State among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 6,792. 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 1% < 1% 2% 1% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 6,792
2007 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 15% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 4% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 2% < 1% 5% 1% 2% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 5,816

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State among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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% 18% 2% 3% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 5% 1% 9% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1,854
Evangelical Protestant 2% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 4% 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 2% 3% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 3% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 10% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 827
Historically Black Protestant 5% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 5% 6% < 1% < 1% 6% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 4% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 4% 2% < 1% 8% < 1% < 1% 7% < 1% 3% < 1% 2% 6% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 175
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 11% 2% 4% < 1% 1% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 8% < 1% 20% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 231
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 1% 1% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 5% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 5% 4% 1% 4% 1% 1% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 2% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1,550
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% 1% 3% 1% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 4% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 2% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 1,614

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Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Arizona 22% 43% 24% 11% 121
California 23% 38% 25% 14% 784
Colorado 28% 36% 24% 12% 115
Florida 20% 30% 25% 25% 368
Georgia 28% 36% 27% 9% 137
Illinois 26% 36% 23% 15% 268
Indiana 26% 38% 20% 16% 124
Maryland 29% 37% 22% 12% 115
Massachusetts 19% 35% 32% 14% 170
Michigan 27% 30% 24% 19% 201
Minnesota 27% 35% 28% 10% 122
Missouri 37% 27% 23% 13% 109
New Jersey 19% 36% 25% 20% 212
New York 22% 29% 32% 17% 417
North Carolina 31% 28% 22% 19% 159
Ohio 22% 43% 20% 15% 206
Pennsylvania 26% 33% 25% 16% 274
Texas 26% 43% 21% 10% 438
Virginia 32% 38% 14% 16% 164
Washington 23% 36% 26% 15% 155
Wisconsin 16% 37% 35% 13% 129

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Arizona 15% 16% 34% 29% 6% < 1% 121
California 16% 14% 32% 29% 9% < 1% 784
Colorado 13% 27% 24% 28% 6% 2% 115
Florida 15% 12% 23% 31% 15% 4% 368
Georgia 21% 14% 30% 30% 6% < 1% 137
Illinois 19% 14% 29% 26% 11% 1% 268
Indiana 13% 18% 33% 23% 12% < 1% 124
Maryland 15% 20% 31% 26% 7% < 1% 115
Massachusetts 8% 18% 27% 36% 8% 1% 170
Michigan 16% 17% 24% 29% 12% 1% 201
Minnesota 19% 15% 28% 30% 8% < 1% 122
Missouri 24% 18% 22% 28% 8% < 1% 109
New Jersey 11% 15% 29% 32% 11% 2% 212
New York 13% 14% 25% 37% 11% 1% 417
North Carolina 17% 17% 26% 28% 12% 1% 159
Ohio 12% 18% 34% 24% 10% 1% 206
Pennsylvania 16% 13% 30% 32% 9% 1% 274
Texas 16% 20% 32% 24% 6% 1% 438
Virginia 18% 21% 31% 17% 12% < 1% 164
Washington 10% 17% 32% 31% 8% 1% 155
Wisconsin 8% 11% 33% 37% 9% 2% 129

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
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Arizona 50% 50% 121
California 51% 49% 803
Colorado 49% 51% 118
Florida 55% 45% 377
Georgia 56% 44% 141
Illinois 48% 52% 274
Indiana 56% 44% 126
Maryland 51% 49% 116
Massachusetts 49% 51% 175
Michigan 51% 49% 203
Minnesota 55% 45% 126
Missouri 59% 41% 110
New Jersey 47% 53% 220
New York 47% 53% 425
North Carolina 52% 48% 161
Ohio 52% 48% 208
Pennsylvania 52% 48% 275
Texas 53% 47% 443
Virginia 51% 49% 168
Washington 55% 45% 156
Wisconsin 55% 45% 131

