State among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 20,955. 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% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 6% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 20,955
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 8% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 19,253

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State among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 166. 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.
Buddhist < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 21% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 4% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 6% 2% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 12% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% 6% 1% < 1% 4% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 166
Catholic < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 17% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 5% 1% 9% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 4,173
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 10% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 6,541
Historically Black Protestant 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% 8% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 4% 1% 4% 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 5% 6% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 8% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,423
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 17% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 6% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 7% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 13% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 203
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 4% 2% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 10% < 1% 24% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 320
Mainline Protestant 2% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 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% 3% 1% 4% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 7% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 3,532
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% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 28% < 1% 3% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 545
Muslim 1% < 1% 1% 3% 16% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 8% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 3% 4% 3% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 11% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 152
Orthodox Christian < 1% 3% 2% < 1% 16% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 4% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% 12% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% < 1% 4% < 1% 103
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 2% 1% 15% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 2% 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 7% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 3,048

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Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 372. 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 16% 34% 29% 22% 372
Alaska 17% 37% 33% 12% 172
Arizona 21% 29% 29% 21% 398
Arkansas 21% 32% 27% 20% 196
California 20% 37% 27% 16% 2,089
Colorado 19% 31% 30% 20% 283
Connecticut 16% 36% 29% 19% 181
Delaware 17% 29% 33% 21% 163
District of Columbia 29% 35% 23% 12% 145
Florida 17% 33% 26% 24% 1,226
Georgia 20% 36% 26% 18% 631
Hawaii 15% 37% 28% 20% 191
Idaho 22% 29% 30% 19% 202
Illinois 18% 36% 26% 19% 729
Indiana 17% 32% 31% 20% 382
Iowa 18% 29% 31% 23% 182
Kansas 15% 39% 28% 19% 194
Kentucky 16% 37% 29% 19% 275
Louisiana 23% 30% 26% 21% 306
Maine 19% 30% 30% 21% 147
Maryland 20% 36% 25% 19% 362
Massachusetts 22% 32% 26% 20% 313
Michigan 17% 31% 31% 21% 559
Minnesota 19% 34% 27% 21% 320
Mississippi 18% 32% 29% 21% 217
Missouri 17% 29% 30% 24% 378
Montana 16% 28% 33% 23% 168
Nebraska 17% 35% 28% 20% 187
Nevada 23% 32% 26% 20% 189
New Hampshire 21% 29% 28% 22% 142
New Jersey 20% 31% 28% 21% 487
New Mexico 12% 38% 32% 17% 189
New York 17% 34% 28% 20% 994
North Carolina 19% 34% 27% 20% 678
North Dakota 16% 28% 33% 22% 186
Ohio 19% 29% 32% 21% 666
Oklahoma 21% 28% 29% 22% 256
Oregon 19% 26% 30% 24% 236
Pennsylvania 18% 31% 28% 23% 768
Rhode Island 17% 33% 32% 18% 166
South Carolina 19% 30% 29% 22% 342
South Dakota 19% 34% 29% 19% 191
Tennessee 18% 34% 30% 19% 468
Texas 20% 36% 27% 17% 1,591
Utah 28% 37% 23% 12% 216
Vermont 17% 31% 31% 22% 150
Virginia 20% 33% 29% 18% 500
Washington 20% 33% 27% 20% 400
West Virginia 19% 26% 31% 25% 202
Wisconsin 21% 32% 28% 19% 314
Wyoming 18% 32% 32% 18% 191

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 372. 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% 8% 29% 34% 15% 1% 372
Alaska 10% 14% 31% 35% 9% 1% 172
Arizona 13% 13% 23% 33% 16% 1% 398
Arkansas 13% 12% 29% 35% 12% < 1% 196
California 12% 14% 31% 31% 11% 1% 2,089
Colorado 8% 18% 23% 38% 12% 1% 283
Connecticut 11% 11% 30% 33% 14% 1% 181
Delaware 13% 10% 23% 36% 17% 1% 163
District of Columbia 14% 24% 27% 25% 10% 1% 145
Florida 11% 11% 28% 33% 15% 2% 1,226
Georgia 14% 13% 30% 32% 11% 1% 631
Hawaii 10% 12% 30% 38% 10% 1% 191
Idaho 15% 12% 24% 34% 15% 1% 202
Illinois 12% 13% 29% 31% 13% 2% 729
Indiana 12% 11% 25% 35% 14% 2% 382
Iowa 12% 12% 23% 36% 16% 1% 182
Kansas 7% 15% 32% 34% 10% 2% 194
Kentucky 10% 15% 28% 34% 12% 1% 275
Louisiana 15% 13% 26% 32% 14% 1% 306
Maine 12% 15% 21% 37% 13% 2% 147
Maryland 12% 14% 31% 28% 15% 1% 362
Massachusetts 14% 13% 27% 32% 12% 2% 313
Michigan 10% 12% 26% 37% 14% 1% 559
Minnesota 13% 11% 28% 32% 15% 1% 320
Mississippi 11% 12% 27% 34% 14% 2% 217
Missouri 9% 13% 23% 35% 17% 2% 378
Montana 6% 15% 22% 40% 16% < 1% 168
Nebraska 10% 13% 28% 32% 14% 2% 187
Nevada 17% 11% 26% 30% 14% 1% 189
New Hampshire 16% 9% 26% 32% 17% 1% 142
New Jersey 12% 14% 25% 34% 12% 3% 487
New Mexico 8% 13% 29% 38% 12% < 1% 189
New York 11% 13% 27% 34% 12% 2% 994
North Carolina 10% 14% 29% 34% 12% 2% 678
North Dakota 7% 15% 22% 39% 14% 3% 186
Ohio 11% 13% 23% 38% 13% 1% 666
Oklahoma 12% 13% 24% 33% 15% 3% 256
Oregon 12% 12% 21% 36% 16% 2% 236
Pennsylvania 12% 11% 25% 33% 16% 2% 768
Rhode Island 8% 12% 30% 36% 13% 1% 166
South Carolina 12% 11% 26% 37% 14% < 1% 342
South Dakota 11% 16% 25% 34% 12% 2% 191
Tennessee 10% 15% 26% 36% 12% 1% 468
Texas 11% 16% 30% 30% 12% 2% 1,591
Utah 18% 18% 28% 29% 6% < 1% 216
Vermont 8% 14% 25% 36% 15% 2% 150
Virginia 11% 15% 26% 34% 13% 1% 500
Washington 12% 11% 29% 33% 13% 2% 400
West Virginia 13% 10% 22% 39% 15% 2% 202
Wisconsin 13% 16% 24% 34% 12% 2% 314
Wyoming 12% 12% 26% 37% 10% 3% 191

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 45% 55% 380
Alaska 51% 49% 178
Arizona 44% 56% 404
Arkansas 43% 57% 202
California 44% 56% 2,151
Colorado 46% 54% 288
Connecticut 45% 55% 188
Delaware 39% 61% 167
District of Columbia 42% 58% 153
Florida 44% 56% 1,255
Georgia 43% 57% 648
Hawaii 48% 52% 195
Idaho 47% 53% 207
Illinois 44% 56% 749
Indiana 43% 57% 388
Iowa 44% 56% 185
Kansas 49% 51% 195
Kentucky 46% 54% 278
Louisiana 42% 58% 307
Maine 43% 57% 148
Maryland 45% 55% 368
Massachusetts 41% 59% 324
Michigan 44% 56% 575
Minnesota 40% 60% 328
Mississippi 43% 57% 219
Missouri 43% 57% 386
Montana 48% 52% 171
Nebraska 44% 56% 188
Nevada 44% 56% 195
New Hampshire 43% 57% 147
New Jersey 48% 52% 507
New Mexico 44% 56% 192
New York 41% 59% 1,019
North Carolina 43% 57% 684
North Dakota 49% 51% 189
Ohio 43% 57% 683
Oklahoma 44% 56% 259
Oregon 43% 57% 238
Pennsylvania 43% 57% 781
Rhode Island 41% 59% 168
South Carolina 42% 58% 352
South Dakota 48% 52% 195
Tennessee 46% 54% 476
Texas 45% 55% 1,633
Utah 47% 53% 221
Vermont 45% 55% 153
Virginia 42% 58% 512
Washington 46% 54% 406
West Virginia 43% 57% 204
Wisconsin 44% 56% 323
Wyoming 39% 61% 193

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 69% 25% < 1% 3% 3% 375
Alaska 60% 4% 4% 6% 25% 173
Arizona 62% 4% 1% 29% 4% 389
Arkansas 75% 16% 1% 5% 3% 202
California 41% 7% 11% 39% 3% 2,104
Colorado 70% 4% 1% 21% 4% 286
Connecticut 68% 11% 1% 15% 5% 183
Delaware 73% 19% 1% 6% 1% 164
District of Columbia 29% 60% 2% 6% 4% 151
Florida 56% 16% 1% 24% 3% 1,241
Georgia 56% 31% 1% 7% 5% 637
Hawaii 27% 5% 30% 11% 26% 192
Idaho 89% 1% < 1% 8% 1% 205
Illinois 63% 17% 3% 14% 3% 732
Indiana 81% 11% < 1% 5% 3% 380
Iowa 92% 4% 1% 2% 1% 185
Kansas 80% 5% < 1% 11% 4% 194
Kentucky 89% 6% < 1% 3% 2% 276
Louisiana 58% 35% < 1% 3% 3% 302
Maine 93% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 147
Maryland 48% 34% 2% 11% 5% 363
Massachusetts 69% 9% 3% 13% 6% 313
Michigan 75% 17% 1% 3% 4% 565
Minnesota 84% 5% 1% 4% 6% 320
Mississippi 58% 38% < 1% 2% 2% 217
Missouri 84% 9% < 1% 3% 3% 382
Montana 87% < 1% < 1% 4% 9% 169
Nebraska 84% 4% 2% 8% 1% 187
Nevada 55% 9% 2% 26% 9% 192
New Hampshire 90% 1% 1% 4% 4% 143
New Jersey 57% 15% 6% 19% 4% 495
New Mexico 47% 1% < 1% 39% 12% 191
New York 54% 17% 5% 18% 5% 999
North Carolina 67% 22% 1% 6% 4% 679
North Dakota 91% 1% 1% 2% 6% 185
Ohio 82% 13% 1% 2% 2% 669
Oklahoma 71% 8% 1% 8% 12% 256
Oregon 78% 1% 2% 10% 9% 234
Pennsylvania 80% 12% 1% 4% 3% 768
Rhode Island 74% 8% < 1% 10% 9% 167
South Carolina 67% 26% < 1% 4% 3% 349
South Dakota 89% < 1% 1% 3% 7% 194
Tennessee 80% 14% 1% 3% 2% 471
Texas 47% 12% 2% 35% 4% 1,610
Utah 83% 1% 2% 10% 5% 217
Vermont 95% 1% 1% 1% 2% 151
Virginia 60% 23% 3% 9% 4% 502
Washington 74% 4% 4% 11% 7% 402
West Virginia 94% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% 203
Wisconsin 86% 5% 1% 5% 4% 320
Wyoming 83% < 1% < 1% 12% 5% 192

