utah 40% 60% 200
Vermont 20% 80% 121
Virginia 28% 72% 553
Washington 25% 75% 381
West Virginia 23% 77% 234
Wisconsin 28% 72% 348
Wyoming 31% 69% 219

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 86% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 419
Alaska 68% 24% 5% 2% < 1% 167
Arizona 73% 19% 5% 3% 1% 412
Arkansas 85% 11% < 1% 3% 1% 234
California 70% 22% 4% 3% 1% 1,965
Colorado 72% 21% 4% 3% < 1% 270
Connecticut 66% 23% 7% 4% < 1% 192
Delaware 66% 27% 3% 3% 1% 183
District of Columbia 73% 21% 3% 1% 1% 155
Florida 72% 21% 3% 3% < 1% 1,285
Georgia 79% 17% 2% 1% 1% 713
Hawaii 63% 28% 2% 5% 1% 181
Idaho 71% 25% 1% 3% < 1% 208
Illinois 72% 20% 5% 2% < 1% 818
Indiana 73% 22% 3% 2% < 1% 425
Iowa 73% 20% 3% 3% < 1% 219
Kansas 69% 23% 4% 3% 1% 206
Kentucky 78% 18% 3% 1% < 1% 329
Louisiana 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 342
Maine 66% 25% 4% 4% 1% 154
Maryland 72% 23% 4% 1% 1% 388
Massachusetts 63% 30% 3% 3% < 1% 282
Michigan 70% 23% 3% 2% 1% 624
Minnesota 72% 23% 2% 2% 1% 340
Mississippi 83% 12% 3% 1% 2% 254
Missouri 74% 21% 2% 2% 1% 444
Montana 63% 22% 7% 7% < 1% 192
Nebraska 71% 24% 3% 1% 1% 213
Nevada 65% 27% 5% 3% 1% 177
New Hampshire 61% 25% 11% 2% < 1% 132
New Jersey 70% 22% 4% 2% 1% 500
New Mexico 80% 13% 2% 2% 2% 188
New York 67% 22% 5% 4% 1% 1,060
North Carolina 77% 18% 3% 1% 1% 732
North Dakota 73% 15% 8% 3% < 1% 229
Ohio 74% 21% 2% 2% 1% 771
Oklahoma 81% 17% < 1% 1% 1% 289
Oregon 68% 24% 6% 2% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 75% 19% 4% 2% < 1% 865
Rhode Island 71% 22% 4% 3% < 1% 180
South Carolina 86% 11% 2% 1% 1% 376
South Dakota 74% 18% 5% 3% 1% 213
Tennessee 83% 14% 1% 2% 1% 524
Texas 77% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 1,774
Utah 80% 11% 7% 1% 1% 202
Vermont 66% 18% 13% 4% < 1% 121
Virginia 82% 14% 2% 2% 1% 555
Washington 69% 24% 3% 3% 1% 382
West Virginia 78% 18% 3% 1% 1% 234
Wisconsin 70% 26% 1% 3% < 1% 349
Wyoming 64% 27% 6% 3% < 1% 219

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 58% 31% 12% < 1% 419
Alaska 44% 35% 20% < 1% 167
Arizona 49% 29% 20% 1% 412
Arkansas 50% 31% 18% 1% 234
California 46% 34% 20% < 1% 1,965
Colorado 47% 32% 22% < 1% 270
Connecticut 41% 40% 20% < 1% 192
Delaware 47% 33% 20% 1% 183
District of Columbia 42% 38% 19% 1% 155
Florida 47% 34% 18% 1% 1,285
Georgia 53% 33% 14% 1% 713
Hawaii 37% 40% 23% < 1% 181
Idaho 50% 31% 18% 1% 208
Illinois 49% 30% 21% 1% 818
Indiana 51% 30% 18% < 1% 425
Iowa 50% 31% 19% < 1% 219
Kansas 49% 34% 17% < 1% 206
Kentucky 49% 32% 18% 1% 329
Louisiana 54% 34% 11% < 1% 342
Maine 40% 34% 25% 2% 154
Maryland 44% 38% 18% < 1% 388
Massachusetts 42% 38% 20% < 1% 282
Michigan 46% 35% 18% < 1% 624
Minnesota 52% 35% 13% < 1% 340
Mississippi 54% 33% 12% 1% 254
Missouri 49% 34% 17% 1% 444
Montana 44% 30% 26% < 1% 192
Nebraska 50% 31% 19% < 1% 213
Nevada 47% 35% 18% < 1% 177
New Hampshire 42% 30% 27% 1% 132
New Jersey 46% 37% 16% 1% 500
New Mexico 47% 37% 16% < 1% 188
New York 43% 35% 22% < 1% 1,060
North Carolina 49% 36% 14% 1% 732
North Dakota 45% 35% 20% < 1% 229
Ohio 50% 29% 20% 1% 771
Oklahoma 54% 32% 13% < 1% 289
Oregon 43% 37% 19% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 49% 34% 16% 1% 865
Rhode Island 52% 26% 21% < 1% 180
South Carolina 59% 30% 11% 1% 376
South Dakota 48% 37% 15% < 1% 213
Tennessee 60% 23% 17% 1% 524
Texas 51% 32% 16% < 1% 1,774
Utah 73% 16% 8% 2% 202
Vermont 45% 31% 24% < 1% 121
Virginia 60% 27% 13% < 1% 555
Washington 45% 32% 21% 1% 382
West Virginia 57% 31% 11% 1% 234
Wisconsin 42% 41% 17% < 1% 349
Wyoming 48% 30% 20% 2% 219

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 80% 10% 3% 6% < 1% 419
Alaska 74% 10% 7% 8% 1% 167
Arizona 76% 15% 3% 6% < 1% 412
Arkansas 76% 16% 1% 5% 2% 234
California 74% 14% 4% 7% 1% 1,965
Colorado 75% 12% 5% 5% 2% 270
Connecticut 71% 18% 6% 4% 2% 192
Delaware 68% 16% 4% 9% 2% 183
District of Columbia 76% 15% 5% 3% 1% 155
Florida 74% 15% 4% 6% 1% 1,285
Georgia 79% 14% 2% 4% 1% 713
Hawaii 73% 13% 3% 10% 1% 181
Idaho 67% 17% 6% 8% 1% 208
Illinois 69% 19% 6% 6% 1% 818
Indiana 70% 21% 2% 7% 1% 425
Iowa 68% 21% 2% 9% < 1% 219
Kansas 70% 23% 2% 5% < 1% 206
Kentucky 76% 12% 3% 8% < 1% 329
Louisiana 81% 13% 1% 4% < 1% 342
Maine 59% 23% 2% 13% 2% 154
Maryland 69% 21% 2% 7% 1% 388
Massachusetts 65% 17% 9% 7% 2% 282
Michigan 73% 16% 4% 6% < 1% 624
Minnesota 73% 15% 3% 8% 1% 340
Mississippi 81% 10% 3% 4% 1% 254
Missouri 76% 15% 2% 6% 1% 444
Montana 66% 23% 5% 6% 1% 192
Nebraska 69% 19% 5% 6% 1% 213
Nevada 69% 18% 4% 9% < 1% 177
New Hampshire 63% 21% 5% 7% 3% 132
New Jersey 72% 18% 3% 6% 2% 500
New Mexico 77% 13% 3% 6% 2% 188
New York 68% 17% 5% 9% 1% 1,060
North Carolina 80% 14% 3% 2% 1% 732
North Dakota 69% 17% 7% 7% 1% 229
Ohio 74% 16% 5% 5% 1% 771
Oklahoma 78% 16% 2% 3% < 1% 289
Oregon 68% 17% 5% 10% < 1% 218
Pennsylvania 75% 16% 3% 6% 1% 865
Rhode Island 73% 16% 5% 5% < 1% 180
South Carolina 79% 15% 3% 2% 1% 376
South Dakota 69% 20% 5% 6% < 1% 213
Tennessee 81% 14% 2% 3% 1% 524
Texas 78% 12% 3% 6% 1% 1,774
Utah 83% 9% 2% 6% 1% 202
Vermont 63% 18% 9% 9% 1% 121
Virginia 78% 13% 2% 5% 1% 555
Washington 72% 12% 6% 9% 1% 382
West Virginia 80% 13% 2% 5% < 1% 234
Wisconsin 69% 19% 7% 4% 1% 349
Wyoming 71% 16% 5% 8% 1% 219