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Arizona 58% 4% 2% 30% 6% 119
California 39% 3% 14% 42% 2% 792
Colorado 67% < 1% 2% 28% 3% 116
Florida 65% 5% 2% 25% 3% 373
Georgia 61% 22% 2% 11% 4% 141
Illinois 65% 8% 4% 18% 4% 273
Indiana 76% 13% 1% 9% 1% 125
Maryland 66% 17% 3% 6% 8% 116
Massachusetts 82% 3% 2% 8% 5% 173
Michigan 85% 6% 2% 4% 3% 201
Minnesota 88% < 1% 1% 4% 7% 125
Missouri 83% 9% 2% 6% 1% 110
New Jersey 63% 6% 11% 17% 3% 219
New York 63% 7% 3% 24% 3% 419
North Carolina 73% 10% 1% 14% 2% 160
Ohio 86% 9% 2% 2% 1% 206
Pennsylvania 83% 7% 3% 6% 2% 273
Texas 43% 5% 3% 46% 3% 440
Virginia 64% 13% 7% 13% 2% 166
Washington 71% 5% 4% 12% 8% 152
Wisconsin 90% 2% 1% 5% 2% 131

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Arizona 23% 13% 65% 121
California 41% 17% 43% 790
Colorado 18% 12% 71% 117
Florida 27% 11% 62% 374
Georgia 16% 6% 78% 139
Illinois 18% 12% 71% 270
Indiana 10% 3% 87% 126
Maryland 16% 10% 74% 116
Massachusetts 13% 14% 73% 175
Michigan 6% 6% 88% 202
Minnesota 2% 5% 93% 126
Missouri 6% 5% 89% 107
New Jersey 29% 13% 58% 214
New York 25% 13% 62% 413
North Carolina 13% 8% 79% 160
Ohio 6% 9% 85% 206
Pennsylvania 8% 5% 87% 270
Texas 36% 12% 51% 437
Virginia 16% 14% 71% 167
Washington 13% 10% 77% 155
Wisconsin 6% 11% 83% 129

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 44% 15% 25% 16% 116
California 39% 17% 22% 22% 703
Colorado 28% 19% 19% 34% 109
Florida 35% 23% 25% 18% 323
Georgia 31% 23% 21% 24% 126
Illinois 31% 24% 25% 20% 235
Indiana 41% 20% 25% 14% 120
Maryland 18% 16% 37% 29% 105
Massachusetts 25% 18% 26% 31% 149
Michigan 34% 26% 27% 13% 182
Minnesota 27% 15% 26% 31% 114
New Jersey 25% 14% 25% 36% 195
New York 34% 22% 25% 19% 345
North Carolina 37% 17% 26% 21% 142
Ohio 41% 18% 26% 15% 190
Pennsylvania 35% 13% 27% 25% 238
Texas 45% 18% 19% 18% 393
Virginia 18% 22% 29% 31% 148
Washington 31% 19% 28% 22% 142
Wisconsin 23% 18% 43% 16% 108

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Arizona 48% 29% 12% 11% 121
California 49% 23% 16% 12% 795
Colorado 33% 31% 20% 17% 118
Florida 42% 31% 14% 13% 372
Georgia 45% 19% 19% 17% 141
Illinois 37% 33% 19% 12% 273
Indiana 51% 31% 13% 5% 125
Maryland 37% 20% 20% 22% 116
Massachusetts 33% 35% 15% 17% 175
Michigan 38% 36% 17% 9% 203
Minnesota 33% 37% 19% 11% 125
Missouri 43% 23% 19% 14% 110
New Jersey 36% 23% 21% 19% 219
New York 40% 29% 18% 12% 423
North Carolina 36% 34% 10% 20% 161
Ohio 38% 35% 18% 9% 208
Pennsylvania 42% 30% 17% 11% 275
Texas 51% 27% 13% 10% 442
Virginia 20% 34% 27% 18% 168
Washington 31% 42% 19% 8% 156
Wisconsin 35% 38% 20% 7% 130

