State among adults who say religion is somewhat important

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 8,311. 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% 3% 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 4% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 7% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 8,311
2007 1% < 1% 2% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 4% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 7% 2% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 9,092

Learn More: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

State among adults who say religion is somewhat important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are in…

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 15% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 5% 1% 11% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 2,225
Evangelical Protestant 2% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% 3% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 5% 3% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 4% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1,382
Historically Black Protestant 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 8% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 5% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 228
Jewish < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 13% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 5% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 23% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 313
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 9% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% 1% 1% 4% 3% 2% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 4% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 1,990
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 3% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 3% 4% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 1,498

Learn More: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 28% 33% 24% 15% 146
California 28% 36% 22% 14% 893
Colorado 28% 40% 21% 10% 133
Florida 22% 31% 24% 22% 484
Georgia 28% 36% 26% 10% 185
Illinois 27% 34% 27% 13% 319
Indiana 24% 36% 28% 11% 141
Maryland 18% 46% 26% 11% 162
Massachusetts 20% 31% 36% 13% 186
Michigan 25% 31% 28% 16% 244
Minnesota 25% 33% 26% 16% 152
Missouri 26% 34% 27% 13% 153
New Jersey 22% 41% 23% 14% 237
New York 24% 33% 29% 15% 526
North Carolina 27% 34% 21% 18% 204
Ohio 17% 40% 29% 14% 268
Pennsylvania 23% 32% 27% 18% 335
Tennessee 28% 38% 22% 12% 111
Texas 35% 36% 19% 10% 539
Virginia 32% 36% 19% 14% 193
Washington 22% 33% 32% 14% 163
Wisconsin 16% 34% 36% 13% 177

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 19% 15% 26% 31% 8% < 1% 146
California 19% 16% 29% 26% 9% < 1% 893
Colorado 17% 19% 32% 25% 6% < 1% 133
Florida 15% 13% 26% 31% 13% 2% 484
Georgia 24% 9% 31% 29% 6% 1% 185
Illinois 20% 13% 28% 30% 9% 1% 319
Indiana 13% 18% 30% 31% 8% < 1% 141
Maryland 11% 16% 36% 29% 7% < 1% 162
Massachusetts 14% 12% 26% 41% 7% 2% 186
Michigan 16% 14% 26% 32% 10% 2% 244
Minnesota 19% 16% 24% 29% 12% < 1% 152
Missouri 18% 13% 29% 31% 9% < 1% 153
New Jersey 15% 14% 33% 28% 8% 1% 237
New York 14% 18% 24% 34% 8% 1% 526
North Carolina 17% 20% 24% 31% 8% < 1% 204
Ohio 9% 15% 33% 33% 9% 1% 268
Pennsylvania 16% 11% 28% 34% 11% < 1% 335
Tennessee 17% 18% 32% 26% 6% 1% 111
Texas 23% 20% 28% 23% 5% < 1% 539
Virginia 12% 25% 30% 23% 9% 1% 193
Washington 14% 15% 25% 36% 9% 1% 163
Wisconsin 11% 10% 29% 40% 10% < 1% 177

Gender composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 55% 45% 146
California 54% 46% 912
Colorado 46% 54% 135
Connecticut 56% 44% 106
Florida 51% 49% 492
Georgia 58% 42% 187
Illinois 50% 50% 326
Indiana 52% 48% 142
Maryland 55% 45% 164
Massachusetts 43% 57% 189
Michigan 50% 50% 247
Minnesota 47% 53% 153
Missouri 50% 50% 157
New Jersey 42% 58% 247
New York 48% 52% 541
North Carolina 56% 44% 205
Ohio 52% 48% 269
Pennsylvania 51% 49% 340
Tennessee 45% 55% 112
Texas 53% 47% 545
Virginia 52% 48% 198
Washington 53% 47% 165
Wisconsin 60% 40% 178