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 47% 9% 10% 33% 1% 419
Alaska 32% 6% 10% 51% < 1% 167
Arizona 36% 11% 7% 46% < 1% 412
Arkansas 37% 17% 10% 35% 1% 234
California 34% 11% 9% 46% < 1% 1,965
Colorado 30% 11% 11% 48% < 1% 270
Connecticut 20% 8% 11% 61% < 1% 192
Delaware 24% 16% 11% 49% < 1% 183
District of Columbia 32% 14% 11% 41% 1% 155
Florida 33% 10% 9% 47% 1% 1,285
Georgia 39% 14% 11% 35% 1% 713
Hawaii 35% 9% 13% 43% 1% 181
Idaho 41% 6% 7% 43% 3% 208
Illinois 29% 11% 10% 50% 1% 818
Indiana 36% 12% 10% 42% < 1% 425
Iowa 28% 8% 16% 48% 1% 219
Kansas 36% 11% 12% 41% < 1% 206
Kentucky 36% 10% 15% 39% < 1% 329
Louisiana 42% 16% 10% 33% < 1% 342
Maine 23% 6% 7% 63% 1% 154
Maryland 34% 11% 10% 45% < 1% 388
Massachusetts 21% 13% 6% 59% 1% 282
Michigan 30% 13% 9% 48% 1% 624
Minnesota 28% 11% 11% 49% 1% 340
Mississippi 46% 14% 13% 27% 1% 254
Missouri 30% 12% 10% 47% < 1% 444
Montana 28% 7% 10% 55% < 1% 192
Nebraska 25% 11% 12% 51% 1% 213
Nevada 34% 15% 8% 43% 1% 177
New Hampshire 19% 11% 14% 55% 1% 132
New Jersey 27% 11% 11% 50% 1% 500
New Mexico 34% 22% 7% 38% < 1% 188
New York 28% 9% 8% 54% 1% 1,060
North Carolina 40% 13% 11% 36% < 1% 732
North Dakota 26% 11% 13% 50% < 1% 229
Ohio 35% 10% 9% 46% 1% 771
Oklahoma 44% 14% 10% 33% < 1% 289
Oregon 32% 11% 12% 45% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 33% 9% 11% 47% < 1% 865
Rhode Island 27% 5% 13% 55% < 1% 180
South Carolina 43% 13% 10% 32% 1% 376
South Dakota 26% 9% 12% 53% < 1% 213
Tennessee 47% 12% 9% 30% 1% 524
Texas 38% 13% 9% 39% 1% 1,774
Utah 68% 5% 3% 23% 1% 202
Vermont 22% 13% 8% 56% < 1% 121
Virginia 40% 14% 6% 39% 1% 555
Washington 34% 13% 8% 43% 2% 382
West Virginia 44% 14% 9% 32% 1% 234
Wisconsin 25% 11% 11% 53% 1% 349
Wyoming 37% 7% 10% 46% < 1% 219

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 50% 6% 3% 41% 1% 419
Alaska 45% 11% 1% 41% 2% 167
Arizona 54% 7% 3% 34% 2% 412
Arkansas 42% 5% 5% 46% 1% 234
California 52% 7% 4% 35% 2% 1,965
Colorado 48% 9% 3% 38% 1% 270
Connecticut 50% 11% 5% 32% 2% 192
Delaware 43% 6% 4% 45% 2% 183
District of Columbia 54% 8% 1% 35% 1% 155
Florida 51% 8% 3% 36% 2% 1,285
Georgia 53% 8% 1% 35% 3% 713
Hawaii 49% 8% 5% 36% 2% 181
Idaho 48% 10% 6% 34% 1% 208
Illinois 51% 6% 5% 37% 1% 818
Indiana 42% 8% 4% 45% 2% 425
Iowa 43% 4% 3% 48% 2% 219
Kansas 45% 7% 3% 43% 1% 206
Kentucky 44% 9% 4% 41% 1% 329
Louisiana 53% 5% 2% 39% 1% 342
Maine 48% 9% 1% 41% 1% 154
Maryland 44% 8% 4% 41% 3% 388
Massachusetts 45% 12% 7% 35% 1% 282
Michigan 45% 7% 4% 42% 2% 624
Minnesota 42% 8% 3% 47% 1% 340
Mississippi 53% 10% 1% 33% 3% 254
Missouri 42% 8% 2% 46% 2% 444
Montana 36% 7% 2% 53% 2% 192
Nebraska 44% 7% 1% 46% 3% 213
Nevada 49% 11% 5% 34% 2% 177
New Hampshire 46% 3% 5% 45% 1% 132
New Jersey 45% 7% 3% 43% 2% 500
New Mexico 53% 12% 2% 32% 1% 188
New York 47% 7% 4% 40% 2% 1,060
North Carolina 53% 7% 3% 36% 2% 732
North Dakota 37% 8% 4% 51% < 1% 229
Ohio 47% 8% 3% 40% 2% 771
Oklahoma 55% 5% 3% 37% < 1% 289
Oregon 50% 6% 5% 36% 2% 218
Pennsylvania 46% 7% 3% 42% 2% 865
Rhode Island 55% 6% 4% 35% 1% 180
South Carolina 52% 5% 3% 37% 3% 376
South Dakota 42% 10% 3% 44% 1% 213
Tennessee 48% 6% 3% 41% 3% 524
Texas 52% 6% 4% 37% 2% 1,774
Utah 58% 13% 1% 26% 3% 202
Vermont 45% 10% 3% 39% 3% 121
Virginia 47% 10% 6% 36% 2% 555
Washington 52% 7% 2% 38% 2% 382
West Virginia 40% 7% 5% 45% 3% 234
Wisconsin 37% 6% 7% 48% 2% 349
Wyoming 46% 4% 2% 47% 1% 219

