State among adults who pray daily

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 19,336. 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% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 4% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 6% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 19,336
2007 2% < 1% 1% 1% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 8% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 21,138

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State among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 110. 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% 23% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 4% 1% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 15% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 9% 2% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 110
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% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 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% 3% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 6,852
Hindu < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 31% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% 14% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 102
Historically Black Protestant 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% 8% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 4% 1% 4% 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 5% 6% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 8% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 18% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 6% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% 6% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 5% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 12% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 221
Jewish 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 11% < 1% 27% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 213
Mainline Protestant 2% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 4% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 4% 5% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 7% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 3,342
Mormon 1% 1% 7% 1% 11% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 5% 28% < 1% 3% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 571
Muslim 1% < 1% 1% 1% 14% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 4% 4% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% 13% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 9% 1% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 164
Orthodox Christian < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 14% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 7% < 1% 15% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 8% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 3% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 9% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,333

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Age distribution among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 369. 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% 35% 29% 20% 369
Alaska 18% 35% 33% 14% 143
Arizona 18% 33% 28% 22% 356
Arkansas 18% 37% 26% 19% 192
California 18% 37% 27% 18% 1,791
Colorado 16% 33% 30% 20% 243
Connecticut 8% 39% 31% 22% 162
Delaware 15% 27% 34% 24% 151
District of Columbia 26% 32% 26% 16% 136
Florida 15% 30% 28% 26% 1,102
Georgia 18% 38% 27% 17% 609
Hawaii 14% 42% 26% 18% 155
Idaho 16% 29% 34% 21% 168
Illinois 14% 36% 28% 22% 680
Indiana 17% 32% 31% 20% 355
Iowa 14% 29% 28% 28% 170
Kansas 14% 37% 31% 18% 172
Kentucky 16% 34% 29% 21% 276
Louisiana 19% 32% 29% 20% 316
Maine 12% 36% 27% 25% 108
Maryland 16% 33% 28% 22% 324
Massachusetts 12% 33% 34% 22% 256
Michigan 15% 30% 31% 23% 536
Minnesota 11% 32% 34% 23% 278
Mississippi 17% 34% 28% 21% 232
Missouri 16% 33% 29% 23% 365
Montana 14% 26% 34% 26% 155
Nebraska 13% 33% 34% 21% 176
Nevada 18% 33% 26% 23% 146
New Hampshire 9% 24% 42% 24% 114
New Jersey 12% 36% 31% 21% 438
New Mexico 15% 32% 31% 22% 158
New York 16% 33% 30% 22% 926
North Carolina 18% 37% 27% 18% 651
North Dakota 13% 27% 37% 23% 181
Ohio 17% 29% 33% 22% 662
Oklahoma 16% 34% 29% 21% 265
Oregon 17% 30% 31% 21% 178
Pennsylvania 13% 31% 32% 24% 766
Rhode Island 16% 30% 30% 23% 146
South Carolina 16% 33% 30% 21% 332
South Dakota 17% 33% 28% 22% 170
Tennessee 18% 33% 29% 20% 462
Texas 19% 35% 28% 17% 1,575
Utah 27% 38% 21% 13% 191
Virginia 17% 35% 29% 18% 490
Washington 19% 32% 28% 21% 317
West Virginia 18% 27% 30% 24% 199
Wisconsin 16% 32% 29% 23% 284
Wyoming 11% 32% 37% 21% 171

Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 369. 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 10% 12% 29% 34% 14% 1% 369
Alaska 9% 15% 29% 36% 9% 2% 143
Arizona 11% 9% 30% 32% 17% 1% 356
Arkansas 11% 11% 34% 33% 11% < 1% 192
California 11% 13% 31% 32% 12% 1% 1,791
Colorado 8% 17% 25% 37% 13% 1% 243
Connecticut 4% 11% 32% 36% 16% 1% 162
Delaware 9% 7% 26% 37% 20% 1% 151
District of Columbia 16% 13% 28% 28% 14% < 1% 136
Florida 10% 10% 25% 35% 17% 2% 1,102
Georgia 11% 12% 33% 32% 12% 1% 609
Hawaii 8% 14% 34% 31% 12% 1% 155
Idaho 13% 9% 24% 40% 14% < 1% 168
Illinois 8% 12% 30% 33% 15% 2% 680
Indiana 11% 13% 25% 35% 13% 2% 355
Iowa 8% 12% 23% 34% 22% 1% 170
Kansas 9% 11% 31% 37% 10% 2% 172
Kentucky 6% 17% 27% 36% 13% 1% 276
Louisiana 11% 14% 27% 34% 14% 1% 316
Maine 4% 12% 32% 34% 15% 3% 108
Maryland 8% 11% 31% 32% 17% 1% 324
Massachusetts 9% 9% 27% 39% 14% 3% 256
Michigan 8% 13% 25% 38% 15% 1% 536
Minnesota 6% 11% 27% 39% 16% 1% 278
Mississippi 9% 14% 29% 33% 15% 1% 232
Missouri 11% 12% 26% 34% 16% 2% 365
Montana 8% 13% 19% 41% 19% < 1% 155
Nebraska 6% 11% 28% 39% 15% 1% 176
Nevada 13% 11% 27% 34% 14% 1% 146
New Hampshire 7% 5% 20% 48% 17% 1% 114
New Jersey 6% 11% 30% 36% 14% 3% 438
New Mexico 10% 11% 26% 41% 11% < 1% 158
New York 9% 11% 28% 35% 14% 2% 926
North Carolina 10% 14% 31% 32% 12% 1% 651
North Dakota 5% 13% 22% 43% 11% 6% 181
Ohio 9% 13% 24% 39% 14% 1% 662
Oklahoma 12% 8% 30% 33% 14% 3% 265
Oregon 10% 9% 28% 36% 14% 2% 178
Pennsylvania 7% 11% 26% 38% 16% 2% 766
Rhode Island 9% 11% 26% 36% 16% 2% 146
South Carolina 13% 8% 28% 37% 14% < 1% 332
South Dakota 10% 15% 24% 33% 16% 2% 170
Tennessee 11% 13% 27% 35% 13% 1% 462
Texas 11% 14% 30% 32% 12% 1% 1,575
Utah 17% 18% 31% 27% 8% < 1% 191
Virginia 11% 13% 28% 35% 12% 1% 490
Washington 13% 9% 28% 34% 13% 2% 317
West Virginia 13% 11% 22% 38% 14% 2% 199
Wisconsin 10% 13% 25% 33% 15% 3% 284
Wyoming 8% 8% 27% 42% 13% 3% 171

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 41% 59% 379
Alaska 46% 54% 149
Arizona 38% 62% 362
Arkansas 38% 62% 199
California 40% 60% 1,834
Colorado 42% 58% 247
Connecticut 36% 64% 168
Delaware 39% 61% 153
District of Columbia 39% 61% 148
Florida 41% 59% 1,131
Georgia 38% 62% 626
Hawaii 41% 59% 159
Idaho 40% 60% 172
Illinois 39% 61% 695
Indiana 38% 62% 359
Iowa 42% 58% 172
Kansas 42% 58% 173
Kentucky 43% 57% 281
Louisiana 43% 57% 317
Maine 35% 65% 109
Maryland 44% 56% 331
Massachusetts 38% 62% 266
Michigan 40% 60% 550
Minnesota 37% 63% 284
Mississippi 42% 58% 234
Missouri 43% 57% 373
Montana 41% 59% 159
Nebraska 40% 60% 177
Nevada 36% 64% 153
New Hampshire 43% 57% 119
New Jersey 42% 58% 458
New Mexico 42% 58% 162
New York 37% 63% 949
North Carolina 44% 56% 658
North Dakota 39% 61% 184
Ohio 40% 60% 680
Oklahoma 44% 56% 267
Oregon 42% 58% 180
Pennsylvania 40% 60% 777
Rhode Island 32% 68% 148
South Carolina 40% 60% 340
South Dakota 42% 58% 174
Tennessee 47% 53% 471
Texas 41% 59% 1,619
Utah 47% 53% 197
Virginia 43% 57% 504
Washington 43% 57% 325
West Virginia 44% 56% 200
Wisconsin 37% 63% 293
Wyoming 45% 55% 173