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 60% 4% 5% 21% 10% 144
California 43% 5% 17% 34% 2% 901
Colorado 75% 2% 2% 17% 4% 134
Connecticut 75% 6% 3% 13% 3% 104
Florida 71% 6% 2% 18% 3% 487
Georgia 59% 24% 1% 11% 5% 185
Illinois 66% 11% 4% 15% 4% 325
Indiana 82% 8% < 1% 6% 4% 140
Maryland 62% 24% 3% 5% 6% 161
Massachusetts 82% 7% 2% 4% 4% 186
Michigan 84% 9% 1% 4% 2% 245
Minnesota 91% 1% 2% < 1% 6% 151
Missouri 85% 8% < 1% 4% 2% 156
New Jersey 65% 9% 9% 12% 6% 246
New York 66% 10% 4% 16% 4% 527
North Carolina 75% 11% 2% 10% 3% 202
Ohio 89% 5% 1% 3% 2% 267
Pennsylvania 85% 7% 3% 4% 1% 337
Tennessee 81% 9% 2% 5% 4% 109
Texas 47% 6% 3% 40% 4% 538
Virginia 71% 13% 7% 8% 1% 193
Washington 72% 3% 5% 14% 7% 163
Wisconsin 91% 3% < 1% 3% 3% 177

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 17% 8% 75% 146
California 32% 20% 48% 901
Colorado 13% 13% 73% 134
Connecticut 15% 13% 73% 102
Florida 18% 14% 68% 484
Georgia 14% 7% 79% 185
Illinois 13% 12% 75% 323
Indiana 4% 5% 91% 142
Maryland 10% 10% 80% 161
Massachusetts 13% 17% 70% 187
Michigan 7% 10% 84% 245
Minnesota 2% 2% 95% 153
Missouri 3% 3% 94% 154
New Jersey 21% 15% 64% 241
New York 19% 15% 66% 532
North Carolina 8% 6% 86% 201
Ohio 5% 9% 85% 265
Pennsylvania 6% 6% 88% 332
Tennessee 8% 7% 85% 110
Texas 21% 17% 63% 539
Virginia 13% 13% 74% 197
Washington 13% 14% 73% 164
Wisconsin 1% 9% 89% 177

Income distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 38% 15% 28% 19% 136
California 33% 19% 24% 23% 815
Colorado 23% 17% 31% 29% 122
Florida 34% 22% 28% 16% 420
Georgia 36% 17% 24% 23% 171
Illinois 29% 22% 27% 21% 279
Indiana 40% 22% 27% 11% 130
Maryland 17% 19% 28% 36% 146
Massachusetts 24% 22% 26% 28% 165
Michigan 37% 20% 26% 17% 219
Minnesota 27% 16% 32% 24% 135
Missouri 30% 32% 22% 17% 141
New Jersey 19% 17% 28% 37% 215
New York 34% 19% 26% 21% 467
North Carolina 38% 16% 33% 13% 180
Ohio 42% 20% 28% 10% 247
Pennsylvania 34% 20% 24% 22% 283
Tennessee 38% 21% 23% 17% 103
Texas 39% 20% 24% 17% 496
Virginia 24% 18% 32% 26% 181
Washington 30% 25% 21% 24% 151
Wisconsin 28% 17% 39% 16% 162

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 42% 34% 12% 11% 146
California 38% 33% 18% 11% 899
Colorado 34% 30% 20% 16% 135
Connecticut 36% 29% 19% 15% 104
Florida 43% 33% 14% 11% 490
Georgia 45% 26% 15% 15% 187
Illinois 42% 30% 17% 11% 326
Indiana 52% 31% 11% 5% 142
Maryland 37% 21% 22% 20% 163
Massachusetts 43% 19% 22% 17% 189
Michigan 46% 32% 13% 9% 247
Minnesota 31% 34% 25% 10% 151
Missouri 49% 25% 18% 7% 157
New Jersey 37% 25% 21% 17% 246
New York 35% 33% 20% 12% 538
North Carolina 40% 35% 15% 11% 205
Ohio 48% 31% 14% 7% 269
Pennsylvania 43% 29% 18% 9% 337
Tennessee 34% 37% 21% 8% 111
Texas 44% 34% 15% 7% 544
Virginia 31% 30% 25% 14% 197
Washington 34% 39% 20% 7% 165
Wisconsin 39% 38% 15% 8% 177

