State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 21,598. 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% 7% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 21,598
2007 1% < 1% 2% 1% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 2% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 17,391

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State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by religious group

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 235. 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% 2% < 1% 25% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 4% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 10% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 5% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 235
Catholic < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 17% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 5% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 4,929
Evangelical Protestant 2% < 1% 3% 1% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 5% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 9% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 2,912
Hindu < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 35% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 14% < 1% 14% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 5% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 8% 8% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 5% 1% 4% 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 6% 6% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% 2% 6% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 944
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 15% 2% 2% 1% 1% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 5% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 19% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 726
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 2% 1% 9% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 4% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 7% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 4,042
Mormon 1% < 1% 5% 1% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 5% 2% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 30% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 225
Muslim 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 17% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 13% < 1% 10% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 111
Orthodox Christian < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 10% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 8% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 4% 7% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7% < 1% 13% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 6% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 116
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 2% 1% 15% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 6,338

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Age distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 194. 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% 36% 23% 10% 194
Alaska 31% 32% 28% 8% 188
Arizona 27% 33% 22% 17% 407
Arkansas 30% 32% 23% 15% 136
California 28% 35% 23% 13% 2,520
Colorado 25% 38% 24% 13% 335
Connecticut 25% 31% 28% 15% 281
Delaware 22% 31% 27% 20% 206
District of Columbia 36% 39% 20% 5% 221
Florida 25% 32% 24% 19% 1,260
Georgia 31% 35% 23% 11% 514
Hawaii 29% 26% 26% 19% 210
Idaho 27% 28% 27% 19% 183
Illinois 28% 33% 25% 14% 837
Indiana 27% 38% 25% 11% 356
Iowa 29% 32% 27% 13% 182
Kansas 35% 29% 21% 15% 169
Kentucky 30% 37% 23% 10% 185
Louisiana 27% 36% 22% 15% 247
Maine 23% 32% 26% 19% 217
Maryland 28% 35% 25% 11% 430
Massachusetts 25% 36% 25% 14% 562
Michigan 27% 32% 26% 15% 584
Minnesota 27% 38% 23% 13% 357
Mississippi 31% 35% 23% 10% 120
Missouri 27% 34% 26% 12% 366
Montana 25% 37% 27% 12% 184
Nebraska 31% 34% 21% 14% 186
Nevada 25% 38% 21% 16% 202
New Hampshire 24% 32% 27% 17% 214
New Jersey 20% 36% 29% 15% 611
New Mexico 25% 33% 24% 18% 186
New York 26% 34% 26% 14% 1,365
North Carolina 28% 36% 23% 13% 548
North Dakota 32% 32% 24% 11% 182
Ohio 26% 35% 24% 14% 655
Oklahoma 35% 33% 21% 11% 178
Oregon 21% 41% 20% 18% 277
Pennsylvania 26% 32% 26% 15% 850
Rhode Island 22% 35% 25% 18% 222
South Carolina 29% 31% 27% 13% 247
South Dakota 30% 30% 26% 14% 176
Tennessee 35% 33% 20% 12% 259
Texas 31% 37% 21% 11% 1,349
Utah 31% 37% 20% 11% 167
Vermont 20% 33% 32% 15% 236
Virginia 27% 38% 23% 11% 528
Washington 25% 34% 28% 13% 494
West Virginia 23% 42% 20% 15% 140
Wisconsin 26% 38% 24% 11% 378
Wyoming 25% 36% 26% 12% 164

Generational cohort among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 194. 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 22% 16% 29% 25% 7% 1% 194
Alaska 20% 16% 28% 30% 7% < 1% 188
Arizona 19% 15% 26% 26% 13% < 1% 407
Arkansas 21% 16% 25% 29% 9% < 1% 136
California 18% 17% 28% 27% 9% 1% 2,520
Colorado 13% 21% 29% 29% 8% < 1% 335
Connecticut 18% 14% 24% 33% 10% 1% 281
Delaware 17% 13% 23% 31% 15% 1% 206
District of Columbia 17% 31% 27% 21% 3% 1% 221
Florida 17% 13% 27% 30% 12% 1% 1,260
Georgia 23% 16% 27% 27% 7% < 1% 514
Hawaii 21% 17% 17% 36% 8% 1% 210
Idaho 16% 15% 23% 33% 13% < 1% 183
Illinois 19% 16% 26% 30% 9% < 1% 837
Indiana 17% 17% 30% 27% 7% 1% 356
Iowa 19% 17% 24% 30% 9% < 1% 182
Kansas 22% 19% 23% 27% 8% 1% 169
Kentucky 17% 22% 29% 27% 6% < 1% 185
Louisiana 15% 19% 29% 27% 9% 1% 247
Maine 14% 15% 26% 32% 11% 1% 217
Maryland 15% 21% 28% 29% 7% < 1% 430
Massachusetts 16% 16% 29% 30% 8% 1% 562
Michigan 17% 16% 26% 31% 10% < 1% 584
Minnesota 18% 17% 30% 26% 8% 1% 357
Mississippi 17% 21% 28% 25% 6% 2% 120
Missouri 20% 15% 27% 32% 6% < 1% 366
Montana 14% 16% 31% 29% 9% < 1% 184
Nebraska 22% 17% 26% 26% 8% 1% 186
Nevada 17% 16% 31% 27% 10% < 1% 202
New Hampshire 16% 13% 27% 34% 10% < 1% 214
New Jersey 13% 13% 30% 34% 8% 2% 611
New Mexico 15% 16% 26% 31% 11% < 1% 186
New York 17% 16% 27% 30% 9% 1% 1,365
North Carolina 16% 19% 30% 28% 8% 1% 548
North Dakota 20% 19% 25% 27% 7% 2% 182
Ohio 17% 17% 28% 30% 8% 1% 655
Oklahoma 22% 20% 26% 23% 9% < 1% 178
Oregon 12% 16% 34% 25% 11% 2% 277
Pennsylvania 18% 15% 26% 31% 10% 1% 850
Rhode Island 12% 14% 31% 32% 9% 2% 222
South Carolina 18% 16% 26% 33% 7% < 1% 247
South Dakota 17% 21% 22% 33% 7% < 1% 176
Tennessee 22% 20% 26% 25% 6% < 1% 259
Texas 19% 20% 29% 24% 7% 1% 1,349
Utah 19% 24% 26% 25% 6% < 1% 167
Vermont 14% 13% 26% 38% 8% 1% 236
Virginia 16% 20% 31% 27% 7% < 1% 528
Washington 15% 15% 29% 33% 7% 1% 494
West Virginia 13% 21% 30% 27% 7% 1% 140
Wisconsin 16% 17% 32% 28% 7% < 1% 378
Wyoming 16% 19% 26% 31% 7% 1% 164