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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% 377
Alaska 11% 10% 79% 174
Arizona 14% 13% 73% 401
Arkansas 5% 2% 93% 199
California 34% 15% 50% 2,115
Colorado 13% 7% 80% 286
Connecticut 21% 11% 69% 184
Delaware 12% 2% 86% 165
District of Columbia 11% 10% 79% 147
Florida 25% 11% 64% 1,238
Georgia 7% 5% 88% 640
Hawaii 20% 11% 69% 190
Idaho 7% 4% 88% 206
Illinois 12% 10% 78% 740
Indiana 5% 5% 91% 387
Iowa 5% 4% 91% 183
Kansas 7% 5% 89% 194
Kentucky 4% 1% 95% 275
Louisiana 3% 3% 94% 302
Maine 2% 10% 88% 147
Maryland 15% 10% 75% 360
Massachusetts 19% 21% 60% 321
Michigan 5% 7% 87% 569
Minnesota 7% 4% 89% 327
Mississippi < 1% 1% 99% 217
Missouri 4% 4% 92% 382
Montana 1% 8% 92% 170
Nebraska 12% 2% 86% 186
Nevada 22% 11% 67% 194
New Hampshire 8% 10% 82% 145
New Jersey 24% 16% 60% 492
New Mexico 15% 6% 79% 188
New York 28% 18% 54% 1,000
North Carolina 9% 2% 89% 678
North Dakota 5% 8% 88% 188
Ohio 3% 7% 90% 680
Oklahoma 8% 3% 90% 256
Oregon 10% 12% 78% 238
Pennsylvania 5% 7% 88% 769
Rhode Island 16% 14% 70% 166
South Carolina 4% 5% 91% 352
South Dakota 4% 3% 93% 195
Tennessee 5% 4% 91% 470
Texas 22% 11% 67% 1,619
Utah 5% 9% 86% 219
Vermont 2% 14% 84% 152
Virginia 12% 5% 83% 503
Washington 14% 9% 77% 402
West Virginia 2% 4% 94% 202
Wisconsin 5% 6% 89% 318
Wyoming 3% 9% 88% 191

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 329. 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 42% 19% 22% 16% 329
Alaska 30% 25% 27% 17% 159
Arizona 35% 22% 30% 13% 349
Arkansas 45% 17% 24% 15% 177
California 39% 17% 23% 21% 1,820
Colorado 26% 23% 29% 22% 256
Connecticut 22% 28% 20% 29% 157
Delaware 21% 20% 35% 24% 143
District of Columbia 31% 20% 28% 21% 128
Florida 39% 22% 22% 17% 1,067
Georgia 36% 21% 26% 17% 576
Hawaii 33% 24% 26% 17% 174
Idaho 26% 30% 30% 13% 187
Illinois 32% 19% 28% 20% 638
Indiana 39% 18% 31% 12% 331
Iowa 30% 21% 37% 12% 164
Kansas 31% 29% 28% 13% 173
Kentucky 40% 18% 28% 14% 245
Louisiana 44% 19% 24% 14% 263
Maine 37% 22% 30% 11% 127
Maryland 22% 19% 31% 28% 320
Massachusetts 32% 16% 27% 24% 271
Michigan 34% 22% 32% 12% 498
Minnesota 23% 18% 35% 25% 284
Mississippi 46% 21% 23% 11% 189
Missouri 33% 29% 24% 14% 352
Montana 27% 25% 36% 12% 157
Nebraska 27% 24% 28% 20% 166
Nevada 35% 30% 22% 12% 171
New Hampshire 23% 15% 33% 29% 111
New Jersey 29% 19% 26% 26% 433
New Mexico 37% 26% 27% 10% 161
New York 38% 18% 26% 18% 848
North Carolina 37% 21% 26% 16% 591
North Dakota 24% 26% 24% 26% 172
Ohio 41% 19% 27% 13% 601
Oklahoma 37% 24% 28% 11% 219
Oregon 36% 24% 25% 14% 206
Pennsylvania 35% 24% 24% 17% 649
Rhode Island 21% 25% 38% 16% 140
South Carolina 36% 22% 29% 13% 297
South Dakota 22% 27% 36% 15% 175
Tennessee 37% 24% 24% 16% 412
Texas 39% 20% 24% 17% 1,408
Utah 24% 18% 33% 25% 200
Vermont 25% 23% 36% 16% 136
Virginia 25% 22% 32% 20% 447
Washington 32% 23% 25% 20% 367
West Virginia 45% 21% 27% 8% 173
Wisconsin 31% 20% 31% 18% 279
Wyoming 31% 28% 30% 11% 180

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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 48% 27% 15% 9% 377
Alaska 34% 39% 17% 10% 178
Arizona 35% 37% 17% 12% 403
Arkansas 53% 29% 12% 5% 200
California 41% 32% 17% 10% 2,126
Colorado 31% 34% 22% 13% 286
Connecticut 35% 29% 20% 15% 186
Delaware 40% 30% 17% 13% 167
District of Columbia 30% 26% 22% 22% 148
Florida 42% 33% 15% 10% 1,242
Georgia 42% 32% 16% 11% 642
Hawaii 36% 36% 17% 10% 195
Idaho 32% 43% 17% 8% 206
Illinois 38% 32% 19% 12% 743
Indiana 42% 33% 17% 8% 387
Iowa 35% 39% 16% 10% 184
Kansas 34% 37% 20% 9% 194
Kentucky 47% 34% 10% 9% 277
Louisiana 48% 33% 14% 6% 306
Maine 36% 36% 20% 7% 148
Maryland 35% 30% 18% 18% 367
Massachusetts 38% 30% 18% 14% 322
Michigan 39% 36% 15% 10% 569
Minnesota 28% 39% 22% 11% 327
Mississippi 44% 36% 15% 4% 219
Missouri 40% 33% 18% 10% 385
Montana 39% 27% 21% 12% 170
Nebraska 35% 35% 20% 10% 186
Nevada 45% 32% 13% 9% 195
New Hampshire 31% 34% 15% 20% 143
New Jersey 38% 29% 16% 16% 502
New Mexico 40% 37% 15% 7% 192
New York 41% 28% 18% 13% 1,015
North Carolina 43% 32% 16% 9% 683
North Dakota 39% 29% 22% 10% 189
Ohio 43% 33% 15% 10% 680
Oklahoma 47% 31% 14% 8% 258
Oregon 36% 39% 17% 9% 238
Pennsylvania 45% 28% 15% 12% 778
Rhode Island 42% 31% 16% 12% 165
South Carolina 43% 33% 14% 10% 352
South Dakota 33% 38% 20% 9% 194
Tennessee 45% 32% 13% 9% 472
Texas 43% 32% 17% 8% 1,626
Utah 27% 44% 19% 10% 221
Vermont 31% 26% 24% 19% 151
Virginia 39% 32% 18% 11% 511
Washington 31% 38% 21% 9% 405
West Virginia 56% 29% 9% 5% 202
Wisconsin 38% 36% 18% 8% 322
Wyoming 32% 42% 20% 6% 193

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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 53% 2% 21% 7% 17% 378
Alaska 50% 11% 14% 3% 22% 175
Arizona 48% 7% 16% 7% 21% 401
Arkansas 55% 6% 15% 12% 11% 200
California 48% 9% 14% 6% 23% 2,134
Colorado 59% 6% 7% 5% 23% 287
Connecticut 49% 7% 14% 7% 23% 186
Delaware 57% 10% 12% 10% 11% 167
District of Columbia 33% 11% 11% 5% 40% 149
Florida 48% 7% 16% 8% 22% 1,250
Georgia 53% 5% 13% 8% 22% 644
Hawaii 46% 13% 13% 7% 21% 194
Idaho 69% 4% 14% 4% 9% 207
Illinois 49% 6% 13% 7% 25% 744
Indiana 49% 4% 16% 10% 21% 384
Iowa 61% 7% 9% 6% 17% 185
Kansas 56% 8% 12% 6% 16% 195
Kentucky 53% 4% 16% 10% 18% 276
Louisiana 48% 5% 13% 8% 26% 307
Maine 51% 13% 14% 6% 16% 148
Maryland 45% 7% 13% 9% 28% 368
Massachusetts 44% 10% 13% 8% 24% 320
Michigan 55% 5% 12% 8% 19% 570
Minnesota 57% 3% 8% 9% 23% 328
Mississippi 49% 4% 14% 10% 22% 218
Missouri 50% 6% 14% 10% 19% 384
Montana 63% 6% 12% 4% 15% 171
Nebraska 55% 5% 13% 8% 20% 188
Nevada 49% 11% 14% 6% 21% 195
New Hampshire 49% 11% 8% 6% 26% 146
New Jersey 49% 6% 14% 8% 24% 503
New Mexico 50% 7% 18% 5% 19% 192
New York 47% 6% 12% 7% 28% 1,015
North Carolina 52% 5% 13% 7% 23% 683
North Dakota 56% 2% 14% 9% 19% 189
Ohio 49% 4% 15% 9% 23% 681
Oklahoma 53% 7% 15% 9% 16% 258
Oregon 52% 4% 15% 10% 20% 237
Pennsylvania 53% 6% 9% 10% 21% 776
Rhode Island 42% 8% 15% 11% 24% 167
South Carolina 51% 10% 16% 8% 16% 350
South Dakota 49% 9% 12% 9% 21% 195
Tennessee 58% 7% 13% 6% 16% 473
Texas 53% 6% 14% 7% 20% 1,622
Utah 57% 9% 8% 3% 23% 220
Vermont 59% 8% 11% 6% 16% 151
Virginia 57% 4% 12% 8% 19% 510
Washington 51% 12% 12% 7% 18% 404
West Virginia 50% 5% 20% 8% 16% 204
Wisconsin 56% 6% 8% 7% 22% 321
Wyoming 57% 4% 16% 7% 16% 193