Marital status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 42% 17% 11% 3% 28% 146
California 42% 12% 12% 5% 29% 909
Colorado 49% 18% 7% 3% 24% 135
Connecticut 50% 4% 13% 2% 30% 105
Florida 47% 8% 15% 7% 24% 491
Georgia 45% 7% 15% 3% 29% 186
Illinois 40% 9% 13% 3% 34% 323
Indiana 42% 9% 12% 8% 29% 142
Maryland 46% 8% 10% 8% 28% 164
Massachusetts 46% 7% 16% 6% 25% 189
Michigan 48% 12% 8% 6% 26% 246
Minnesota 46% 7% 10% 6% 32% 153
Missouri 42% 13% 13% 6% 27% 157
New Jersey 49% 9% 10% 5% 27% 246
New York 46% 9% 9% 6% 31% 538
North Carolina 48% 7% 11% 7% 26% 205
Ohio 44% 8% 16% 5% 27% 268
Pennsylvania 48% 11% 11% 6% 24% 337
Tennessee 47% 13% 11% 5% 23% 111
Texas 40% 9% 15% 3% 32% 543
Virginia 47% 12% 14% 5% 22% 198
Washington 52% 11% 14% 4% 19% 165
Wisconsin 57% 6% 12% 4% 22% 178

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 30% 70% 146
California 30% 70% 909
Colorado 30% 70% 135
Connecticut 29% 71% 104
Florida 28% 72% 489
Georgia 34% 66% 186
Illinois 20% 80% 326
Indiana 31% 69% 142
Maryland 29% 71% 163
Massachusetts 23% 77% 188
Michigan 33% 67% 247
Minnesota 23% 77% 153
Missouri 31% 69% 156
New Jersey 32% 68% 246
New York 27% 73% 540
North Carolina 28% 72% 205
Ohio 30% 70% 269
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 338
Tennessee 32% 68% 112
Texas 34% 66% 544
Virginia 33% 67% 198
Washington 26% 74% 164
Wisconsin 31% 69% 178

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 49% 39% 5% < 1% 5% 2% 146
California 46% 37% 10% 1% 3% 1% 912
Colorado 41% 46% 8% 2% 2% 2% 135
Connecticut 46% 45% 1% < 1% 5% 2% 106
Florida 56% 32% 7% 1% 2% 1% 492
Georgia 62% 31% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 187
Illinois 47% 40% 7% < 1% 2% 3% 326
Indiana 55% 39% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 142
Maryland 59% 29% 6% < 1% 4% 2% 164
Massachusetts 41% 39% 10% 1% 7% 2% 189
Michigan 55% 37% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 247
Minnesota 47% 43% 5% < 1% 2% 5% 153
Missouri 58% 32% 7% < 1% < 1% 2% 157
New Jersey 46% 41% 6% < 1% 4% 2% 247
New York 46% 39% 9% 1% 4% 1% 541
North Carolina 61% 34% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 205
Ohio 55% 36% 5% 1% 2% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 44% 43% 7% 2% 2% 2% 340
Tennessee 62% 27% 9% 1% 1% 1% 112
Texas 54% 33% 7% 1% 4% 1% 545
Virginia 43% 41% 10% < 1% 2% 3% 198
Washington 56% 33% 7% < 1% 3% 1% 165
Wisconsin 47% 42% 3% 2% 2% 4% 178

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 8% 55% 37% 1% 146
California 13% 58% 29% 1% 912
Colorado 11% 49% 39% 1% 135
Connecticut 12% 58% 30% < 1% 106
Florida 13% 52% 35% < 1% 492
Georgia 11% 58% 31% 1% 187
Illinois 10% 55% 34% 1% 326
Indiana 11% 52% 35% 2% 142
Maryland 12% 52% 35% < 1% 164
Massachusetts 13% 54% 33% < 1% 189
Michigan 14% 52% 33% < 1% 247
Minnesota 12% 63% 24% < 1% 153
Missouri 14% 55% 31% < 1% 157
New Jersey 18% 59% 23% < 1% 247
New York 12% 54% 33% 1% 541
North Carolina 10% 59% 31% < 1% 205
Ohio 16% 50% 34% < 1% 269
Pennsylvania 10% 56% 33% < 1% 340
Tennessee 20% 50% 30% < 1% 112
Texas 16% 50% 33% < 1% 545
Virginia 18% 59% 23% < 1% 198
Washington 14% 46% 39% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 11% 57% 32% < 1% 178