Gender composition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 56% 197
Alaska 45% 55% 192
Arizona 44% 56% 411
Arkansas 49% 51% 137
California 47% 53% 2,580
Colorado 48% 52% 337
Connecticut 45% 55% 291
Delaware 45% 55% 209
District of Columbia 46% 54% 231
Florida 45% 55% 1,283
Georgia 46% 54% 522
Hawaii 45% 55% 214
Idaho 44% 56% 185
Illinois 44% 56% 850
Indiana 46% 54% 359
Iowa 47% 53% 184
Kansas 44% 56% 170
Kentucky 46% 54% 186
Louisiana 45% 55% 247
Maine 49% 51% 218
Maryland 43% 57% 435
Massachusetts 45% 55% 574
Michigan 45% 55% 595
Minnesota 47% 53% 362
Mississippi 44% 56% 121
Missouri 42% 58% 371
Montana 43% 57% 186
Nebraska 41% 59% 188
Nevada 49% 51% 207
New Hampshire 41% 59% 218
New Jersey 46% 54% 627
New Mexico 38% 62% 189
New York 45% 55% 1,396
North Carolina 44% 56% 551
North Dakota 48% 52% 183
Ohio 42% 58% 660
Oklahoma 42% 58% 180
Oregon 46% 54% 278
Pennsylvania 43% 57% 858
Rhode Island 39% 61% 224
South Carolina 45% 55% 251
South Dakota 42% 58% 181
Tennessee 43% 57% 262
Texas 47% 53% 1,366
Utah 45% 55% 169
Vermont 48% 52% 238
Virginia 47% 53% 538
Washington 46% 54% 497
West Virginia 44% 56% 143
Wisconsin 47% 53% 383
Wyoming 47% 53% 164

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 33% < 1% 6% 3% 197
Alaska 64% 2% 4% 7% 23% 189
Arizona 63% 4% 3% 27% 3% 401
Arkansas 77% 13% < 1% 7% 3% 136
California 46% 5% 14% 33% 3% 2,545
Colorado 77% 3% 1% 14% 4% 334
Connecticut 73% 10% 2% 12% 2% 288
Delaware 75% 14% 3% 5% 3% 205
District of Columbia 48% 33% 4% 11% 4% 230
Florida 62% 11% 1% 23% 3% 1,271
Georgia 59% 26% 1% 10% 5% 517
Hawaii 32% 3% 34% 10% 21% 213
Idaho 82% 4% < 1% 13% 1% 184
Illinois 68% 12% 3% 14% 3% 839
Indiana 81% 10% < 1% 6% 3% 355
Iowa 87% 3% 1% 5% 3% 184
Kansas 76% 6% 5% 9% 3% 170
Kentucky 89% 5% < 1% 3% 3% 186
Louisiana 63% 28% < 1% 5% 3% 244
Maine 94% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 217
Maryland 59% 26% 3% 7% 5% 429
Massachusetts 80% 5% 3% 8% 5% 562
Michigan 81% 11% 1% 4% 4% 592
Minnesota 86% 3% 1% 4% 6% 355
Mississippi 60% 38% < 1% 1% 2% 121
Missouri 80% 12% 1% 4% 3% 368
Montana 90% < 1% < 1% 3% 7% 184
Nebraska 81% 6% 2% 9% 2% 186
Nevada 59% 7% 3% 23% 8% 203
New Hampshire 95% 1% 1% 1% 3% 213
New Jersey 64% 10% 7% 16% 4% 617
New Mexico 43% 2% < 1% 46% 9% 188
New York 63% 11% 6% 17% 3% 1,370
North Carolina 68% 19% 1% 8% 3% 546
North Dakota 88% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 182
Ohio 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 649
Oklahoma 71% 4% 1% 10% 15% 180
Oregon 85% 1% 2% 9% 4% 269
Pennsylvania 82% 9% 2% 4% 2% 852
Rhode Island 81% 5% < 1% 8% 5% 224
South Carolina 66% 26% < 1% 6% 3% 250
South Dakota 84% < 1% 1% 2% 13% 180
Tennessee 74% 14% 1% 6% 4% 257
Texas 47% 9% 2% 39% 4% 1,355
Utah 78% 2% 2% 12% 5% 166
Vermont 93% < 1% 1% 2% 4% 236
Virginia 64% 18% 5% 9% 3% 533
Washington 73% 3% 7% 10% 7% 492
West Virginia 92% 4% < 1% 1% 2% 142
Wisconsin 87% 2% 2% 6% 3% 379
Wyoming 86% 1% 1% 8% 5% 162

Immigrant status among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 196. 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 7% 5% 88% 196
Alaska 11% 6% 84% 189
Arizona 15% 12% 73% 409
Arkansas 4% 5% 91% 136
California 30% 20% 50% 2,553
Colorado 12% 10% 78% 336
Connecticut 16% 14% 70% 288
Delaware 12% 6% 81% 207
District of Columbia 19% 11% 70% 224
Florida 21% 15% 64% 1,268
Georgia 9% 7% 84% 519
Hawaii 15% 14% 71% 212
Idaho 7% 4% 89% 184
Illinois 12% 13% 75% 839
Indiana 6% 5% 89% 359
Iowa 2% 5% 93% 182
Kansas 8% 6% 86% 169
Kentucky 5% < 1% 95% 181
Louisiana 5% 5% 90% 243
Maine 3% 12% 85% 217
Maryland 13% 11% 75% 429
Massachusetts 13% 16% 71% 568
Michigan 6% 8% 86% 590
Minnesota 5% 7% 88% 362
Mississippi 1% < 1% 99% 119
Missouri 5% 5% 90% 366
Montana 1% 6% 94% 184
Nebraska 11% 5% 84% 184
Nevada 22% 12% 66% 204
New Hampshire 4% 11% 85% 217
New Jersey 21% 14% 65% 616
New Mexico 19% 8% 73% 186
New York 21% 18% 61% 1,375
North Carolina 10% 6% 84% 548
North Dakota 4% 4% 92% 181
Ohio 6% 7% 87% 653
Oklahoma 10% 3% 87% 179
Oregon 7% 9% 84% 277
Pennsylvania 6% 7% 87% 840
Rhode Island 16% 19% 65% 223
South Carolina 6% 5% 90% 248
South Dakota 2% 6% 92% 180
Tennessee 7% 7% 86% 258
Texas 22% 15% 63% 1,348
Utah 11% 11% 79% 169
Vermont 3% 16% 81% 234
Virginia 14% 10% 77% 535
Washington 13% 10% 76% 491
West Virginia 3% 4% 93% 142
Wisconsin 7% 8% 85% 379
Wyoming 3% 9% 88% 162

Income distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 184. 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% 21% 17% 16% 184
Alaska 30% 24% 23% 23% 164
Arizona 37% 19% 28% 16% 370
Arkansas 44% 15% 26% 15% 127
California 34% 18% 24% 25% 2,258
Colorado 21% 19% 31% 29% 304
Connecticut 24% 20% 25% 31% 252
Delaware 20% 24% 33% 23% 186
District of Columbia 26% 18% 25% 32% 203
Florida 34% 22% 26% 18% 1,123
Georgia 31% 21% 26% 22% 484
Hawaii 32% 20% 28% 20% 196
Idaho 30% 29% 25% 16% 171
Illinois 29% 19% 29% 23% 729
Indiana 33% 21% 33% 13% 329
Iowa 30% 21% 33% 15% 170
Kansas 32% 27% 25% 16% 154
Kentucky 39% 18% 28% 15% 169
Louisiana 43% 14% 28% 15% 221
Maine 37% 17% 34% 12% 189
Maryland 18% 17% 34% 31% 388
Massachusetts 24% 18% 28% 30% 491
Michigan 39% 19% 27% 16% 534
Minnesota 24% 16% 30% 30% 328
Mississippi 52% 20% 15% 13% 108
Missouri 34% 25% 23% 18% 335
Montana 28% 20% 34% 17% 172
Nebraska 30% 20% 31% 19% 164
Nevada 32% 29% 24% 15% 181
New Hampshire 26% 18% 30% 27% 185
New Jersey 25% 17% 26% 33% 544
New Mexico 44% 22% 22% 13% 166
New York 31% 19% 28% 22% 1,204
North Carolina 36% 19% 29% 17% 500
North Dakota 18% 23% 35% 24% 167
Ohio 42% 20% 25% 13% 593
Oklahoma 39% 30% 19% 11% 163
Oregon 33% 26% 26% 16% 253
Pennsylvania 31% 20% 26% 23% 743
Rhode Island 27% 18% 36% 19% 189
South Carolina 39% 18% 27% 17% 219
South Dakota 30% 23% 32% 15% 162
Tennessee 39% 19% 20% 21% 243
Texas 39% 19% 24% 19% 1,229
Utah 29% 21% 33% 17% 162
Vermont 26% 27% 34% 14% 219
Virginia 24% 21% 28% 26% 486
Washington 30% 24% 24% 23% 456
West Virginia 40% 18% 33% 10% 132
Wisconsin 27% 20% 36% 17% 341
Wyoming 28% 30% 26% 16% 153