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Arizona 42% 13% 23% 2% 21% 121
California 47% 12% 9% 4% 28% 798
Colorado 47% 13% 7% 2% 31% 118
Florida 47% 12% 13% 7% 21% 376
Georgia 47% 5% 17% 2% 29% 140
Illinois 44% 11% 10% 5% 30% 272
Indiana 40% 8% 13% 8% 32% 126
Maryland 47% 7% 11% 4% 32% 116
Massachusetts 46% 10% 16% 6% 22% 175
Michigan 46% 12% 11% 6% 25% 203
Minnesota 46% 10% 10% 4% 30% 126
Missouri 38% 11% 14% 7% 30% 110
New Jersey 55% 7% 10% 7% 21% 220
New York 44% 8% 12% 7% 29% 420
North Carolina 41% 8% 13% 8% 31% 161
Ohio 43% 11% 15% 4% 26% 208
Pennsylvania 48% 10% 9% 5% 28% 274
Texas 47% 10% 13% 5% 27% 442
Virginia 48% 9% 11% 2% 30% 168
Washington 49% 13% 13% 2% 21% 156
Wisconsin 65% 5% 9% 5% 16% 131

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Arizona 32% 68% 121
California 33% 67% 802
Colorado 31% 69% 118
Florida 24% 76% 375
Georgia 24% 76% 140
Illinois 26% 74% 274
Indiana 28% 72% 126
Maryland 27% 73% 116
Massachusetts 24% 76% 175
Michigan 31% 69% 203
Minnesota 26% 74% 126
Missouri 32% 68% 110
New Jersey 32% 68% 220
New York 21% 79% 423
North Carolina 27% 73% 161
Ohio 33% 67% 207
Pennsylvania 31% 69% 274
Texas 37% 63% 443
Virginia 34% 66% 167
Washington 32% 68% 156
Wisconsin 38% 62% 129

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know 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.
Arizona 24% 47% 25% 3% 1% 121
California 31% 43% 18% 8% 1% 803
Colorado 22% 56% 17% 6% < 1% 118
Florida 30% 43% 22% 5% < 1% 377
Georgia 31% 45% 20% 3% 1% 141
Illinois 25% 49% 20% 6% 1% 274
Indiana 25% 48% 22% 4% 1% 126
Maryland 20% 41% 32% 6% 1% 116
Massachusetts 21% 44% 18% 16% 1% 175
Michigan 18% 47% 23% 11% 1% 203
Minnesota 19% 48% 23% 10% < 1% 126
Missouri 18% 51% 25% 6% < 1% 110
New Jersey 29% 50% 12% 8% 1% 220
New York 27% 51% 15% 7% 1% 425
North Carolina 29% 48% 14% 7% 1% 161
Ohio 23% 48% 22% 6% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 20% 52% 20% 7% 1% 275
Texas 43% 40% 13% 4% < 1% 443
Virginia 23% 51% 18% 7% < 1% 168
Washington 21% 35% 32% 11% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 19% 54% 22% 4% 1% 131

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 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.
Arizona 15% 45% 40% 1% 121
California 21% 44% 35% < 1% 803
Colorado 15% 44% 40% 1% 118
Florida 20% 39% 42% < 1% 377
Georgia 14% 54% 33% < 1% 141
Illinois 15% 47% 38% < 1% 274
Indiana 16% 44% 37% 3% 126
Maryland 14% 39% 47% < 1% 116
Massachusetts 14% 34% 51% < 1% 175
Michigan 16% 36% 48% < 1% 203
Minnesota 15% 51% 34% < 1% 126
Missouri 15% 38% 45% 2% 110
New Jersey 27% 45% 28% < 1% 220
New York 21% 41% 38% 1% 425
North Carolina 19% 43% 38% < 1% 161
Ohio 17% 45% 38% < 1% 208
Pennsylvania 14% 47% 39% < 1% 275
Texas 32% 38% 29% 1% 443
Virginia 18% 56% 26% < 1% 168
Washington 17% 40% 41% 2% 156
Wisconsin 14% 54% 32% 1% 131