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 35% 41% 8% 16% 1% 146
California 40% 22% 14% 23% 1% 912
Colorado 33% 27% 13% 24% 2% 135
Connecticut 33% 24% 22% 20% 1% 106
Florida 39% 28% 11% 20% 1% 492
Georgia 40% 35% 10% 15% < 1% 187
Illinois 31% 34% 14% 19% 2% 326
Indiana 34% 37% 11% 17% 1% 142
Maryland 39% 33% 9% 18% < 1% 164
Massachusetts 35% 26% 15% 22% 2% 189
Michigan 37% 28% 10% 24% 1% 247
Minnesota 29% 36% 15% 19% < 1% 153
Missouri 36% 33% 8% 23% < 1% 157
New Jersey 41% 27% 12% 19% 1% 247
New York 32% 25% 14% 29% 1% 541
North Carolina 40% 34% 12% 12% 2% 205
Ohio 41% 28% 14% 17% < 1% 269
Pennsylvania 35% 29% 15% 20% < 1% 340
Tennessee 43% 29% 11% 14% 3% 112
Texas 38% 27% 10% 23% 1% 545
Virginia 31% 35% 12% 21% 1% 198
Washington 34% 26% 16% 24% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 30% 32% 15% 22% 2% 178

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 7% 11% 12% 71% < 1% 146
California 6% 9% 11% 73% < 1% 912
Colorado 2% 13% 12% 72% 1% 135
Connecticut 6% 4% 13% 76% < 1% 106
Florida 8% 5% 8% 79% < 1% 492
Georgia 7% 13% 7% 73% < 1% 187
Illinois 5% 6% 7% 80% < 1% 326
Indiana 11% 7% 9% 73% < 1% 142
Maryland 8% 4% 15% 73% < 1% 164
Massachusetts 5% 12% 5% 78% < 1% 189
Michigan 6% 8% 4% 81% < 1% 247
Minnesota 7% 4% 8% 81% < 1% 153
Missouri 8% 6% 7% 78% < 1% 157
New Jersey 7% 9% 8% 76% < 1% 247
New York 6% 8% 8% 79% 1% 541
North Carolina 5% 9% 7% 78% < 1% 205
Ohio 5% 8% 8% 79% < 1% 269
Pennsylvania 6% 6% 6% 83% < 1% 340
Tennessee 9% 10% 11% 70% < 1% 112
Texas 8% 9% 10% 73% < 1% 545
Virginia 8% 10% 6% 76% < 1% 198
Washington 8% 8% 7% 77% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 4% 5% 11% 78% 2% 178

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 22% 15% 7% 55% 1% 146
California 28% 10% 6% 54% 2% 912
Colorado 32% 13% 6% 49% < 1% 135
Connecticut 24% 18% 6% 51% 1% 106
Florida 32% 10% 6% 51% 1% 492
Georgia 35% 9% 5% 50% 1% 187
Illinois 28% 10% 6% 56% 1% 326
Indiana 26% 5% 3% 65% < 1% 142
Maryland 30% 7% 6% 57% < 1% 164
Massachusetts 28% 9% 8% 54% < 1% 189
Michigan 23% 11% 6% 60% < 1% 247
Minnesota 26% 9% 6% 58% < 1% 153
Missouri 28% 8% 4% 60% < 1% 157
New Jersey 28% 9% 6% 55% 1% 247
New York 27% 10% 7% 55% 1% 541
North Carolina 28% 12% 6% 54% < 1% 205
Ohio 21% 12% 7% 59% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 23% 11% 6% 59% 1% 340
Tennessee 26% 10% 5% 59% < 1% 112
Texas 30% 10% 6% 53% 1% 545
Virginia 34% 13% 6% 46% < 1% 198
Washington 33% 9% 3% 54% 1% 165
Wisconsin 19% 7% 7% 67% < 1% 178

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 34% 27% 15% 22% 2% 146
California 43% 20% 15% 20% 1% 912
Colorado 43% 20% 22% 14% 2% 135
Connecticut 39% 18% 22% 19% 1% 106
Florida 50% 20% 13% 16% < 1% 492
Georgia 47% 20% 15% 18% < 1% 187
Illinois 41% 20% 13% 24% 2% 326
Indiana 35% 27% 9% 28% 1% 142
Maryland 46% 20% 16% 17% 1% 164
Massachusetts 35% 24% 16% 24% < 1% 189
Michigan 37% 28% 17% 18% 1% 247
Minnesota 45% 25% 16% 15% < 1% 153
Missouri 42% 21% 16% 21% 1% 157
New Jersey 45% 21% 15% 18% 2% 247
New York 38% 21% 16% 24% 1% 541
North Carolina 46% 24% 15% 13% 1% 205
Ohio 38% 22% 22% 17% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 35% 23% 17% 22% 2% 340
Tennessee 38% 30% 9% 22% 1% 112
Texas 46% 18% 15% 21% 1% 545
Virginia 35% 24% 17% 24% 1% 198
Washington 47% 15% 19% 16% 3% 165
Wisconsin 42% 25% 13% 19% < 1% 178