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 373. 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 67% 27% < 1% 3% 3% 373
Alaska 58% 8% 5% 7% 22% 145
Arizona 63% 4% 3% 28% 4% 349
Arkansas 76% 14% 1% 6% 4% 197
California 37% 8% 11% 40% 4% 1,799
Colorado 69% 5% 1% 21% 4% 245
Connecticut 68% 10% 1% 15% 5% 165
Delaware 63% 27% 1% 8% 2% 151
District of Columbia 17% 71% 2% 7% 3% 146
Florida 55% 18% 1% 23% 4% 1,116
Georgia 54% 34% < 1% 7% 5% 616
Hawaii 27% 6% 31% 11% 25% 157
Idaho 90% 2% 1% 6% 1% 170
Illinois 64% 17% 3% 13% 4% 677
Indiana 79% 12% 1% 6% 2% 354
Iowa 92% 3% 2% 1% 2% 172
Kansas 79% 6% 1% 12% 2% 171
Kentucky 88% 8% < 1% 2% 2% 279
Louisiana 62% 32% < 1% 3% 3% 312
Maine 92% 4% < 1% 1% 2% 108
Maryland 45% 37% 2% 9% 7% 327
Massachusetts 68% 11% 1% 14% 6% 254
Michigan 74% 17% 1% 4% 4% 541
Minnesota 83% 8% 1% 3% 4% 278
Mississippi 57% 38% < 1% 3% 2% 231
Missouri 81% 12% < 1% 4% 3% 368
Montana 86% < 1% < 1% 2% 12% 158
Nebraska 83% 3% 1% 10% 2% 177
Nevada 52% 11% 2% 26% 9% 153
New Hampshire 87% 3% < 1% 7% 4% 118
New Jersey 54% 18% 4% 20% 4% 450
New Mexico 43% 2% 2% 44% 9% 161
New York 51% 20% 6% 19% 5% 931
North Carolina 65% 24% 1% 6% 4% 652
North Dakota 89% 1% 1% 2% 7% 181
Ohio 80% 14% 1% 3% 2% 668
Oklahoma 70% 8% 1% 7% 14% 266
Oregon 77% 1% 1% 11% 9% 175
Pennsylvania 79% 13% 1% 4% 2% 767
Rhode Island 77% 4% < 1% 10% 9% 147
South Carolina 62% 29% < 1% 5% 4% 338
South Dakota 88% < 1% 1% 3% 8% 173
Tennessee 77% 18% < 1% 3% 3% 466
Texas 48% 15% 2% 32% 4% 1,594
Utah 84% 1% 1% 9% 4% 194
Virginia 61% 23% 4% 8% 4% 495
Washington 74% 6% 5% 9% 7% 317
West Virginia 94% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% 198
Wisconsin 87% 6% 1% 4% 2% 289
Wyoming 86% 1% < 1% 10% 4% 173

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 376. 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% 376
Alaska 13% 12% 75% 143
Arizona 14% 13% 73% 359
Arkansas 5% 2% 93% 198
California 36% 16% 48% 1,804
Colorado 12% 5% 83% 243
Connecticut 18% 13% 69% 164
Delaware 16% 4% 80% 151
District of Columbia 14% 8% 78% 140
Florida 24% 10% 65% 1,107
Georgia 6% 4% 89% 614
Hawaii 23% 7% 69% 154
Idaho 8% 6% 86% 172
Illinois 14% 10% 76% 687
Indiana 5% 5% 90% 359
Iowa 5% 2% 92% 170
Kansas 7% 7% 86% 171
Kentucky 2% < 1% 98% 278
Louisiana 2% 3% 95% 313
Maine 2% 11% 86% 107
Maryland 13% 8% 79% 324
Massachusetts 22% 18% 60% 265
Michigan 6% 8% 86% 545
Minnesota 7% 6% 87% 283
Mississippi 1% 1% 98% 231
Missouri 5% 4% 90% 371
Montana < 1% 7% 93% 157
Nebraska 11% 3% 85% 174
Nevada 25% 9% 66% 153
New Hampshire 11% 10% 79% 117
New Jersey 26% 15% 59% 450
New Mexico 12% 6% 82% 160
New York 30% 18% 52% 928
North Carolina 8% 2% 90% 651
North Dakota 3% 8% 90% 183
Ohio 3% 7% 90% 676
Oklahoma 7% 2% 90% 264
Oregon 8% 12% 80% 180
Pennsylvania 5% 6% 89% 770
Rhode Island 16% 15% 69% 146
South Carolina 5% 5% 89% 340
South Dakota 5% 3% 93% 173
Tennessee 5% 4% 91% 465
Texas 20% 10% 70% 1,598
Utah 6% 7% 87% 195
Virginia 11% 6% 83% 494
Washington 16% 9% 76% 319
West Virginia 2% 3% 95% 198
Wisconsin 6% 7% 87% 287
Wyoming 3% 8% 89% 171

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 327. 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% 23% 21% 14% 327
Alaska 31% 22% 30% 17% 129
Arizona 37% 22% 29% 12% 316
Arkansas 43% 16% 24% 17% 175
California 42% 18% 22% 18% 1,559
Colorado 30% 23% 27% 20% 214
Connecticut 30% 26% 21% 23% 137
Delaware 27% 26% 27% 20% 131
District of Columbia 37% 20% 28% 15% 119
Florida 43% 21% 22% 14% 957
Georgia 35% 23% 26% 16% 554
Hawaii 34% 26% 22% 18% 142
Idaho 24% 34% 30% 13% 153
Illinois 36% 19% 29% 15% 587
Indiana 42% 20% 27% 10% 303
Iowa 28% 20% 35% 17% 152
Kansas 30% 29% 30% 12% 158
Kentucky 48% 15% 24% 12% 241
Louisiana 44% 15% 25% 17% 277
Maryland 28% 22% 30% 21% 281
Massachusetts 40% 15% 28% 17% 221
Michigan 39% 19% 32% 9% 472
Minnesota 28% 20% 33% 19% 242
Mississippi 44% 23% 20% 14% 206
Missouri 36% 28% 25% 12% 337
Montana 31% 27% 29% 14% 146
Nebraska 29% 24% 30% 17% 156
Nevada 31% 36% 22% 11% 133
New Jersey 36% 18% 26% 20% 393
New Mexico 37% 30% 26% 7% 137
New York 41% 15% 28% 15% 777
North Carolina 40% 20% 26% 15% 572
North Dakota 31% 22% 28% 20% 168
Ohio 41% 22% 25% 12% 593
Oklahoma 39% 21% 29% 10% 232
Oregon 37% 27% 23% 13% 154
Pennsylvania 38% 24% 24% 15% 651
Rhode Island 27% 26% 38% 9% 124
South Carolina 40% 21% 28% 12% 287
South Dakota 25% 29% 30% 15% 156
Tennessee 38% 22% 23% 16% 407
Texas 40% 19% 23% 17% 1,385
Utah 22% 20% 34% 23% 176
Virginia 27% 24% 30% 19% 439
Washington 35% 22% 25% 17% 295
West Virginia 46% 23% 24% 7% 175
Wisconsin 31% 18% 36% 15% 246
Wyoming 30% 28% 29% 13% 158

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 46% 30% 15% 9% 377
Alaska 39% 41% 12% 8% 149
Arizona 37% 38% 15% 11% 361
Arkansas 47% 32% 15% 5% 196
California 42% 34% 15% 9% 1,813
Colorado 36% 34% 22% 8% 246
Connecticut 39% 31% 18% 12% 166
Delaware 50% 28% 13% 9% 153
District of Columbia 40% 28% 18% 14% 143
Florida 42% 35% 15% 9% 1,118
Georgia 40% 33% 15% 12% 620
Hawaii 40% 36% 17% 8% 158
Idaho 32% 42% 16% 10% 172
Illinois 40% 32% 18% 10% 690
Indiana 43% 34% 16% 7% 358
Iowa 39% 29% 20% 13% 171
Kansas 36% 33% 20% 11% 172
Kentucky 50% 32% 8% 9% 278
Louisiana 51% 29% 15% 6% 316
Maine 42% 31% 23% 4% 109
Maryland 40% 29% 16% 14% 329
Massachusetts 41% 28% 17% 14% 264
Michigan 41% 35% 15% 9% 544
Minnesota 32% 34% 23% 10% 283
Mississippi 45% 35% 15% 5% 234
Missouri 41% 35% 15% 8% 373
Montana 37% 37% 16% 9% 159
Nebraska 28% 39% 20% 13% 177
Nevada 44% 34% 12% 10% 153
New Hampshire 40% 30% 17% 13% 117
New Jersey 45% 27% 15% 13% 456
New Mexico 45% 36% 15% 4% 162
New York 47% 26% 15% 11% 946
North Carolina 43% 34% 14% 8% 656
North Dakota 35% 31% 24% 10% 184
Ohio 44% 33% 14% 9% 677
Oklahoma 44% 34% 13% 8% 266
Oregon 40% 39% 13% 8% 179
Pennsylvania 49% 25% 15% 11% 776
Rhode Island 49% 25% 14% 12% 147
South Carolina 47% 32% 12% 9% 340
South Dakota 39% 32% 18% 11% 173
Tennessee 46% 31% 13% 10% 468
Texas 43% 32% 16% 9% 1,610
Utah 23% 44% 22% 10% 197
Virginia 42% 30% 17% 11% 503
Washington 36% 37% 18% 8% 324
West Virginia 59% 28% 8% 5% 198
Wisconsin 40% 38% 14% 7% 291
Wyoming 37% 37% 19% 7% 172