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know 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.
Arizona 36% 27% 6% 30% 1% 121
California 40% 22% 12% 25% 1% 803
Colorado 35% 26% 8% 30% 1% 118
Florida 38% 21% 15% 26% 1% 377
Georgia 33% 26% 12% 29% < 1% 141
Illinois 36% 22% 13% 28% < 1% 274
Indiana 32% 35% 8% 24% 1% 126
Maryland 28% 29% 9% 33% < 1% 116
Massachusetts 29% 21% 9% 41% < 1% 175
Michigan 27% 25% 13% 34% 1% 203
Minnesota 22% 35% 13% 30% 1% 126
Missouri 24% 25% 17% 34% < 1% 110
New Jersey 37% 23% 13% 27% 1% 220
New York 35% 20% 15% 30% 1% 425
North Carolina 41% 25% 7% 26% 1% 161
Ohio 34% 29% 9% 27% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 31% 25% 14% 29% < 1% 275
Texas 38% 29% 8% 24% < 1% 443
Virginia 33% 25% 16% 24% 1% 168
Washington 24% 23% 15% 38% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 30% 30% 11% 29% < 1% 131

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 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.
Arizona 15% 9% 14% 62% < 1% 121
California 11% 11% 10% 68% 1% 803
Colorado 5% 8% 11% 76% 1% 118
Florida 14% 3% 10% 73% < 1% 377
Georgia 12% 8% 9% 72% < 1% 141
Illinois 7% 8% 9% 76% < 1% 274
Indiana 18% 8% 10% 65% < 1% 126
Maryland 4% 5% 8% 83% < 1% 116
Massachusetts 6% 5% 8% 81% < 1% 175
Michigan 6% 8% 4% 81% < 1% 203
Minnesota 9% 5% 3% 82% < 1% 126
Missouri 9% 1% 5% 85% < 1% 110
New Jersey 12% 8% 8% 71% 1% 220
New York 8% 10% 5% 76% < 1% 425
North Carolina 8% 6% 11% 75% 1% 161
Ohio 8% 7% 8% 77% < 1% 208
Pennsylvania 6% 5% 4% 84% < 1% 275
Texas 17% 12% 9% 62% < 1% 443
Virginia 11% 10% 3% 76% < 1% 168
Washington 11% 5% 6% 77% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 5% 6% 13% 75% 2% 131

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 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.
Arizona 21% 14% 5% 57% 4% 121
California 36% 12% 6% 44% 2% 803
Colorado 35% 16% 6% 43% < 1% 118
Florida 32% 11% 4% 52% 1% 377
Georgia 28% 15% 7% 49% 1% 141
Illinois 29% 11% 5% 55% 1% 274
Indiana 27% 6% 3% 63% < 1% 126
Maryland 29% 10% 5% 56% < 1% 116
Massachusetts 25% 10% 4% 60% < 1% 175
Michigan 26% 8% 3% 62% 2% 203
Minnesota 29% 11% 4% 55% < 1% 126
Missouri 25% 10% 4% 62% < 1% 110
New Jersey 30% 14% 7% 48% < 1% 220
New York 34% 10% 7% 46% 2% 425
North Carolina 29% 13% 3% 53% 2% 161
Ohio 23% 10% 6% 60% < 1% 208
Pennsylvania 29% 10% 8% 53% < 1% 275
Texas 39% 13% 6% 41% 2% 443
Virginia 33% 16% 7% 43% < 1% 168
Washington 33% 12% 5% 48% 1% 156
Wisconsin 24% 10% 5% 61% < 1% 131

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 34% 19% 15% 27% 4% 121
California 48% 19% 14% 16% 2% 803
Colorado 49% 17% 21% 12% 1% 118
Florida 52% 18% 13% 17% 1% 377
Georgia 41% 23% 15% 20% 1% 141
Illinois 45% 20% 10% 24% 1% 274
Indiana 37% 23% 9% 30% 1% 126
Maryland 45% 19% 17% 17% 2% 116
Massachusetts 39% 21% 15% 25% < 1% 175
Michigan 37% 22% 14% 25% 1% 203
Minnesota 37% 25% 17% 22% < 1% 126
Missouri 35% 23% 17% 24% 1% 110
New Jersey 47% 17% 17% 18% 1% 220
New York 40% 18% 17% 24% 1% 425
North Carolina 40% 26% 16% 17% 1% 161
Ohio 35% 22% 19% 23% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 38% 22% 16% 23% 1% 275
Texas 49% 16% 16% 17% 2% 443
Virginia 39% 23% 20% 17% 1% 168
Washington 35% 20% 17% 27% 1% 156
Wisconsin 41% 20% 11% 28% < 1% 131