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 46% 18% 11% 25% < 1% 146
California 42% 14% 19% 24% 1% 912
Colorado 45% 21% 8% 21% 5% 135
Connecticut 37% 22% 15% 26% 1% 106
Florida 40% 18% 12% 27% 2% 492
Georgia 46% 14% 12% 28% 1% 187
Illinois 39% 16% 17% 26% 2% 326
Indiana 31% 18% 14% 37% < 1% 142
Maryland 33% 14% 17% 34% 2% 164
Massachusetts 38% 20% 18% 23% < 1% 189
Michigan 32% 18% 20% 29% 2% 247
Minnesota 37% 21% 14% 28% < 1% 153
Missouri 40% 15% 12% 32% 1% 157
New Jersey 32% 21% 17% 30% < 1% 247
New York 41% 17% 13% 27% 1% 541
North Carolina 35% 14% 24% 27% < 1% 205
Ohio 32% 18% 14% 33% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 36% 20% 15% 30% < 1% 340
Tennessee 41% 18% 14% 27% < 1% 112
Texas 42% 18% 15% 25% < 1% 545
Virginia 36% 18% 21% 24% < 1% 198
Washington 43% 16% 17% 23% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 32% 18% 20% 29% < 1% 178

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 16% 11% 56% 15% 2% 146
California 14% 16% 56% 11% 3% 912
Colorado 15% 20% 53% 10% 3% 135
Connecticut 7% 15% 64% 12% 1% 106
Florida 14% 13% 61% 8% 3% 492
Georgia 20% 12% 56% 10% 2% 187
Illinois 10% 14% 58% 15% 2% 326
Indiana 13% 11% 65% 9% 2% 142
Maryland 19% 13% 59% 8% 1% 164
Massachusetts 5% 14% 64% 15% 1% 189
Michigan 13% 9% 66% 9% 3% 247
Minnesota 9% 14% 67% 8% 3% 153
Missouri 16% 18% 61% 4% 2% 157
New Jersey 11% 12% 63% 11% 3% 247
New York 10% 14% 63% 10% 3% 541
North Carolina 15% 15% 56% 11% 2% 205
Ohio 15% 13% 66% 5% 1% 269
Pennsylvania 10% 12% 64% 11% 2% 340
Tennessee 14% 12% 68% 4% 1% 112
Texas 16% 14% 55% 14% 1% 545
Virginia 12% 15% 64% 8% 1% 198
Washington 12% 19% 56% 12% 1% 165
Wisconsin 18% 12% 59% 8% 2% 178

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 33% 65% 1% < 1% 146
California 24% 74% 1% 1% 912
Colorado 36% 59% 1% 4% 135
Connecticut 33% 64% 3% < 1% 106
Florida 28% 70% 1% < 1% 492
Georgia 34% 65% 1% < 1% 187
Illinois 20% 78% 1% < 1% 326
Indiana 26% 73% < 1% 1% 142
Maryland 28% 68% 3% 1% 164
Massachusetts 26% 71% 2% 1% 189
Michigan 27% 72% < 1% 1% 247
Minnesota 25% 74% < 1% 1% 153
Missouri 24% 76% < 1% < 1% 157
New Jersey 18% 80% 1% 2% 247
New York 22% 76% 1% 1% 541
North Carolina 29% 69% 1% 1% 205
Ohio 24% 74% < 1% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 29% 69% 1% 1% 340
Tennessee 31% 69% < 1% < 1% 112
Texas 29% 69% 1% < 1% 545
Virginia 21% 79% < 1% < 1% 198
Washington 28% 70% 1% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 24% 74% 1% < 1% 178

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 12% 12% 14% 61% 1% 146
California 13% 11% 14% 61% 1% 912
Colorado 10% 9% 12% 68% 1% 135
Connecticut 10% 7% 13% 70% < 1% 106
Florida 14% 11% 13% 61% 1% 492
Georgia 21% 16% 9% 53% < 1% 187
Illinois 10% 11% 15% 63% 1% 326
Indiana 13% 7% 12% 67% 1% 142
Maryland 17% 13% 11% 58% 1% 164
Massachusetts 5% 14% 12% 68% 2% 189
Michigan 11% 16% 14% 60% < 1% 247
Minnesota 7% 7% 16% 69% < 1% 153
Missouri 13% 12% 15% 60% < 1% 157
New Jersey 12% 8% 9% 70% 1% 247
New York 10% 9% 13% 67% 1% 541
North Carolina 15% 20% 15% 49% < 1% 205
Ohio 13% 11% 13% 64% < 1% 269
Pennsylvania 7% 10% 14% 68% 1% 340
Tennessee 22% 13% 17% 48% < 1% 112
Texas 16% 11% 14% 58% 1% 545
Virginia 16% 14% 9% 60% < 1% 198
Washington 19% 11% 9% 61% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 7% 6% 14% 73% < 1% 178