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 76% 12% 3% 7% 1% 419
Alaska 67% 20% 9% 4% < 1% 167
Arizona 75% 13% 4% 8% < 1% 412
Arkansas 74% 12% 6% 7% < 1% 234
California 70% 13% 7% 8% 1% 1,965
Colorado 65% 12% 12% 10% 1% 270
Connecticut 63% 17% 9% 10% < 1% 192
Delaware 67% 15% 6% 9% 2% 183
District of Columbia 71% 13% 13% 3% 1% 155
Florida 72% 12% 7% 8% 1% 1,285
Georgia 75% 12% 6% 5% 2% 713
Hawaii 69% 12% 10% 7% 1% 181
Idaho 76% 9% 7% 8% < 1% 208
Illinois 65% 15% 8% 10% 2% 818
Indiana 70% 13% 8% 9% 1% 425
Iowa 69% 16% 7% 6% 2% 219
Kansas 72% 13% 12% 3% < 1% 206
Kentucky 69% 12% 7% 10% 2% 329
Louisiana 75% 13% 5% 6% < 1% 342
Maine 69% 11% 6% 8% 6% 154
Maryland 64% 19% 9% 7% 1% 388
Massachusetts 63% 20% 6% 10% 1% 282
Michigan 69% 14% 9% 7% 1% 624
Minnesota 70% 15% 7% 7% 1% 340
Mississippi 76% 10% 6% 6% 2% 254
Missouri 70% 12% 9% 8% 1% 444
Montana 63% 17% 9% 9% 2% 192
Nebraska 72% 14% 7% 7% 1% 213
Nevada 75% 10% 5% 10% < 1% 177
New Hampshire 59% 20% 5% 17% < 1% 132
New Jersey 69% 15% 5% 9% 2% 500
New Mexico 69% 20% 4% 4% 2% 188
New York 66% 15% 9% 10% 2% 1,060
North Carolina 75% 12% 7% 5% < 1% 732
North Dakota 68% 14% 8% 9% 1% 229
Ohio 69% 13% 10% 7% 1% 771
Oklahoma 73% 13% 3% 10% 1% 289
Oregon 70% 16% 6% 7% 2% 218
Pennsylvania 67% 15% 9% 8% 1% 865
Rhode Island 72% 13% 6% 8% < 1% 180
South Carolina 79% 9% 4% 7% 1% 376
South Dakota 74% 13% 6% 6% 1% 213
Tennessee 78% 11% 5% 5% 1% 524
Texas 73% 12% 7% 6% 1% 1,774
Utah 84% 8% 3% 3% 1% 202
Vermont 62% 12% 11% 13% 1% 121
Virginia 74% 14% 6% 6% 1% 555
Washington 74% 11% 7% 7% 2% 382
West Virginia 77% 12% 4% 5% 2% 234
Wisconsin 65% 18% 9% 8% < 1% 349
Wyoming 69% 10% 7% 12% 2% 219

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 41% 12% 10% 36% 2% 419
Alaska 50% 10% 14% 24% 2% 167
Arizona 59% 12% 8% 20% < 1% 412
Arkansas 45% 16% 9% 29% 2% 234
California 50% 14% 11% 22% 2% 1,965
Colorado 49% 16% 14% 20% 1% 270
Connecticut 48% 17% 8% 26% 1% 192
Delaware 39% 16% 10% 33% 1% 183
District of Columbia 45% 15% 13% 25% 2% 155
Florida 47% 14% 10% 27% 2% 1,285
Georgia 46% 15% 10% 28% 2% 713
Hawaii 48% 19% 9% 23% 2% 181
Idaho 47% 15% 14% 24% < 1% 208
Illinois 45% 15% 14% 24% 2% 818
Indiana 44% 15% 13% 27% < 1% 425
Iowa 39% 17% 20% 23% 2% 219
Kansas 40% 17% 13% 26% 3% 206
Kentucky 41% 11% 9% 35% 2% 329
Louisiana 41% 14% 13% 29% 3% 342
Maine 49% 14% 6% 29% 2% 154
Maryland 44% 12% 15% 28% 1% 388
Massachusetts 51% 9% 12% 26% 2% 282
Michigan 43% 17% 11% 27% 2% 624
Minnesota 43% 13% 13% 30% 1% 340
Mississippi 45% 13% 13% 29% 1% 254
Missouri 46% 17% 10% 25% 1% 444
Montana 49% 14% 13% 24% 1% 192
Nebraska 41% 17% 13% 26% 3% 213
Nevada 58% 17% 9% 15% 1% 177
New Hampshire 34% 23% 11% 30% 1% 132
New Jersey 47% 14% 10% 27% 2% 500
New Mexico 52% 11% 9% 24% 5% 188
New York 48% 14% 12% 24% 2% 1,060
North Carolina 46% 18% 12% 23% 1% 732
North Dakota 48% 12% 14% 25% 2% 229
Ohio 45% 18% 12% 23% 2% 771
Oklahoma 44% 16% 12% 28% 1% 289
Oregon 51% 17% 13% 18% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 47% 17% 12% 23% 1% 865
Rhode Island 38% 20% 16% 26% 1% 180
South Carolina 47% 13% 11% 27% 1% 376
South Dakota 45% 17% 11% 27% < 1% 213
Tennessee 47% 17% 9% 25% 2% 524
Texas 48% 16% 10% 24% 2% 1,774
Utah 48% 33% 10% 9% 1% 202
Vermont 57% 7% 7% 27% 2% 121
Virginia 49% 15% 10% 24% 2% 555
Washington 53% 16% 10% 19% 2% 382
West Virginia 46% 18% 8% 26% 1% 234
Wisconsin 42% 17% 14% 25% 2% 349
Wyoming 46% 19% 6% 27% 2% 219

