State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 4,502. 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% 13% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 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% 1% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 4,502
2007 1% < 1% 2% 1% 11% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 5,071

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State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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% 17% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% 2% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 9% 2% < 1% 4% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 1,070
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 10% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 2% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 4% < 1% 5% 3% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 11% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 906
Historically Black Protestant 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 7% 7% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 10% 1% 5% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 6% 6% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 2% 7% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 215
Jewish < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 14% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 4% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 13% 1% 16% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 143
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 4% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 5% 5% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 864
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 2% 1% 18% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 8% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 976

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Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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California 25% 40% 22% 12% 485
Florida 18% 36% 27% 20% 242
Georgia 25% 37% 26% 12% 103
Illinois 18% 41% 22% 19% 188
Michigan 19% 33% 28% 20% 132
New Jersey 19% 35% 24% 21% 123
New York 17% 41% 25% 18% 252
North Carolina 26% 32% 25% 16% 126
Ohio 19% 35% 29% 17% 142
Pennsylvania 13% 38% 27% 22% 180
Texas 23% 38% 25% 14% 307
Virginia 24% 41% 20% 15% 110

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest 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% 18% 30% 26% 8% < 1% 485
Florida 9% 14% 30% 32% 14% 1% 242
Georgia 14% 16% 33% 30% 7% 1% 103
Illinois 14% 17% 28% 28% 12% 2% 188
Michigan 9% 16% 27% 35% 11% 2% 132
New Jersey 11% 17% 26% 31% 13% 1% 123
New York 10% 18% 30% 29% 11% 2% 252
North Carolina 17% 13% 28% 31% 11% < 1% 126
Ohio 12% 17% 26% 34% 12% < 1% 142
Pennsylvania 8% 12% 31% 33% 16% < 1% 180
Texas 14% 17% 29% 29% 10% 1% 307
Virginia 9% 25% 31% 27% 8% 1% 110

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

State Men Women 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 55% 45% 494
Florida 54% 46% 248
Georgia 43% 57% 104
Illinois 43% 57% 192
Massachusetts 62% 38% 100
Michigan 48% 52% 135
New Jersey 51% 49% 128
New York 47% 53% 263
North Carolina 53% 47% 127
Ohio 47% 53% 143
Pennsylvania 46% 54% 181
Texas 51% 49% 312
Virginia 40% 60% 113

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 38% 3% 23% 34% 2% 487
Florida 66% 9% 1% 22% 2% 245
Georgia 59% 30% 1% 8% 3% 104
Illinois 64% 7% 5% 22% 2% 190
Massachusetts 84% 5% 4% 6% 1% 100
Michigan 85% 9% < 1% 5% 1% 134
New Jersey 66% 4% 16% 12% 1% 128
New York 57% 14% 4% 18% 6% 259
North Carolina 76% 14% 3% 7% < 1% 127
Ohio 81% 10% 3% 3% 3% 143
Pennsylvania 83% 8% 4% 4% 1% 179
Texas 47% 11% 6% 33% 4% 311
Virginia 65% 18% 9% 6% 3% 108

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher 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 37% 21% 42% 487
Florida 22% 11% 66% 244
Georgia 9% 4% 87% 103
Illinois 22% 11% 67% 188
Michigan 7% 7% 86% 133
New Jersey 30% 14% 56% 127
New York 27% 15% 58% 261
North Carolina 10% 4% 86% 126
Ohio 4% 7% 89% 143
Pennsylvania 11% 4% 85% 181
Texas 26% 9% 65% 308
Virginia 19% 9% 72% 109

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 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 30% 19% 21% 29% 443
Florida 30% 25% 25% 20% 219
Illinois 28% 21% 30% 21% 158
Michigan 36% 22% 25% 17% 122
New Jersey 24% 14% 32% 30% 111
New York 26% 20% 34% 20% 224
North Carolina 29% 19% 29% 23% 111
Ohio 34% 13% 34% 18% 127
Pennsylvania 30% 20% 26% 23% 156
Texas 35% 16% 26% 23% 279
Virginia 18% 14% 37% 32% 103