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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% 378
Alaska 33% 67% 177
Arizona 25% 75% 403
Arkansas 36% 64% 202
California 32% 68% 2,141
Colorado 29% 71% 286
Connecticut 25% 75% 187
Delaware 29% 71% 166
District of Columbia 25% 75% 151
Florida 27% 73% 1,249
Georgia 31% 69% 646
Hawaii 33% 67% 195
Idaho 30% 70% 204
Illinois 30% 70% 747
Indiana 29% 71% 386
Iowa 32% 68% 185
Kansas 38% 62% 193
Kentucky 30% 70% 278
Louisiana 31% 69% 305
Maine 25% 75% 148
Maryland 26% 74% 367
Massachusetts 25% 75% 323
Michigan 27% 73% 572
Minnesota 30% 70% 328
Mississippi 29% 71% 218
Missouri 30% 70% 382
Montana 18% 82% 170
Nebraska 30% 70% 188
Nevada 25% 75% 193
New Hampshire 23% 77% 145
New Jersey 26% 74% 501
New Mexico 29% 71% 192
New York 27% 73% 1,016
North Carolina 27% 73% 681
North Dakota 25% 75% 189
Ohio 29% 71% 681
Oklahoma 25% 75% 259
Oregon 29% 71% 237
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 779
Rhode Island 26% 74% 168
South Carolina 26% 74% 351
South Dakota 31% 69% 195
Tennessee 36% 64% 475
Texas 34% 66% 1,624
Utah 34% 66% 221
Vermont 28% 72% 153
Virginia 29% 71% 509
Washington 27% 73% 406
West Virginia 22% 78% 204
Wisconsin 28% 72% 322
Wyoming 29% 71% 193

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Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 90% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 380
Alaska 65% 21% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 178
Arizona 78% 12% 4% < 1% 5% 1% 404
Arkansas 89% 6% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 202
California 66% 19% 4% 2% 7% 2% 2,151
Colorado 65% 21% 5% 1% 7% 1% 288
Connecticut 68% 20% 4% < 1% 5% 3% 188
Delaware 80% 12% 1% < 1% 4% 2% 167
District of Columbia 73% 14% 1% < 1% 8% 3% 153
Florida 75% 15% 3% 1% 5% 1% 1,255
Georgia 86% 9% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 648
Hawaii 72% 15% 1% 2% 8% 2% 195
Idaho 74% 15% 1% 1% 7% 2% 207
Illinois 72% 18% 3% 1% 4% 2% 749
Indiana 77% 13% 2% 1% 4% 2% 388
Iowa 83% 12% 1% 1% 2% 1% 185
Kansas 79% 18% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 195
Kentucky 86% 8% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 278
Louisiana 87% 8% 1% 1% 2% 1% 307
Maine 69% 18% 1% 2% 9% 1% 148
Maryland 74% 15% 5% < 1% 5% 2% 368
Massachusetts 56% 22% 6% 2% 12% 2% 324
Michigan 78% 14% 2% < 1% 5% < 1% 575
Minnesota 70% 16% 4% < 1% 6% 3% 328
Mississippi 88% 6% 2% 1% 2% 1% 219
Missouri 84% 10% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 386
Montana 78% 13% 5% < 1% 3% < 1% 171
Nebraska 82% 12% 2% 1% 3% 1% 188
Nevada 71% 17% 3% 1% 6% 2% 195
New Hampshire 59% 26% 3% 1% 9% 2% 147
New Jersey 71% 19% 3% < 1% 4% 3% 507
New Mexico 73% 19% 2% < 1% 5% < 1% 192
New York 70% 16% 4% 1% 7% 2% 1,019
North Carolina 84% 9% 1% 1% 3% 1% 684
North Dakota 80% 13% 2% < 1% 3% 3% 189
Ohio 80% 11% 2% 1% 4% 2% 683
Oklahoma 83% 12% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 259
Oregon 70% 14% 4% < 1% 8% 4% 238
Pennsylvania 75% 15% 3% 1% 5% 2% 781
Rhode Island 78% 13% 4% < 1% 3% 3% 168
South Carolina 86% 9% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 352
South Dakota 81% 11% 3% < 1% 5% < 1% 195
Tennessee 86% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 476
Texas 80% 15% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1,633
Utah 77% 14% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 221
Vermont 55% 25% 3% 1% 13% 3% 153
Virginia 82% 11% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 512
Washington 73% 14% 5% < 1% 8% < 1% 406
West Virginia 88% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 204
Wisconsin 72% 19% 2% < 1% 5% 1% 323
Wyoming 79% 11% 2% 1% 4% 3% 193

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 90% 5% 3% 3% < 1% 380
Alaska 52% 29% 10% 8% 1% 178
Arizona 72% 14% 6% 7% 1% 404
Arkansas 84% 10% 2% 4% < 1% 202
California 62% 19% 8% 10% 1% 2,151
Colorado 60% 22% 7% 11% < 1% 288
Connecticut 57% 21% 10% 11% 1% 188
Delaware 59% 27% 7% 6% 1% 167
District of Columbia 67% 17% 5% 11% 1% 153
Florida 66% 20% 6% 8% < 1% 1,255
Georgia 78% 15% 3% 3% 1% 648
Hawaii 59% 27% 7% 7% 1% 195
Idaho 68% 19% 5% 8% < 1% 207
Illinois 65% 20% 9% 6% < 1% 749
Indiana 71% 15% 7% 6% 1% 388
Iowa 75% 14% 5% 6% < 1% 185
Kansas 66% 22% 7% 4% 1% 195
Kentucky 76% 17% 4% 4% < 1% 278
Louisiana 84% 11% 2% 2% < 1% 307
Maine 55% 20% 9% 15% 1% 148
Maryland 64% 21% 9% 6% 1% 368
Massachusetts 54% 23% 8% 15% < 1% 324
Michigan 67% 18% 8% 7% 1% 575
Minnesota 61% 22% 7% 9% 1% 328
Mississippi 84% 11% 3% 2% < 1% 219
Missouri 72% 19% 5% 5% < 1% 386
Montana 60% 17% 8% 13% 2% 171
Nebraska 69% 20% 7% 3% 2% 188
Nevada 59% 25% 5% 11% < 1% 195
New Hampshire 53% 16% 17% 12% 1% 147
New Jersey 63% 22% 7% 7% 1% 507
New Mexico 71% 16% 2% 9% 2% 192
New York 62% 20% 8% 9% 1% 1,019
North Carolina 75% 15% 5% 4% < 1% 684
North Dakota 73% 13% 7% 6% 1% 189
Ohio 72% 16% 5% 7% < 1% 683
Oklahoma 81% 14% 1% 3% < 1% 259
Oregon 62% 20% 5% 11% 2% 238
Pennsylvania 68% 16% 6% 8% 1% 781
Rhode Island 70% 18% 6% 6% < 1% 168
South Carolina 84% 9% 4% 2% 1% 352
South Dakota 68% 18% 5% 8% 1% 195
Tennessee 84% 10% 3% 3% 1% 476
Texas 76% 16% 3% 5% < 1% 1,633
Utah 71% 12% 8% 6% 3% 221
Vermont 42% 21% 19% 17% 2% 153
Virginia 79% 12% 4% 4% 1% 512
Washington 62% 20% 9% 8% 1% 406
West Virginia 73% 21% 3% 1% 1% 204
Wisconsin 60% 26% 8% 5% 1% 323
Wyoming 65% 23% 6% 6% < 1% 193