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 56% 2% 36% 2% 3% 419
Alaska 48% 4% 37% 5% 6% 167
Arizona 48% 6% 37% 6% 3% 412
Arkansas 58% 5% 33% 2% 2% 234
California 43% 8% 40% 6% 3% 1,965
Colorado 46% 9% 38% 4% 3% 270
Connecticut 31% 13% 48% 8% < 1% 192
Delaware 43% 6% 43% 5% 3% 183
District of Columbia 40% 9% 43% 5% 3% 155
Florida 43% 8% 43% 5% 2% 1,285
Georgia 57% 6% 31% 3% 2% 713
Hawaii 31% 11% 48% 6% 3% 181
Idaho 49% 5% 40% 3% 3% 208
Illinois 41% 8% 42% 7% 2% 818
Indiana 52% 5% 38% 2% 3% 425
Iowa 47% 6% 41% 4% 2% 219
Kansas 51% 5% 41% 3% 1% 206
Kentucky 52% 6% 36% 3% 3% 329
Louisiana 51% 7% 38% 2% 2% 342
Maine 33% 11% 49% 6% 2% 154
Maryland 48% 5% 39% 5% 3% 388
Massachusetts 32% 8% 48% 9% 2% 282
Michigan 46% 5% 42% 5% 3% 624
Minnesota 44% 5% 42% 5% 4% 340
Mississippi 57% 6% 30% 5% 3% 254
Missouri 50% 7% 35% 3% 4% 444
Montana 43% 3% 46% 4% 4% 192
Nebraska 46% 5% 44% 3% 2% 213
Nevada 40% 8% 40% 9% 3% 177
New Hampshire 31% 10% 50% 7% 2% 132
New Jersey 39% 10% 41% 8% 3% 500
New Mexico 59% 6% 26% 3% 6% 188
New York 36% 10% 46% 4% 3% 1,060
North Carolina 52% 6% 35% 4% 2% 732
North Dakota 45% 5% 41% 7% 2% 229
Ohio 44% 9% 41% 4% 3% 771
Oklahoma 47% 6% 41% 4% 3% 289
Oregon 49% 5% 37% 6% 2% 218
Pennsylvania 51% 6% 36% 5% 2% 865
Rhode Island 43% 8% 42% 3% 3% 180
South Carolina 58% 5% 32% 1% 4% 376
South Dakota 45% 9% 43% 2% 1% 213
Tennessee 54% 5% 35% 3% 3% 524
Texas 51% 6% 35% 5% 3% 1,774
Utah 63% 3% 27% 5% 3% 202
Vermont 36% 13% 44% 4% 3% 121
Virginia 51% 7% 36% 3% 2% 555
Washington 46% 11% 35% 5% 4% 382
West Virginia 62% 2% 32% 2% 2% 234
Wisconsin 49% 8% 36% 4% 3% 349
Wyoming 47% 7% 38% 3% 5% 219

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 43% 55% 1% 1% 419
Alaska 47% 49% 2% 3% 167
Arizona 47% 48% 2% 3% 412
Arkansas 44% 53% 2% < 1% 234
California 36% 61% 2% 2% 1,965
Colorado 45% 49% 3% 3% 270
Connecticut 35% 63% 1% 1% 192
Delaware 39% 60% < 1% 1% 183
District of Columbia 30% 66% 3% 1% 155
Florida 37% 60% 1% 1% 1,285
Georgia 44% 54% 1% 1% 713
Hawaii 34% 64% < 1% 1% 181
Idaho 50% 49% 1% < 1% 208
Illinois 39% 59% 1% 1% 818
Indiana 41% 56% 2% 1% 425
Iowa 39% 59% 1% < 1% 219
Kansas 42% 58% < 1% < 1% 206
Kentucky 44% 52% 3% 1% 329
Louisiana 41% 57% 1% 1% 342
Maine 41% 54% 3% 2% 154
Maryland 35% 63% 1% 2% 388
Massachusetts 33% 63% 3% 2% 282
Michigan 45% 53% 1% 1% 624
Minnesota 42% 56% 1% 1% 340
Mississippi 40% 57% 1% 2% 254
Missouri 44% 54% 1% < 1% 444
Montana 53% 45% 2% 1% 192
Nebraska 47% 52% < 1% 1% 213
Nevada 37% 61% 1% 1% 177
New Hampshire 37% 61% 2% < 1% 132
New Jersey 31% 68% 1% 1% 500
New Mexico 43% 51% 2% 3% 188
New York 31% 66% 1% 1% 1,060
North Carolina 41% 57% 1% 1% 732
North Dakota 49% 50% < 1% < 1% 229
Ohio 36% 62% 1% 1% 771
Oklahoma 40% 58% 1% 1% 289
Oregon 50% 49% 1% < 1% 218
Pennsylvania 44% 54% 1% 1% 865
Rhode Island 42% 54% 2% 2% 180
South Carolina 43% 54% 2% 1% 376
South Dakota 42% 56% 1% 1% 213
Tennessee 46% 51% 3% 1% 524
Texas 40% 57% 2% 1% 1,774
Utah 53% 44% 3% < 1% 202
Vermont 42% 52% 3% 4% 121
Virginia 44% 54% 1% 1% 555
Washington 44% 53% 1% 1% 382
West Virginia 47% 50% 1% 2% 234
Wisconsin 37% 61% 1% 1% 349
Wyoming 48% 51% 1% < 1% 219

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 61% 13% 8% 17% 1% 419
Alaska 50% 12% 5% 32% < 1% 167
Arizona 52% 11% 8% 28% < 1% 412
Arkansas 57% 15% 8% 20% 1% 234
California 46% 11% 9% 33% 1% 1,965
Colorado 48% 7% 7% 38% < 1% 270
Connecticut 36% 10% 11% 43% < 1% 192
Delaware 40% 19% 6% 33% 2% 183
District of Columbia 45% 14% 6% 34% 1% 155
Florida 48% 13% 9% 28% 1% 1,285
Georgia 61% 12% 7% 19% < 1% 713
Hawaii 41% 13% 9% 36% 1% 181
Idaho 53% 11% 11% 24% 1% 208
Illinois 42% 13% 9% 34% 2% 818
Indiana 49% 9% 10% 31% 1% 425
Iowa 40% 13% 9% 37% < 1% 219
Kansas 45% 11% 9% 35% < 1% 206
Kentucky 53% 8% 7% 30% 2% 329
Louisiana 58% 13% 7% 20% 1% 342
Maine 39% 8% 7% 45% 1% 154
Maryland 49% 16% 9% 26% < 1% 388
Massachusetts 30% 12% 10% 47% 1% 282
Michigan 47% 11% 9% 32% 1% 624
Minnesota 44% 8% 13% 35% < 1% 340
Mississippi 66% 12% 5% 17% < 1% 254
Missouri 52% 13% 8% 27% < 1% 444
Montana 46% 5% 8% 41% < 1% 192
Nebraska 39% 14% 7% 39% 1% 213
Nevada 43% 14% 10% 33% < 1% 177
New Hampshire 33% 13% 8% 46% < 1% 132
New Jersey 42% 11% 8% 38% 1% 500
New Mexico 58% 14% 4% 24% < 1% 188
New York 41% 11% 10% 37% 2% 1,060
North Carolina 55% 15% 7% 21% 1% 732
North Dakota 34% 19% 11% 35% 1% 229
Ohio 49% 11% 9% 31% < 1% 771
Oklahoma 59% 13% 8% 19% < 1% 289
Oregon 51% 12% 9% 28% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 46% 10% 12% 31% 1% 865
Rhode Island 34% 13% 8% 43% 1% 180
South Carolina 62% 13% 6% 18% 1% 376
South Dakota 38% 14% 10% 38% < 1% 213
Tennessee 68% 9% 6% 16% 2% 524
Texas 55% 12% 8% 23% 1% 1,774
Utah 71% 6% 9% 13% 1% 202
Vermont 41% 7% 6% 46% < 1% 121
Virginia 58% 11% 6% 23% 1% 555
Washington 47% 15% 7% 31% < 1% 382
West Virginia 57% 13% 6% 23% < 1% 234
Wisconsin 39% 16% 9% 35% 1% 349
Wyoming 44% 11% 10% 34% 1% 219