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 37% 31% 18% 15% 490
Florida 41% 31% 15% 13% 247
Georgia 36% 28% 17% 19% 104
Illinois 43% 25% 18% 13% 190
Massachusetts 36% 20% 25% 19% 100
Michigan 31% 38% 15% 16% 134
New Jersey 41% 22% 19% 17% 127
New York 31% 29% 27% 13% 260
North Carolina 39% 33% 14% 15% 127
Ohio 41% 29% 19% 10% 143
Pennsylvania 39% 25% 21% 15% 181
Texas 39% 26% 19% 16% 311
Virginia 35% 25% 22% 18% 113

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 46% 10% 10% 4% 30% 493
Florida 47% 10% 12% 6% 25% 246
Georgia 46% 3% 21% 6% 25% 104
Illinois 50% 6% 9% 7% 28% 191
Massachusetts 58% 8% 12% 5% 17% 100
Michigan 50% 10% 13% 9% 18% 135
New Jersey 54% 4% 9% 7% 27% 124
New York 48% 8% 11% 5% 28% 260
North Carolina 54% 10% 5% 9% 22% 127
Ohio 53% 7% 15% 3% 21% 143
Pennsylvania 61% 4% 10% 9% 17% 180
Texas 49% 7% 12% 7% 25% 311
Virginia 64% 9% 6% 6% 14% 113

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

State Parents Non-parents 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 33% 67% 494
Florida 28% 72% 248
Georgia 29% 71% 103
Illinois 32% 68% 191
Massachusetts 26% 74% 100
Michigan 33% 67% 135
New Jersey 27% 73% 125
New York 23% 77% 261
North Carolina 38% 62% 126
Ohio 32% 68% 143
Pennsylvania 31% 69% 181
Texas 37% 63% 310
Virginia 34% 66% 113

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 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% 29% 9% 1% 16% 2% 494
Florida 52% 24% 11% < 1% 11% 2% 248
Georgia 71% 22% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 104
Illinois 58% 23% 9% < 1% 8% 1% 192
Massachusetts 34% 35% 4% < 1% 22% 5% 100
Michigan 53% 33% 6% 1% 5% 2% 135
New Jersey 39% 37% 7% < 1% 15% 2% 128
New York 54% 24% 5% 1% 11% 4% 263
North Carolina 72% 20% 1% < 1% 7% < 1% 127
Ohio 61% 27% 6% < 1% 4% 1% 143
Pennsylvania 57% 22% 8% < 1% 12% 2% 181
Texas 61% 25% 6% 1% 6% 1% 312
Virginia 51% 28% 8% 1% 11% 2% 113

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 35% 34% 16% 14% < 1% 494
Florida 43% 25% 17% 14% < 1% 248
Georgia 60% 23% 11% 6% < 1% 104
Illinois 47% 31% 13% 9% < 1% 192
Massachusetts 28% 39% 17% 16% < 1% 100
Michigan 37% 41% 11% 10% 1% 135
New Jersey 37% 33% 20% 10% < 1% 128
New York 42% 29% 12% 17% < 1% 263
North Carolina 48% 41% 6% 5% < 1% 127
Ohio 53% 28% 10% 9% < 1% 143
Pennsylvania 48% 29% 11% 11% < 1% 181
Texas 57% 30% 7% 6% < 1% 312
Virginia 46% 34% 12% 7% 1% 113

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 23% 43% 34% < 1% 494
Florida 24% 41% 34% < 1% 248
Georgia 37% 42% 20% 1% 104
Illinois 28% 38% 32% 1% 192
Massachusetts 21% 31% 48% < 1% 100
Michigan 21% 45% 34% < 1% 135
New Jersey 23% 44% 33% < 1% 128
New York 21% 46% 33% 1% 263
North Carolina 27% 47% 26% < 1% 127
Ohio 31% 38% 30% 1% 143
Pennsylvania 28% 40% 32% < 1% 181
Texas 38% 36% 26% < 1% 312
Virginia 34% 36% 29% 1% 113

