State among adults who do not believe in God

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 3,414. 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% 16% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 8% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 3,414
2007 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 18% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 4% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 9% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 3% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1,643

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State among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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% < 1% < 1% 11% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 4% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 5% < 1% 114
Jewish < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 19% 1% 3% 1% 2% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 4% 5% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 15% < 1% 17% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 161
Mainline Protestant < 1% < 1% 4% 1% 14% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 111
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 16% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 8% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 2,736

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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California 36% 35% 16% 13% 499
Florida 30% 35% 19% 16% 201
Illinois 42% 31% 14% 13% 116
Massachusetts 35% 40% 13% 12% 125
New York 39% 31% 19% 11% 239
Pennsylvania 39% 37% 12% 11% 120
Texas 43% 32% 17% 7% 155
Washington 28% 37% 21% 14% 104

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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California 22% 22% 26% 20% 8% 1% 499
Florida 21% 15% 29% 24% 9% 2% 201
Illinois 31% 21% 21% 18% 8% 1% 116
Massachusetts 22% 22% 31% 19% 5% 1% 125
New York 29% 22% 20% 23% 6% 1% 239
Pennsylvania 31% 15% 30% 14% 9% 1% 120
Texas 33% 20% 23% 18% 7% < 1% 155
Washington 12% 22% 31% 27% 6% 2% 104

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
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California 67% 33% 507
Florida 68% 32% 203
Illinois 76% 24% 119
Massachusetts 53% 47% 128
New York 60% 40% 244
Pennsylvania 69% 31% 120
Texas 71% 29% 160
Washington 63% 37% 104

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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.
California 60% 2% 23% 12% 3% 501
Florida 72% 4% 1% 19% 3% 201
Illinois 74% 5% 6% 14% 1% 117
Massachusetts 81% 3% 7% 2% 7% 125
New York 77% 3% 8% 11% 1% 240
Pennsylvania 82% 4% 5% 6% 2% 118
Texas 64% 3% 2% 27% 4% 159
Washington 81% < 1% 9% 7% 3% 104

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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California 22% 20% 57% 502
Florida 16% 18% 67% 199
Illinois 10% 19% 71% 117
Massachusetts 10% 24% 66% 125
New York 18% 18% 64% 241
Pennsylvania 9% 13% 78% 120
Texas 12% 16% 72% 158
Washington 13% 7% 80% 103

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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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California 20% 19% 26% 35% 462
Florida 21% 19% 38% 23% 179
Illinois 29% 16% 26% 29% 106
Massachusetts 15% 26% 28% 31% 114
New York 20% 20% 29% 31% 219
Pennsylvania 28% 16% 27% 28% 105
Texas 24% 13% 36% 28% 148

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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.
California 23% 33% 25% 18% 507
Florida 35% 29% 22% 14% 203
Illinois 27% 29% 27% 17% 118
Massachusetts 30% 18% 32% 19% 127
New York 24% 26% 30% 20% 243
Pennsylvania 43% 25% 20% 12% 119
Texas 26% 32% 28% 14% 159
Washington 28% 24% 31% 17% 104

Marital status among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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California 42% 11% 7% 3% 38% 506
Florida 38% 10% 14% 2% 36% 203
Illinois 39% 9% 4% 1% 48% 118
Massachusetts 41% 9% 9% 1% 39% 127
New York 31% 14% 6% 3% 45% 244
Pennsylvania 37% 9% 7% 3% 44% 119
Texas 40% 9% 12% < 1% 39% 159
Washington 39% 17% 11% 4% 29% 104

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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California 19% 81% 506
Florida 20% 80% 202
Illinois 17% 83% 119
Massachusetts 26% 74% 127
New York 20% 80% 244
Pennsylvania 30% 70% 120
Texas 26% 74% 158
Washington 18% 82% 104