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 58% 27% 4% 8% 3% 419
Alaska 42% 28% 4% 21% 5% 167
Arizona 40% 37% 2% 13% 8% 412
Arkansas 55% 28% 3% 9% 5% 234
California 38% 31% 3% 19% 8% 1,965
Colorado 37% 33% 3% 19% 8% 270
Connecticut 34% 30% 3% 26% 8% 192
Delaware 31% 39% 6% 17% 7% 183
District of Columbia 44% 33% 2% 15% 5% 155
Florida 43% 30% 4% 16% 7% 1,285
Georgia 50% 32% 3% 10% 5% 713
Hawaii 39% 25% 2% 24% 9% 181
Idaho 39% 41% 3% 12% 5% 208
Illinois 36% 37% 3% 16% 7% 818
Indiana 47% 32% 5% 11% 6% 425
Iowa 34% 43% 3% 13% 7% 219
Kansas 41% 40% 4% 11% 4% 206
Kentucky 52% 26% 4% 12% 5% 329
Louisiana 55% 30% 3% 8% 4% 342
Maine 36% 30% 5% 19% 10% 154
Maryland 39% 34% 3% 18% 6% 388
Massachusetts 28% 36% 4% 22% 10% 282
Michigan 42% 36% 4% 12% 6% 624
Minnesota 36% 33% 5% 17% 8% 340
Mississippi 64% 23% 5% 5% 2% 254
Missouri 41% 36% 4% 13% 7% 444
Montana 29% 41% 6% 15% 9% 192
Nebraska 38% 42% 3% 11% 6% 213
Nevada 35% 35% 1% 20% 8% 177
New Hampshire 33% 36% 3% 20% 7% 132
New Jersey 33% 35% 5% 20% 7% 500
New Mexico 47% 28% 5% 12% 8% 188
New York 35% 32% 3% 21% 8% 1,060
North Carolina 47% 28% 5% 12% 9% 732
North Dakota 38% 41% 3% 14% 3% 229
Ohio 43% 34% 4% 12% 6% 771
Oklahoma 47% 31% 2% 14% 7% 289
Oregon 35% 38% 4% 15% 8% 218
Pennsylvania 43% 36% 3% 12% 6% 865
Rhode Island 29% 35% 2% 31% 3% 180
South Carolina 57% 29% 2% 6% 5% 376
South Dakota 38% 37% 2% 10% 14% 213
Tennessee 54% 25% 6% 9% 6% 524
Texas 48% 30% 3% 13% 6% 1,774
Utah 31% 51% 4% 11% 3% 202
Vermont 28% 32% 4% 28% 9% 121
Virginia 53% 26% 4% 12% 5% 555
Washington 36% 39% 4% 15% 6% 382
West Virginia 59% 22% 6% 7% 7% 234
Wisconsin 44% 35% 4% 13% 5% 349
Wyoming 45% 34% 5% 14% 3% 219

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 89% 6% 4% 419
Alaska 77% 15% 8% 167
Arizona 87% 8% 6% 412
Arkansas 91% 2% 7% 234
California 82% 11% 7% 1,965
Colorado 79% 12% 9% 270
Connecticut 87% 9% 5% 192
Delaware 89% 7% 5% 183
District of Columbia 86% 10% 3% 155
Florida 85% 10% 5% 1,285
Georgia 89% 6% 5% 713
Hawaii 81% 9% 10% 181
Idaho 88% 7% 5% 208
Illinois 86% 8% 6% 818
Indiana 90% 5% 5% 425
Iowa 90% 6% 4% 219
Kansas 85% 6% 9% 206
Kentucky 94% 3% 3% 329
Louisiana 92% 4% 4% 342
Maine 82% 12% 7% 154
Maryland 86% 10% 4% 388
Massachusetts 82% 9% 9% 282
Michigan 86% 7% 7% 624
Minnesota 84% 8% 7% 340
Mississippi 93% 4% 3% 254
Missouri 88% 8% 4% 444
Montana 87% 8% 5% 192
Nebraska 90% 6% 4% 213
Nevada 83% 10% 7% 177
New Hampshire 81% 15% 4% 132
New Jersey 89% 6% 5% 500
New Mexico 83% 11% 6% 188
New York 85% 10% 6% 1,060
North Carolina 88% 5% 7% 732
North Dakota 89% 6% 5% 229
Ohio 89% 6% 5% 771
Oklahoma 91% 5% 4% 289
Oregon 85% 8% 7% 218
Pennsylvania 87% 7% 6% 865
Rhode Island 87% 7% 6% 180
South Carolina 89% 5% 6% 376
South Dakota 87% 6% 8% 213
Tennessee 88% 5% 7% 524
Texas 87% 7% 6% 1,774
Utah 95% 3% 2% 202
Vermont 81% 12% 7% 121
Virginia 89% 6% 5% 555
Washington 81% 11% 8% 382
West Virginia 93% 1% 6% 234
Wisconsin 88% 3% 8% 349
Wyoming 87% 5% 8% 219

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 78% 15% 7% 419
Alaska 68% 27% 5% 167
Arizona 69% 23% 8% 412
Arkansas 84% 11% 6% 234
California 66% 26% 8% 1,965
Colorado 68% 24% 8% 270
Connecticut 61% 30% 9% 192
Delaware 67% 23% 10% 183
District of Columbia 70% 23% 8% 155
Florida 71% 22% 7% 1,285
Georgia 79% 15% 7% 713
Hawaii 65% 23% 11% 181
Idaho 69% 22% 9% 208
Illinois 72% 19% 9% 818
Indiana 78% 15% 7% 425
Iowa 73% 19% 7% 219
Kansas 73% 18% 9% 206
Kentucky 89% 8% 3% 329
Louisiana 81% 13% 6% 342
Maine 68% 22% 9% 154
Maryland 68% 24% 7% 388
Massachusetts 58% 32% 10% 282
Michigan 76% 17% 7% 624
Minnesota 68% 22% 11% 340
Mississippi 83% 13% 4% 254
Missouri 78% 15% 7% 444
Montana 63% 32% 5% 192
Nebraska 70% 23% 7% 213
Nevada 64% 25% 11% 177
New Hampshire 63% 31% 7% 132
New Jersey 67% 24% 9% 500
New Mexico 69% 23% 8% 188
New York 65% 27% 8% 1,060
North Carolina 80% 13% 7% 732
North Dakota 71% 22% 7% 229
Ohio 75% 19% 6% 771
Oklahoma 78% 16% 6% 289
Oregon 64% 28% 8% 218
Pennsylvania 72% 20% 8% 865
Rhode Island 68% 21% 11% 180
South Carolina 79% 11% 10% 376
South Dakota 71% 18% 12% 213
Tennessee 84% 12% 5% 524
Texas 75% 19% 6% 1,774
Utah 57% 38% 6% 202
Vermont 60% 33% 7% 121
Virginia 78% 15% 7% 555
Washington 63% 28% 9% 382
West Virginia 86% 7% 6% 234
Wisconsin 75% 16% 9% 349
Wyoming 68% 23% 9% 219