Educational distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 196. 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% 36% 15% 8% 196
Alaska 32% 36% 17% 15% 191
Arizona 38% 34% 17% 11% 409
Arkansas 48% 30% 11% 11% 137
California 36% 33% 19% 12% 2,560
Colorado 25% 36% 23% 17% 336
Connecticut 36% 27% 19% 18% 288
Delaware 39% 32% 15% 14% 209
District of Columbia 23% 19% 32% 27% 228
Florida 39% 32% 17% 12% 1,279
Georgia 39% 31% 17% 14% 519
Hawaii 31% 34% 21% 13% 213
Idaho 38% 37% 16% 9% 184
Illinois 33% 33% 21% 13% 846
Indiana 41% 34% 16% 10% 359
Iowa 30% 40% 20% 10% 184
Kansas 37% 33% 15% 15% 170
Kentucky 40% 33% 14% 12% 183
Louisiana 46% 29% 18% 7% 247
Maine 39% 28% 24% 10% 217
Maryland 32% 28% 20% 20% 432
Massachusetts 34% 27% 22% 17% 571
Michigan 38% 35% 16% 11% 593
Minnesota 28% 36% 24% 11% 362
Mississippi 45% 33% 18% 5% 121
Missouri 39% 31% 18% 11% 371
Montana 37% 33% 21% 10% 185
Nebraska 29% 40% 20% 11% 186
Nevada 44% 36% 12% 8% 207
New Hampshire 32% 31% 21% 16% 215
New Jersey 34% 28% 20% 17% 624
New Mexico 41% 30% 17% 12% 188
New York 33% 29% 22% 15% 1,389
North Carolina 34% 34% 18% 15% 551
North Dakota 28% 40% 22% 10% 183
Ohio 41% 33% 16% 11% 658
Oklahoma 43% 34% 14% 9% 180
Oregon 32% 33% 24% 11% 278
Pennsylvania 39% 29% 18% 13% 854
Rhode Island 29% 37% 23% 12% 222
South Carolina 39% 30% 19% 11% 251
South Dakota 38% 34% 16% 11% 181
Tennessee 40% 31% 19% 10% 261
Texas 42% 32% 17% 10% 1,362
Utah 42% 32% 17% 9% 169
Vermont 34% 28% 22% 16% 237
Virginia 32% 30% 20% 18% 537
Washington 31% 36% 21% 12% 496
West Virginia 42% 34% 15% 8% 142
Wisconsin 37% 32% 21% 10% 382
Wyoming 36% 39% 16% 9% 163

Marital status among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 6% 15% 4% 25% 197
Alaska 45% 11% 10% 1% 31% 190
Arizona 42% 9% 16% 4% 29% 410
Arkansas 40% 9% 19% 6% 26% 137
California 42% 11% 12% 4% 31% 2,561
Colorado 54% 11% 9% 4% 21% 337
Connecticut 46% 9% 11% 4% 30% 288
Delaware 51% 13% 13% 6% 17% 209
District of Columbia 31% 12% 11% 3% 43% 229
Florida 43% 10% 15% 6% 26% 1,279
Georgia 44% 6% 13% 4% 33% 520
Hawaii 37% 12% 12% 3% 36% 213
Idaho 52% 6% 18% 5% 18% 185
Illinois 44% 9% 10% 5% 33% 844
Indiana 44% 7% 15% 5% 29% 358
Iowa 47% 9% 13% 3% 27% 184
Kansas 48% 8% 11% 6% 28% 170
Kentucky 42% 6% 16% 5% 31% 185
Louisiana 33% 11% 17% 7% 33% 247
Maine 49% 13% 15% 3% 19% 218
Maryland 42% 6% 10% 5% 36% 433
Massachusetts 44% 10% 12% 5% 30% 571
Michigan 46% 10% 12% 5% 27% 592
Minnesota 48% 6% 8% 7% 32% 362
Mississippi 28% 11% 18% 9% 34% 121
Missouri 40% 11% 14% 6% 29% 371
Montana 54% 7% 9% 4% 26% 186
Nebraska 49% 6% 12% 4% 30% 187
Nevada 41% 15% 14% 5% 24% 207
New Hampshire 49% 13% 10% 4% 24% 217
New Jersey 48% 10% 11% 5% 25% 623
New Mexico 41% 15% 16% 6% 22% 189
New York 41% 9% 10% 5% 34% 1,392
North Carolina 46% 9% 11% 5% 30% 551
North Dakota 44% 7% 14% 7% 29% 183
Ohio 43% 9% 11% 6% 30% 660
Oklahoma 48% 12% 13% 4% 23% 180
Oregon 49% 6% 15% 8% 22% 277
Pennsylvania 46% 8% 11% 6% 29% 852
Rhode Island 35% 18% 12% 8% 26% 223
South Carolina 43% 13% 13% 6% 25% 250
South Dakota 44% 12% 14% 5% 26% 180
Tennessee 42% 10% 13% 4% 31% 260
Texas 47% 9% 13% 4% 27% 1,362
Utah 41% 17% 11% 5% 25% 169
Vermont 52% 12% 10% 3% 23% 235
Virginia 46% 8% 14% 4% 27% 537
Washington 43% 12% 14% 4% 27% 497
West Virginia 44% 13% 20% 5% 17% 141
Wisconsin 51% 7% 12% 3% 27% 382
Wyoming 48% 14% 13% 3% 23% 164

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 196. 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 30% 70% 196
Alaska 32% 68% 192
Arizona 30% 70% 410
Arkansas 38% 62% 137
California 28% 72% 2,569
Colorado 32% 68% 337
Connecticut 23% 77% 290
Delaware 31% 69% 209
District of Columbia 25% 75% 229
Florida 27% 73% 1,279
Georgia 30% 70% 519
Hawaii 23% 77% 214
Idaho 29% 71% 185
Illinois 25% 75% 849
Indiana 31% 69% 359
Iowa 30% 70% 184
Kansas 35% 65% 169
Kentucky 26% 74% 185
Louisiana 32% 68% 246
Maine 23% 77% 218
Maryland 28% 72% 433
Massachusetts 26% 74% 572
Michigan 30% 70% 594
Minnesota 26% 74% 362
Mississippi 30% 70% 120
Missouri 31% 69% 369
Montana 24% 76% 186
Nebraska 37% 63% 187
Nevada 26% 74% 204
New Hampshire 22% 78% 217
New Jersey 29% 71% 622
New Mexico 26% 74% 188
New York 25% 75% 1,395
North Carolina 30% 70% 550
North Dakota 28% 72% 183
Ohio 30% 70% 657
Oklahoma 29% 71% 180
Oregon 31% 69% 278
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 854
Rhode Island 19% 81% 224
South Carolina 31% 69% 251
South Dakota 28% 72% 181
Tennessee 31% 69% 262
Texas 36% 64% 1,363
Utah 28% 72% 168
Vermont 24% 76% 238
Virginia 31% 69% 536
Washington 24% 76% 496
West Virginia 29% 71% 143
Wisconsin 32% 68% 381
Wyoming 32% 68% 162