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 43% 13% 10% 35% < 1% 494
Florida 47% 14% 8% 31% < 1% 248
Georgia 64% 17% 5% 14% < 1% 104
Illinois 47% 20% 6% 26% < 1% 192
Massachusetts 28% 15% 14% 44% < 1% 100
Michigan 35% 24% 13% 29% < 1% 135
New Jersey 40% 21% 10% 28% 2% 128
New York 39% 17% 13% 31% < 1% 263
North Carolina 57% 21% 6% 14% 2% 127
Ohio 47% 19% 13% 21% < 1% 143
Pennsylvania 38% 26% 12% 23% < 1% 181
Texas 54% 20% 7% 19% < 1% 312
Virginia 52% 16% 4% 27% 1% 113

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 11% 8% 16% 65% < 1% 494
Florida 16% 6% 9% 69% < 1% 248
Georgia 26% 10% 13% 51% < 1% 104
Illinois 13% 12% 11% 64% 1% 192
Massachusetts 5% 10% 2% 84% < 1% 100
Michigan 11% 7% 7% 75% < 1% 135
New Jersey 10% 7% 17% 66% < 1% 128
New York 9% 9% 11% 71% < 1% 263
North Carolina 16% 7% 16% 61% < 1% 127
Ohio 19% 9% 10% 62% < 1% 143
Pennsylvania 19% 6% 8% 67% 1% 181
Texas 27% 9% 14% 51% < 1% 312
Virginia 16% 14% 8% 62% < 1% 113

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 25% 12% 8% 53% 2% 494
Florida 25% 12% 8% 54% 1% 248
Georgia 30% 8% 6% 51% 5% 104
Illinois 31% 12% 6% 49% 2% 192
Massachusetts 18% 9% 10% 63% < 1% 100
Michigan 26% 5% 8% 60% 2% 135
New Jersey 25% 9% 6% 59% < 1% 128
New York 28% 9% 9% 53% 1% 263
North Carolina 31% 5% 8% 57% < 1% 127
Ohio 26% 8% 4% 61% 1% 143
Pennsylvania 26% 6% 10% 57% 1% 181
Texas 35% 9% 9% 45% 2% 312
Virginia 28% 15% 9% 46% 2% 113

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 35% 18% 27% 20% 1% 494
Florida 45% 17% 20% 19% < 1% 248
Georgia 45% 20% 24% 8% 3% 104
Illinois 41% 14% 24% 20% < 1% 192
Massachusetts 32% 16% 27% 24% 1% 100
Michigan 33% 17% 28% 20% 2% 135
New Jersey 41% 15% 20% 21% 2% 128
New York 39% 20% 24% 17% 1% 263
North Carolina 47% 20% 23% 10% < 1% 127
Ohio 39% 19% 28% 13% < 1% 143
Pennsylvania 36% 22% 19% 23% 1% 181
Texas 46% 17% 22% 15% 1% 312
Virginia 40% 23% 20% 16% 2% 113

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 23% 13% 52% 12% 1% 494
Florida 24% 9% 51% 14% 2% 248
Georgia 33% 4% 52% 9% 2% 104
Illinois 34% 10% 39% 16% 1% 192
Massachusetts 14% 6% 67% 12% 1% 100
Michigan 24% 9% 52% 10% 5% 135
New Jersey 20% 9% 61% 8% 2% 128
New York 18% 13% 58% 10% 2% 263
North Carolina 29% 13% 47% 9% 2% 127
Ohio 29% 8% 52% 8% 2% 143
Pennsylvania 23% 10% 56% 11% 1% 181
Texas 40% 10% 39% 10% 1% 312
Virginia 28% 7% 55% 7% 3% 113

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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California 26% 70% 2% 2% 494
Florida 24% 74% 1% 1% 248
Georgia 37% 63% < 1% < 1% 104
Illinois 33% 66% < 1% < 1% 192
Massachusetts 21% 77% 1% < 1% 100
Michigan 33% 66% 1% < 1% 135
New Jersey 26% 72% 1% 1% 128
New York 30% 66% 3% 1% 263
North Carolina 38% 62% < 1% < 1% 127
Ohio 28% 71% < 1% < 1% 143
Pennsylvania 31% 68% < 1% < 1% 181
Texas 31% 65% 2% 1% 312
Virginia 32% 66% < 1% 2% 113