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 59% 30% 10% < 1% 380
Alaska 39% 36% 25% < 1% 178
Arizona 49% 26% 24% 1% 404
Arkansas 52% 30% 17% < 1% 202
California 43% 31% 25% 1% 2,151
Colorado 42% 25% 33% < 1% 288
Connecticut 38% 33% 28% 1% 188
Delaware 45% 32% 21% 1% 167
District of Columbia 44% 33% 23% 1% 153
Florida 48% 29% 23% 1% 1,255
Georgia 55% 29% 16% 1% 648
Hawaii 34% 37% 29% < 1% 195
Idaho 48% 23% 27% 1% 207
Illinois 48% 30% 22% 1% 749
Indiana 53% 27% 18% 2% 388
Iowa 50% 30% 20% < 1% 185
Kansas 47% 33% 20% < 1% 195
Kentucky 53% 29% 18% < 1% 278
Louisiana 60% 29% 11% < 1% 307
Maine 37% 30% 32% 1% 148
Maryland 45% 31% 24% < 1% 368
Massachusetts 35% 30% 34% < 1% 324
Michigan 49% 30% 22% < 1% 575
Minnesota 48% 32% 21% < 1% 328
Mississippi 58% 31% 11% < 1% 219
Missouri 47% 33% 19% 1% 386
Montana 45% 25% 30% < 1% 171
Nebraska 51% 25% 23% < 1% 188
Nevada 41% 34% 24% < 1% 195
New Hampshire 41% 30% 28% 1% 147
New Jersey 45% 34% 20% 1% 507
New Mexico 44% 35% 21% < 1% 192
New York 43% 30% 27% < 1% 1,019
North Carolina 49% 32% 18% 1% 684
North Dakota 46% 27% 26% 1% 189
Ohio 48% 30% 21% < 1% 683
Oklahoma 54% 29% 16% < 1% 259
Oregon 42% 31% 25% 2% 238
Pennsylvania 47% 30% 23% 1% 781
Rhode Island 52% 25% 22% < 1% 168
South Carolina 59% 29% 11% 1% 352
South Dakota 47% 32% 21% < 1% 195
Tennessee 60% 21% 18% 1% 476
Texas 53% 28% 19% < 1% 1,633
Utah 67% 16% 16% 2% 221
Vermont 35% 30% 34% 1% 153
Virginia 60% 25% 14% < 1% 512
Washington 44% 28% 27% 1% 406
West Virginia 56% 30% 13% 1% 204
Wisconsin 38% 41% 21% < 1% 323
Wyoming 57% 20% 21% 2% 193

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 85% 9% 1% 5% < 1% 380
Alaska 65% 15% 1% 18% 1% 178
Arizona 74% 12% 2% 12% < 1% 404
Arkansas 80% 12% 1% 6% 1% 202
California 67% 12% 5% 15% 1% 2,151
Colorado 62% 16% 3% 19% 1% 288
Connecticut 64% 15% 6% 15% 1% 188
Delaware 67% 13% 1% 17% 2% 167
District of Columbia 67% 17% 2% 12% 2% 153
Florida 68% 14% 5% 12% 1% 1,255
Georgia 78% 13% 2% 7% < 1% 648
Hawaii 72% 7% 3% 16% 1% 195
Idaho 70% 11% 2% 16% 1% 207
Illinois 68% 13% 6% 13% < 1% 749
Indiana 71% 16% 3% 9% 1% 388
Iowa 70% 19% 2% 9% < 1% 185
Kansas 71% 15% 6% 8% < 1% 195
Kentucky 75% 10% 2% 12% < 1% 278
Louisiana 79% 12% 1% 8% < 1% 307
Maine 56% 18% 5% 20% 1% 148
Maryland 66% 18% 2% 13% 1% 368
Massachusetts 57% 12% 5% 25% 2% 324
Michigan 69% 15% 3% 12% < 1% 575
Minnesota 63% 14% 4% 19% 1% 328
Mississippi 86% 8% 2% 3% 1% 219
Missouri 75% 15% 2% 6% 1% 386
Montana 68% 18% 2% 12% < 1% 171
Nebraska 68% 17% 4% 9% 1% 188
Nevada 64% 18% 2% 16% < 1% 195
New Hampshire 56% 18% 6% 18% 2% 147
New Jersey 68% 15% 3% 13% 1% 507
New Mexico 66% 15% 1% 16% 2% 192
New York 67% 14% 3% 15% 1% 1,019
North Carolina 80% 10% 3% 7% 1% 684
North Dakota 68% 16% 4% 11% < 1% 189
Ohio 72% 14% 4% 10% 1% 683
Oklahoma 77% 15% < 1% 7% < 1% 259
Oregon 65% 12% 3% 19% < 1% 238
Pennsylvania 71% 12% 3% 14% < 1% 781
Rhode Island 73% 8% 8% 10% < 1% 168
South Carolina 80% 11% 3% 6% 1% 352
South Dakota 71% 14% 6% 10% < 1% 195
Tennessee 81% 11% 2% 5% 1% 476
Texas 76% 13% 2% 8% 1% 1,633
Utah 79% 8% 3% 11% < 1% 221
Vermont 48% 13% 6% 32% < 1% 153
Virginia 78% 11% 2% 8% 2% 512
Washington 67% 12% 4% 17% 1% 406
West Virginia 80% 13% 1% 6% < 1% 204
Wisconsin 64% 18% 6% 12% < 1% 323
Wyoming 75% 11% 4% 9% < 1% 193

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 51% 10% 10% 29% 1% 380
Alaska 28% 5% 8% 58% 1% 178
Arizona 36% 11% 7% 46% < 1% 404
Arkansas 40% 18% 10% 32% < 1% 202
California 32% 11% 8% 48% < 1% 2,151
Colorado 28% 8% 11% 53% < 1% 288
Connecticut 23% 7% 10% 59% 1% 188
Delaware 24% 12% 14% 49% < 1% 167
District of Columbia 37% 13% 9% 39% 2% 153
Florida 34% 9% 9% 48% 1% 1,255
Georgia 44% 12% 10% 34% 1% 648
Hawaii 35% 8% 10% 47% < 1% 195
Idaho 39% 7% 6% 44% 3% 207
Illinois 31% 10% 8% 51% < 1% 749
Indiana 39% 12% 10% 39% 1% 388
Iowa 34% 9% 14% 43% 1% 185
Kansas 38% 11% 12% 39% < 1% 195
Kentucky 41% 10% 13% 35% < 1% 278
Louisiana 44% 16% 9% 31% < 1% 307
Maine 21% 5% 4% 69% 1% 148
Maryland 34% 10% 7% 47% 1% 368
Massachusetts 22% 9% 7% 61% 1% 324
Michigan 31% 13% 8% 48% < 1% 575
Minnesota 27% 9% 11% 52% 1% 328
Mississippi 52% 15% 12% 22% < 1% 219
Missouri 32% 11% 9% 48% < 1% 386
Montana 31% 8% 9% 53% < 1% 171
Nebraska 31% 11% 10% 48% 1% 188
Nevada 31% 13% 6% 50% 1% 195
New Hampshire 22% 6% 7% 63% 1% 147
New Jersey 26% 12% 10% 51% 2% 507
New Mexico 29% 19% 6% 45% < 1% 192
New York 29% 8% 7% 55% 1% 1,019
North Carolina 41% 12% 10% 37% < 1% 684
North Dakota 29% 8% 13% 50% < 1% 189
Ohio 35% 9% 7% 47% 1% 683
Oklahoma 46% 11% 9% 34% < 1% 259
Oregon 31% 6% 11% 52% < 1% 238
Pennsylvania 31% 8% 9% 51% < 1% 781
Rhode Island 30% 4% 11% 54% < 1% 168
South Carolina 43% 15% 9% 32% 1% 352
South Dakota 28% 7% 11% 53% < 1% 195
Tennessee 48% 11% 9% 29% 2% 476
Texas 40% 14% 8% 38% 1% 1,633
Utah 62% 6% 3% 29% < 1% 221
Vermont 18% 12% 6% 64% < 1% 153
Virginia 43% 13% 4% 39% 1% 512
Washington 35% 11% 7% 46% 2% 406
West Virginia 46% 13% 9% 31% 1% 204
Wisconsin 25% 10% 10% 54% 1% 323
Wyoming 42% 8% 11% 40% < 1% 193

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 57% 6% 3% 33% < 1% 380
Alaska 52% 9% 2% 35% 2% 178
Arizona 58% 5% 3% 32% 2% 404
Arkansas 48% 5% 5% 41% 1% 202
California 56% 9% 3% 30% 2% 2,151
Colorado 53% 9% 2% 35% 1% 288
Connecticut 51% 12% 5% 30% 2% 188
Delaware 49% 8% 2% 39% 2% 167
District of Columbia 55% 7% 2% 35% 1% 153
Florida 55% 9% 2% 32% 2% 1,255
Georgia 57% 7% 2% 31% 2% 648
Hawaii 55% 10% 6% 29% < 1% 195
Idaho 52% 10% 5% 33% 1% 207
Illinois 54% 8% 4% 32% 1% 749
Indiana 50% 9% 2% 37% 1% 388
Iowa 51% 6% 4% 38% 2% 185
Kansas 52% 9% 2% 36% 1% 195
Kentucky 50% 9% 3% 37% 1% 278
Louisiana 55% 6% 3% 35% 1% 307
Maine 55% 9% 1% 34% 1% 148
Maryland 52% 9% 6% 30% 3% 368
Massachusetts 48% 9% 4% 39% < 1% 324
Michigan 48% 8% 3% 39% 2% 575
Minnesota 45% 10% 3% 41% 1% 328
Mississippi 61% 8% < 1% 29% 1% 219
Missouri 48% 6% 2% 43% < 1% 386
Montana 45% 8% 2% 42% 3% 171
Nebraska 53% 7% < 1% 38% 2% 188
Nevada 54% 12% 2% 31% 2% 195
New Hampshire 45% 12% 6% 36% 1% 147
New Jersey 50% 9% 4% 36% 2% 507
New Mexico 57% 9% 2% 32% 1% 192
New York 55% 8% 3% 32% 2% 1,019
North Carolina 55% 8% 2% 33% 2% 684
North Dakota 44% 7% 3% 45% 2% 189
Ohio 55% 8% 3% 32% 2% 683
Oklahoma 61% 5% 1% 32% < 1% 259
Oregon 56% 6% 3% 31% 4% 238
Pennsylvania 52% 8% 3% 35% 1% 781
Rhode Island 61% 7% 1% 30% 1% 168
South Carolina 59% 5% 3% 31% 2% 352
South Dakota 47% 10% 3% 39% 1% 195
Tennessee 53% 4% 2% 38% 3% 476
Texas 58% 6% 3% 31% 2% 1,633
Utah 59% 13% 2% 24% 2% 221
Vermont 49% 7% 4% 38% 2% 153
Virginia 54% 9% 4% 30% 2% 512
Washington 56% 5% 3% 34% 1% 406
West Virginia 42% 7% 4% 45% 2% 204
Wisconsin 42% 8% 6% 43% 2% 323
Wyoming 56% 5% 1% 37% < 1% 193