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 68% 21% 4% 1% 5% 2% 197
Alaska 40% 31% 8% 1% 15% 4% 192
Arizona 52% 24% 7% < 1% 15% 2% 411
Arkansas 61% 23% 5% < 1% 9% 2% 137
California 45% 26% 9% 1% 16% 2% 2,580
Colorado 44% 27% 10% 1% 13% 4% 337
Connecticut 47% 28% 6% 1% 14% 4% 291
Delaware 50% 27% 9% 1% 11% 1% 209
District of Columbia 43% 24% 10% 1% 19% 3% 231
Florida 56% 21% 6% 1% 13% 2% 1,283
Georgia 62% 20% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 522
Hawaii 56% 21% 8% 1% 12% 3% 214
Idaho 51% 20% 8% 1% 14% 6% 185
Illinois 50% 27% 7% < 1% 13% 3% 850
Indiana 51% 25% 5% 1% 15% 4% 359
Iowa 57% 19% 7% 1% 13% 2% 184
Kansas 54% 30% 4% < 1% 12% 1% 170
Kentucky 63% 17% 4% < 1% 15% 2% 186
Louisiana 65% 18% 4% 1% 11% 2% 247
Maine 40% 32% 7% < 1% 18% 3% 218
Maryland 52% 22% 6% < 1% 15% 4% 435
Massachusetts 35% 28% 11% 1% 21% 4% 574
Michigan 51% 28% 5% < 1% 13% 2% 595
Minnesota 43% 33% 6% < 1% 13% 5% 362
Mississippi 72% 10% 4% 1% 10% 3% 121
Missouri 58% 23% 8% < 1% 9% 2% 371
Montana 51% 26% 8% < 1% 13% 1% 186
Nebraska 55% 25% 2% 1% 13% 4% 188
Nevada 49% 25% 8% 1% 16% 2% 207
New Hampshire 38% 27% 8% < 1% 21% 6% 218
New Jersey 53% 27% 7% < 1% 11% 2% 627
New Mexico 45% 30% 5% < 1% 18% 2% 189
New York 48% 24% 9% 1% 16% 4% 1,396
North Carolina 61% 21% 3% 1% 12% 3% 551
North Dakota 52% 28% 4% < 1% 13% 3% 183
Ohio 56% 24% 6% 1% 11% 3% 660
Oklahoma 57% 26% 3% < 1% 11% 2% 180
Oregon 45% 22% 9% < 1% 18% 5% 278
Pennsylvania 49% 26% 7% 1% 15% 3% 858
Rhode Island 55% 20% 6% < 1% 13% 7% 224
South Carolina 61% 22% 4% 1% 9% 3% 251
South Dakota 61% 23% 4% < 1% 12% 1% 181
Tennessee 60% 21% 8% 1% 8% 1% 262
Texas 58% 24% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 1,366
Utah 43% 27% 14% 2% 12% 2% 169
Vermont 33% 28% 6% < 1% 26% 7% 238
Virginia 54% 24% 7% < 1% 11% 3% 538
Washington 42% 26% 10% 1% 18% 3% 497
West Virginia 62% 21% 3% < 1% 9% 5% 143
Wisconsin 44% 29% 8% < 1% 16% 3% 383
Wyoming 58% 19% 8% 1% 10% 4% 164

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 59% 22% 10% 9% 1% 197
Alaska 26% 34% 16% 23% 1% 192
Arizona 39% 28% 16% 17% < 1% 411
Arkansas 54% 23% 14% 10% < 1% 137
California 36% 29% 16% 18% 1% 2,580
Colorado 34% 32% 15% 18% 1% 337
Connecticut 38% 27% 19% 16% < 1% 291
Delaware 33% 35% 14% 15% 2% 209
District of Columbia 35% 26% 20% 19% < 1% 231
Florida 41% 29% 14% 16% < 1% 1,283
Georgia 46% 28% 13% 12% 1% 522
Hawaii 37% 30% 18% 14% < 1% 214
Idaho 34% 30% 19% 17% < 1% 185
Illinois 38% 31% 17% 14% < 1% 850
Indiana 37% 32% 16% 14% < 1% 359
Iowa 44% 28% 14% 14% < 1% 184
Kansas 37% 36% 17% 10% < 1% 170
Kentucky 45% 31% 12% 11% < 1% 186
Louisiana 58% 25% 6% 10% < 1% 247
Maine 22% 35% 16% 26% 1% 218
Maryland 39% 27% 17% 17% 1% 435
Massachusetts 27% 31% 19% 22% 1% 574
Michigan 35% 32% 15% 16% 1% 595
Minnesota 32% 32% 17% 18% < 1% 362
Mississippi 56% 24% 12% 7% 1% 121
Missouri 41% 34% 14% 10% < 1% 371
Montana 26% 33% 19% 21% 1% 186
Nebraska 41% 29% 17% 12% 1% 188
Nevada 34% 33% 12% 19% 2% 207
New Hampshire 23% 31% 26% 19% < 1% 218
New Jersey 42% 32% 15% 11% < 1% 627
New Mexico 45% 26% 9% 20% < 1% 189
New York 36% 31% 14% 18% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 48% 28% 13% 11% < 1% 551
North Dakota 40% 31% 17% 12% < 1% 183
Ohio 41% 30% 13% 15% 1% 660
Oklahoma 51% 33% 5% 11% < 1% 180
Oregon 31% 30% 17% 22% 1% 278
Pennsylvania 36% 31% 16% 17% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 42% 28% 12% 19% < 1% 224
South Carolina 55% 23% 14% 8% < 1% 251
South Dakota 49% 30% 11% 11% < 1% 181
Tennessee 45% 31% 10% 12% 1% 262
Texas 48% 31% 9% 12% < 1% 1,366
Utah 39% 19% 20% 17% 4% 169
Vermont 22% 27% 22% 28% 1% 238
Virginia 44% 28% 14% 13% < 1% 538
Washington 29% 28% 21% 21% 1% 497
West Virginia 47% 35% 7% 9% 3% 143
Wisconsin 33% 34% 15% 17% < 1% 383
Wyoming 34% 36% 18% 13% < 1% 164