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 38% 17% 12% 29% 5% 121
California 42% 16% 19% 21% 2% 803
Colorado 41% 20% 14% 22% 4% 118
Florida 45% 18% 16% 20% 1% 377
Georgia 45% 14% 16% 23% 1% 141
Illinois 40% 16% 15% 28% < 1% 274
Indiana 34% 16% 14% 35% < 1% 126
Maryland 39% 16% 18% 26% 1% 116
Massachusetts 40% 18% 19% 22% 1% 175
Michigan 34% 18% 21% 26% 2% 203
Minnesota 33% 25% 15% 27% < 1% 126
Missouri 35% 16% 17% 29% 3% 110
New Jersey 37% 17% 23% 23% < 1% 220
New York 45% 14% 14% 25% 1% 425
North Carolina 43% 14% 17% 25% 1% 161
Ohio 35% 17% 18% 28% < 1% 208
Pennsylvania 38% 23% 13% 25% 1% 275
Texas 49% 16% 15% 17% 2% 443
Virginia 45% 21% 21% 12% 1% 168
Washington 44% 12% 20% 24% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 35% 19% 24% 22% < 1% 131

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 13% 16% 58% 11% 2% 121
California 19% 16% 48% 14% 3% 803
Colorado 14% 16% 52% 12% 6% 118
Florida 14% 16% 57% 11% 3% 377
Georgia 16% 11% 57% 14% 2% 141
Illinois 12% 15% 57% 13% 2% 274
Indiana 11% 14% 60% 15% < 1% 126
Maryland 11% 13% 64% 11% 1% 116
Massachusetts 4% 9% 70% 15% 1% 175
Michigan 10% 11% 61% 14% 3% 203
Minnesota 5% 22% 64% 8% 1% 126
Missouri 9% 17% 58% 13% 4% 110
New Jersey 16% 11% 59% 10% 4% 220
New York 17% 13% 58% 11% 2% 425
North Carolina 13% 17% 55% 13% 2% 161
Ohio 14% 11% 64% 9% 2% 208
Pennsylvania 10% 13% 64% 11% 1% 275
Texas 26% 12% 47% 15% < 1% 443
Virginia 17% 11% 56% 14% 2% 168
Washington 10% 17% 57% 15% 1% 156
Wisconsin 14% 14% 60% 9% 2% 131

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 27% 65% 2% 5% 121
California 23% 74% 1% 2% 803
Colorado 39% 57% 1% 4% 118
Florida 24% 74% 2% < 1% 377
Georgia 26% 73% 1% < 1% 141
Illinois 18% 81% 2% < 1% 274
Indiana 28% 72% < 1% < 1% 126
Maryland 26% 70% 4% < 1% 116
Massachusetts 21% 78% 1% 1% 175
Michigan 19% 79% 2% 1% 203
Minnesota 21% 78% 1% 1% 126
Missouri 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 110
New Jersey 24% 73% 1% 2% 220
New York 22% 75% 2% 1% 425
North Carolina 27% 68% 3% 2% 161
Ohio 28% 72% < 1% < 1% 208
Pennsylvania 27% 72% 1% < 1% 275
Texas 25% 71% 1% 2% 443
Virginia 26% 74% 1% < 1% 168
Washington 23% 75% 1% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 26% 71% 3% < 1% 131