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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.
California 3% 7% 24% 66% < 1% 507
Florida 2% 6% 22% 71% < 1% 203
Illinois 4% 7% 25% 64% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 4% 12% 30% 54% < 1% 128
New York 4% 10% 22% 63% 2% 244
Pennsylvania 1% 6% 25% 68% < 1% 120
Texas 3% 15% 19% 64% < 1% 160
Washington 4% 5% 16% 75% < 1% 104

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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.
California 3% 17% 81% < 1% 507
Florida 3% 12% 84% 1% 203
Illinois 2% 13% 85% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 3% 24% 73% < 1% 128
New York 3% 20% 76% 1% 244
Pennsylvania < 1% 17% 83% < 1% 120
Texas 2% 22% 75% 1% 160
Washington 4% 10% 86% < 1% 104

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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.
California 3% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 507
Florida 3% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 203
Illinois 2% < 1% < 1% 98% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 4% < 1% 2% 94% < 1% 128
New York 3% 3% 2% 91% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 2% < 1% < 1% 97% < 1% 120
Texas 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 160
Washington 1% 1% 4% 94% < 1% 104

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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.
California < 1% 1% 3% 95% < 1% 507
Florida 3% < 1% 1% 96% < 1% 203
Illinois < 1% 1% 1% 98% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 3% 2% < 1% 94% < 1% 128
New York 1% 1% 3% 96% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania < 1% 1% 2% 97% < 1% 120
Texas 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 160
Washington 3% < 1% 1% 96% < 1% 104

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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.
California 18% 8% 6% 67% < 1% 507
Florida 21% 4% 3% 71% 1% 203
Illinois 21% 8% 3% 68% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 17% 4% 5% 74% < 1% 128
New York 21% 11% 6% 62% 1% 244
Pennsylvania 12% 5% 8% 74% 1% 120
Texas 19% 6% 6% 67% 2% 160
Washington 15% 4% 3% 78% < 1% 104

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 34% 14% 12% 38% 2% 507
Florida 34% 11% 5% 47% 4% 203
Illinois 26% 16% 9% 49% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 30% 12% 12% 45% 1% 128
New York 30% 16% 7% 45% 3% 244
Pennsylvania 29% 11% 8% 52% < 1% 120
Texas 28% 15% 8% 46% 3% 160
Washington 34% 16% 13% 38% < 1% 104

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 43% 18% 18% 19% 1% 507
Florida 50% 12% 14% 23% 1% 203
Illinois 49% 12% 14% 23% 2% 119
Massachusetts 42% 18% 17% 22% < 1% 128
New York 44% 24% 12% 20% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 37% 18% 15% 30% < 1% 120
Texas 50% 19% 12% 19% < 1% 160
Washington 42% 21% 12% 25% < 1% 104

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 1% 24% 47% 27% 2% 507
Florida 1% 20% 55% 24% < 1% 203
Illinois < 1% 18% 55% 26% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 2% 9% 55% 32% 2% 128
New York 2% 23% 49% 24% 1% 244
Pennsylvania 1% 12% 48% 36% 3% 120
Texas 1% 18% 51% 28% 2% 160
Washington 3% 17% 53% 26% 1% 104

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 16% 82% 1% 1% 507
Florida 17% 80% 2% 1% 203
Illinois 11% 87% < 1% 2% 119
Massachusetts 13% 84% 1% 2% 128
New York 16% 82% 1% 1% 244
Pennsylvania 19% 81% < 1% < 1% 120
Texas 21% 78% 1% < 1% 160
Washington 24% 76% < 1% < 1% 104

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 1% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 507
Florida 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 203
Illinois 5% 1% 3% 90% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 2% 4% 8% 86% < 1% 128
New York 3% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 2% 2% 1% 95% < 1% 120
Texas 1% 4% 8% 87% < 1% 160
Washington 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 104

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California < 1% 1% < 1% 95% 4% 507
Florida < 1% 4% 1% 94% 2% 203
Illinois < 1% 2% < 1% 96% 2% 119
Massachusetts 3% 5% < 1% 90% 2% 128
New York 1% 3% < 1% 94% 2% 244
Pennsylvania 1% 4% < 1% 91% 5% 120
Texas < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 2% 160
Washington < 1% < 1% 1% 98% 1% 104