Attendance at religious services among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 39% 37% 23% 1% 197
Alaska 22% 34% 44% < 1% 192
Arizona 24% 37% 38% 1% 411
Arkansas 27% 41% 33% < 1% 137
California 21% 38% 41% < 1% 2,580
Colorado 19% 34% 47% < 1% 337
Connecticut 23% 37% 39% < 1% 291
Delaware 22% 32% 44% 2% 209
District of Columbia 21% 37% 41% 1% 231
Florida 23% 37% 39% 1% 1,283
Georgia 28% 38% 33% < 1% 522
Hawaii 17% 46% 36% < 1% 214
Idaho 19% 32% 50% < 1% 185
Illinois 23% 37% 40% < 1% 850
Indiana 24% 38% 37% < 1% 359
Iowa 24% 36% 39% < 1% 184
Kansas 25% 43% 33% < 1% 170
Kentucky 19% 41% 40% < 1% 186
Louisiana 34% 37% 29% < 1% 247
Maine 13% 30% 56% 1% 218
Maryland 19% 40% 42% < 1% 435
Massachusetts 18% 32% 50% < 1% 574
Michigan 20% 38% 42% < 1% 595
Minnesota 21% 43% 36% < 1% 362
Mississippi 29% 41% 29% 1% 121
Missouri 21% 41% 37% 1% 371
Montana 15% 38% 47% < 1% 186
Nebraska 26% 38% 37% < 1% 188
Nevada 22% 38% 40% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 17% 27% 56% < 1% 218
New Jersey 26% 41% 32% < 1% 627
New Mexico 26% 31% 43% < 1% 189
New York 21% 37% 42% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 25% 45% 30% < 1% 551
North Dakota 21% 39% 41% < 1% 183
Ohio 25% 39% 36% < 1% 660
Oklahoma 26% 38% 36% < 1% 180
Oregon 15% 37% 47% 1% 278
Pennsylvania 22% 39% 39% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 28% 32% 40% < 1% 224
South Carolina 34% 38% 29% < 1% 251
South Dakota 25% 41% 33% < 1% 181
Tennessee 29% 31% 39% < 1% 262
Texas 30% 38% 32% < 1% 1,366
Utah 34% 25% 41% < 1% 169
Vermont 13% 35% 52% < 1% 238
Virginia 32% 37% 31% < 1% 538
Washington 18% 32% 49% 1% 497
West Virginia 29% 41% 29% 2% 143
Wisconsin 17% 45% 38% 1% 383
Wyoming 24% 34% 41% 1% 164

Frequency of prayer among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 12% 8% 19% 1% 197
Alaska 40% 14% 7% 38% 1% 192
Arizona 48% 17% 4% 31% < 1% 411
Arkansas 48% 24% 5% 21% 1% 137
California 43% 14% 8% 35% 1% 2,580
Colorado 38% 17% 6% 37% 2% 337
Connecticut 40% 16% 12% 30% 1% 291
Delaware 41% 20% 8% 30% 2% 209
District of Columbia 38% 23% 4% 33% 2% 231
Florida 48% 16% 7% 29% 1% 1,283
Georgia 52% 18% 5% 25% < 1% 522
Hawaii 44% 14% 5% 35% 2% 214
Idaho 39% 16% 6% 39% < 1% 185
Illinois 41% 19% 8% 31% < 1% 850
Indiana 40% 24% 6% 30% < 1% 359
Iowa 37% 25% 7% 31% < 1% 184
Kansas 40% 28% 7% 24% < 1% 170
Kentucky 48% 12% 6% 33% < 1% 186
Louisiana 59% 15% 3% 22% 1% 247
Maine 29% 18% 6% 45% 1% 218
Maryland 38% 24% 5% 33% < 1% 435
Massachusetts 34% 14% 7% 44% 1% 574
Michigan 43% 19% 7% 31% 1% 595
Minnesota 34% 21% 6% 38% 1% 362
Mississippi 60% 15% 7% 15% 2% 121
Missouri 47% 20% 6% 25% 1% 371
Montana 38% 24% 7% 30% 1% 186
Nebraska 42% 25% 9% 23% < 1% 188
Nevada 39% 17% 7% 36% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 27% 21% 9% 41% 2% 218
New Jersey 47% 17% 7% 27% 1% 627
New Mexico 38% 17% 6% 39% < 1% 189
New York 39% 17% 8% 36% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 54% 17% 5% 23% 1% 551
North Dakota 40% 19% 12% 28% < 1% 183
Ohio 45% 20% 9% 27% < 1% 660
Oklahoma 55% 20% 5% 20% < 1% 180
Oregon 33% 14% 8% 45% < 1% 278
Pennsylvania 43% 18% 6% 33% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 43% 16% 11% 30% < 1% 224
South Carolina 50% 22% 5% 22% 2% 251
South Dakota 48% 16% 11% 25% < 1% 181
Tennessee 53% 20% 6% 20% 1% 262
Texas 51% 17% 6% 25% 1% 1,366
Utah 42% 16% 7% 35% < 1% 169
Vermont 25% 14% 9% 52% < 1% 238
Virginia 47% 17% 7% 28% 1% 538
Washington 33% 15% 9% 43% < 1% 497
West Virginia 57% 14% 7% 21% 1% 143
Wisconsin 37% 24% 8% 31% 1% 383
Wyoming 41% 22% 10% 26% 1% 164

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 24% 12% 9% 55% 1% 197
Alaska 9% 3% 6% 81% < 1% 192
Arizona 14% 10% 8% 68% < 1% 411
Arkansas 20% 12% 10% 59% < 1% 137
California 13% 9% 7% 70% < 1% 2,580
Colorado 8% 6% 9% 76% 1% 337
Connecticut 10% 5% 8% 77% 1% 291
Delaware 8% 6% 12% 73% 1% 209
District of Columbia 17% 6% 6% 71% 1% 231
Florida 15% 6% 8% 70% 1% 1,283
Georgia 19% 12% 7% 62% < 1% 522
Hawaii 11% 6% 13% 68% 1% 214
Idaho 13% 4% 9% 73% 1% 185
Illinois 11% 7% 7% 75% < 1% 850
Indiana 12% 9% 9% 69% < 1% 359
Iowa 12% 4% 12% 71% 1% 184
Kansas 17% 6% 11% 66% < 1% 170
Kentucky 8% 8% 13% 70% < 1% 186
Louisiana 23% 13% 8% 57% < 1% 247
Maine 6% 2% 3% 89% < 1% 218
Maryland 13% 7% 9% 71% < 1% 435
Massachusetts 8% 8% 4% 80% < 1% 574
Michigan 10% 9% 6% 74% 1% 595
Minnesota 11% 4% 7% 77% < 1% 362
Mississippi 22% 13% 16% 50% < 1% 121
Missouri 11% 8% 8% 72% < 1% 371
Montana 7% 3% 8% 81% < 1% 186
Nebraska 9% 11% 12% 67% < 1% 188
Nevada 14% 9% 7% 70% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 5% 5% 6% 85% < 1% 218
New Jersey 14% 8% 8% 70% < 1% 627
New Mexico 13% 10% 8% 69% < 1% 189
New York 11% 7% 6% 76% < 1% 1,396
North Carolina 15% 10% 11% 64% < 1% 551
North Dakota 11% 5% 12% 72% < 1% 183
Ohio 16% 7% 8% 69% < 1% 660
Oklahoma 20% 14% 10% 56% < 1% 180
Oregon 7% 6% 9% 77% < 1% 278
Pennsylvania 12% 6% 7% 74% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 8% 3% 11% 78% < 1% 224
South Carolina 22% 10% 9% 59% < 1% 251
South Dakota 10% 5% 13% 71% 1% 181
Tennessee 19% 11% 8% 62% 1% 262
Texas 18% 11% 8% 62% < 1% 1,366
Utah 25% 8% 7% 59% < 1% 169
Vermont 5% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 238
Virginia 17% 10% 4% 68% < 1% 538
Washington 11% 7% 5% 75% 1% 497
West Virginia 21% 12% 9% 58% 1% 143
Wisconsin 7% 8% 9% 75% 1% 383
Wyoming 10% 5% 7% 78% < 1% 164