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 17% 7% 8% 64% 4% 121
California 18% 11% 10% 60% 1% 803
Colorado 11% 13% 13% 62% 1% 118
Florida 15% 10% 13% 61% 1% 377
Georgia 19% 15% 10% 57% < 1% 141
Illinois 13% 9% 16% 62% < 1% 274
Indiana 16% 8% 12% 64% 1% 126
Maryland 14% 5% 7% 72% 2% 116
Massachusetts 6% 8% 8% 77% 1% 175
Michigan 8% 12% 11% 69% < 1% 203
Minnesota 7% 9% 13% 70% < 1% 126
Missouri 11% 11% 6% 72% < 1% 110
New Jersey 14% 10% 10% 65% < 1% 220
New York 15% 8% 9% 68% < 1% 425
North Carolina 19% 19% 13% 49% 1% 161
Ohio 11% 10% 7% 71% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 12% 7% 9% 72% < 1% 275
Texas 20% 11% 12% 56% 1% 443
Virginia 17% 13% 7% 63% < 1% 168
Washington 14% 9% 8% 69% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 8% 8% 13% 71% < 1% 131

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 12% 31% 1% 44% 12% 121
California 19% 24% 1% 46% 10% 803
Colorado 9% 25% 4% 50% 11% 118
Florida 15% 24% 1% 52% 7% 377
Georgia 19% 28% 1% 44% 9% 141
Illinois 14% 34% 1% 45% 6% 274
Indiana 25% 33% 2% 33% 7% 126
Maryland 11% 29% < 1% 52% 9% 116
Massachusetts 6% 23% 2% 63% 5% 175
Michigan 10% 29% 1% 51% 9% 203
Minnesota 6% 27% < 1% 52% 14% 126
Missouri 11% 22% < 1% 55% 13% 110
New Jersey 16% 27% < 1% 49% 8% 220
New York 15% 22% 1% 52% 10% 425
North Carolina 10% 34% 1% 49% 6% 161
Ohio 10% 34% 2% 46% 8% 208
Pennsylvania 11% 25% 1% 57% 6% 275
Texas 28% 27% 1% 37% 7% 443
Virginia 8% 29% 3% 50% 10% 168
Washington 11% 21% 1% 55% 12% 156
Wisconsin 11% 37% 2% 41% 8% 131

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 71% 22% 7% 121
California 69% 23% 8% 803
Colorado 55% 30% 16% 118
Florida 64% 25% 11% 377
Georgia 67% 27% 6% 141
Illinois 71% 19% 10% 274
Indiana 77% 13% 10% 126
Maryland 67% 22% 11% 116
Massachusetts 58% 29% 14% 175
Michigan 74% 17% 10% 203
Minnesota 86% 12% 2% 126
Missouri 73% 19% 8% 110
New Jersey 66% 24% 10% 220
New York 71% 22% 7% 425
North Carolina 73% 21% 5% 161
Ohio 75% 20% 5% 208
Pennsylvania 71% 22% 7% 275
Texas 73% 19% 8% 443
Virginia 74% 20% 6% 168
Washington 59% 31% 10% 156
Wisconsin 75% 15% 10% 131

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 51% 39% 10% 121
California 51% 41% 9% 803
Colorado 32% 48% 19% 118
Florida 49% 43% 8% 377
Georgia 49% 43% 8% 141
Illinois 47% 43% 9% 274
Indiana 62% 32% 6% 126
Maryland 41% 46% 14% 116
Massachusetts 33% 53% 14% 175
Michigan 48% 41% 11% 203
Minnesota 50% 46% 4% 126
Missouri 51% 42% 7% 110
New Jersey 44% 45% 10% 220
New York 44% 45% 11% 425
North Carolina 59% 37% 4% 161
Ohio 51% 40% 9% 208
Pennsylvania 50% 43% 7% 275
Texas 55% 35% 10% 443
Virginia 48% 42% 10% 168
Washington 35% 54% 10% 156
Wisconsin 51% 40% 9% 131

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Arizona 35% 24% 40% 121
California 28% 22% 50% 803
Colorado 26% 21% 54% 118
Florida 37% 18% 46% 377
Georgia 40% 13% 47% 141
Illinois 31% 19% 50% 274
Indiana 37% 18% 45% 126
Maryland 40% 18% 41% 116
Massachusetts 30% 12% 57% 175
Michigan 30% 24% 46% 203
Minnesota 36% 16% 48% 126
Missouri 36% 25% 39% 110
New Jersey 21% 16% 63% 220
New York 27% 19% 54% 425
North Carolina 37% 15% 47% 161
Ohio 39% 17% 44% 208
Pennsylvania 30% 18% 52% 275
Texas 32% 21% 47% 443
Virginia 32% 10% 57% 168
Washington 27% 25% 48% 156
Wisconsin 38% 12% 50% 131