Marital status among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 57% 1% 20% 7% 14% 377
Alaska 53% 11% 12% 5% 19% 147
Arizona 51% 5% 19% 6% 19% 360
Arkansas 60% 4% 12% 12% 12% 196
California 47% 9% 15% 7% 22% 1,824
Colorado 62% 8% 9% 6% 16% 246
Connecticut 48% 7% 19% 8% 18% 166
Delaware 53% 5% 15% 13% 14% 153
District of Columbia 27% 8% 14% 11% 40% 144
Florida 50% 6% 16% 8% 20% 1,126
Georgia 52% 3% 15% 9% 21% 624
Hawaii 47% 9% 13% 9% 23% 158
Idaho 68% 2% 17% 4% 9% 172
Illinois 54% 5% 12% 8% 21% 691
Indiana 50% 4% 15% 10% 21% 355
Iowa 65% 6% 8% 8% 13% 172
Kansas 59% 6% 14% 8% 13% 173
Kentucky 56% 3% 16% 10% 15% 280
Louisiana 47% 7% 18% 9% 19% 317
Maine 50% 12% 14% 9% 15% 109
Maryland 47% 4% 14% 11% 23% 331
Massachusetts 45% 9% 13% 11% 23% 264
Michigan 56% 5% 13% 8% 18% 546
Minnesota 60% 3% 9% 11% 17% 284
Mississippi 47% 3% 16% 10% 25% 233
Missouri 53% 5% 11% 12% 19% 372
Montana 58% 5% 11% 9% 17% 159
Nebraska 63% 3% 14% 7% 13% 176
Nevada 52% 4% 21% 7% 16% 153
New Hampshire 56% 7% 8% 7% 21% 119
New Jersey 49% 7% 15% 8% 20% 456
New Mexico 47% 8% 21% 5% 20% 161
New York 46% 5% 13% 9% 26% 944
North Carolina 52% 5% 14% 6% 22% 657
North Dakota 54% 2% 16% 14% 14% 184
Ohio 52% 5% 14% 10% 20% 677
Oklahoma 53% 9% 17% 9% 12% 267
Oregon 52% 3% 18% 10% 17% 179
Pennsylvania 56% 5% 11% 10% 18% 774
Rhode Island 41% 9% 20% 13% 17% 147
South Carolina 49% 9% 16% 9% 17% 338
South Dakota 47% 5% 13% 11% 23% 174
Tennessee 57% 6% 12% 7% 18% 468
Texas 53% 6% 15% 8% 18% 1,609
Utah 63% 7% 7% 3% 20% 196
Virginia 57% 6% 12% 8% 17% 502
Washington 52% 7% 14% 8% 19% 323
West Virginia 48% 7% 19% 9% 16% 200
Wisconsin 60% 2% 8% 8% 21% 291
Wyoming 61% 3% 18% 8% 9% 173

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 376. 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 31% 69% 376
Alaska 34% 66% 148
Arizona 27% 73% 361
Arkansas 37% 63% 199
California 34% 66% 1,828
Colorado 33% 67% 245
Connecticut 26% 74% 167
Delaware 35% 65% 153
District of Columbia 25% 75% 146
Florida 27% 73% 1,127
Georgia 33% 67% 624
Hawaii 35% 65% 159
Idaho 24% 76% 169
Illinois 31% 69% 693
Indiana 31% 69% 357
Iowa 36% 64% 172
Kansas 38% 62% 171
Kentucky 30% 70% 280
Louisiana 32% 68% 315
Maine 21% 79% 109
Maryland 25% 75% 330
Massachusetts 25% 75% 265
Michigan 30% 70% 548
Minnesota 31% 69% 284
Mississippi 30% 70% 233
Missouri 35% 65% 369
Montana 21% 79% 158
Nebraska 30% 70% 177
Nevada 30% 70% 152
New Hampshire 20% 80% 118
New Jersey 32% 68% 454
New Mexico 26% 74% 162
New York 26% 74% 946
North Carolina 30% 70% 657
North Dakota 25% 75% 184
Ohio 30% 70% 679
Oklahoma 30% 70% 267
Oregon 34% 66% 179
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 776
Rhode Island 30% 70% 148
South Carolina 30% 70% 339
South Dakota 31% 69% 174
Tennessee 32% 68% 470
Texas 35% 65% 1,610
Utah 40% 60% 196
Virginia 29% 71% 502
Washington 26% 74% 324
West Virginia 23% 77% 200
Wisconsin 27% 73% 292
Wyoming 30% 70% 173

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Belief in God among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 379
Alaska 84% 10% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 149
Arizona 84% 13% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 362
Arkansas 91% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 199
California 78% 17% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,834
Colorado 83% 16% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 247
Connecticut 82% 16% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 168
Delaware 86% 13% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 153
District of Columbia 81% 16% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 148
Florida 84% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,131
Georgia 92% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 626
Hawaii 87% 8% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 159
Idaho 84% 12% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 172
Illinois 83% 16% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 695
Indiana 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 359
Iowa 91% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 172
Kansas 87% 11% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 173
Kentucky 91% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 281
Louisiana 90% 8% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 317
Maine 81% 13% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 109
Maryland 87% 10% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 331
Massachusetts 70% 20% 4% 2% 2% 2% 266
Michigan 87% 11% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 550
Minnesota 87% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 284
Mississippi 89% 7% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 234
Missouri 91% 7% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 373
Montana 83% 14% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 159
Nebraska 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 177
Nevada 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 153
New Hampshire 75% 22% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 119
New Jersey 81% 16% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 458
New Mexico 87% 10% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 162
New York 79% 15% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 949
North Carolina 89% 9% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 658
North Dakota 86% 12% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 184
Ohio 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 680
Oklahoma 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 267
Oregon 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 777
Rhode Island 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 148
South Carolina 88% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 340
South Dakota 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 174
Tennessee 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 471
Texas 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,619
Utah 84% 11% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 197
Virginia 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 504
Washington 86% 11% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 325
West Virginia 91% 8% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 200
Wisconsin 84% 15% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 293
Wyoming 88% 7% 1% 1% 1% 3% 173

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. 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 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 379
Alaska 72% 21% 5% 2% 1% 149
Arizona 79% 15% 4% 1% 1% 362
Arkansas 88% 11% < 1% 1% < 1% 199
California 73% 20% 4% 2% 1% 1,834
Colorado 77% 19% 3% 1% < 1% 247
Connecticut 69% 19% 7% 4% < 1% 168
Delaware 76% 18% 3% 1% 1% 153
District of Columbia 77% 19% 3% 1% 1% 148
Florida 77% 17% 3% 2% < 1% 1,131
Georgia 85% 12% 1% < 1% 1% 626
Hawaii 70% 22% 4% 3% 2% 159
Idaho 80% 17% 1% 2% < 1% 172
Illinois 78% 16% 3% 2% < 1% 695
Indiana 80% 17% 3% < 1% < 1% 359
Iowa 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 172
Kansas 78% 18% 1% 3% 1% 173
Kentucky 79% 17% 2% 2% < 1% 281
Louisiana 84% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 317
Maine 71% 19% 4% 5% 1% 109
Maryland 76% 19% 2% 1% 1% 331
Massachusetts 65% 28% 5% 1% 1% 266
Michigan 75% 19% 3% 2% 2% 550
Minnesota 79% 17% 2% 1% 1% 284
Mississippi 83% 12% 2% 2% 1% 234
Missouri 81% 16% 1% 2% < 1% 373
Montana 73% 20% 2% 6% < 1% 159
Nebraska 83% 13% 2% 1% 2% 177
Nevada 72% 22% 2% 4% < 1% 153
New Hampshire 66% 22% 9% 2% 1% 119
New Jersey 74% 22% 3% 1% < 1% 458
New Mexico 81% 13% 2% 2% 2% 162
New York 73% 18% 4% 4% 1% 949
North Carolina 83% 13% 3% 1% < 1% 658
North Dakota 81% 14% 4% 2% < 1% 184
Ohio 78% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 680
Oklahoma 80% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 267
Oregon 78% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 78% 17% 3% 1% 1% 777
Rhode Island 85% 9% 4% 3% < 1% 148
South Carolina 86% 11% 2% 1% 1% 340
South Dakota 82% 12% 3% 2% 1% 174
Tennessee 87% 11% < 1% 1% 1% 471
Texas 83% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 1,619
Utah 82% 14% 1% < 1% 3% 197
Virginia 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 504
Washington 76% 17% 5% 1% 1% 325
West Virginia 83% 15% 1% < 1% 1% 200
Wisconsin 73% 20% 4% 2% 1% 293
Wyoming 73% 20% 3% 3% < 1% 173

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 61% 30% 8% < 1% 379
Alaska 51% 30% 19% < 1% 149
Arizona 56% 29% 14% < 1% 362
Arkansas 53% 31% 16% < 1% 199
California 50% 33% 16% < 1% 1,834
Colorado 52% 31% 16% < 1% 247
Connecticut 47% 32% 20% < 1% 168
Delaware 53% 33% 13% 1% 153
District of Columbia 45% 31% 22% 1% 148
Florida 53% 31% 15% < 1% 1,131
Georgia 57% 31% 12% 1% 626
Hawaii 44% 36% 19% < 1% 159
Idaho 58% 25% 17% < 1% 172
Illinois 53% 29% 17% 1% 695
Indiana 57% 29% 13% 1% 359
Iowa 61% 29% 10% < 1% 172
Kansas 60% 27% 13% < 1% 173
Kentucky 54% 28% 17% 1% 281
Louisiana 60% 29% 11% < 1% 317
Maine 42% 29% 29% < 1% 109
Maryland 48% 36% 16% < 1% 331
Massachusetts 40% 34% 26% < 1% 266
Michigan 50% 33% 16% < 1% 550
Minnesota 61% 28% 11% < 1% 284
Mississippi 58% 29% 13% < 1% 234
Missouri 54% 34% 12% 1% 373
Montana 52% 28% 20% < 1% 159
Nebraska 61% 25% 14% < 1% 177
Nevada 51% 39% 10% < 1% 153
New Hampshire 45% 28% 26% < 1% 119
New Jersey 52% 34% 13% 1% 458
New Mexico 54% 34% 12% < 1% 162
New York 49% 30% 20% < 1% 949
North Carolina 54% 32% 13% 1% 658
North Dakota 52% 31% 16% 1% 184
Ohio 55% 27% 17% 1% 680
Oklahoma 57% 29% 15% < 1% 267
Oregon 49% 35% 14% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 53% 31% 15% < 1% 777
Rhode Island 57% 25% 18% < 1% 148
South Carolina 61% 28% 11% 1% 340
South Dakota 57% 31% 12% < 1% 174
Tennessee 63% 22% 14% 1% 471
Texas 56% 29% 15% < 1% 1,619
Utah 78% 15% 6% 2% 197
Virginia 66% 26% 8% < 1% 504
Washington 55% 31% 13% 1% 325
West Virginia 61% 25% 12% 1% 200
Wisconsin 47% 39% 14% < 1% 293
Wyoming 61% 23% 14% 2% 173