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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% 12% 10% 29% 2% 380
Alaska 60% 10% 11% 18% 2% 178
Arizona 64% 12% 7% 17% 1% 404
Arkansas 53% 11% 6% 27% 2% 202
California 60% 13% 9% 17% 2% 2,151
Colorado 59% 16% 10% 14% 2% 288
Connecticut 54% 16% 7% 21% 1% 188
Delaware 51% 16% 10% 20% 2% 167
District of Columbia 59% 14% 8% 18% 2% 153
Florida 54% 14% 9% 21% 2% 1,255
Georgia 52% 14% 7% 26% 1% 648
Hawaii 58% 18% 7% 14% 2% 195
Idaho 56% 17% 8% 19% < 1% 207
Illinois 55% 14% 11% 18% 2% 749
Indiana 54% 15% 9% 21% 1% 388
Iowa 49% 16% 13% 19% 3% 185
Kansas 53% 12% 13% 20% 2% 195
Kentucky 50% 11% 7% 29% 2% 278
Louisiana 46% 14% 12% 25% 3% 307
Maine 58% 12% 8% 21% 1% 148
Maryland 58% 11% 12% 17% 1% 368
Massachusetts 61% 10% 10% 17% 2% 324
Michigan 52% 16% 8% 21% 3% 575
Minnesota 54% 17% 10% 18% 1% 328
Mississippi 57% 9% 9% 24% 1% 219
Missouri 53% 15% 9% 21% 1% 386
Montana 63% 15% 8% 13% 1% 171
Nebraska 50% 17% 7% 23% 3% 188
Nevada 62% 16% 10% 11% < 1% 195
New Hampshire 50% 21% 6% 23% 1% 147
New Jersey 52% 14% 11% 21% 1% 507
New Mexico 61% 8% 8% 19% 4% 192
New York 58% 12% 10% 18% 2% 1,019
North Carolina 52% 17% 9% 20% 1% 684
North Dakota 56% 13% 9% 19% 3% 189
Ohio 55% 18% 9% 17% 2% 683
Oklahoma 53% 15% 11% 21% 1% 259
Oregon 67% 15% 6% 13% < 1% 238
Pennsylvania 58% 16% 8% 17% 1% 781
Rhode Island 48% 24% 10% 18% < 1% 168
South Carolina 56% 13% 9% 21% 1% 352
South Dakota 56% 17% 5% 22% < 1% 195
Tennessee 54% 15% 7% 21% 3% 476
Texas 56% 16% 8% 19% 2% 1,633
Utah 53% 28% 7% 11% < 1% 221
Vermont 72% 9% 4% 15% < 1% 153
Virginia 57% 12% 9% 20% 2% 512
Washington 63% 15% 7% 14% 1% 406
West Virginia 52% 16% 7% 24% 1% 204
Wisconsin 54% 16% 12% 16% 1% 323
Wyoming 60% 11% 5% 23% 1% 193

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 60% 4% 29% 3% 4% 380
Alaska 37% 8% 37% 11% 7% 178
Arizona 45% 8% 37% 6% 4% 404
Arkansas 56% 5% 33% 4% 2% 202
California 40% 12% 35% 10% 3% 2,151
Colorado 42% 14% 33% 7% 4% 288
Connecticut 27% 12% 49% 10% 2% 188
Delaware 39% 9% 44% 5% 3% 167
District of Columbia 37% 12% 36% 10% 6% 153
Florida 39% 9% 42% 7% 3% 1,255
Georgia 57% 7% 28% 5% 2% 648
Hawaii 27% 10% 53% 6% 4% 195
Idaho 48% 8% 38% 3% 3% 207
Illinois 40% 10% 40% 9% 2% 749
Indiana 50% 6% 35% 5% 4% 388
Iowa 50% 8% 35% 4% 2% 185
Kansas 53% 6% 34% 5% 2% 195
Kentucky 49% 8% 36% 4% 3% 278
Louisiana 50% 7% 37% 3% 2% 307
Maine 29% 12% 48% 9% 2% 148
Maryland 44% 8% 37% 8% 2% 368
Massachusetts 24% 9% 52% 12% 2% 324
Michigan 43% 7% 42% 5% 3% 575
Minnesota 36% 11% 43% 6% 4% 328
Mississippi 59% 8% 26% 5% 2% 219
Missouri 47% 8% 36% 5% 5% 386
Montana 42% 11% 38% 4% 5% 171
Nebraska 45% 7% 41% 5% 2% 188
Nevada 36% 9% 43% 11% 2% 195
New Hampshire 29% 12% 54% 3% 1% 147
New Jersey 36% 9% 45% 7% 3% 507
New Mexico 48% 7% 32% 7% 6% 192
New York 34% 13% 43% 7% 3% 1,019
North Carolina 50% 7% 36% 5% 2% 684
North Dakota 42% 5% 37% 12% 4% 189
Ohio 44% 11% 36% 5% 3% 683
Oklahoma 45% 9% 37% 5% 3% 259
Oregon 42% 10% 37% 9% 2% 238
Pennsylvania 47% 7% 37% 7% 2% 781
Rhode Island 42% 8% 40% 7% 3% 168
South Carolina 56% 5% 32% 2% 5% 352
South Dakota 44% 10% 38% 7% 1% 195
Tennessee 56% 6% 33% 3% 2% 476
Texas 50% 8% 33% 7% 2% 1,633
Utah 56% 7% 29% 5% 2% 221
Vermont 27% 11% 51% 8% 2% 153
Virginia 50% 8% 33% 6% 3% 512
Washington 42% 13% 34% 7% 4% 406
West Virginia 57% 2% 37% 1% 2% 204
Wisconsin 42% 13% 35% 7% 4% 323
Wyoming 46% 8% 38% 4% 4% 193

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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% 51% 2% 1% 380
Alaska 43% 51% 2% 4% 178
Arizona 47% 47% 3% 3% 404
Arkansas 44% 54% 1% 1% 202
California 34% 62% 1% 2% 2,151
Colorado 48% 49% 1% 2% 288
Connecticut 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 188
Delaware 34% 65% < 1% < 1% 167
District of Columbia 27% 70% 3% < 1% 153
Florida 36% 62% 2% 1% 1,255
Georgia 43% 54% 2% < 1% 648
Hawaii 33% 64% 2% < 1% 195
Idaho 49% 50% 1% < 1% 207
Illinois 35% 62% 2% 1% 749
Indiana 41% 56% 2% 1% 388
Iowa 43% 56% 1% < 1% 185
Kansas 41% 59% < 1% < 1% 195
Kentucky 45% 52% 2% 1% 278
Louisiana 42% 56% 1% 1% 307
Maine 35% 61% 2% 1% 148
Maryland 33% 64% 1% 2% 368
Massachusetts 27% 69% 2% 2% 324
Michigan 41% 56% 2% 1% 575
Minnesota 37% 61% 1% 1% 328
Mississippi 39% 61% < 1% < 1% 219
Missouri 44% 55% 1% < 1% 386
Montana 54% 44% 1% 1% 171
Nebraska 47% 52% < 1% 1% 188
Nevada 36% 62% 2% 1% 195
New Hampshire 35% 63% 2% 1% 147
New Jersey 29% 68% 1% 1% 507
New Mexico 39% 54% 3% 3% 192
New York 29% 67% 2% 2% 1,019
North Carolina 41% 56% 1% 1% 684
North Dakota 49% 51% < 1% < 1% 189
Ohio 34% 64% 1% < 1% 683
Oklahoma 39% 59% 1% 1% 259
Oregon 43% 55% 1% 1% 238
Pennsylvania 42% 56% 1% 1% 781
Rhode Island 38% 55% 4% 2% 168
South Carolina 44% 52% 2% 2% 352
South Dakota 39% 59% 2% 1% 195
Tennessee 46% 51% 3% < 1% 476
Texas 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,633
Utah 48% 49% 3% < 1% 221
Vermont 30% 65% 3% 2% 153
Virginia 43% 55% 1% 1% 512
Washington 43% 55% 2% 1% 406
West Virginia 45% 53% 1% 1% 204
Wisconsin 34% 64% 1% 1% 323
Wyoming 45% 54% < 1% 1% 193

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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% 12% 5% 14% 1% 380
Alaska 45% 11% 5% 39% < 1% 178
Arizona 53% 9% 7% 31% < 1% 404
Arkansas 62% 12% 6% 20% < 1% 202
California 44% 11% 7% 37% 1% 2,151
Colorado 43% 7% 8% 43% < 1% 288
Connecticut 34% 10% 10% 45% 1% 188
Delaware 39% 18% 6% 34% 2% 167
District of Columbia 42% 13% 10% 35% < 1% 153
Florida 47% 11% 9% 32% 1% 1,255
Georgia 63% 10% 7% 19% < 1% 648
Hawaii 39% 13% 7% 40% < 1% 195
Idaho 53% 11% 6% 29% 2% 207
Illinois 42% 13% 9% 35% 1% 749
Indiana 53% 8% 10% 28% 1% 388
Iowa 46% 11% 9% 33% 1% 185
Kansas 49% 11% 9% 30% < 1% 195
Kentucky 61% 5% 7% 26% 1% 278
Louisiana 62% 11% 5% 20% 2% 307
Maine 38% 9% 6% 46% 1% 148
Maryland 51% 12% 6% 31% < 1% 368
Massachusetts 28% 9% 10% 51% 1% 324
Michigan 47% 11% 7% 33% 2% 575
Minnesota 41% 8% 12% 39% < 1% 328
Mississippi 71% 11% 3% 13% 1% 219
Missouri 55% 10% 9% 26% < 1% 386
Montana 50% 6% 7% 38% < 1% 171
Nebraska 39% 13% 6% 41% 1% 188
Nevada 42% 13% 7% 38% < 1% 195
New Hampshire 33% 9% 5% 51% < 1% 147
New Jersey 41% 10% 8% 39% 1% 507
New Mexico 46% 19% 4% 31% < 1% 192
New York 44% 7% 8% 40% 2% 1,019
North Carolina 57% 14% 6% 21% 1% 684
North Dakota 37% 19% 9% 35% < 1% 189
Ohio 49% 11% 6% 34% < 1% 683
Oklahoma 62% 12% 5% 20% < 1% 259
Oregon 46% 11% 10% 32% 1% 238
Pennsylvania 48% 7% 8% 36% < 1% 781
Rhode Island 38% 11% 7% 43% 1% 168
South Carolina 64% 11% 6% 19% 1% 352
South Dakota 38% 11% 8% 42% < 1% 195
Tennessee 69% 9% 5% 16% 2% 476
Texas 56% 11% 7% 25% 1% 1,633
Utah 68% 4% 8% 20% 1% 221
Vermont 34% 7% 5% 54% < 1% 153
Virginia 60% 10% 5% 24% 1% 512
Washington 45% 12% 7% 36% < 1% 406
West Virginia 54% 15% 8% 23% 1% 204
Wisconsin 40% 14% 7% 38% 1% 323
Wyoming 51% 13% 5% 30% < 1% 193