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 52% 13% 36% 419
Alaska 46% 33% 21% 167
Arizona 50% 21% 29% 412
Arkansas 49% 15% 36% 234
California 35% 21% 44% 1,965
Colorado 56% 15% 30% 270
Connecticut 36% 20% 45% 192
Delaware 35% 14% 51% 183
District of Columbia 14% 15% 71% 155
Florida 41% 18% 41% 1,285
Georgia 43% 18% 39% 713
Hawaii 34% 20% 46% 181
Idaho 60% 16% 24% 208
Illinois 39% 19% 42% 818
Indiana 47% 19% 34% 425
Iowa 49% 18% 33% 219
Kansas 54% 20% 26% 206
Kentucky 45% 14% 41% 329
Louisiana 42% 13% 45% 342
Maine 46% 20% 34% 154
Maryland 33% 13% 54% 388
Massachusetts 31% 18% 51% 282
Michigan 40% 16% 43% 624
Minnesota 47% 15% 38% 340
Mississippi 45% 14% 41% 254
Missouri 45% 16% 39% 444
Montana 57% 20% 23% 192
Nebraska 56% 13% 31% 213
Nevada 43% 16% 42% 177
New Hampshire 46% 20% 34% 132
New Jersey 36% 20% 44% 500
New Mexico 47% 17% 37% 188
New York 32% 20% 47% 1,060
North Carolina 45% 16% 40% 732
North Dakota 57% 18% 25% 229
Ohio 46% 17% 36% 771
Oklahoma 51% 15% 34% 289
Oregon 41% 24% 35% 218
Pennsylvania 47% 14% 39% 865
Rhode Island 35% 25% 40% 180
South Carolina 48% 17% 35% 376
South Dakota 57% 6% 37% 213
Tennessee 54% 12% 34% 524
Texas 44% 21% 35% 1,774
Utah 71% 12% 17% 202
Vermont 41% 19% 40% 121
Virginia 47% 20% 33% 555
Washington 43% 24% 33% 382
West Virginia 45% 13% 42% 234
Wisconsin 51% 18% 31% 349
Wyoming 67% 17% 16% 219

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 55% 28% 10% 7% 419
Alaska 45% 31% 17% 7% 167
Arizona 48% 31% 14% 7% 412
Arkansas 50% 31% 13% 5% 234
California 39% 35% 20% 6% 1,965
Colorado 48% 29% 18% 5% 270
Connecticut 42% 35% 17% 7% 192
Delaware 37% 35% 21% 8% 183
District of Columbia 22% 47% 17% 15% 155
Florida 45% 28% 20% 8% 1,285
Georgia 48% 30% 15% 7% 713
Hawaii 35% 42% 17% 6% 181
Idaho 51% 28% 17% 4% 208
Illinois 39% 35% 20% 6% 818
Indiana 52% 28% 14% 6% 425
Iowa 47% 30% 17% 6% 219
Kansas 49% 30% 19% 2% 206
Kentucky 48% 28% 16% 7% 329
Louisiana 54% 28% 11% 6% 342
Maine 47% 26% 21% 6% 154
Maryland 32% 35% 24% 8% 388
Massachusetts 33% 36% 23% 8% 282
Michigan 45% 27% 19% 9% 624
Minnesota 47% 28% 20% 5% 340
Mississippi 52% 25% 16% 7% 254
Missouri 46% 28% 18% 8% 444
Montana 56% 27% 12% 5% 192
Nebraska 49% 32% 13% 6% 213
Nevada 39% 39% 17% 5% 177
New Hampshire 50% 30% 18% 2% 132
New Jersey 36% 37% 20% 7% 500
New Mexico 44% 31% 14% 11% 188
New York 37% 34% 23% 6% 1,060
North Carolina 47% 29% 18% 6% 732
North Dakota 53% 27% 17% 3% 229
Ohio 48% 29% 15% 7% 771
Oklahoma 44% 38% 12% 5% 289
Oregon 37% 33% 23% 7% 218
Pennsylvania 45% 30% 17% 9% 865
Rhode Island 35% 38% 18% 8% 180
South Carolina 52% 32% 10% 6% 376
South Dakota 51% 32% 11% 6% 213
Tennessee 54% 23% 14% 8% 524
Texas 45% 30% 17% 8% 1,774
Utah 57% 29% 9% 5% 202
Vermont 48% 26% 24% 3% 121
Virginia 47% 36% 13% 5% 555
Washington 42% 31% 21% 6% 382
West Virginia 51% 28% 14% 6% 234
Wisconsin 52% 35% 10% 3% 349
Wyoming 50% 29% 12% 9% 219

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 56% 40% 2% 1% 419
Alaska 65% 31% < 1% 4% 167
Arizona 63% 32% 2% 3% 412
Arkansas 54% 42% < 1% 3% 234
California 48% 46% 4% 3% 1,965
Colorado 61% 31% 3% 4% 270
Connecticut 57% 41% 2% < 1% 192
Delaware 49% 41% 5% 5% 183
District of Columbia 27% 64% 4% 5% 155
Florida 49% 42% 4% 5% 1,285
Georgia 51% 44% 2% 3% 713
Hawaii 51% 40% 5% 4% 181
Idaho 70% 25% 2% 3% 208
Illinois 55% 40% 2% 3% 818
Indiana 61% 31% 5% 3% 425
Iowa 63% 32% 1% 5% 219
Kansas 69% 25% 2% 4% 206
Kentucky 54% 36% 5% 4% 329
Louisiana 52% 43% 3% 3% 342
Maine 62% 26% 6% 6% 154
Maryland 51% 42% 2% 5% 388
Massachusetts 49% 40% 5% 6% 282
Michigan 58% 35% 4% 3% 624
Minnesota 62% 30% 3% 5% 340
Mississippi 54% 41% 2% 3% 254
Missouri 62% 31% 2% 4% 444
Montana 71% 22% 4% 3% 192
Nebraska 76% 21% < 1% 3% 213
Nevada 62% 34% 3% 1% 177
New Hampshire 71% 23% 3% 3% 132
New Jersey 45% 48% 3% 5% 500
New Mexico 50% 43% 3% 4% 188
New York 41% 53% 3% 4% 1,060
North Carolina 53% 39% 3% 5% 732
North Dakota 72% 22% 1% 4% 229
Ohio 61% 32% 3% 5% 771
Oklahoma 60% 33% 3% 4% 289
Oregon 60% 34% 1% 5% 218
Pennsylvania 59% 34% 3% 4% 865
Rhode Island 57% 34% 1% 8% 180
South Carolina 57% 38% 2% 4% 376
South Dakota 73% 23% 3% 1% 213
Tennessee 59% 34% 2% 5% 524
Texas 49% 44% 3% 4% 1,774
Utah 75% 20% 1% 4% 202
Vermont 58% 37% 2% 4% 121
Virginia 61% 35% 2% 3% 555
Washington 59% 32% 5% 3% 382
West Virginia 56% 33% 5% 5% 234
Wisconsin 66% 29% 2% 2% 349
Wyoming 77% 16% 1% 5% 219