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 30% 33% 29% 8% 121
California 26% 37% 33% 4% 803
Colorado 21% 41% 31% 7% 118
Florida 28% 41% 26% 5% 377
Georgia 29% 42% 27% 1% 141
Illinois 25% 37% 32% 6% 274
Indiana 28% 32% 28% 12% 126
Maryland 23% 47% 22% 8% 116
Massachusetts 27% 36% 33% 4% 175
Michigan 22% 44% 28% 6% 203
Minnesota 26% 37% 30% 7% 126
Missouri 26% 42% 24% 9% 110
New Jersey 19% 40% 35% 6% 220
New York 26% 34% 32% 7% 425
North Carolina 28% 40% 31% < 1% 161
Ohio 25% 38% 30% 6% 208
Pennsylvania 26% 43% 27% 3% 275
Texas 27% 39% 29% 5% 443
Virginia 26% 42% 26% 6% 168
Washington 20% 40% 32% 8% 156
Wisconsin 35% 38% 22% 5% 131

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 53% 45% < 1% 2% 121
California 38% 56% 3% 3% 803
Colorado 43% 47% 8% 2% 118
Florida 47% 49% 2% 3% 377
Georgia 50% 42% 5% 3% 141
Illinois 45% 47% 4% 3% 274
Indiana 46% 49% < 1% 4% 126
Maryland 55% 43% < 1% 2% 116
Massachusetts 52% 42% 1% 4% 175
Michigan 51% 39% 3% 7% 203
Minnesota 63% 34% 3% < 1% 126
Missouri 56% 38% 1% 5% 110
New Jersey 41% 53% 4% 3% 220
New York 44% 51% 4% 2% 425
North Carolina 48% 48% 3% 1% 161
Ohio 53% 38% 5% 4% 208
Pennsylvania 59% 37% 2% 3% 275
Texas 37% 57% 2% 5% 443
Virginia 46% 49% 4% 1% 168
Washington 57% 41% < 1% 2% 156
Wisconsin 65% 32% 2% 1% 131

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 47% 48% 5% 1% 121
California 38% 56% 4% 2% 803
Colorado 37% 58% 3% 2% 118
Florida 49% 49% 1% 1% 377
Georgia 42% 52% 3% 2% 141
Illinois 38% 58% 2% 2% 274
Indiana 51% 44% 4% < 1% 126
Maryland 48% 47% 4% 1% 116
Massachusetts 41% 57% 1% < 1% 175
Michigan 39% 58% 2% 1% 203
Minnesota 43% 51% 6% < 1% 126
Missouri 42% 54% 2% 2% 110
New Jersey 41% 57% 2% < 1% 220
New York 38% 55% 4% 2% 425
North Carolina 45% 52% 2% 1% 161
Ohio 48% 48% 3% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 47% 47% 4% 2% 275
Texas 40% 54% 3% 3% 443
Virginia 38% 53% 7% 2% 168
Washington 40% 54% 3% 3% 156
Wisconsin 49% 48% 1% 2% 131

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 56% 41% 3% 121
California 61% 34% 4% 803
Colorado 64% 35% 1% 118
Florida 66% 29% 5% 377
Georgia 67% 30% 3% 141
Illinois 68% 28% 3% 274
Indiana 53% 44% 3% 126
Maryland 71% 26% 4% 116
Massachusetts 77% 19% 5% 175
Michigan 67% 30% 3% 203
Minnesota 65% 32% 3% 126
Missouri 58% 39% 3% 110
New Jersey 70% 27% 3% 220
New York 67% 28% 5% 425
North Carolina 68% 27% 6% 161
Ohio 61% 39% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 69% 27% 4% 275
Texas 52% 42% 6% 443
Virginia 73% 25% 2% 168
Washington 70% 26% 4% 156
Wisconsin 60% 38% 2% 131