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 59% 23% 4% 9% 4% 380
Alaska 30% 23% 3% 39% 5% 178
Arizona 39% 30% 2% 20% 9% 404
Arkansas 56% 25% 3% 12% 5% 202
California 34% 24% 3% 32% 8% 2,151
Colorado 29% 27% 5% 35% 4% 288
Connecticut 28% 26% 3% 36% 6% 188
Delaware 25% 37% 4% 27% 7% 167
District of Columbia 44% 23% 2% 26% 5% 153
Florida 38% 26% 3% 25% 8% 1,255
Georgia 50% 28% 3% 14% 5% 648
Hawaii 36% 20% 3% 34% 6% 195
Idaho 35% 33% 3% 23% 7% 207
Illinois 33% 30% 3% 27% 8% 749
Indiana 46% 27% 3% 18% 5% 388
Iowa 34% 37% 3% 20% 6% 185
Kansas 38% 35% 3% 18% 5% 195
Kentucky 50% 27% 2% 16% 6% 278
Louisiana 54% 28% 3% 9% 5% 307
Maine 26% 24% 4% 37% 10% 148
Maryland 35% 26% 3% 29% 6% 368
Massachusetts 23% 24% 4% 43% 6% 324
Michigan 39% 30% 4% 22% 6% 575
Minnesota 29% 27% 5% 31% 9% 328
Mississippi 64% 21% 5% 7% 3% 219
Missouri 38% 32% 3% 19% 8% 386
Montana 30% 27% 6% 27% 10% 171
Nebraska 39% 33% 3% 19% 6% 188
Nevada 33% 30% 2% 28% 7% 195
New Hampshire 22% 23% 2% 42% 11% 147
New Jersey 30% 30% 5% 30% 6% 507
New Mexico 39% 24% 3% 26% 8% 192
New York 33% 26% 3% 31% 7% 1,019
North Carolina 44% 25% 5% 19% 7% 684
North Dakota 39% 31% 3% 24% 3% 189
Ohio 37% 32% 3% 21% 7% 683
Oklahoma 45% 26% 3% 20% 6% 259
Oregon 27% 30% 5% 31% 8% 238
Pennsylvania 37% 28% 3% 26% 6% 781
Rhode Island 28% 35% 1% 32% 3% 168
South Carolina 58% 23% 2% 11% 6% 352
South Dakota 35% 33% 1% 19% 12% 195
Tennessee 53% 22% 5% 13% 7% 476
Texas 47% 26% 3% 19% 6% 1,633
Utah 26% 48% 4% 19% 2% 221
Vermont 21% 21% 3% 49% 6% 153
Virginia 48% 21% 5% 19% 7% 512
Washington 30% 31% 4% 29% 6% 406
West Virginia 57% 21% 6% 10% 6% 204
Wisconsin 36% 30% 4% 25% 5% 323
Wyoming 47% 27% 4% 16% 6% 193

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 88% 7% 5% 380
Alaska 64% 26% 10% 178
Arizona 79% 13% 7% 404
Arkansas 87% 7% 6% 202
California 71% 22% 8% 2,151
Colorado 62% 27% 11% 288
Connecticut 72% 19% 9% 188
Delaware 79% 14% 7% 167
District of Columbia 77% 18% 5% 153
Florida 77% 17% 6% 1,255
Georgia 86% 9% 5% 648
Hawaii 69% 19% 12% 195
Idaho 75% 19% 6% 207
Illinois 77% 16% 7% 749
Indiana 83% 11% 7% 388
Iowa 84% 11% 5% 185
Kansas 85% 9% 6% 195
Kentucky 88% 8% 5% 278
Louisiana 86% 9% 5% 307
Maine 64% 26% 10% 148
Maryland 76% 19% 5% 368
Massachusetts 64% 26% 9% 324
Michigan 77% 14% 9% 575
Minnesota 73% 19% 9% 328
Mississippi 88% 7% 4% 219
Missouri 83% 13% 5% 386
Montana 75% 17% 7% 171
Nebraska 82% 11% 7% 188
Nevada 71% 21% 8% 195
New Hampshire 69% 23% 9% 147
New Jersey 81% 14% 5% 507
New Mexico 75% 19% 6% 192
New York 74% 18% 8% 1,019
North Carolina 82% 11% 7% 684
North Dakota 83% 10% 7% 189
Ohio 81% 13% 6% 683
Oklahoma 85% 11% 4% 259
Oregon 70% 22% 8% 238
Pennsylvania 77% 16% 7% 781
Rhode Island 81% 15% 4% 168
South Carolina 85% 8% 8% 352
South Dakota 79% 14% 7% 195
Tennessee 84% 9% 8% 476
Texas 81% 12% 7% 1,633
Utah 88% 10% 2% 221
Vermont 60% 33% 7% 153
Virginia 84% 10% 6% 512
Washington 69% 24% 8% 406
West Virginia 90% 4% 6% 204
Wisconsin 79% 11% 10% 323
Wyoming 75% 14% 11% 193

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 77% 16% 7% 380
Alaska 54% 39% 7% 178
Arizona 62% 29% 9% 404
Arkansas 80% 15% 5% 202
California 56% 36% 8% 2,151
Colorado 55% 34% 10% 288
Connecticut 50% 39% 12% 188
Delaware 58% 33% 9% 167
District of Columbia 57% 33% 10% 153
Florida 63% 29% 8% 1,255
Georgia 75% 18% 7% 648
Hawaii 59% 32% 8% 195
Idaho 63% 31% 6% 207
Illinois 64% 27% 9% 749
Indiana 73% 21% 7% 388
Iowa 68% 25% 7% 185
Kansas 70% 21% 9% 195
Kentucky 80% 14% 6% 278
Louisiana 75% 18% 7% 307
Maine 46% 41% 12% 148
Maryland 60% 33% 7% 368
Massachusetts 43% 44% 12% 324
Michigan 67% 26% 7% 575
Minnesota 55% 33% 12% 328
Mississippi 80% 15% 4% 219
Missouri 74% 22% 5% 386
Montana 51% 39% 10% 171
Nebraska 65% 26% 9% 188
Nevada 53% 37% 10% 195
New Hampshire 50% 38% 11% 147
New Jersey 60% 31% 9% 507
New Mexico 61% 34% 6% 192
New York 56% 34% 10% 1,019
North Carolina 73% 21% 7% 684
North Dakota 64% 29% 7% 189
Ohio 66% 27% 7% 683
Oklahoma 70% 23% 6% 259
Oregon 53% 39% 7% 238
Pennsylvania 63% 29% 8% 781
Rhode Island 58% 34% 8% 168
South Carolina 76% 14% 10% 352
South Dakota 66% 25% 9% 195
Tennessee 81% 14% 5% 476
Texas 70% 24% 7% 1,633
Utah 54% 41% 6% 221
Vermont 40% 51% 8% 153
Virginia 70% 22% 8% 512
Washington 51% 39% 9% 406
West Virginia 80% 14% 7% 204
Wisconsin 62% 29% 10% 323
Wyoming 61% 29% 10% 193

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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% 15% 35% 380
Alaska 42% 32% 26% 178
Arizona 45% 23% 32% 404
Arkansas 48% 14% 38% 202
California 31% 21% 48% 2,151
Colorado 41% 16% 43% 288
Connecticut 34% 20% 46% 188
Delaware 35% 17% 48% 167
District of Columbia 6% 16% 78% 153
Florida 37% 20% 43% 1,255
Georgia 43% 18% 39% 648
Hawaii 30% 21% 49% 195
Idaho 56% 21% 24% 207
Illinois 36% 19% 45% 749
Indiana 46% 19% 35% 388
Iowa 51% 13% 36% 185
Kansas 50% 24% 26% 195
Kentucky 47% 11% 42% 278
Louisiana 42% 15% 43% 307
Maine 44% 18% 38% 148
Maryland 31% 12% 57% 368
Massachusetts 26% 16% 58% 324
Michigan 35% 17% 48% 575
Minnesota 43% 15% 42% 328
Mississippi 41% 14% 45% 219
Missouri 43% 15% 42% 386
Montana 52% 18% 29% 171
Nebraska 51% 12% 37% 188
Nevada 41% 17% 43% 195
New Hampshire 36% 24% 40% 147
New Jersey 32% 18% 50% 507
New Mexico 35% 16% 50% 192
New York 29% 20% 51% 1,019
North Carolina 43% 16% 41% 684
North Dakota 53% 16% 31% 189
Ohio 43% 18% 39% 683
Oklahoma 46% 17% 37% 259
Oregon 37% 21% 42% 238
Pennsylvania 42% 15% 43% 781
Rhode Island 30% 23% 47% 168
South Carolina 46% 20% 34% 352
South Dakota 54% 8% 38% 195
Tennessee 52% 13% 35% 476
Texas 41% 22% 37% 1,633
Utah 64% 14% 22% 221
Vermont 36% 11% 53% 153
Virginia 43% 20% 37% 512
Washington 39% 24% 37% 406
West Virginia 43% 15% 42% 204
Wisconsin 47% 16% 36% 323
Wyoming 61% 17% 22% 193