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 52% 8% 11% 28% < 1% 379
Alaska 36% 7% 10% 46% < 1% 149
Arizona 40% 12% 9% 38% 1% 362
Arkansas 39% 19% 9% 32% < 1% 199
California 37% 13% 10% 40% < 1% 1,834
Colorado 33% 12% 15% 40% < 1% 247
Connecticut 24% 10% 11% 55% < 1% 168
Delaware 29% 19% 13% 40% < 1% 153
District of Columbia 36% 12% 10% 40% 2% 148
Florida 39% 9% 10% 41% 1% 1,131
Georgia 44% 14% 10% 31% < 1% 626
Hawaii 41% 10% 10% 39% < 1% 159
Idaho 51% 9% 8% 31% 2% 172
Illinois 34% 14% 10% 42% < 1% 695
Indiana 41% 15% 11% 33% < 1% 359
Iowa 35% 10% 16% 38% 1% 172
Kansas 42% 13% 14% 30% < 1% 173
Kentucky 40% 11% 14% 35% < 1% 281
Louisiana 43% 15% 11% 31% < 1% 317
Maine 30% 6% 8% 56% < 1% 109
Maryland 38% 10% 8% 44% < 1% 331
Massachusetts 24% 14% 8% 53% 1% 266
Michigan 35% 14% 8% 43% 1% 550
Minnesota 33% 13% 12% 42% 1% 284
Mississippi 53% 14% 10% 22% 1% 234
Missouri 36% 12% 12% 40% < 1% 373
Montana 33% 8% 13% 46% < 1% 159
Nebraska 34% 14% 14% 37% 1% 177
Nevada 38% 15% 7% 39% 1% 153
New Hampshire 24% 10% 15% 50% 1% 119
New Jersey 33% 12% 10% 44% 2% 458
New Mexico 40% 20% 6% 34% < 1% 162
New York 35% 10% 8% 47% 1% 949
North Carolina 43% 12% 12% 33% < 1% 658
North Dakota 32% 11% 14% 43% < 1% 184
Ohio 39% 10% 10% 41% < 1% 680
Oklahoma 47% 15% 8% 30% < 1% 267
Oregon 41% 12% 11% 35% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 35% 9% 11% 44% < 1% 777
Rhode Island 34% 7% 15% 44% < 1% 148
South Carolina 49% 15% 10% 26% < 1% 340
South Dakota 31% 10% 14% 44% 1% 174
Tennessee 50% 13% 10% 26% 1% 471
Texas 42% 14% 9% 35% 1% 1,619
Utah 70% 7% 2% 20% < 1% 197
Virginia 45% 16% 5% 33% 1% 504
Washington 44% 13% 8% 34% 1% 325
West Virginia 49% 14% 11% 25% 1% 200
Wisconsin 28% 12% 14% 46% 1% 293
Wyoming 47% 8% 11% 34% < 1% 173

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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% 5% 2% 34% 1% 379
Alaska 52% 9% 2% 34% 3% 149
Arizona 61% 7% 4% 26% 2% 362
Arkansas 47% 5% 3% 43% 1% 199
California 58% 7% 3% 29% 3% 1,834
Colorado 54% 10% 3% 33% < 1% 247
Connecticut 57% 11% 3% 27% 2% 168
Delaware 57% 5% 2% 33% 4% 153
District of Columbia 62% 6% 1% 30% < 1% 148
Florida 56% 8% 3% 32% 2% 1,131
Georgia 56% 7% 2% 34% 2% 626
Hawaii 54% 7% 4% 32% 3% 159
Idaho 63% 8% 4% 24% 2% 172
Illinois 57% 6% 4% 31% 1% 695
Indiana 49% 7% 4% 38% 2% 359
Iowa 54% 6% 2% 37% 2% 172
Kansas 52% 8% 2% 37% 1% 173
Kentucky 50% 6% 2% 40% 1% 281
Louisiana 57% 6% 2% 34% 1% 317
Maine 51% 13% 2% 35% < 1% 109
Maryland 53% 7% 3% 35% 3% 331
Massachusetts 54% 9% 6% 30% 1% 266
Michigan 52% 7% 3% 36% 2% 550
Minnesota 48% 5% 2% 43% 1% 284
Mississippi 56% 8% < 1% 33% 4% 234
Missouri 49% 8% 2% 39% 1% 373
Montana 44% 7% 2% 45% 3% 159
Nebraska 56% 6% < 1% 37% 1% 177
Nevada 57% 7% 3% 30% 3% 153
New Hampshire 52% 5% 6% 35% 1% 119
New Jersey 53% 8% 3% 35% 2% 458
New Mexico 57% 13% 1% 29% 1% 162
New York 57% 7% 3% 30% 3% 949
North Carolina 57% 7% 2% 32% 2% 658
North Dakota 46% 7% 5% 43% < 1% 184
Ohio 53% 6% 4% 35% 2% 680
Oklahoma 60% 6% 1% 32% 2% 267
Oregon 58% 4% 5% 31% 2% 180
Pennsylvania 53% 7% 3% 36% 1% 777
Rhode Island 65% 9% 2% 24% 1% 148
South Carolina 60% 5% 4% 29% 3% 340
South Dakota 45% 12% 4% 38% 2% 174
Tennessee 54% 6% 2% 35% 3% 471
Texas 57% 6% 3% 32% 2% 1,619
Utah 63% 11% < 1% 23% 3% 197
Virginia 53% 9% 6% 30% 2% 504
Washington 60% 4% 4% 32% 1% 325
West Virginia 46% 6% 6% 40% 2% 200
Wisconsin 43% 7% 6% 41% 2% 293
Wyoming 56% 4% 3% 37% < 1% 173

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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 81% 10% 4% 3% 2% 379
Alaska 75% 14% 7% 3% < 1% 149
Arizona 79% 10% 4% 6% 1% 362
Arkansas 80% 9% 8% 3% < 1% 199
California 75% 12% 6% 6% 2% 1,834
Colorado 68% 11% 14% 5% 1% 247
Connecticut 68% 13% 9% 9% < 1% 168
Delaware 71% 14% 1% 13% 1% 153
District of Columbia 69% 14% 14% 2% 1% 148
Florida 76% 12% 6% 6% 1% 1,131
Georgia 79% 10% 5% 4% 2% 626
Hawaii 83% 10% 4% 1% 2% 159
Idaho 90% 7% 4% < 1% < 1% 172
Illinois 73% 12% 5% 9% 1% 695
Indiana 78% 12% 6% 3% 1% 359
Iowa 77% 14% 5% 3% 1% 172
Kansas 80% 14% 5% 2% < 1% 173
Kentucky 72% 10% 6% 11% 2% 281
Louisiana 75% 12% 6% 6% 1% 317
Maine 77% 12% 5% 3% 3% 109
Maryland 72% 13% 6% 7% 1% 331
Massachusetts 69% 15% 6% 9% 1% 266
Michigan 73% 12% 8% 7% 1% 550
Minnesota 75% 12% 7% 6% < 1% 284
Mississippi 81% 6% 3% 8% 2% 234
Missouri 75% 13% 5% 5% 1% 373
Montana 69% 14% 9% 7% 1% 159
Nebraska 76% 14% 5% 4% 1% 177
Nevada 83% 9% 2% 5% < 1% 153
New Hampshire 66% 17% 7% 10% < 1% 119
New Jersey 74% 13% 4% 8% 1% 458
New Mexico 71% 16% 5% 5% 3% 162
New York 73% 13% 7% 6% 1% 949
North Carolina 80% 11% 5% 5% < 1% 658
North Dakota 73% 15% 4% 9% < 1% 184
Ohio 73% 12% 8% 6% 1% 680
Oklahoma 74% 14% 3% 9% < 1% 267
Oregon 80% 11% 4% 4% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 72% 14% 7% 6% 1% 777
Rhode Island 85% 7% 3% 5% 1% 148
South Carolina 81% 9% 2% 7% 1% 340
South Dakota 79% 13% 4% 3% 1% 174
Tennessee 82% 9% 3% 5% 1% 471
Texas 77% 11% 6% 5% 1% 1,619
Utah 87% 8% 3% 2% 1% 197
Virginia 80% 11% 6% 4% < 1% 504
Washington 80% 12% 6% 2% < 1% 325
West Virginia 80% 12% 3% 3% 3% 200
Wisconsin 70% 15% 8% 7% < 1% 293
Wyoming 80% 6% 4% 7% 2% 173