Frequency of meditation among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 38% 10% 6% 45% 1% 197
Alaska 34% 7% 9% 50% < 1% 192
Arizona 37% 8% 4% 48% 2% 411
Arkansas 29% 7% 5% 58% 1% 137
California 36% 10% 5% 48% 1% 2,580
Colorado 36% 10% 5% 48% 2% 337
Connecticut 35% 14% 5% 45% 2% 291
Delaware 31% 9% 6% 52% 2% 209
District of Columbia 31% 7% 6% 55% 1% 231
Florida 38% 10% 3% 48% 1% 1,283
Georgia 39% 10% 5% 45% 2% 522
Hawaii 37% 10% 9% 44% 1% 214
Idaho 36% 12% 8% 44% < 1% 185
Illinois 37% 7% 4% 51% < 1% 850
Indiana 29% 7% 4% 59% 1% 359
Iowa 27% 7% 4% 61% < 1% 184
Kansas 30% 10% 4% 54% 1% 170
Kentucky 29% 11% 3% 55% 1% 186
Louisiana 40% 7% 6% 46% 1% 247
Maine 34% 8% 5% 53% < 1% 218
Maryland 32% 11% 6% 50% 1% 435
Massachusetts 28% 9% 6% 56% < 1% 574
Michigan 32% 7% 5% 55% 1% 595
Minnesota 29% 11% 6% 54% 1% 362
Mississippi 36% 16% 1% 46% 1% 121
Missouri 32% 11% 3% 52% 1% 371
Montana 26% 10% 6% 57% 1% 186
Nebraska 32% 12% 5% 49% 2% 188
Nevada 37% 9% 6% 45% 3% 207
New Hampshire 28% 15% 6% 50% 1% 218
New Jersey 33% 9% 5% 52% 1% 627
New Mexico 43% 12% 1% 43% < 1% 189
New York 33% 10% 6% 49% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 40% 9% 4% 46% 1% 551
North Dakota 25% 5% 3% 66% 1% 183
Ohio 33% 9% 4% 53% 2% 660
Oklahoma 40% 6% 2% 51% < 1% 180
Oregon 33% 12% 5% 48% 2% 278
Pennsylvania 31% 8% 5% 55% 1% 858
Rhode Island 41% 8% 5% 46% < 1% 224
South Carolina 36% 10% 4% 49% 2% 251
South Dakota 33% 11% 4% 52% < 1% 181
Tennessee 36% 11% 3% 50% < 1% 262
Texas 39% 8% 5% 47% 1% 1,366
Utah 37% 20% 2% 40% 1% 169
Vermont 27% 10% 6% 58% < 1% 238
Virginia 36% 13% 7% 44% 1% 538
Washington 33% 10% 5% 52% < 1% 497
West Virginia 21% 13% 3% 61% 2% 143
Wisconsin 25% 8% 7% 59% 1% 383
Wyoming 36% 8% 2% 53% 1% 164

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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% 23% 8% 13% 2% 197
Alaska 49% 21% 9% 19% 1% 192
Arizona 53% 15% 9% 22% 1% 411
Arkansas 54% 12% 12% 20% 2% 137
California 52% 17% 12% 18% 1% 2,580
Colorado 49% 15% 17% 17% 2% 337
Connecticut 48% 18% 12% 20% 2% 291
Delaware 49% 17% 10% 24% < 1% 209
District of Columbia 50% 17% 15% 17% 1% 231
Florida 58% 14% 9% 18% 1% 1,283
Georgia 58% 17% 12% 12% 1% 522
Hawaii 53% 18% 11% 16% 2% 214
Idaho 51% 13% 14% 22% < 1% 185
Illinois 50% 17% 10% 22% 1% 850
Indiana 47% 22% 10% 20% 1% 359
Iowa 50% 13% 13% 22% 2% 184
Kansas 49% 21% 15% 14% < 1% 170
Kentucky 55% 19% 10% 16% < 1% 186
Louisiana 58% 16% 8% 16% 2% 247
Maine 44% 21% 9% 26% 1% 218
Maryland 50% 19% 13% 17% 1% 435
Massachusetts 42% 20% 11% 27% 1% 574
Michigan 47% 19% 10% 22% 1% 595
Minnesota 54% 18% 10% 17% 1% 362
Mississippi 59% 14% 13% 12% 1% 121
Missouri 50% 18% 10% 20% 1% 371
Montana 42% 30% 12% 13% 2% 186
Nebraska 47% 23% 10% 18% 2% 188
Nevada 57% 14% 11% 18% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 42% 17% 15% 25% 1% 218
New Jersey 54% 16% 10% 19% 1% 627
New Mexico 52% 20% 9% 18% 1% 189
New York 47% 18% 12% 22% 2% 1,396
North Carolina 58% 17% 12% 13% 1% 551
North Dakota 48% 18% 11% 22% 1% 183
Ohio 51% 17% 15% 17% 1% 660
Oklahoma 57% 16% 6% 20% 2% 180
Oregon 49% 21% 9% 19% 1% 278
Pennsylvania 48% 17% 12% 22% 1% 858
Rhode Island 51% 16% 14% 18% 1% 224
South Carolina 58% 15% 12% 13% 2% 251
South Dakota 59% 18% 5% 16% 1% 181
Tennessee 56% 20% 6% 17% 1% 262
Texas 56% 16% 11% 17% 1% 1,366
Utah 55% 13% 12% 18% 2% 169
Vermont 42% 17% 14% 26% 1% 238
Virginia 52% 18% 12% 16% 1% 538
Washington 46% 16% 14% 23% < 1% 497
West Virginia 63% 14% 6% 12% 5% 143
Wisconsin 47% 18% 11% 23% < 1% 383
Wyoming 48% 16% 9% 25% 2% 164