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 13% 34% < 1% 44% 9% 146
California 12% 28% 1% 47% 12% 912
Colorado 9% 28% 4% 51% 8% 135
Connecticut 13% 32% 3% 49% 3% 106
Florida 15% 32% 1% 42% 9% 492
Georgia 22% 34% 1% 36% 8% 187
Illinois 17% 35% 2% 39% 8% 326
Indiana 22% 38% 3% 31% 5% 142
Maryland 17% 33% 2% 36% 11% 164
Massachusetts 8% 34% 3% 46% 9% 189
Michigan 16% 40% 2% 34% 8% 247
Minnesota 9% 37% 3% 41% 11% 153
Missouri 19% 33% < 1% 35% 12% 157
New Jersey 9% 33% 1% 48% 10% 247
New York 13% 26% 1% 49% 11% 541
North Carolina 17% 37% 1% 37% 9% 205
Ohio 17% 41% 2% 32% 8% 269
Pennsylvania 14% 28% 1% 47% 10% 340
Tennessee 20% 34% 4% 36% 6% 112
Texas 18% 35% 1% 39% 7% 545
Virginia 12% 35% 2% 42% 9% 198
Washington 14% 37% 4% 34% 12% 165
Wisconsin 16% 40% 1% 35% 8% 178

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 76% 17% 8% 146
California 70% 20% 9% 912
Colorado 65% 26% 9% 135
Connecticut 77% 16% 6% 106
Florida 72% 19% 9% 492
Georgia 76% 17% 6% 187
Illinois 77% 15% 8% 326
Indiana 87% 7% 7% 142
Maryland 73% 21% 6% 164
Massachusetts 65% 21% 14% 189
Michigan 78% 14% 8% 247
Minnesota 82% 10% 8% 153
Missouri 87% 10% 3% 157
New Jersey 70% 19% 11% 247
New York 70% 21% 9% 541
North Carolina 82% 13% 5% 205
Ohio 84% 11% 4% 269
Pennsylvania 74% 17% 8% 340
Tennessee 77% 19% 4% 112
Texas 76% 16% 8% 545
Virginia 75% 18% 7% 198
Washington 73% 19% 7% 165
Wisconsin 79% 11% 10% 178

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 55% 35% 10% 146
California 52% 39% 9% 912
Colorado 38% 51% 11% 135
Connecticut 49% 43% 8% 106
Florida 51% 40% 9% 492
Georgia 63% 29% 8% 187
Illinois 55% 35% 10% 326
Indiana 69% 25% 5% 142
Maryland 53% 38% 8% 164
Massachusetts 42% 45% 13% 189
Michigan 62% 29% 9% 247
Minnesota 52% 37% 11% 153
Missouri 71% 24% 5% 157
New Jersey 46% 41% 13% 247
New York 46% 45% 9% 541
North Carolina 65% 28% 7% 205
Ohio 63% 31% 6% 269
Pennsylvania 56% 38% 6% 340
Tennessee 72% 22% 6% 112
Texas 59% 34% 6% 545
Virginia 60% 30% 10% 198
Washington 51% 41% 7% 165
Wisconsin 59% 31% 10% 178

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 41% 21% 39% 146
California 31% 21% 48% 912
Colorado 39% 23% 38% 135
Connecticut 35% 19% 46% 106
Florida 42% 18% 40% 492
Georgia 40% 19% 40% 187
Illinois 28% 20% 52% 326
Indiana 42% 18% 40% 142
Maryland 34% 15% 50% 164
Massachusetts 35% 17% 49% 189
Michigan 34% 19% 47% 247
Minnesota 33% 14% 53% 153
Missouri 41% 17% 42% 157
New Jersey 31% 17% 52% 247
New York 25% 19% 56% 541
North Carolina 45% 15% 41% 205
Ohio 39% 20% 41% 269
Pennsylvania 37% 15% 48% 340
Tennessee 41% 15% 44% 112
Texas 39% 20% 41% 545
Virginia 36% 20% 44% 198
Washington 28% 26% 46% 165
Wisconsin 43% 12% 46% 178