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 75% 15% 8% 2% 121
California 78% 16% 3% 3% 803
Colorado 78% 12% 5% 5% 118
Florida 73% 22% 2% 2% 377
Georgia 77% 18% 5% < 1% 141
Illinois 80% 17% 3% < 1% 274
Indiana 68% 23% 3% 7% 126
Maryland 82% 14% 2% 1% 116
Massachusetts 87% 10% 3% < 1% 175
Michigan 83% 12% 3% 2% 203
Minnesota 85% 15% < 1% < 1% 126
Missouri 80% 19% < 1% 1% 110
New Jersey 81% 12% 3% 3% 220
New York 81% 13% 5% 1% 425
North Carolina 73% 21% 3% 3% 161
Ohio 76% 16% 3% 5% 208
Pennsylvania 76% 17% 3% 3% 275
Texas 73% 21% 2% 4% 443
Virginia 86% 9% 3% 2% 168
Washington 82% 12% 3% 4% 156
Wisconsin 80% 18% < 1% 1% 131

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 75% 17% 9% 121
California 70% 24% 6% 803
Colorado 69% 23% 8% 118
Florida 65% 26% 9% 377
Georgia 71% 26% 2% 141
Illinois 75% 18% 7% 274
Indiana 56% 32% 12% 126
Maryland 68% 23% 9% 116
Massachusetts 82% 14% 4% 175
Michigan 74% 17% 9% 203
Minnesota 76% 18% 6% 126
Missouri 69% 27% 3% 110
New Jersey 72% 23% 6% 220
New York 69% 23% 8% 425
North Carolina 66% 24% 9% 161
Ohio 65% 27% 7% 208
Pennsylvania 70% 21% 9% 275
Texas 61% 32% 7% 443
Virginia 72% 15% 13% 168
Washington 70% 20% 10% 156
Wisconsin 68% 24% 8% 131

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 36% 62% 1% 1% 121
California 32% 62% 2% 4% 803
Colorado 29% 64% 1% 6% 118
Florida 36% 60% 1% 3% 377
Georgia 37% 59% 4% < 1% 141
Illinois 34% 63% 2% 1% 274
Indiana 38% 56% 3% 2% 126
Maryland 36% 60% 1% 3% 116
Massachusetts 36% 62% 1% 1% 175
Michigan 32% 59% 5% 4% 203
Minnesota 32% 65% 2% 1% 126
Missouri 37% 57% 4% 2% 110
New Jersey 29% 64% 4% 3% 220
New York 27% 67% 2% 4% 425
North Carolina 35% 62% 1% 2% 161
Ohio 34% 61% 4% 1% 208
Pennsylvania 34% 63% 2% 1% 275
Texas 32% 62% 2% 4% 443
Virginia 24% 75% < 1% 1% 168
Washington 30% 68% < 1% 1% 156
Wisconsin 34% 64% < 1% 1% 131

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 47% 23% 4% 23% 3% 121
California 48% 22% 7% 19% 4% 803
Colorado 47% 23% 5% 19% 6% 118
Florida 45% 26% 5% 20% 4% 377
Georgia 40% 32% 6% 18% 5% 141
Illinois 48% 22% 6% 21% 3% 274
Indiana 36% 31% 7% 20% 7% 126
Maryland 59% 30% 4% 6% 1% 116
Massachusetts 51% 24% 7% 17% 1% 175
Michigan 50% 23% 5% 19% 3% 203
Minnesota 46% 25% 10% 17% 2% 126
Missouri 49% 24% 6% 19% 1% 110
New Jersey 48% 23% 6% 20% 3% 220
New York 41% 28% 6% 23% 3% 425
North Carolina 48% 21% 5% 21% 4% 161
Ohio 44% 29% 6% 18% 2% 208
Pennsylvania 48% 26% 3% 20% 3% 275
Texas 43% 25% 4% 23% 4% 443
Virginia 53% 27% 2% 15% 2% 168
Washington 51% 23% 9% 13% 3% 156
Wisconsin 46% 27% 4% 17% 5% 131