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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 44% 12% 9% 33% 2% 379
Alaska 54% 13% 10% 20% 3% 149
Arizona 59% 11% 10% 19% 1% 362
Arkansas 48% 14% 8% 29% 2% 199
California 53% 13% 12% 20% 2% 1,834
Colorado 53% 17% 11% 18% 1% 247
Connecticut 52% 17% 5% 25% 1% 168
Delaware 43% 20% 11% 23% 2% 153
District of Columbia 52% 10% 12% 24% 2% 148
Florida 50% 15% 10% 22% 3% 1,131
Georgia 45% 15% 10% 28% 2% 626
Hawaii 55% 20% 7% 15% 3% 159
Idaho 54% 15% 8% 22% < 1% 172
Illinois 48% 16% 13% 20% 3% 695
Indiana 53% 13% 12% 21% 1% 359
Iowa 46% 13% 14% 23% 3% 172
Kansas 42% 21% 13% 23% 2% 173
Kentucky 42% 10% 13% 33% 2% 281
Louisiana 45% 16% 11% 25% 3% 317
Maine 54% 14% 4% 27% 1% 109
Maryland 50% 10% 14% 24% 1% 331
Massachusetts 55% 11% 10% 21% 3% 266
Michigan 49% 17% 8% 23% 3% 550
Minnesota 47% 13% 13% 26% 1% 284
Mississippi 49% 10% 10% 30% 1% 234
Missouri 51% 18% 9% 21% 1% 373
Montana 54% 14% 12% 17% 3% 159
Nebraska 54% 17% 10% 18% 2% 177
Nevada 59% 19% 7% 15% 1% 153
New Hampshire 47% 22% 9% 22% < 1% 119
New Jersey 51% 14% 11% 22% 1% 458
New Mexico 53% 9% 8% 24% 6% 162
New York 54% 13% 10% 21% 2% 949
North Carolina 48% 18% 11% 21% 2% 658
North Dakota 50% 10% 11% 27% 2% 184
Ohio 48% 18% 10% 21% 2% 680
Oklahoma 46% 14% 10% 29% 1% 267
Oregon 61% 15% 9% 16% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 54% 18% 9% 18% 1% 777
Rhode Island 43% 22% 10% 25% 1% 148
South Carolina 51% 13% 10% 25% 2% 340
South Dakota 49% 16% 9% 27% < 1% 174
Tennessee 49% 16% 9% 23% 3% 471
Texas 51% 15% 10% 21% 2% 1,619
Utah 49% 33% 9% 9% < 1% 197
Virginia 52% 14% 12% 20% 2% 504
Washington 60% 15% 9% 14% 1% 325
West Virginia 53% 18% 7% 20% 1% 200
Wisconsin 47% 17% 15% 19% 2% 293
Wyoming 53% 14% 6% 26% 2% 173

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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 64% 2% 29% 3% 3% 379
Alaska 47% 6% 35% 6% 6% 149
Arizona 48% 6% 40% 3% 3% 362
Arkansas 61% 5% 29% 3% 2% 199
California 46% 9% 35% 7% 3% 1,834
Colorado 50% 8% 36% 3% 4% 247
Connecticut 35% 13% 44% 7% < 1% 168
Delaware 46% 10% 39% 4% 1% 153
District of Columbia 41% 9% 37% 7% 6% 148
Florida 46% 8% 39% 4% 2% 1,131
Georgia 60% 6% 29% 4% 2% 626
Hawaii 37% 12% 44% 4% 3% 159
Idaho 57% 7% 32% 1% 4% 172
Illinois 46% 7% 38% 7% 2% 695
Indiana 57% 6% 30% 3% 3% 359
Iowa 50% 7% 38% 2% 2% 172
Kansas 59% 4% 34% 3% 1% 173
Kentucky 54% 6% 36% 1% 3% 281
Louisiana 52% 5% 38% 3% 2% 317
Maine 44% 6% 43% 4% 3% 109
Maryland 50% 6% 37% 4% 4% 331
Massachusetts 28% 10% 52% 7% 3% 266
Michigan 48% 6% 38% 5% 3% 550
Minnesota 47% 7% 38% 4% 3% 284
Mississippi 58% 7% 27% 5% 3% 234
Missouri 53% 6% 33% 4% 5% 373
Montana 50% 12% 32% 5% 2% 159
Nebraska 52% 9% 32% 6% 2% 177
Nevada 39% 9% 38% 11% 2% 153
New Hampshire 33% 8% 51% 5% 2% 119
New Jersey 41% 6% 42% 8% 3% 458
New Mexico 62% 5% 26% 2% 4% 162
New York 42% 9% 42% 4% 3% 949
North Carolina 54% 6% 33% 4% 3% 658
North Dakota 50% 3% 39% 7% 2% 184
Ohio 47% 8% 39% 4% 3% 680
Oklahoma 47% 5% 40% 5% 3% 267
Oregon 58% 9% 27% 4% 2% 180
Pennsylvania 53% 6% 33% 6% 2% 777
Rhode Island 47% 8% 39% 2% 4% 148
South Carolina 60% 5% 28% 3% 4% 340
South Dakota 48% 8% 40% 3% 1% 174
Tennessee 57% 5% 32% 2% 3% 471
Texas 54% 7% 32% 5% 2% 1,619
Utah 64% 4% 26% 3% 2% 197
Virginia 55% 6% 33% 3% 2% 504
Washington 52% 10% 30% 5% 3% 325
West Virginia 64% 2% 29% 2% 2% 200
Wisconsin 51% 8% 34% 3% 5% 293
Wyoming 52% 7% 36% 1% 4% 173

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 46% 52% 1% 1% 379
Alaska 46% 49% 2% 3% 149
Arizona 48% 47% 3% 3% 362
Arkansas 47% 51% 1% 1% 199
California 37% 60% 1% 2% 1,834
Colorado 47% 49% 1% 3% 247
Connecticut 33% 65% 1% 1% 168
Delaware 39% 61% < 1% < 1% 153
District of Columbia 30% 66% 3% 1% 148
Florida 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,131
Georgia 44% 54% 1% 1% 626
Hawaii 40% 59% 1% 1% 159
Idaho 55% 45% 1% < 1% 172
Illinois 39% 58% 2% 1% 695
Indiana 41% 56% 2% < 1% 359
Iowa 41% 58% 2% < 1% 172
Kansas 40% 60% < 1% < 1% 173
Kentucky 48% 47% 3% 1% 281
Louisiana 42% 55% 1% 2% 317
Maine 43% 52% 3% 1% 109
Maryland 35% 62% 1% 1% 331
Massachusetts 30% 65% 3% 2% 266
Michigan 43% 53% 3% 2% 550
Minnesota 42% 56% 1% 1% 284
Mississippi 42% 57% 1% 1% 234
Missouri 46% 52% 2% < 1% 373
Montana 53% 44% 2% 1% 159
Nebraska 51% 48% < 1% 1% 177
Nevada 36% 63% < 1% 1% 153
New Hampshire 45% 53% 2% < 1% 119
New Jersey 31% 67% 2% 1% 458
New Mexico 43% 54% 2% 2% 162
New York 33% 64% 2% 2% 949
North Carolina 41% 56% 2% 1% 658
North Dakota 46% 52% < 1% 1% 184
Ohio 38% 60% 1% 1% 680
Oklahoma 39% 58% 1% 1% 267
Oregon 54% 45% 1% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 44% 53% 1% 1% 777
Rhode Island 42% 54% 2% 2% 148
South Carolina 44% 54% 2% 1% 340
South Dakota 46% 52% 2% 1% 174
Tennessee 45% 51% 3% 1% 471
Texas 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,619
Utah 52% 45% 3% < 1% 197
Virginia 44% 53% 1% 1% 504
Washington 49% 49% 2% < 1% 325
West Virginia 49% 48% 1% 2% 200
Wisconsin 39% 59% 2% < 1% 293
Wyoming 53% 46% < 1% 1% 173

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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 70% 11% 6% 12% 1% 379
Alaska 60% 11% 5% 23% < 1% 149
Arizona 61% 10% 7% 22% < 1% 362
Arkansas 65% 13% 5% 16% < 1% 199
California 52% 12% 8% 27% 1% 1,834
Colorado 54% 10% 8% 28% < 1% 247
Connecticut 44% 13% 7% 36% < 1% 168
Delaware 48% 23% 8% 19% 2% 153
District of Columbia 49% 16% 10% 24% < 1% 148
Florida 55% 13% 8% 22% 1% 1,131
Georgia 67% 11% 7% 15% < 1% 626
Hawaii 49% 11% 11% 29% < 1% 159
Idaho 67% 12% 8% 13% < 1% 172
Illinois 52% 12% 9% 25% 2% 695
Indiana 57% 10% 9% 23% 1% 359
Iowa 53% 13% 10% 22% < 1% 172
Kansas 54% 13% 10% 22% < 1% 173
Kentucky 61% 8% 7% 21% 2% 281
Louisiana 62% 12% 5% 21% 1% 317
Maine 51% 12% 4% 32% < 1% 109
Maryland 59% 14% 6% 21% 1% 331
Massachusetts 33% 13% 10% 44% < 1% 266
Michigan 53% 12% 8% 25% 1% 550
Minnesota 51% 9% 11% 29% < 1% 284
Mississippi 71% 14% 3% 12% < 1% 234
Missouri 60% 13% 8% 19% < 1% 373
Montana 53% 5% 7% 35% < 1% 159
Nebraska 49% 17% 4% 29% 1% 177
Nevada 50% 17% 9% 24% < 1% 153
New Hampshire 45% 8% 6% 40% < 1% 119
New Jersey 48% 11% 7% 33% 1% 458
New Mexico 59% 16% 2% 23% < 1% 162
New York 50% 10% 8% 30% 2% 949
North Carolina 62% 14% 7% 16% 1% 658
North Dakota 41% 19% 10% 29% < 1% 184
Ohio 55% 12% 7% 26% < 1% 680
Oklahoma 65% 14% 6% 15% < 1% 267
Oregon 60% 14% 4% 21% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 52% 11% 10% 26% 1% 777
Rhode Island 45% 14% 5% 34% 1% 148
South Carolina 69% 11% 6% 14% 1% 340
South Dakota 47% 13% 11% 29% 1% 174
Tennessee 73% 9% 6% 11% 2% 471
Texas 60% 13% 7% 20% 1% 1,619
Utah 79% 6% 5% 10% 1% 197
Virginia 65% 12% 4% 19% 1% 504
Washington 56% 14% 8% 22% < 1% 325
West Virginia 64% 11% 7% 16% 1% 200
Wisconsin 48% 15% 8% 29% 1% 293
Wyoming 57% 15% 7% 21% 1% 173