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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% 25% 10% 7% 380
Alaska 40% 33% 22% 6% 178
Arizona 46% 30% 18% 7% 404
Arkansas 47% 34% 14% 5% 202
California 36% 33% 25% 5% 2,151
Colorado 36% 32% 26% 5% 288
Connecticut 35% 37% 24% 4% 188
Delaware 31% 35% 24% 11% 167
District of Columbia 17% 41% 28% 13% 153
Florida 41% 30% 23% 7% 1,255
Georgia 46% 32% 17% 6% 648
Hawaii 33% 39% 23% 6% 195
Idaho 49% 25% 18% 8% 207
Illinois 35% 34% 25% 6% 749
Indiana 48% 26% 19% 7% 388
Iowa 49% 27% 19% 5% 185
Kansas 42% 32% 23% 2% 195
Kentucky 50% 27% 18% 6% 278
Louisiana 53% 30% 11% 5% 307
Maine 41% 28% 27% 5% 148
Maryland 29% 34% 31% 6% 368
Massachusetts 25% 36% 32% 7% 324
Michigan 41% 30% 22% 7% 575
Minnesota 41% 27% 27% 5% 328
Mississippi 51% 28% 16% 5% 219
Missouri 47% 29% 18% 5% 386
Montana 54% 26% 15% 5% 171
Nebraska 48% 28% 18% 7% 188
Nevada 39% 36% 19% 6% 195
New Hampshire 44% 26% 25% 5% 147
New Jersey 33% 38% 23% 6% 507
New Mexico 35% 33% 23% 9% 192
New York 34% 32% 28% 5% 1,019
North Carolina 45% 29% 21% 6% 684
North Dakota 51% 27% 18% 4% 189
Ohio 45% 30% 18% 7% 683
Oklahoma 42% 37% 16% 6% 259
Oregon 35% 31% 29% 6% 238
Pennsylvania 41% 32% 21% 7% 781
Rhode Island 33% 38% 23% 6% 168
South Carolina 49% 32% 13% 6% 352
South Dakota 48% 36% 13% 3% 195
Tennessee 53% 22% 17% 7% 476
Texas 43% 30% 20% 7% 1,633
Utah 51% 31% 14% 5% 221
Vermont 36% 29% 33% 2% 153
Virginia 44% 36% 15% 5% 512
Washington 37% 31% 25% 7% 406
West Virginia 50% 28% 16% 5% 204
Wisconsin 47% 32% 17% 5% 323
Wyoming 48% 26% 16% 10% 193

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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% 39% 3% 2% 380
Alaska 63% 35% < 1% 2% 178
Arizona 58% 35% 3% 4% 404
Arkansas 54% 41% 1% 4% 202
California 43% 49% 4% 4% 2,151
Colorado 53% 40% 5% 3% 288
Connecticut 57% 40% 2% 1% 188
Delaware 55% 36% 4% 5% 167
District of Columbia 21% 71% 3% 5% 153
Florida 46% 45% 5% 4% 1,255
Georgia 52% 41% 3% 4% 648
Hawaii 50% 41% 6% 2% 195
Idaho 69% 27% 2% 1% 207
Illinois 53% 41% 3% 3% 749
Indiana 57% 37% 3% 3% 388
Iowa 63% 32% 2% 4% 185
Kansas 70% 22% 2% 6% 195
Kentucky 58% 35% 4% 3% 278
Louisiana 50% 43% 3% 4% 307
Maine 67% 26% 2% 5% 148
Maryland 49% 44% 2% 5% 368
Massachusetts 45% 46% 3% 5% 324
Michigan 59% 33% 4% 3% 575
Minnesota 60% 32% 3% 4% 328
Mississippi 56% 38% 3% 3% 219
Missouri 63% 30% 3% 4% 386
Montana 71% 21% 4% 4% 171
Nebraska 69% 26% 1% 4% 188
Nevada 55% 38% 5% 2% 195
New Hampshire 65% 29% 2% 4% 147
New Jersey 44% 48% 4% 4% 507
New Mexico 49% 44% 4% 3% 192
New York 40% 53% 4% 3% 1,019
North Carolina 53% 40% 3% 4% 684
North Dakota 68% 25% 1% 5% 189
Ohio 59% 33% 3% 5% 683
Oklahoma 63% 31% 3% 3% 259
Oregon 56% 36% 2% 6% 238
Pennsylvania 59% 34% 3% 5% 781
Rhode Island 51% 36% 7% 5% 168
South Carolina 56% 36% 2% 5% 352
South Dakota 67% 28% 3% 2% 195
Tennessee 61% 31% 3% 4% 476
Texas 48% 45% 4% 4% 1,633
Utah 73% 24% 1% 3% 221
Vermont 48% 44% 4% 4% 153
Virginia 55% 39% 2% 3% 512
Washington 56% 35% 5% 5% 406
West Virginia 54% 35% 5% 6% 204
Wisconsin 64% 32% 2% 2% 323
Wyoming 74% 19% 2% 5% 193

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 53% 41% 5% 1% 380
Alaska 50% 41% 6% 3% 178
Arizona 51% 40% 5% 4% 404
Arkansas 53% 45% 1% 1% 202
California 40% 54% 4% 3% 2,151
Colorado 45% 53% 2% 1% 288
Connecticut 41% 53% 5% < 1% 188
Delaware 49% 48% 2% 1% 167
District of Columbia 23% 72% 4% 1% 153
Florida 45% 49% 5% 2% 1,255
Georgia 48% 44% 6% 1% 648
Hawaii 34% 58% 6% 1% 195
Idaho 54% 38% 6% 2% 207
Illinois 45% 48% 4% 2% 749
Indiana 56% 38% 4% 2% 388
Iowa 43% 54% 3% < 1% 185
Kansas 51% 40% 8% 1% 195
Kentucky 51% 37% 10% 2% 278
Louisiana 48% 44% 3% 5% 307
Maine 42% 53% 4% 1% 148
Maryland 41% 53% 4% 1% 368
Massachusetts 39% 55% 3% 3% 324
Michigan 48% 47% 4% 1% 575
Minnesota 46% 50% 4% < 1% 328
Mississippi 50% 42% 5% 2% 219
Missouri 47% 48% 3% 2% 386
Montana 59% 36% 2% 4% 171
Nebraska 59% 37% 2% 1% 188
Nevada 44% 51% 4% 1% 195
New Hampshire 46% 47% 3% 3% 147
New Jersey 37% 57% 3% 3% 507
New Mexico 43% 50% 3% 4% 192
New York 37% 55% 7% 1% 1,019
North Carolina 47% 47% 4% 2% 684
North Dakota 54% 39% 6% 1% 189
Ohio 48% 46% 4% 2% 683
Oklahoma 48% 47% 3% 2% 259
Oregon 40% 54% 5% 1% 238
Pennsylvania 48% 45% 4% 3% 781
Rhode Island 44% 54% 1% 1% 168
South Carolina 46% 46% 6% 2% 352
South Dakota 51% 47% 2% 1% 195
Tennessee 48% 46% 4% 2% 476
Texas 48% 45% 3% 3% 1,633
Utah 57% 40% 2% 1% 221
Vermont 34% 58% 4% 4% 153
Virginia 50% 42% 5% 3% 512
Washington 42% 52% 4% 2% 406
West Virginia 44% 50% 5% 1% 204
Wisconsin 50% 44% 3% 2% 323
Wyoming 69% 25% 5% 1% 193

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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% 61% 5% 380
Alaska 55% 40% 4% 178
Arizona 41% 54% 5% 404
Arkansas 31% 66% 3% 202
California 50% 45% 5% 2,151
Colorado 53% 45% 2% 288
Connecticut 58% 34% 7% 188
Delaware 47% 47% 6% 167
District of Columbia 71% 24% 5% 153
Florida 50% 45% 5% 1,255
Georgia 42% 55% 3% 648
Hawaii 63% 33% 4% 195
Idaho 35% 57% 8% 207
Illinois 50% 47% 3% 749
Indiana 36% 58% 7% 388
Iowa 41% 56% 3% 185
Kansas 45% 53% 2% 195
Kentucky 31% 62% 7% 278
Louisiana 32% 62% 5% 307
Maine 57% 41% 2% 148
Maryland 59% 36% 4% 368
Massachusetts 67% 27% 7% 324
Michigan 48% 49% 3% 575
Minnesota 43% 54% 3% 328
Mississippi 32% 64% 4% 219
Missouri 37% 58% 5% 386
Montana 50% 46% 4% 171
Nebraska 43% 52% 5% 188
Nevada 56% 42% 3% 195
New Hampshire 60% 35% 5% 147
New Jersey 52% 43% 4% 507
New Mexico 45% 52% 3% 192
New York 59% 37% 4% 1,019
North Carolina 43% 51% 6% 684
North Dakota 43% 54% 3% 189
Ohio 41% 54% 5% 683
Oklahoma 43% 53% 5% 259
Oregon 56% 40% 3% 238
Pennsylvania 43% 51% 6% 781
Rhode Island 53% 41% 6% 168
South Carolina 37% 56% 6% 352
South Dakota 44% 54% 2% 195
Tennessee 36% 60% 4% 476
Texas 39% 57% 4% 1,633
Utah 37% 62% 1% 221
Vermont 67% 30% 3% 153
Virginia 47% 49% 4% 512
Washington 51% 43% 5% 406
West Virginia 31% 62% 7% 204
Wisconsin 42% 55% 3% 323
Wyoming 41% 57% 2% 193