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 52% 40% 6% 2% 419
Alaska 52% 39% 6% 3% 167
Arizona 54% 39% 4% 4% 412
Arkansas 51% 46% 2% 2% 234
California 44% 51% 3% 2% 1,965
Colorado 53% 41% 3% 2% 270
Connecticut 46% 51% 3% < 1% 192
Delaware 49% 45% 5% 1% 183
District of Columbia 25% 69% 5% 1% 155
Florida 47% 46% 5% 2% 1,285
Georgia 49% 45% 4% 2% 713
Hawaii 40% 50% 9% < 1% 181
Idaho 51% 40% 6% 3% 208
Illinois 47% 47% 4% 2% 818
Indiana 61% 33% 5% 1% 425
Iowa 44% 53% 3% < 1% 219
Kansas 55% 37% 7% 1% 206
Kentucky 50% 39% 8% 3% 329
Louisiana 50% 43% 3% 4% 342
Maine 48% 42% 6% 4% 154
Maryland 44% 52% 3% 2% 388
Massachusetts 45% 47% 4% 3% 282
Michigan 49% 45% 4% 2% 624
Minnesota 49% 45% 4% 2% 340
Mississippi 49% 43% 4% 3% 254
Missouri 50% 44% 4% 1% 444
Montana 62% 34% 1% 3% 192
Nebraska 63% 34% 2% 1% 213
Nevada 49% 45% 5% 1% 177
New Hampshire 51% 45% 4% < 1% 132
New Jersey 38% 55% 3% 4% 500
New Mexico 48% 46% 2% 4% 188
New York 42% 51% 5% 2% 1,060
North Carolina 45% 48% 5% 2% 732
North Dakota 60% 34% 4% 1% 229
Ohio 50% 44% 4% 2% 771
Oklahoma 50% 44% 3% 3% 289
Oregon 45% 48% 6% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 52% 42% 4% 2% 865
Rhode Island 43% 52% 1% 4% 180
South Carolina 46% 47% 5% 2% 376
South Dakota 55% 42% 2% 2% 213
Tennessee 49% 45% 4% 2% 524
Texas 50% 43% 4% 3% 1,774
Utah 62% 36% 1% < 1% 202
Vermont 49% 44% 4% 2% 121
Virginia 53% 40% 4% 3% 555
Washington 47% 48% 4% 2% 382
West Virginia 44% 50% 5% 1% 234
Wisconsin 55% 39% 3% 3% 349
Wyoming 70% 24% 4% 2% 219

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 33% 62% 4% 419
Alaska 42% 54% 4% 167
Arizona 38% 57% 5% 412
Arkansas 32% 65% 3% 234
California 46% 50% 5% 1,965
Colorado 46% 48% 6% 270
Connecticut 62% 32% 6% 192
Delaware 43% 51% 6% 183
District of Columbia 60% 36% 4% 155
Florida 48% 48% 5% 1,285
Georgia 38% 58% 4% 713
Hawaii 54% 41% 5% 181
Idaho 31% 63% 5% 208
Illinois 44% 53% 3% 818
Indiana 34% 60% 5% 425
Iowa 41% 57% 2% 219
Kansas 37% 60% 3% 206
Kentucky 26% 67% 7% 329
Louisiana 31% 65% 4% 342
Maine 45% 51% 5% 154
Maryland 55% 41% 3% 388
Massachusetts 62% 34% 4% 282
Michigan 43% 53% 4% 624
Minnesota 38% 58% 4% 340
Mississippi 30% 65% 5% 254
Missouri 36% 59% 5% 444
Montana 44% 49% 6% 192
Nebraska 39% 57% 5% 213
Nevada 55% 41% 4% 177
New Hampshire 51% 41% 8% 132
New Jersey 50% 45% 5% 500
New Mexico 37% 61% 3% 188
New York 55% 40% 5% 1,060
North Carolina 40% 53% 7% 732
North Dakota 38% 60% 2% 229
Ohio 39% 55% 5% 771
Oklahoma 42% 53% 5% 289
Oregon 52% 45% 4% 218
Pennsylvania 38% 57% 5% 865
Rhode Island 49% 44% 6% 180
South Carolina 35% 59% 6% 376
South Dakota 41% 56% 3% 213
Tennessee 33% 62% 5% 524
Texas 38% 58% 4% 1,774
Utah 31% 68% 1% 202
Vermont 54% 41% 5% 121
Virginia 45% 52% 3% 555
Washington 44% 50% 6% 382
West Virginia 27% 67% 6% 234
Wisconsin 39% 60% 2% 349
Wyoming 39% 58% 4% 219

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 34% 58% 4% 4% 419
Alaska 46% 43% 8% 4% 167
Arizona 52% 34% 5% 8% 412
Arkansas 36% 55% 6% 4% 234
California 57% 34% 5% 4% 1,965
Colorado 54% 35% 5% 7% 270
Connecticut 67% 27% 2% 5% 192
Delaware 56% 38% 3% 4% 183
District of Columbia 57% 37% 2% 3% 155
Florida 56% 35% 5% 4% 1,285
Georgia 45% 46% 4% 5% 713
Hawaii 58% 35% 3% 4% 181
Idaho 48% 43% 6% 3% 208
Illinois 53% 38% 4% 5% 818
Indiana 43% 48% 5% 4% 425
Iowa 50% 43% 5% 2% 219
Kansas 46% 41% 9% 4% 206
Kentucky 37% 52% 6% 4% 329
Louisiana 46% 42% 7% 5% 342
Maine 57% 34% 4% 5% 154
Maryland 54% 38% 7% 2% 388
Massachusetts 71% 20% 3% 6% 282
Michigan 50% 41% 7% 2% 624
Minnesota 49% 45% 4% 2% 340
Mississippi 36% 59% 4% 1% 254
Missouri 47% 45% 3% 5% 444
Montana 49% 42% 4% 5% 192
Nebraska 50% 43% 4% 3% 213
Nevada 56% 39% 3% 2% 177
New Hampshire 62% 30% 2% 5% 132
New Jersey 63% 30% 3% 4% 500
New Mexico 42% 49% 5% 4% 188
New York 60% 31% 4% 5% 1,060
North Carolina 45% 43% 7% 5% 732
North Dakota 47% 48% 5% 1% 229
Ohio 50% 41% 4% 5% 771
Oklahoma 42% 50% 5% 2% 289
Oregon 53% 38% 7% 3% 218
Pennsylvania 50% 41% 5% 4% 865
Rhode Island 66% 23% 4% 7% 180
South Carolina 43% 50% 5% 3% 376
South Dakota 51% 41% 5% 3% 213
Tennessee 32% 62% 3% 3% 524
Texas 47% 44% 5% 4% 1,774
Utah 41% 51% 4% 5% 202
Vermont 62% 33% 1% 3% 121
Virginia 49% 46% 4% 2% 555
Washington 53% 42% 4% 2% 382
West Virginia 36% 56% 4% 3% 234
Wisconsin 52% 43% 2% 3% 349
Wyoming 46% 44% 5% 5% 219