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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California 18% 10% 12% 60% < 1% 494
Florida 23% 7% 13% 57% < 1% 248
Georgia 40% 12% 9% 39% < 1% 104
Illinois 24% 12% 11% 52% < 1% 192
Massachusetts 6% 9% 14% 70% < 1% 100
Michigan 16% 11% 18% 56% < 1% 135
New Jersey 9% 13% 17% 61% < 1% 128
New York 18% 7% 14% 60% 1% 263
North Carolina 18% 15% 16% 50% < 1% 127
Ohio 21% 12% 16% 51% < 1% 143
Pennsylvania 17% 9% 17% 56% 1% 181
Texas 32% 11% 15% 41% < 1% 312
Virginia 25% 9% 11% 55% < 1% 113

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
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California 21% 24% 2% 46% 6% 494
Florida 27% 25% 3% 41% 5% 248
Georgia 34% 35% 2% 24% 5% 104
Illinois 29% 26% 1% 40% 5% 192
Massachusetts 16% 30% 4% 44% 6% 100
Michigan 19% 33% 3% 37% 8% 135
New Jersey 16% 23% 1% 52% 8% 128
New York 24% 22% 2% 42% 10% 263
North Carolina 27% 26% 5% 32% 10% 127
Ohio 22% 43% 2% 24% 9% 143
Pennsylvania 28% 26% 2% 40% 4% 181
Texas 35% 30% 3% 28% 5% 312
Virginia 19% 38% 1% 39% 4% 113

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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California 65% 28% 7% 494
Florida 65% 26% 9% 248
Georgia 78% 14% 7% 104
Illinois 70% 22% 7% 192
Massachusetts 63% 32% 5% 100
Michigan 77% 18% 5% 135
New Jersey 64% 28% 8% 128
New York 64% 29% 6% 263
North Carolina 78% 14% 7% 127
Ohio 86% 11% 4% 143
Pennsylvania 69% 25% 6% 181
Texas 77% 18% 5% 312
Virginia 70% 21% 9% 113

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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California 51% 42% 7% 494
Florida 51% 38% 11% 248
Georgia 73% 22% 6% 104
Illinois 55% 36% 10% 192
Massachusetts 34% 60% 6% 100
Michigan 60% 34% 6% 135
New Jersey 45% 47% 8% 128
New York 47% 44% 9% 263
North Carolina 70% 26% 4% 127
Ohio 72% 21% 7% 143
Pennsylvania 57% 37% 6% 181
Texas 63% 31% 6% 312
Virginia 66% 28% 7% 113

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 29% 19% 52% 494
Florida 36% 18% 46% 248
Georgia 43% 13% 43% 104
Illinois 40% 20% 40% 192
Massachusetts 34% 13% 53% 100
Michigan 39% 14% 46% 135
New Jersey 27% 19% 54% 128
New York 22% 20% 58% 263
North Carolina 47% 14% 39% 127
Ohio 43% 19% 38% 143
Pennsylvania 45% 12% 42% 181
Texas 38% 17% 45% 312
Virginia 42% 16% 42% 113

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 28% 36% 33% 4% 494
Florida 32% 40% 19% 8% 248
Georgia 41% 38% 19% 2% 104
Illinois 32% 35% 27% 5% 192
Massachusetts 21% 46% 33% < 1% 100
Michigan 25% 43% 26% 6% 135
New Jersey 22% 39% 30% 9% 128
New York 31% 34% 29% 6% 263
North Carolina 29% 40% 28% 2% 127
Ohio 34% 40% 24% 2% 143
Pennsylvania 32% 39% 22% 7% 181
Texas 33% 41% 21% 4% 312
Virginia 32% 40% 22% 7% 113