Political ideology among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 30% 41% 22% 7% 146
California 26% 39% 31% 4% 912
Colorado 29% 39% 28% 5% 135
Connecticut 36% 39% 21% 4% 106
Florida 32% 35% 26% 6% 492
Georgia 40% 30% 26% 4% 187
Illinois 23% 43% 27% 7% 326
Indiana 37% 34% 22% 7% 142
Maryland 23% 44% 23% 9% 164
Massachusetts 32% 38% 26% 4% 189
Michigan 29% 43% 21% 8% 247
Minnesota 27% 36% 29% 8% 153
Missouri 33% 41% 19% 7% 157
New Jersey 24% 37% 34% 5% 247
New York 22% 42% 29% 7% 541
North Carolina 31% 37% 27% 4% 205
Ohio 29% 34% 29% 8% 269
Pennsylvania 28% 43% 23% 6% 340
Tennessee 33% 44% 20% 2% 112
Texas 28% 42% 25% 4% 545
Virginia 25% 47% 23% 5% 198
Washington 27% 34% 31% 7% 165
Wisconsin 39% 45% 14% 3% 178

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 57% 40% < 1% 2% 146
California 49% 46% 3% 3% 912
Colorado 55% 38% 2% 4% 135
Connecticut 58% 40% 1% < 1% 106
Florida 52% 40% 3% 4% 492
Georgia 51% 42% 4% 3% 187
Illinois 50% 44% 3% 3% 326
Indiana 57% 36% 5% 2% 142
Maryland 54% 41% < 1% 4% 164
Massachusetts 51% 41% 4% 5% 189
Michigan 53% 40% 3% 4% 247
Minnesota 52% 39% 5% 5% 153
Missouri 57% 38% 1% 4% 157
New Jersey 43% 49% 5% 3% 247
New York 43% 51% 4% 3% 541
North Carolina 52% 42% 3% 3% 205
Ohio 58% 32% 5% 5% 269
Pennsylvania 52% 41% 2% 5% 340
Tennessee 61% 34% < 1% 5% 112
Texas 45% 49% 2% 4% 545
Virginia 57% 39% 3% 2% 198
Washington 57% 37% 2% 5% 165
Wisconsin 65% 32% 2% 1% 178

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 52% 43% 3% 2% 146
California 40% 55% 3% 2% 912
Colorado 41% 56% 2% 1% 135
Connecticut 46% 49% 2% 3% 106
Florida 52% 44% 4% < 1% 492
Georgia 42% 53% 5% 1% 187
Illinois 39% 57% 2% 2% 326
Indiana 64% 32% 3% 1% 142
Maryland 39% 54% 6% 1% 164
Massachusetts 44% 52% 3% 1% 189
Michigan 44% 53% 3% 1% 247
Minnesota 41% 53% 6% < 1% 153
Missouri 49% 47% 4% < 1% 157
New Jersey 41% 53% 5% 1% 247
New York 38% 58% 3% 1% 541
North Carolina 47% 48% 3% 2% 205
Ohio 48% 47% 3% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 48% 48% 3% 2% 340
Tennessee 42% 53% 1% 4% 112
Texas 48% 48% 2% 2% 545
Virginia 48% 46% 4% 2% 198
Washington 40% 57% 2% 1% 165
Wisconsin 53% 45% 1% 1% 178

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 56% 40% 5% 146
California 67% 30% 3% 912
Colorado 72% 25% 3% 135
Connecticut 74% 22% 4% 106
Florida 66% 30% 4% 492
Georgia 60% 38% 2% 187
Illinois 71% 26% 3% 326
Indiana 53% 43% 4% 142
Maryland 72% 26% 2% 164
Massachusetts 77% 19% 4% 189
Michigan 65% 33% 2% 247
Minnesota 67% 30% 3% 153
Missouri 64% 34% 2% 157
New Jersey 71% 25% 5% 247
New York 75% 21% 4% 541
North Carolina 62% 33% 4% 205
Ohio 58% 36% 7% 269
Pennsylvania 63% 32% 5% 340
Tennessee 59% 35% 6% 112
Texas 58% 37% 5% 545
Virginia 72% 25% 4% 198
Washington 68% 26% 6% 165
Wisconsin 58% 40% 2% 178