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 32% 59% 4% 4% 380
Alaska 54% 37% 7% 2% 178
Arizona 56% 31% 7% 6% 404
Arkansas 38% 53% 5% 4% 202
California 62% 30% 4% 3% 2,151
Colorado 59% 31% 4% 5% 288
Connecticut 72% 23% 1% 4% 188
Delaware 65% 31% 1% 3% 167
District of Columbia 67% 27% 2% 4% 153
Florida 60% 32% 5% 3% 1,255
Georgia 49% 44% 4% 3% 648
Hawaii 57% 35% 2% 5% 195
Idaho 46% 42% 8% 4% 207
Illinois 59% 34% 4% 3% 749
Indiana 45% 45% 6% 4% 388
Iowa 53% 40% 6% 2% 185
Kansas 47% 39% 9% 5% 195
Kentucky 40% 50% 7% 3% 278
Louisiana 47% 38% 7% 8% 307
Maine 62% 33% 2% 3% 148
Maryland 60% 33% 5% 2% 368
Massachusetts 75% 17% 3% 5% 324
Michigan 52% 39% 6% 2% 575
Minnesota 62% 33% 4% 1% 328
Mississippi 34% 59% 6% 1% 219
Missouri 49% 44% 2% 5% 386
Montana 51% 39% 5% 5% 171
Nebraska 49% 44% 3% 4% 188
Nevada 63% 32% 3% 2% 195
New Hampshire 70% 25% 3% 2% 147
New Jersey 66% 27% 3% 4% 507
New Mexico 52% 40% 4% 3% 192
New York 63% 28% 5% 4% 1,019
North Carolina 47% 42% 6% 5% 684
North Dakota 50% 43% 5% 2% 189
Ohio 53% 39% 4% 4% 683
Oklahoma 47% 45% 5% 2% 259
Oregon 58% 32% 6% 4% 238
Pennsylvania 55% 36% 5% 4% 781
Rhode Island 66% 22% 4% 7% 168
South Carolina 44% 48% 5% 3% 352
South Dakota 54% 40% 3% 3% 195
Tennessee 32% 61% 3% 4% 476
Texas 49% 43% 4% 4% 1,633
Utah 47% 45% 3% 5% 221
Vermont 71% 24% 3% 2% 153
Virginia 52% 42% 4% 2% 512
Washington 58% 37% 3% 2% 406
West Virginia 42% 51% 4% 3% 204
Wisconsin 61% 34% 1% 3% 323
Wyoming 44% 47% 6% 3% 193

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 25% 66% 9% 380
Alaska 49% 42% 9% 178
Arizona 48% 44% 8% 404
Arkansas 30% 59% 11% 202
California 54% 39% 7% 2,151
Colorado 50% 43% 6% 288
Connecticut 66% 32% 2% 188
Delaware 52% 42% 6% 167
District of Columbia 55% 35% 10% 153
Florida 48% 44% 8% 1,255
Georgia 38% 55% 7% 648
Hawaii 53% 39% 8% 195
Idaho 37% 49% 14% 207
Illinois 52% 40% 8% 749
Indiana 33% 57% 10% 388
Iowa 45% 49% 6% 185
Kansas 42% 48% 10% 195
Kentucky 33% 60% 7% 278
Louisiana 36% 56% 8% 307
Maine 57% 39% 3% 148
Maryland 54% 38% 8% 368
Massachusetts 65% 23% 13% 324
Michigan 44% 50% 6% 575
Minnesota 56% 40% 4% 328
Mississippi 24% 70% 6% 219
Missouri 45% 49% 6% 386
Montana 46% 45% 9% 171
Nebraska 42% 54% 4% 188
Nevada 48% 43% 9% 195
New Hampshire 65% 31% 4% 147
New Jersey 54% 37% 8% 507
New Mexico 44% 49% 8% 192
New York 55% 36% 9% 1,019
North Carolina 38% 53% 9% 684
North Dakota 38% 56% 7% 189
Ohio 45% 48% 7% 683
Oklahoma 38% 55% 7% 259
Oregon 53% 38% 9% 238
Pennsylvania 44% 46% 10% 781
Rhode Island 59% 32% 9% 168
South Carolina 34% 58% 8% 352
South Dakota 50% 46% 5% 195
Tennessee 27% 66% 7% 476
Texas 40% 53% 8% 1,633
Utah 42% 55% 3% 221
Vermont 66% 28% 6% 153
Virginia 41% 53% 6% 512
Washington 51% 42% 8% 406
West Virginia 36% 52% 11% 204
Wisconsin 52% 43% 5% 323
Wyoming 41% 50% 9% 193

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 45% 48% 2% 5% 380
Alaska 42% 50% 3% 5% 178
Arizona 42% 50% 3% 5% 404
Arkansas 48% 47% 2% 3% 202
California 36% 57% 3% 4% 2,151
Colorado 37% 57% 2% 4% 288
Connecticut 31% 66% 1% 3% 188
Delaware 39% 52% 4% 5% 167
District of Columbia 18% 75% 3% 4% 153
Florida 39% 56% 2% 3% 1,255
Georgia 40% 54% 3% 3% 648
Hawaii 23% 70% 1% 6% 195
Idaho 47% 48% 2% 3% 207
Illinois 38% 58% 3% 2% 749
Indiana 48% 49% 2% 2% 388
Iowa 35% 59% 4% 2% 185
Kansas 42% 51% 5% 2% 195
Kentucky 53% 41% 3% 3% 278
Louisiana 46% 48% 2% 4% 307
Maine 30% 64% 2% 4% 148
Maryland 33% 62% 2% 3% 368
Massachusetts 34% 58% 3% 5% 324
Michigan 40% 51% 5% 5% 575
Minnesota 35% 58% 3% 4% 328
Mississippi 45% 47% 6% 2% 219
Missouri 43% 51% 3% 3% 386
Montana 62% 34% 3% 1% 171
Nebraska 46% 47% 2% 5% 188
Nevada 43% 49% 3% 5% 195
New Hampshire 35% 61% 3% 1% 147
New Jersey 33% 60% 2% 5% 507
New Mexico 40% 54% 3% 4% 192
New York 31% 64% 3% 3% 1,019
North Carolina 42% 50% 3% 5% 684
North Dakota 49% 42% 4% 5% 189
Ohio 44% 52% 2% 2% 683
Oklahoma 42% 51% 2% 5% 259
Oregon 41% 53% 3% 3% 238
Pennsylvania 41% 55% 3% 2% 781
Rhode Island 31% 61% 5% 3% 168
South Carolina 46% 49% 2% 4% 352
South Dakota 46% 53% 1% 1% 195
Tennessee 46% 47% 2% 4% 476
Texas 39% 55% 2% 4% 1,633
Utah 47% 45% 6% 2% 221
Vermont 25% 71% 1% 3% 153
Virginia 42% 55% 2% 2% 512
Washington 31% 61% 4% 4% 406
West Virginia 55% 40% 3% 2% 204
Wisconsin 41% 55% 2% 1% 323
Wyoming 58% 35% 5% 2% 193

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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 14% 24% 2% 55% 5% 380
Alaska 27% 25% 5% 37% 7% 178
Arizona 20% 29% 3% 41% 7% 404
Arkansas 11% 29% 2% 53% 4% 202
California 33% 24% 4% 34% 4% 2,151
Colorado 31% 25% 3% 36% 5% 288
Connecticut 29% 28% 4% 36% 4% 188
Delaware 28% 24% 4% 38% 5% 167
District of Columbia 32% 35% 6% 24% 3% 153
Florida 24% 27% 4% 40% 4% 1,255
Georgia 18% 29% 3% 46% 4% 648
Hawaii 29% 27% 5% 36% 3% 195
Idaho 17% 29% 4% 45% 5% 207
Illinois 28% 28% 3% 37% 4% 749
Indiana 19% 28% 4% 46% 3% 388
Iowa 26% 28% 3% 37% 6% 185
Kansas 20% 29% 5% 43% 3% 195
Kentucky 17% 26% 2% 52% 4% 278
Louisiana 18% 28% 3% 44% 7% 307
Maine 39% 21% 5% 31% 4% 148
Maryland 30% 30% 3% 33% 4% 368
Massachusetts 35% 26% 6% 27% 6% 324
Michigan 24% 26% 3% 43% 4% 575
Minnesota 31% 22% 4% 39% 5% 328
Mississippi 14% 19% 3% 59% 5% 219
Missouri 18% 29% 3% 47% 3% 386
Montana 25% 25% 3% 42% 5% 171
Nebraska 24% 31% 3% 38% 3% 188
Nevada 27% 27% 5% 35% 6% 195
New Hampshire 32% 27% 2% 36% 3% 147
New Jersey 31% 26% 4% 33% 6% 507
New Mexico 25% 32% 3% 38% 2% 192
New York 28% 26% 4% 37% 4% 1,019
North Carolina 20% 29% 3% 42% 6% 684
North Dakota 23% 24% 2% 47% 4% 189
Ohio 22% 26% 4% 43% 5% 683
Oklahoma 19% 23% 2% 48% 8% 259
Oregon 31% 26% 3% 32% 7% 238
Pennsylvania 24% 24% 3% 46% 4% 781
Rhode Island 28% 29% < 1% 40% 3% 168
South Carolina 15% 27% 2% 51% 4% 352
South Dakota 23% 29% < 1% 45% 4% 195
Tennessee 14% 23% 2% 54% 7% 476
Texas 19% 28% 4% 45% 4% 1,633
Utah 21% 29% 2% 45% 4% 221
Vermont 51% 19% 5% 23% 1% 153
Virginia 16% 32% 3% 44% 4% 512
Washington 27% 23% 7% 39% 4% 406
West Virginia 16% 23% 2% 56% 3% 204
Wisconsin 26% 28% 2% 37% 7% 323
Wyoming 20% 27% 5% 43% 4% 193