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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% 25% 5% 5% 4% 379
Alaska 39% 28% 3% 24% 6% 149
Arizona 40% 37% 2% 12% 8% 362
Arkansas 56% 26% 2% 12% 4% 199
California 41% 30% 3% 19% 8% 1,834
Colorado 40% 32% 4% 16% 9% 247
Connecticut 38% 28% 4% 24% 6% 168
Delaware 35% 41% 6% 11% 6% 153
District of Columbia 49% 29% 2% 14% 6% 148
Florida 45% 27% 5% 17% 6% 1,131
Georgia 52% 31% 3% 9% 5% 626
Hawaii 42% 25% 3% 23% 6% 159
Idaho 41% 39% 4% 11% 6% 172
Illinois 37% 37% 4% 15% 7% 695
Indiana 50% 29% 5% 10% 5% 359
Iowa 33% 40% 4% 13% 9% 172
Kansas 39% 41% 4% 12% 4% 173
Kentucky 52% 25% 5% 12% 6% 281
Louisiana 55% 27% 3% 9% 6% 317
Maine 38% 29% 7% 18% 9% 109
Maryland 39% 33% 3% 17% 9% 331
Massachusetts 27% 33% 3% 28% 9% 266
Michigan 43% 31% 4% 13% 8% 550
Minnesota 41% 27% 6% 18% 8% 284
Mississippi 65% 21% 6% 6% 3% 234
Missouri 41% 37% 3% 14% 6% 373
Montana 35% 34% 4% 17% 10% 159
Nebraska 43% 39% 3% 9% 6% 177
Nevada 41% 31% 2% 18% 8% 153
New Hampshire 33% 33% 2% 28% 4% 119
New Jersey 36% 33% 5% 19% 7% 458
New Mexico 49% 28% 5% 10% 8% 162
New York 39% 31% 3% 20% 7% 949
North Carolina 48% 27% 5% 12% 7% 658
North Dakota 43% 40% 3% 10% 4% 184
Ohio 41% 34% 4% 15% 6% 680
Oklahoma 48% 28% 3% 16% 6% 267
Oregon 35% 39% 5% 14% 8% 180
Pennsylvania 41% 33% 3% 15% 7% 777
Rhode Island 33% 34% 1% 28% 4% 148
South Carolina 63% 24% 2% 7% 4% 340
South Dakota 38% 38% 2% 10% 13% 174
Tennessee 55% 25% 6% 7% 7% 471
Texas 50% 28% 3% 13% 6% 1,619
Utah 30% 52% 4% 11% 2% 197
Virginia 54% 26% 5% 9% 6% 504
Washington 40% 34% 4% 15% 6% 325
West Virginia 59% 23% 6% 6% 5% 200
Wisconsin 41% 35% 5% 15% 4% 293
Wyoming 51% 31% 4% 11% 3% 173

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. 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 91% 4% 5% 379
Alaska 75% 19% 7% 149
Arizona 87% 7% 6% 362
Arkansas 90% 3% 7% 199
California 82% 12% 6% 1,834
Colorado 78% 12% 11% 247
Connecticut 85% 8% 7% 168
Delaware 89% 4% 7% 153
District of Columbia 90% 7% 3% 148
Florida 86% 9% 5% 1,131
Georgia 89% 5% 5% 626
Hawaii 82% 11% 7% 159
Idaho 84% 10% 6% 172
Illinois 86% 7% 8% 695
Indiana 89% 5% 6% 359
Iowa 88% 8% 5% 172
Kansas 89% 6% 5% 173
Kentucky 94% 2% 4% 281
Louisiana 89% 6% 5% 317
Maine 74% 18% 8% 109
Maryland 85% 10% 5% 331
Massachusetts 79% 8% 12% 266
Michigan 82% 8% 9% 550
Minnesota 85% 7% 8% 284
Mississippi 94% 2% 4% 234
Missouri 86% 9% 5% 373
Montana 84% 11% 5% 159
Nebraska 89% 7% 4% 177
Nevada 83% 8% 9% 153
New Hampshire 78% 17% 5% 119
New Jersey 90% 5% 5% 458
New Mexico 82% 11% 7% 162
New York 83% 10% 7% 949
North Carolina 87% 7% 6% 658
North Dakota 90% 4% 6% 184
Ohio 88% 7% 5% 680
Oklahoma 89% 8% 3% 267
Oregon 82% 9% 9% 180
Pennsylvania 86% 8% 6% 777
Rhode Island 91% 4% 5% 148
South Carolina 88% 6% 6% 340
South Dakota 86% 6% 8% 174
Tennessee 90% 4% 6% 471
Texas 86% 8% 6% 1,619
Utah 93% 4% 3% 197
Virginia 89% 7% 4% 504
Washington 80% 11% 8% 325
West Virginia 93% 2% 5% 200
Wisconsin 85% 4% 11% 293
Wyoming 82% 7% 11% 173

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 80% 12% 8% 379
Alaska 71% 24% 5% 149
Arizona 66% 25% 9% 362
Arkansas 84% 11% 5% 199
California 65% 27% 8% 1,834
Colorado 67% 25% 8% 247
Connecticut 60% 26% 14% 168
Delaware 72% 14% 13% 153
District of Columbia 73% 19% 8% 148
Florida 71% 21% 8% 1,131
Georgia 78% 15% 7% 626
Hawaii 69% 25% 5% 159
Idaho 70% 22% 8% 172
Illinois 72% 18% 10% 695
Indiana 78% 13% 8% 359
Iowa 72% 19% 9% 172
Kansas 74% 17% 10% 173
Kentucky 86% 9% 5% 281
Louisiana 78% 17% 5% 317
Maine 68% 24% 9% 109
Maryland 67% 25% 8% 331
Massachusetts 54% 34% 13% 266
Michigan 71% 20% 9% 550
Minnesota 68% 21% 11% 284
Mississippi 84% 11% 5% 234
Missouri 77% 16% 7% 373
Montana 60% 34% 6% 159
Nebraska 73% 22% 5% 177
Nevada 63% 27% 11% 153
New Hampshire 60% 30% 10% 119
New Jersey 69% 22% 9% 458
New Mexico 67% 25% 8% 162
New York 62% 28% 9% 949
North Carolina 79% 14% 7% 658
North Dakota 71% 22% 6% 184
Ohio 73% 20% 7% 680
Oklahoma 78% 17% 5% 267
Oregon 61% 29% 10% 180
Pennsylvania 70% 22% 7% 777
Rhode Island 70% 23% 7% 148
South Carolina 78% 13% 9% 340
South Dakota 74% 18% 7% 174
Tennessee 87% 9% 4% 471
Texas 74% 19% 6% 1,619
Utah 58% 36% 6% 197
Virginia 77% 17% 6% 504
Washington 61% 29% 10% 325
West Virginia 86% 9% 5% 200
Wisconsin 70% 18% 12% 293
Wyoming 67% 24% 9% 173

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 379. 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% 12% 38% 379
Alaska 44% 32% 24% 149
Arizona 48% 24% 28% 362
Arkansas 49% 16% 36% 199
California 33% 22% 46% 1,834
Colorado 54% 15% 31% 247
Connecticut 37% 20% 43% 168
Delaware 37% 8% 55% 153
District of Columbia 9% 20% 71% 148
Florida 39% 18% 43% 1,131
Georgia 43% 17% 40% 626
Hawaii 32% 22% 46% 159
Idaho 62% 17% 22% 172
Illinois 38% 19% 43% 695
Indiana 49% 18% 33% 359
Iowa 49% 17% 34% 172
Kansas 56% 21% 23% 173
Kentucky 47% 12% 41% 281
Louisiana 46% 12% 41% 317
Maine 53% 20% 27% 109
Maryland 33% 12% 55% 331
Massachusetts 27% 18% 55% 266
Michigan 38% 16% 46% 550
Minnesota 43% 15% 42% 284
Mississippi 42% 14% 44% 234
Missouri 46% 17% 37% 373
Montana 51% 19% 31% 159
Nebraska 57% 13% 30% 177
Nevada 48% 14% 39% 153
New Hampshire 47% 17% 36% 119
New Jersey 34% 17% 49% 458
New Mexico 41% 18% 40% 162
New York 31% 20% 49% 949
North Carolina 46% 15% 39% 658
North Dakota 54% 18% 28% 184
Ohio 47% 18% 35% 680
Oklahoma 48% 14% 38% 267
Oregon 43% 17% 41% 180
Pennsylvania 46% 13% 41% 777
Rhode Island 35% 28% 38% 148
South Carolina 45% 17% 38% 340
South Dakota 56% 9% 35% 174
Tennessee 54% 14% 32% 471
Texas 42% 22% 36% 1,619
Utah 67% 11% 22% 197
Virginia 46% 20% 34% 504
Washington 45% 25% 30% 325
West Virginia 47% 12% 41% 200
Wisconsin 54% 16% 31% 293
Wyoming 67% 16% 17% 173