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 72% 17% 6% 5% 146
California 77% 17% 4% 2% 912
Colorado 76% 12% 5% 7% 135
Connecticut 77% 15% 1% 7% 106
Florida 76% 18% 3% 2% 492
Georgia 77% 20% 1% 1% 187
Illinois 74% 20% 4% 2% 326
Indiana 70% 25% 3% 2% 142
Maryland 71% 25% 2% 2% 164
Massachusetts 86% 8% 3% 3% 189
Michigan 74% 20% 4% 2% 247
Minnesota 75% 22% 3% < 1% 153
Missouri 74% 22% 3% 2% 157
New Jersey 81% 12% 5% 3% 247
New York 80% 14% 3% 3% 541
North Carolina 69% 22% 5% 4% 205
Ohio 72% 18% 4% 6% 269
Pennsylvania 76% 17% 3% 4% 340
Tennessee 72% 26% 2% < 1% 112
Texas 76% 17% 4% 3% 545
Virginia 80% 16% 3% 1% 198
Washington 83% 16% 1% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 73% 23% 2% 2% 178

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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.
Arizona 67% 24% 9% 146
California 71% 24% 5% 912
Colorado 71% 18% 11% 135
Connecticut 75% 23% 2% 106
Florida 62% 29% 10% 492
Georgia 67% 26% 6% 187
Illinois 68% 25% 7% 326
Indiana 55% 31% 13% 142
Maryland 59% 32% 9% 164
Massachusetts 76% 20% 4% 189
Michigan 64% 27% 9% 247
Minnesota 72% 23% 5% 153
Missouri 60% 32% 8% 157
New Jersey 73% 21% 6% 247
New York 70% 22% 7% 541
North Carolina 61% 30% 9% 205
Ohio 65% 28% 7% 269
Pennsylvania 69% 22% 9% 340
Tennessee 59% 33% 8% 112
Texas 66% 27% 7% 545
Virginia 70% 22% 8% 198
Washington 72% 19% 9% 165
Wisconsin 61% 33% 7% 178

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 42% 54% 1% 3% 146
California 33% 61% 2% 4% 912
Colorado 37% 56% 1% 6% 135
Connecticut 36% 63% < 1% 1% 106
Florida 37% 56% 3% 4% 492
Georgia 37% 61% 2% < 1% 187
Illinois 34% 63% 2% 2% 326
Indiana 52% 46% 1% 1% 142
Maryland 31% 66% 2% 2% 164
Massachusetts 36% 62% 1% 1% 189
Michigan 36% 58% 2% 4% 247
Minnesota 32% 60% 4% 4% 153
Missouri 37% 59% 3% 1% 157
New Jersey 27% 67% 3% 3% 247
New York 28% 67% 3% 2% 541
North Carolina 33% 61% 3% 3% 205
Ohio 41% 54% 2% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 40% 57% 2% 1% 340
Tennessee 44% 53% 2% 1% 112
Texas 35% 61% 1% 3% 545
Virginia 28% 69% 2% < 1% 198
Washington 32% 62% 2% 4% 165
Wisconsin 45% 53% 1% < 1% 178

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say humans…

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Arizona 43% 26% 3% 26% 1% 146
California 44% 24% 5% 23% 4% 912
Colorado 37% 31% 5% 22% 5% 135
Connecticut 43% 32% 3% 20% 1% 106
Florida 35% 31% 5% 24% 4% 492
Georgia 34% 35% 5% 21% 5% 187
Illinois 40% 29% 5% 23% 2% 326
Indiana 27% 35% 6% 29% 3% 142
Maryland 41% 31% 4% 24% 1% 164
Massachusetts 44% 27% 6% 22% 2% 189
Michigan 40% 25% 4% 27% 3% 247
Minnesota 39% 30% 5% 21% 5% 153
Missouri 40% 27% 6% 26% 2% 157
New Jersey 45% 26% 7% 19% 2% 247
New York 43% 27% 6% 22% 3% 541
North Carolina 37% 34% 7% 19% 3% 205
Ohio 31% 34% 6% 25% 4% 269
Pennsylvania 39% 31% 5% 24% 2% 340
Tennessee 36% 26% 3% 32% 3% 112
Texas 37% 30% 4% 26% 3% 545
Virginia 44% 39% 2% 13% 2% 198
Washington 39% 24% 9% 26% 2% 165
Wisconsin 39% 25% 3% 30% 3% 178