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/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.
California 5% 92% 3% 507
Florida 6% 92% 3% 203
Illinois 4% 94% 2% 119
Massachusetts 5% 94% 1% 128
New York 8% 89% 3% 244
Pennsylvania 13% 86% 1% 120
Texas 4% 91% 4% 160
Washington 2% 94% 4% 104

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/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.
California 4% 93% 3% 507
Florida 3% 94% 2% 203
Illinois 1% 96% 2% 119
Massachusetts 5% 95% < 1% 128
New York 7% 91% 2% 244
Pennsylvania 8% 88% 4% 120
Texas 3% 94% 3% 160
Washington 1% 96% 3% 104

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. 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.
California 16% 16% 68% 507
Florida 24% 20% 56% 203
Illinois 15% 19% 66% 119
Massachusetts 15% 16% 68% 128
New York 14% 17% 69% 244
Pennsylvania 21% 15% 64% 120
Texas 24% 21% 55% 160
Washington 19% 16% 65% 104

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal 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.
California 11% 29% 55% 5% 507
Florida 16% 26% 52% 7% 203
Illinois 13% 29% 53% 5% 119
Massachusetts 8% 30% 58% 3% 128
New York 13% 28% 55% 4% 244
Pennsylvania 9% 41% 42% 8% 120
Texas 19% 33% 44% 3% 160
Washington 13% 25% 48% 15% 104

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends 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.
California 38% 53% 5% 4% 507
Florida 40% 56% 2% 2% 203
Illinois 48% 45% 7% 1% 119
Massachusetts 33% 64% 1% 1% 128
New York 36% 58% 3% 4% 244
Pennsylvania 41% 50% 1% 8% 120
Texas 59% 34% 4% 2% 160
Washington 37% 57% 4% 1% 104

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 21% 74% 3% 2% 507
Florida 35% 60% 4% 1% 203
Illinois 27% 69% 4% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 22% 75% 3% < 1% 128
New York 25% 70% 4% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 36% 61% 3% < 1% 120
Texas 38% 57% 3% 2% 160
Washington 22% 76% 1% < 1% 104

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases 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.
California 88% 7% 5% 507
Florida 84% 13% 3% 203
Illinois 88% 10% 2% 119
Massachusetts 92% 8% 1% 128
New York 84% 16% 1% 244
Pennsylvania 81% 16% 3% 120
Texas 85% 13% 2% 160
Washington 93% 5% 3% 104

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally 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.
California 92% 5% 1% 1% 507
Florida 90% 7% 2% 1% 203
Illinois 93% 5% 2% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 97% 3% < 1% < 1% 128
New York 90% 8% 2% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 93% 4% 2% < 1% 120
Texas 89% 6% 3% 2% 160
Washington 94% 5% 1% < 1% 104

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose 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.
California 90% 5% 5% 507
Florida 87% 8% 5% 203
Illinois 90% 8% 2% 119
Massachusetts 88% 10% 2% 128
New York 90% 7% 3% 244
Pennsylvania 86% 8% 5% 120
Texas 87% 8% 5% 160
Washington 89% 8% 3% 104

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 16% 81% 2% 1% 507
Florida 20% 79% 1% 1% 203
Illinois 22% 75% 2% 2% 119
Massachusetts 12% 83% < 1% 5% 128
New York 19% 78% 2% 1% 244
Pennsylvania 23% 72% 1% 4% 120
Texas 28% 68% 1% 3% 160
Washington 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 104

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God by state

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 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.
California 87% 4% 1% 7% 1% 507
Florida 85% 4% 3% 7% 1% 203
Illinois 94% 2% 2% 1% 1% 119
Massachusetts 85% 7% < 1% 6% 2% 128
New York 90% 3% 1% 6% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 88% 3% 1% 6% 2% 120
Texas 84% 5% 1% 10% < 1% 160
Washington 92% 6% < 1% 2% < 1% 104