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 40% 15% 7% 37% 1% 197
Alaska 49% 14% 17% 19% 1% 192
Arizona 47% 14% 12% 25% 2% 411
Arkansas 43% 16% 13% 28% < 1% 137
California 46% 16% 15% 22% 1% 2,580
Colorado 48% 16% 15% 20% 1% 337
Connecticut 40% 18% 16% 25% 1% 291
Delaware 32% 24% 14% 30% < 1% 209
District of Columbia 43% 18% 18% 21% 1% 231
Florida 44% 16% 13% 24% 2% 1,283
Georgia 50% 18% 10% 21% < 1% 522
Hawaii 46% 17% 14% 22% 1% 214
Idaho 49% 11% 11% 29% < 1% 185
Illinois 45% 16% 15% 23% 1% 850
Indiana 42% 18% 16% 24% < 1% 359
Iowa 45% 15% 19% 20% 1% 184
Kansas 42% 18% 16% 21% 2% 170
Kentucky 45% 15% 9% 30% 1% 186
Louisiana 45% 13% 15% 25% 2% 247
Maine 38% 16% 17% 30% < 1% 218
Maryland 45% 13% 17% 25% < 1% 435
Massachusetts 47% 16% 12% 24% 1% 574
Michigan 40% 17% 14% 28% 1% 595
Minnesota 44% 20% 12% 24% < 1% 362
Mississippi 47% 13% 11% 29% < 1% 121
Missouri 45% 20% 10% 24% 1% 371
Montana 46% 16% 15% 23% < 1% 186
Nebraska 39% 16% 17% 26% 2% 188
Nevada 52% 20% 16% 12% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 39% 22% 8% 31% < 1% 218
New Jersey 42% 18% 16% 24% < 1% 627
New Mexico 44% 17% 7% 31% < 1% 189
New York 47% 16% 13% 23% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 45% 16% 14% 24% < 1% 551
North Dakota 36% 12% 15% 34% 3% 183
Ohio 43% 17% 14% 24% 1% 660
Oklahoma 45% 14% 16% 25% < 1% 180
Oregon 49% 20% 10% 20% < 1% 278
Pennsylvania 44% 20% 13% 23% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 41% 18% 18% 22% 1% 224
South Carolina 49% 15% 13% 23% < 1% 251
South Dakota 47% 15% 10% 29% < 1% 181
Tennessee 49% 19% 10% 22% < 1% 262
Texas 48% 17% 12% 23% 1% 1,366
Utah 46% 20% 17% 16% < 1% 169
Vermont 45% 17% 16% 22% < 1% 238
Virginia 48% 17% 15% 21% < 1% 538
Washington 46% 17% 13% 23% < 1% 497
West Virginia 47% 16% 7% 31% < 1% 143
Wisconsin 35% 21% 16% 26% 1% 383
Wyoming 43% 16% 12% 28% < 1% 164

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 36% 7% 50% 6% 1% 197
Alaska 14% 9% 54% 17% 6% 192
Arizona 20% 13% 51% 13% 3% 411
Arkansas 24% 10% 56% 8% 1% 137
California 18% 17% 48% 14% 2% 2,580
Colorado 16% 20% 51% 11% 1% 337
Connecticut 14% 16% 57% 11% 1% 291
Delaware 18% 13% 57% 10% 2% 209
District of Columbia 18% 20% 43% 15% 4% 231
Florida 20% 13% 54% 10% 2% 1,283
Georgia 30% 12% 46% 10% 2% 522
Hawaii 15% 17% 55% 11% 1% 214
Idaho 17% 13% 59% 11% 1% 185
Illinois 18% 15% 51% 14% 2% 850
Indiana 21% 12% 53% 12% 1% 359
Iowa 22% 16% 54% 5% 3% 184
Kansas 22% 14% 54% 7% 2% 170
Kentucky 20% 19% 49% 8% 3% 186
Louisiana 29% 13% 49% 8% 1% 247
Maine 11% 14% 63% 10% 1% 218
Maryland 20% 12% 51% 15% 2% 435
Massachusetts 11% 13% 57% 18% 2% 574
Michigan 18% 10% 59% 11% 3% 595
Minnesota 13% 16% 56% 12% 3% 362
Mississippi 26% 13% 45% 13% 3% 121
Missouri 20% 15% 53% 8% 4% 371
Montana 15% 15% 57% 11% 2% 186
Nebraska 22% 14% 53% 10% 2% 188
Nevada 16% 13% 54% 14% 3% 207
New Hampshire 7% 16% 63% 12% 2% 218
New Jersey 18% 13% 56% 11% 2% 627
New Mexico 19% 13% 46% 15% 6% 189
New York 15% 17% 55% 10% 2% 1,396
North Carolina 25% 13% 52% 9% 1% 551
North Dakota 24% 9% 51% 13% 3% 183
Ohio 20% 14% 55% 9% 1% 660
Oklahoma 18% 13% 54% 12% 3% 180
Oregon 16% 15% 54% 14% 1% 278
Pennsylvania 21% 12% 51% 14% 2% 858
Rhode Island 20% 13% 54% 11% 2% 224
South Carolina 32% 13% 46% 8% 1% 251
South Dakota 24% 16% 52% 7% 2% 181
Tennessee 25% 14% 53% 6% 1% 262
Texas 25% 12% 49% 12% 2% 1,366
Utah 21% 12% 57% 11% < 1% 169
Vermont 7% 17% 60% 15% 1% 238
Virginia 23% 15% 49% 10% 3% 538
Washington 15% 18% 51% 15% 2% 497
West Virginia 33% 9% 52% 4% 2% 143
Wisconsin 20% 16% 49% 11% 2% 383
Wyoming 17% 18% 48% 11% 6% 164

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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% 65% 1% < 1% 197
Alaska 23% 74% < 1% 3% 192
Arizona 31% 65% 1% 2% 411
Arkansas 27% 70% 3% 1% 137
California 24% 74% 1% 1% 2,580
Colorado 27% 70% 1% 2% 337
Connecticut 28% 71% 1% < 1% 291
Delaware 20% 80% 1% < 1% 209
District of Columbia 17% 80% 2% 1% 231
Florida 27% 72% 1% < 1% 1,283
Georgia 28% 71% 1% < 1% 522
Hawaii 24% 75% < 1% 1% 214
Idaho 23% 76% 1% < 1% 185
Illinois 23% 74% 2% 1% 850
Indiana 23% 74% 2% 1% 359
Iowa 22% 77% 1% < 1% 184
Kansas 25% 75% < 1% < 1% 170
Kentucky 22% 77% < 1% < 1% 186
Louisiana 26% 70% 1% 2% 247
Maine 19% 79% 1% 1% 218
Maryland 22% 76% 1% < 1% 435
Massachusetts 22% 75% 2% 1% 574
Michigan 26% 72% 2% < 1% 595
Minnesota 20% 79% 1% < 1% 362
Mississippi 21% 76% < 1% 3% 121
Missouri 27% 72% 1% < 1% 371
Montana 32% 67% 1% < 1% 186
Nebraska 31% 68% < 1% < 1% 188
Nevada 23% 74% 1% 1% 207
New Hampshire 24% 75% 2% < 1% 218
New Jersey 22% 77% 1% 1% 627
New Mexico 18% 77% 3% 2% 189
New York 21% 77% 1% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 29% 69% 1% 1% 551
North Dakota 27% 73% < 1% < 1% 183
Ohio 23% 76% < 1% < 1% 660
Oklahoma 22% 77% < 1% 1% 180
Oregon 22% 77% 1% 1% 278
Pennsylvania 27% 73% 1% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 24% 71% 3% 2% 224
South Carolina 26% 70% 3% 1% 251
South Dakota 32% 66% 2% < 1% 181
Tennessee 24% 75% 1% < 1% 262
Texas 27% 72% 1% 1% 1,366
Utah 21% 78% 1% < 1% 169
Vermont 23% 74% 1% 2% 238
Virginia 23% 74% 1% 1% 538
Washington 22% 76% 1% 1% 497
West Virginia 27% 69% 3% 2% 143
Wisconsin 22% 75% 1% 1% 383
Wyoming 29% 69% 1% 1% 164