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. 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% 25% 10% 8% 379
Alaska 44% 30% 19% 6% 149
Arizona 49% 29% 16% 7% 362
Arkansas 49% 34% 12% 5% 199
California 39% 33% 21% 6% 1,834
Colorado 48% 28% 17% 7% 247
Connecticut 39% 35% 19% 6% 168
Delaware 37% 37% 22% 4% 153
District of Columbia 27% 44% 18% 11% 148
Florida 44% 27% 20% 8% 1,131
Georgia 48% 32% 14% 7% 626
Hawaii 37% 40% 16% 7% 159
Idaho 50% 28% 14% 8% 172
Illinois 39% 33% 21% 6% 695
Indiana 53% 24% 15% 8% 359
Iowa 53% 23% 18% 6% 172
Kansas 49% 29% 21% 1% 173
Kentucky 49% 30% 14% 7% 281
Louisiana 53% 30% 10% 7% 317
Maine 49% 30% 15% 5% 109
Maryland 34% 34% 24% 7% 331
Massachusetts 30% 36% 26% 8% 266
Michigan 44% 26% 21% 8% 550
Minnesota 46% 28% 21% 5% 284
Mississippi 50% 25% 19% 6% 234
Missouri 51% 25% 17% 7% 373
Montana 50% 27% 19% 4% 159
Nebraska 53% 30% 11% 7% 177
Nevada 45% 33% 16% 6% 153
New Hampshire 49% 31% 18% 1% 119
New Jersey 39% 36% 19% 6% 458
New Mexico 40% 33% 15% 12% 162
New York 38% 32% 23% 7% 949
North Carolina 48% 28% 19% 5% 658
North Dakota 53% 21% 21% 4% 184
Ohio 48% 29% 16% 7% 680
Oklahoma 46% 37% 13% 4% 267
Oregon 40% 29% 23% 8% 180
Pennsylvania 47% 28% 17% 8% 777
Rhode Island 39% 38% 15% 7% 148
South Carolina 51% 31% 11% 7% 340
South Dakota 52% 35% 11% 2% 174
Tennessee 53% 25% 16% 6% 471
Texas 46% 29% 17% 8% 1,619
Utah 57% 27% 12% 4% 197
Virginia 48% 32% 15% 5% 504
Washington 46% 30% 18% 6% 325
West Virginia 52% 29% 13% 6% 200
Wisconsin 54% 32% 12% 2% 293
Wyoming 53% 28% 11% 9% 173

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 55% 40% 3% 2% 379
Alaska 62% 33% 1% 4% 149
Arizona 60% 35% 2% 4% 362
Arkansas 55% 41% 1% 4% 199
California 43% 50% 3% 4% 1,834
Colorado 59% 36% 3% 2% 247
Connecticut 58% 40% 2% < 1% 168
Delaware 44% 47% 5% 5% 153
District of Columbia 21% 70% 4% 5% 148
Florida 48% 43% 5% 4% 1,131
Georgia 51% 42% 3% 4% 626
Hawaii 53% 39% 4% 4% 159
Idaho 68% 29% 2% 1% 172
Illinois 50% 43% 3% 4% 695
Indiana 56% 38% 4% 3% 359
Iowa 68% 28% 2% 2% 172
Kansas 66% 28% 3% 2% 173
Kentucky 56% 35% 5% 4% 281
Louisiana 55% 39% 3% 3% 317
Maine 66% 24% 4% 6% 109
Maryland 48% 44% 2% 6% 331
Massachusetts 47% 43% 5% 5% 266
Michigan 56% 35% 5% 4% 550
Minnesota 64% 29% 2% 5% 284
Mississippi 51% 42% 3% 4% 234
Missouri 65% 29% 3% 3% 373
Montana 66% 27% 5% 2% 159
Nebraska 74% 23% 1% 3% 177
Nevada 61% 34% 4% 1% 153
New Hampshire 69% 27% 2% 2% 119
New Jersey 43% 51% 3% 3% 458
New Mexico 50% 42% 3% 5% 162
New York 38% 56% 3% 4% 949
North Carolina 53% 39% 3% 5% 658
North Dakota 67% 28% 1% 5% 184
Ohio 62% 30% 3% 5% 680
Oklahoma 59% 35% 4% 2% 267
Oregon 61% 31% 2% 5% 180
Pennsylvania 61% 33% 3% 4% 777
Rhode Island 55% 36% 1% 8% 148
South Carolina 52% 39% 2% 6% 340
South Dakota 73% 22% 3% 1% 174
Tennessee 59% 34% 2% 5% 471
Texas 48% 45% 3% 4% 1,619
Utah 71% 25% 1% 3% 197
Virginia 57% 38% 3% 2% 504
Washington 61% 31% 4% 4% 325
West Virginia 58% 31% 5% 5% 200
Wisconsin 67% 27% 3% 2% 293
Wyoming 78% 15% 2% 5% 173

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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% 4% 2% 379
Alaska 49% 38% 9% 4% 149
Arizona 50% 41% 4% 4% 362
Arkansas 54% 43% 1% 2% 199
California 42% 52% 4% 2% 1,834
Colorado 54% 42% 1% 2% 247
Connecticut 45% 52% 3% < 1% 168
Delaware 48% 48% 3% 1% 153
District of Columbia 25% 68% 5% 2% 148
Florida 45% 48% 6% 2% 1,131
Georgia 48% 46% 5% 2% 626
Hawaii 42% 51% 7% 1% 159
Idaho 55% 37% 7% 2% 172
Illinois 45% 49% 5% 2% 695
Indiana 55% 38% 5% 2% 359
Iowa 48% 47% 5% < 1% 172
Kansas 53% 39% 6% 2% 173
Kentucky 52% 36% 9% 3% 281
Louisiana 51% 42% 3% 5% 317
Maine 45% 45% 7% 3% 109
Maryland 46% 50% 3% 1% 331
Massachusetts 42% 50% 3% 4% 266
Michigan 44% 50% 5% 1% 550
Minnesota 49% 46% 4% 1% 284
Mississippi 50% 43% 5% 3% 234
Missouri 51% 44% 3% 2% 373
Montana 59% 37% 1% 3% 159
Nebraska 62% 34% 2% 2% 177
Nevada 47% 49% 3% 1% 153
New Hampshire 55% 40% 6% < 1% 119
New Jersey 38% 57% 3% 3% 458
New Mexico 46% 47% 2% 5% 162
New York 39% 53% 6% 2% 949
North Carolina 47% 46% 5% 2% 658
North Dakota 57% 37% 4% 3% 184
Ohio 49% 45% 3% 2% 680
Oklahoma 48% 44% 5% 3% 267
Oregon 41% 51% 7% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 51% 42% 4% 3% 777
Rhode Island 47% 50% 2% 1% 148
South Carolina 45% 47% 7% 2% 340
South Dakota 53% 44% 1% 2% 174
Tennessee 47% 46% 4% 3% 471
Texas 48% 46% 4% 3% 1,619
Utah 59% 39% 1% 1% 197
Virginia 52% 41% 5% 3% 504
Washington 46% 48% 4% 2% 325
West Virginia 49% 45% 5% 1% 200
Wisconsin 52% 41% 3% 4% 293
Wyoming 71% 22% 4% 3% 173

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. 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 31% 64% 5% 379
Alaska 42% 54% 4% 149
Arizona 36% 59% 5% 362
Arkansas 30% 67% 3% 199
California 44% 51% 5% 1,834
Colorado 41% 54% 6% 247
Connecticut 55% 39% 5% 168
Delaware 39% 56% 5% 153
District of Columbia 57% 38% 6% 148
Florida 47% 48% 5% 1,131
Georgia 39% 57% 4% 626
Hawaii 53% 44% 3% 159
Idaho 26% 67% 7% 172
Illinois 42% 55% 3% 695
Indiana 33% 61% 5% 359
Iowa 34% 64% 2% 172
Kansas 36% 62% 2% 173
Kentucky 29% 64% 7% 281
Louisiana 29% 67% 4% 317
Maine 48% 49% 3% 109
Maryland 52% 44% 5% 331
Massachusetts 62% 32% 6% 266
Michigan 45% 51% 4% 550
Minnesota 34% 61% 5% 284
Mississippi 33% 64% 3% 234
Missouri 33% 61% 6% 373
Montana 45% 52% 4% 159
Nebraska 35% 62% 4% 177
Nevada 48% 49% 3% 153
New Hampshire 46% 48% 7% 119
New Jersey 50% 45% 5% 458
New Mexico 38% 59% 3% 162
New York 53% 42% 6% 949
North Carolina 41% 53% 6% 658
North Dakota 36% 63% 1% 184
Ohio 39% 56% 5% 680
Oklahoma 43% 54% 3% 267
Oregon 48% 49% 3% 180
Pennsylvania 39% 57% 4% 777
Rhode Island 45% 49% 6% 148
South Carolina 38% 57% 5% 340
South Dakota 41% 57% 2% 174
Tennessee 34% 61% 4% 471
Texas 35% 61% 4% 1,619
Utah 32% 67% 1% 197
Virginia 43% 54% 3% 504
Washington 41% 54% 5% 325
West Virginia 26% 67% 7% 200
Wisconsin 38% 58% 3% 293
Wyoming 35% 62% 2% 173