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 47% 49% 3% 1% 494
Florida 47% 45% 2% 6% 248
Georgia 47% 47% 2% 4% 104
Illinois 51% 45% 3% 1% 192
Massachusetts 51% 45% < 1% 4% 100
Michigan 56% 36% 5% 3% 135
New Jersey 54% 40% 5% 2% 128
New York 41% 55% 3% 1% 263
North Carolina 48% 46% < 1% 6% 127
Ohio 58% 34% 4% 4% 143
Pennsylvania 62% 34% < 1% 4% 181
Texas 51% 41% 4% 4% 312
Virginia 57% 39% 1% 2% 113

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 38% 59% 2% 1% 494
Florida 47% 45% 6% 2% 248
Georgia 44% 52% 3% 1% 104
Illinois 40% 57% 3% 1% 192
Massachusetts 43% 54% 2% 1% 100
Michigan 48% 49% 1% 2% 135
New Jersey 37% 54% 5% 3% 128
New York 33% 63% 2% 2% 263
North Carolina 49% 43% 4% 4% 127
Ohio 51% 47% 1% 1% 143
Pennsylvania 46% 47% 6% 2% 181
Texas 46% 48% 1% 5% 312
Virginia 52% 44% 3% < 1% 113

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 63% 34% 3% 494
Florida 66% 30% 4% 248
Georgia 51% 45% 4% 104
Illinois 51% 46% 3% 192
Massachusetts 69% 29% 2% 100
Michigan 62% 33% 5% 135
New Jersey 67% 28% 4% 128
New York 66% 30% 4% 263
North Carolina 51% 46% 3% 127
Ohio 52% 44% 4% 143
Pennsylvania 51% 45% 3% 181
Texas 50% 46% 4% 312
Virginia 68% 30% 2% 113

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 73% 18% 5% 4% 494
Florida 70% 21% 6% 3% 248
Georgia 55% 32% 4% 9% 104
Illinois 68% 28% 3% 1% 192
Massachusetts 72% 19% 3% 6% 100
Michigan 66% 21% 11% 2% 135
New Jersey 75% 20% 1% 4% 128
New York 73% 20% 3% 4% 263
North Carolina 60% 34% 3% 3% 127
Ohio 67% 29% 2% 1% 143
Pennsylvania 66% 29% 3% 2% 181
Texas 56% 34% 5% 5% 312
Virginia 68% 29% 1% 2% 113

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 66% 28% 5% 494
Florida 65% 30% 5% 248
Georgia 54% 41% 6% 104
Illinois 63% 30% 7% 192
Massachusetts 72% 24% 4% 100
Michigan 58% 35% 6% 135
New Jersey 62% 31% 8% 128
New York 64% 29% 7% 263
North Carolina 50% 44% 6% 127
Ohio 58% 38% 3% 143
Pennsylvania 57% 38% 6% 181
Texas 46% 43% 11% 312
Virginia 54% 36% 9% 113

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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California 33% 62% 3% 2% 494
Florida 35% 63% 2% 1% 248
Georgia 28% 70% 1% < 1% 104
Illinois 38% 60% < 1% 1% 192
Massachusetts 29% 71% < 1% < 1% 100
Michigan 35% 57% 1% 8% 135
New Jersey 31% 64% 2% 3% 128
New York 28% 69% 1% 2% 263
North Carolina 38% 57% 2% 3% 127
Ohio 38% 57% 2% 3% 143
Pennsylvania 32% 62% 3% 2% 181
Texas 41% 53% 4% 2% 312
Virginia 30% 65% 5% < 1% 113

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say humans…

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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California 47% 22% 4% 24% 4% 494
Florida 33% 30% 5% 29% 3% 248
Georgia 24% 24% 4% 41% 8% 104
Illinois 37% 30% 2% 28% 3% 192
Massachusetts 44% 26% 2% 25% 3% 100
Michigan 33% 29% 5% 27% 6% 135
New Jersey 46% 19% 4% 26% 5% 128
New York 37% 28% 5% 28% 2% 263
North Carolina 33% 32% 5% 26% 4% 127
Ohio 31% 36% 4% 27% 2% 143
Pennsylvania 35% 21% 2% 38% 4% 181
Texas 33% 27% 4% 31% 5% 312
Virginia 40% 34% 3% 21% 2% 113