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 26% 63% 11% 419
Alaska 47% 46% 6% 167
Arizona 43% 49% 8% 412
Arkansas 27% 61% 12% 234
California 49% 44% 7% 1,965
Colorado 48% 44% 8% 270
Connecticut 61% 36% 4% 192
Delaware 44% 51% 5% 183
District of Columbia 46% 40% 14% 155
Florida 42% 49% 9% 1,285
Georgia 34% 57% 9% 713
Hawaii 46% 40% 14% 181
Idaho 33% 54% 13% 208
Illinois 45% 46% 9% 818
Indiana 34% 56% 10% 425
Iowa 41% 52% 6% 219
Kansas 40% 52% 8% 206
Kentucky 29% 62% 10% 329
Louisiana 32% 60% 8% 342
Maine 50% 44% 6% 154
Maryland 48% 44% 9% 388
Massachusetts 56% 31% 13% 282
Michigan 41% 52% 7% 624
Minnesota 44% 51% 5% 340
Mississippi 26% 67% 8% 254
Missouri 37% 56% 7% 444
Montana 40% 46% 14% 192
Nebraska 40% 54% 6% 213
Nevada 42% 53% 5% 177
New Hampshire 56% 38% 6% 132
New Jersey 48% 41% 11% 500
New Mexico 31% 59% 10% 188
New York 51% 40% 9% 1,060
North Carolina 35% 55% 10% 732
North Dakota 39% 56% 5% 229
Ohio 40% 52% 8% 771
Oklahoma 34% 61% 5% 289
Oregon 45% 46% 8% 218
Pennsylvania 39% 51% 10% 865
Rhode Island 55% 36% 9% 180
South Carolina 29% 63% 7% 376
South Dakota 43% 52% 5% 213
Tennessee 26% 67% 7% 524
Texas 36% 55% 9% 1,774
Utah 35% 60% 5% 202
Vermont 57% 36% 7% 121
Virginia 37% 58% 5% 555
Washington 45% 46% 9% 382
West Virginia 30% 61% 9% 234
Wisconsin 44% 53% 3% 349
Wyoming 40% 49% 11% 219

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 50% 42% 3% 5% 419
Alaska 52% 41% 2% 6% 167
Arizona 47% 45% 3% 5% 412
Arkansas 49% 46% 3% 2% 234
California 39% 53% 3% 4% 1,965
Colorado 45% 49% 2% 3% 270
Connecticut 38% 59% 1% 2% 192
Delaware 36% 53% 4% 7% 183
District of Columbia 30% 63% 3% 4% 155
Florida 43% 52% 2% 3% 1,285
Georgia 40% 56% 2% 3% 713
Hawaii 29% 63% 1% 7% 181
Idaho 49% 47% < 1% 3% 208
Illinois 42% 53% 3% 2% 818
Indiana 50% 47% 1% 2% 425
Iowa 38% 56% 4% 3% 219
Kansas 43% 49% 5% 3% 206
Kentucky 53% 41% 3% 4% 329
Louisiana 46% 48% 2% 4% 342
Maine 38% 56% 3% 3% 154
Maryland 35% 60% 2% 3% 388
Massachusetts 35% 57% 3% 5% 282
Michigan 44% 48% 3% 5% 624
Minnesota 42% 52% 2% 5% 340
Mississippi 45% 47% 5% 3% 254
Missouri 46% 49% 2% 3% 444
Montana 70% 27% 3% 1% 192
Nebraska 45% 46% 3% 5% 213
Nevada 46% 46% 3% 5% 177
New Hampshire 36% 60% 3% 1% 132
New Jersey 35% 60% 1% 4% 500
New Mexico 45% 47% 3% 4% 188
New York 36% 59% 2% 3% 1,060
North Carolina 42% 50% 3% 5% 732
North Dakota 50% 43% 2% 5% 229
Ohio 46% 49% 3% 3% 771
Oklahoma 45% 49% 2% 4% 289
Oregon 46% 49% 3% 3% 218
Pennsylvania 47% 48% 3% 2% 865
Rhode Island 37% 58% 2% 3% 180
South Carolina 47% 49% 1% 4% 376
South Dakota 52% 45% 1% 2% 213
Tennessee 47% 46% 3% 4% 524
Texas 40% 53% 3% 3% 1,774
Utah 52% 40% 6% 2% 202
Vermont 39% 55% 2% 4% 121
Virginia 46% 50% 3% 1% 555
Washington 33% 58% 4% 5% 382
West Virginia 55% 37% 4% 4% 234
Wisconsin 44% 51% 2% 2% 349
Wyoming 61% 33% 4% 2% 219

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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
Sample size = 419. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 13% 26% 2% 54% 5% 419
Alaska 12% 30% 4% 49% 5% 167
Arizona 16% 31% 3% 44% 6% 412
Arkansas 9% 32% 2% 54% 4% 234
California 22% 29% 3% 40% 6% 1,965
Colorado 15% 33% 4% 44% 4% 270
Connecticut 21% 34% 1% 40% 4% 192
Delaware 17% 28% 4% 46% 5% 183
District of Columbia 25% 39% 5% 28% 3% 155
Florida 18% 31% 3% 44% 5% 1,285
Georgia 14% 29% 2% 48% 6% 713
Hawaii 23% 31% 4% 40% 2% 181
Idaho 9% 31% 5% 49% 5% 208
Illinois 21% 33% 2% 40% 4% 818
Indiana 11% 32% 2% 52% 3% 425
Iowa 19% 33% 2% 40% 6% 219
Kansas 15% 31% 4% 46% 4% 206
Kentucky 14% 28% 2% 50% 6% 329
Louisiana 12% 30% 2% 49% 7% 342
Maine 23% 24% 6% 40% 7% 154
Maryland 19% 33% 4% 39% 5% 388
Massachusetts 24% 34% 6% 30% 6% 282
Michigan 16% 28% 4% 48% 5% 624
Minnesota 15% 24% 6% 50% 6% 340
Mississippi 13% 23% 3% 58% 4% 254
Missouri 15% 29% 4% 48% 4% 444
Montana 21% 26% 2% 47% 5% 192
Nebraska 18% 35% 3% 40% 4% 213
Nevada 16% 31% 5% 42% 5% 177
New Hampshire 20% 32% < 1% 45% 3% 132
New Jersey 24% 28% 4% 38% 6% 500
New Mexico 12% 33% 4% 49% 2% 188
New York 20% 29% 5% 41% 5% 1,060
North Carolina 13% 33% 4% 44% 6% 732
North Dakota 16% 27% 4% 51% 3% 229
Ohio 13% 29% 5% 46% 6% 771
Oklahoma 13% 28% 1% 50% 8% 289
Oregon 19% 28% 3% 42% 8% 218
Pennsylvania 15% 28% 4% 49% 4% 865
Rhode Island 20% 32% 1% 43% 3% 180
South Carolina 13% 30% 2% 51% 4% 376
South Dakota 15% 25% 3% 52% 5% 213
Tennessee 10% 24% 2% 56% 8% 524
Texas 14% 30% 3% 47% 5% 1,774
Utah 13% 28% 3% 52% 4% 202
Vermont 29% 32% 4% 30% 5% 121
Virginia 11% 35% 3% 47% 4% 555
Washington 18% 25% 7% 46% 4% 382
West Virginia 9% 24% 5% 57% 5% 234
Wisconsin 14% 31% 1% 47% 7% 349
Wyoming 16% 29% 6% 44% 5% 219