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. 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% 59% 4% 3% 379
Alaska 50% 43% 5% 1% 149
Arizona 54% 34% 5% 7% 362
Arkansas 34% 54% 7% 5% 199
California 57% 35% 4% 4% 1,834
Colorado 51% 38% 4% 7% 247
Connecticut 66% 27% 2% 5% 168
Delaware 57% 37% 1% 5% 153
District of Columbia 54% 38% 3% 5% 148
Florida 54% 36% 5% 4% 1,131
Georgia 44% 47% 5% 4% 626
Hawaii 54% 40% 2% 4% 159
Idaho 45% 48% 6% 1% 172
Illinois 52% 38% 5% 4% 695
Indiana 41% 49% 5% 4% 359
Iowa 43% 49% 6% 2% 172
Kansas 43% 43% 9% 5% 173
Kentucky 34% 54% 9% 3% 281
Louisiana 45% 43% 6% 6% 317
Maine 58% 35% 3% 5% 109
Maryland 49% 41% 7% 3% 331
Massachusetts 74% 17% 4% 5% 266
Michigan 50% 41% 7% 2% 550
Minnesota 47% 48% 3% 2% 284
Mississippi 32% 61% 6% 1% 234
Missouri 45% 46% 3% 5% 373
Montana 46% 42% 6% 6% 159
Nebraska 48% 46% 3% 3% 177
Nevada 56% 37% 3% 4% 153
New Hampshire 53% 38% 3% 5% 119
New Jersey 63% 30% 2% 5% 458
New Mexico 41% 50% 5% 4% 162
New York 56% 34% 5% 5% 949
North Carolina 44% 44% 7% 4% 658
North Dakota 45% 50% 3% 2% 184
Ohio 47% 43% 5% 5% 680
Oklahoma 44% 50% 4% 2% 267
Oregon 48% 41% 8% 3% 180
Pennsylvania 50% 41% 5% 4% 777
Rhode Island 65% 23% 4% 8% 148
South Carolina 39% 53% 4% 4% 340
South Dakota 49% 43% 5% 3% 174
Tennessee 31% 64% 3% 3% 471
Texas 46% 46% 4% 4% 1,619
Utah 40% 51% 4% 5% 197
Virginia 48% 46% 4% 2% 504
Washington 49% 45% 4% 2% 325
West Virginia 38% 53% 5% 5% 200
Wisconsin 53% 42% 2% 3% 293
Wyoming 40% 51% 5% 3% 173

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 26% 65% 9% 379
Alaska 43% 52% 5% 149
Arizona 45% 45% 9% 362
Arkansas 27% 60% 13% 199
California 47% 45% 7% 1,834
Colorado 45% 49% 6% 247
Connecticut 61% 37% 3% 168
Delaware 41% 52% 7% 153
District of Columbia 44% 40% 16% 148
Florida 41% 49% 10% 1,131
Georgia 34% 59% 7% 626
Hawaii 41% 47% 12% 159
Idaho 30% 57% 12% 172
Illinois 45% 45% 10% 695
Indiana 31% 59% 10% 359
Iowa 38% 55% 6% 172
Kansas 37% 54% 9% 173
Kentucky 25% 64% 11% 281
Louisiana 33% 59% 7% 317
Maine 50% 43% 7% 109
Maryland 42% 49% 9% 331
Massachusetts 58% 29% 13% 266
Michigan 42% 51% 7% 550
Minnesota 43% 53% 5% 284
Mississippi 23% 69% 8% 234
Missouri 37% 57% 7% 373
Montana 41% 45% 14% 159
Nebraska 40% 57% 3% 177
Nevada 42% 51% 7% 153
New Hampshire 49% 45% 6% 119
New Jersey 47% 43% 10% 458
New Mexico 33% 61% 6% 162
New York 48% 43% 9% 949
North Carolina 35% 54% 11% 658
North Dakota 35% 62% 3% 184
Ohio 37% 55% 8% 680
Oklahoma 34% 60% 6% 267
Oregon 41% 49% 10% 180
Pennsylvania 40% 50% 10% 777
Rhode Island 56% 35% 9% 148
South Carolina 28% 65% 8% 340
South Dakota 41% 54% 5% 174
Tennessee 24% 68% 8% 471
Texas 35% 57% 8% 1,619
Utah 38% 58% 4% 197
Virginia 37% 57% 6% 504
Washington 40% 52% 9% 325
West Virginia 30% 59% 11% 200
Wisconsin 45% 51% 3% 293
Wyoming 32% 57% 10% 173

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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 49% 43% 2% 6% 379
Alaska 48% 43% 2% 6% 149
Arizona 44% 49% 2% 5% 362
Arkansas 48% 48% 2% 2% 199
California 37% 55% 3% 5% 1,834
Colorado 45% 49% 2% 4% 247
Connecticut 36% 61% 1% 2% 168
Delaware 39% 56% 1% 4% 153
District of Columbia 27% 67% 3% 4% 148
Florida 41% 54% 2% 4% 1,131
Georgia 41% 54% 2% 3% 626
Hawaii 30% 65% 1% 4% 159
Idaho 48% 48% 1% 3% 172
Illinois 39% 56% 3% 2% 695
Indiana 46% 50% 1% 2% 359
Iowa 40% 51% 6% 3% 172
Kansas 42% 49% 4% 5% 173
Kentucky 54% 39% 4% 3% 281
Louisiana 47% 46% 3% 5% 317
Maine 41% 54% 3% 2% 109
Maryland 37% 57% 2% 3% 331
Massachusetts 36% 56% 3% 5% 266
Michigan 43% 47% 5% 5% 550
Minnesota 40% 55% 1% 4% 284
Mississippi 45% 48% 5% 3% 234
Missouri 48% 46% 3% 3% 373
Montana 60% 34% 3% 2% 159
Nebraska 47% 46% 2% 5% 177
Nevada 51% 39% 3% 7% 153
New Hampshire 38% 58% 3% 1% 119
New Jersey 34% 59% 2% 5% 458
New Mexico 44% 49% 3% 5% 162
New York 33% 60% 2% 5% 949
North Carolina 41% 50% 3% 5% 658
North Dakota 50% 40% 2% 8% 184
Ohio 48% 46% 3% 3% 680
Oklahoma 38% 55% 2% 4% 267
Oregon 45% 49% 3% 3% 180
Pennsylvania 45% 50% 3% 2% 777
Rhode Island 39% 58% < 1% 4% 148
South Carolina 48% 47% 2% 3% 340
South Dakota 47% 52% < 1% 1% 174
Tennessee 48% 46% 2% 4% 471
Texas 40% 54% 3% 3% 1,619
Utah 50% 40% 8% 2% 197
Virginia 45% 51% 2% 1% 504
Washington 36% 57% 4% 3% 325
West Virginia 58% 35% 4% 3% 200
Wisconsin 41% 54% 2% 3% 293
Wyoming 66% 29% 3% 2% 173

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by state

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 379. 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 10% 28% 1% 56% 5% 379
Alaska 17% 26% 3% 47% 7% 149
Arizona 15% 27% 2% 49% 7% 362
Arkansas 8% 33% 2% 54% 3% 199
California 23% 27% 4% 41% 5% 1,834
Colorado 15% 31% 2% 47% 5% 247
Connecticut 21% 32% 1% 40% 5% 168
Delaware 16% 26% 2% 50% 7% 153
District of Columbia 22% 36% 6% 31% 4% 148
Florida 17% 30% 4% 45% 5% 1,131
Georgia 14% 28% 2% 49% 6% 626
Hawaii 18% 27% 4% 47% 4% 159
Idaho 7% 30% 3% 54% 6% 172
Illinois 18% 31% 3% 43% 4% 695
Indiana 11% 31% 3% 52% 4% 359
Iowa 14% 32% 5% 43% 6% 172
Kansas 13% 30% 4% 50% 3% 173
Kentucky 12% 27% 2% 53% 6% 281
Louisiana 13% 29% 2% 50% 6% 317
Maine 22% 21% 3% 46% 7% 109
Maryland 20% 30% 4% 40% 5% 331
Massachusetts 25% 35% 6% 29% 5% 266
Michigan 15% 27% 5% 48% 6% 550
Minnesota 16% 22% 3% 53% 7% 284
Mississippi 13% 22% 2% 58% 5% 234
Missouri 13% 31% 3% 51% 3% 373
Montana 22% 23% 1% 48% 6% 159
Nebraska 11% 36% 2% 45% 6% 177
Nevada 14% 30% 4% 44% 7% 153
New Hampshire 19% 36% 1% 42% 1% 119
New Jersey 21% 27% 4% 40% 7% 458
New Mexico 13% 31% 5% 49% 2% 162
New York 21% 27% 5% 42% 5% 949
North Carolina 14% 31% 3% 45% 6% 658
North Dakota 16% 25% 3% 51% 5% 184
Ohio 13% 29% 4% 49% 6% 680
Oklahoma 16% 27% 1% 47% 8% 267
Oregon 13% 29% 5% 44% 10% 180
Pennsylvania 17% 26% 4% 49% 4% 777
Rhode Island 20% 32% 1% 43% 4% 148
South Carolina 11% 24% 2% 57% 6% 340
South Dakota 15% 28% 2% 51% 5% 174
Tennessee 10% 24% 3% 55% 9% 471
Texas 15% 29% 4% 47% 5% 1,619
Utah 14% 30% 2% 50% 4% 197
Virginia 12% 33% 3% 48% 4% 504
Washington 16% 25% 6% 48% 5% 325
West Virginia 11% 21% 4% 59% 5% 200
Wisconsin 15% 30% 2% 44% 8% 293
Wyoming 13% 26% 7% 49% 5% 173