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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% 13% 8% 37% 1% 197
Alaska 17% 8% 8% 67% < 1% 192
Arizona 23% 10% 9% 56% 1% 411
Arkansas 35% 15% 9% 40% < 1% 137
California 20% 10% 9% 61% 1% 2,580
Colorado 17% 9% 11% 62% 1% 337
Connecticut 20% 7% 8% 66% < 1% 291
Delaware 14% 14% 8% 64% < 1% 209
District of Columbia 15% 12% 10% 63% 1% 231
Florida 25% 11% 10% 54% < 1% 1,283
Georgia 32% 14% 9% 45% < 1% 522
Hawaii 21% 8% 13% 57% 1% 214
Idaho 25% 10% 12% 54% < 1% 185
Illinois 19% 10% 10% 60% 1% 850
Indiana 21% 9% 10% 59% < 1% 359
Iowa 14% 12% 10% 64% < 1% 184
Kansas 19% 13% 10% 57% < 1% 170
Kentucky 25% 9% 10% 57% < 1% 186
Louisiana 35% 14% 7% 42% 2% 247
Maine 14% 5% 5% 76% < 1% 218
Maryland 22% 13% 8% 57% < 1% 435
Massachusetts 11% 8% 7% 73% 1% 574
Michigan 18% 11% 11% 59% 1% 595
Minnesota 15% 7% 13% 65% < 1% 362
Mississippi 35% 16% 7% 42% 1% 121
Missouri 23% 13% 10% 53% < 1% 371
Montana 17% 4% 8% 70% < 1% 186
Nebraska 18% 9% 6% 66% 1% 188
Nevada 17% 14% 7% 62% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 7% 8% 8% 76% 1% 218
New Jersey 20% 9% 9% 62% < 1% 627
New Mexico 26% 11% 6% 57% < 1% 189
New York 19% 8% 10% 63% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 27% 16% 11% 45% 1% 551
North Dakota 15% 13% 7% 65% < 1% 183
Ohio 22% 11% 8% 59% < 1% 660
Oklahoma 35% 16% 8% 40% < 1% 180
Oregon 17% 12% 8% 63% < 1% 278
Pennsylvania 20% 7% 9% 63% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 14% 10% 11% 66% < 1% 224
South Carolina 33% 14% 5% 49% < 1% 251
South Dakota 18% 10% 9% 62% < 1% 181
Tennessee 35% 11% 8% 46% < 1% 262
Texas 29% 11% 10% 50% 1% 1,366
Utah 32% 4% 12% 52% < 1% 169
Vermont 11% 7% 5% 77% < 1% 238
Virginia 26% 12% 8% 53% < 1% 538
Washington 17% 10% 7% 65% < 1% 497
West Virginia 26% 12% 7% 53% 2% 143
Wisconsin 15% 11% 9% 64% < 1% 383
Wyoming 19% 13% 8% 60% < 1% 164

Interpreting scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 33% 35% 2% 26% 4% 197
Alaska 14% 17% 1% 60% 8% 192
Arizona 19% 27% 1% 44% 10% 411
Arkansas 27% 32% 2% 35% 5% 137
California 17% 22% 2% 52% 8% 2,580
Colorado 9% 26% 1% 54% 10% 337
Connecticut 15% 28% < 1% 48% 8% 291
Delaware 11% 32% 2% 50% 5% 209
District of Columbia 19% 20% < 1% 52% 8% 231
Florida 20% 26% 2% 45% 6% 1,283
Georgia 25% 30% 1% 38% 6% 522
Hawaii 17% 24% 1% 49% 9% 214
Idaho 17% 26% 2% 48% 6% 185
Illinois 15% 32% 1% 46% 6% 850
Indiana 22% 28% 2% 42% 6% 359
Iowa 14% 37% 1% 43% 6% 184
Kansas 17% 38% 1% 38% 6% 170
Kentucky 20% 27% 3% 44% 7% 186
Louisiana 32% 31% < 1% 32% 5% 247
Maine 11% 21% 1% 57% 11% 218
Maryland 19% 26% 1% 49% 6% 435
Massachusetts 8% 21% 1% 62% 7% 574
Michigan 16% 31% 2% 43% 8% 595
Minnesota 8% 26% 3% 52% 12% 362
Mississippi 41% 26% 6% 24% 4% 121
Missouri 18% 31% 1% 40% 10% 371
Montana 8% 34% 3% 47% 8% 186
Nebraska 18% 33% 2% 39% 7% 188
Nevada 20% 23% 1% 50% 6% 207
New Hampshire 5% 23% 1% 61% 9% 218
New Jersey 17% 28% 1% 47% 7% 627
New Mexico 18% 20% 4% 52% 6% 189
New York 16% 22% 1% 52% 7% 1,396
North Carolina 23% 27% 2% 40% 7% 551
North Dakota 18% 32% 2% 45% 3% 183
Ohio 19% 33% 1% 39% 7% 660
Oklahoma 22% 34% 1% 38% 5% 180
Oregon 14% 22% 1% 52% 10% 278
Pennsylvania 15% 29% < 1% 49% 7% 858
Rhode Island 11% 29% 1% 55% 4% 224
South Carolina 31% 27% 2% 33% 8% 251
South Dakota 20% 37% 1% 30% 12% 181
Tennessee 22% 30% 2% 39% 7% 262
Texas 25% 29% 2% 38% 7% 1,366
Utah 13% 30% 1% 51% 5% 169
Vermont 6% 17% 3% 68% 6% 238
Virginia 22% 24% 2% 44% 8% 538
Washington 12% 24% 2% 56% 7% 497
West Virginia 31% 22% 4% 32% 11% 143
Wisconsin 14% 31% 3% 47% 6% 383
Wyoming 16% 31% 3% 43% 6% 164

Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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 76% 18% 6% 197
Alaska 53% 38% 8% 192
Arizona 66% 27% 7% 411
Arkansas 80% 17% 3% 137
California 59% 34% 7% 2,580
Colorado 52% 37% 11% 337
Connecticut 66% 27% 7% 291
Delaware 69% 25% 6% 209
District of Columbia 58% 34% 8% 231
Florida 65% 27% 8% 1,283
Georgia 69% 25% 6% 522
Hawaii 63% 26% 11% 214
Idaho 62% 33% 5% 185
Illinois 65% 28% 7% 850
Indiana 73% 20% 7% 359
Iowa 71% 23% 6% 184
Kansas 74% 22% 5% 170
Kentucky 70% 22% 8% 186
Louisiana 71% 20% 9% 247
Maine 56% 38% 6% 218
Maryland 61% 32% 7% 435
Massachusetts 49% 39% 12% 574
Michigan 67% 25% 8% 595
Minnesota 66% 28% 6% 362
Mississippi 81% 17% 2% 121
Missouri 75% 20% 5% 371
Montana 63% 34% 4% 186
Nebraska 71% 24% 5% 188
Nevada 62% 30% 8% 207
New Hampshire 51% 37% 12% 218
New Jersey 67% 25% 8% 627
New Mexico 57% 36% 8% 189
New York 62% 32% 6% 1,396
North Carolina 73% 22% 5% 551
North Dakota 74% 21% 4% 183
Ohio 71% 24% 5% 660
Oklahoma 71% 26% 3% 180
Oregon 52% 40% 8% 278
Pennsylvania 65% 29% 6% 858
Rhode Island 61% 32% 7% 224
South Carolina 72% 18% 9% 251
South Dakota 76% 17% 6% 181
Tennessee 70% 24% 6% 262
Texas 70% 22% 7% 1,366
Utah 66% 29% 5% 169
Vermont 48% 46% 6% 238
Virginia 68% 24% 8% 538
Washington 50% 39% 10% 497
West Virginia 72% 16% 11% 143
Wisconsin 66% 27% 8% 383
Wyoming 68% 23% 10% 164

Belief in Hell among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 29% 12% 197
Alaska 42% 50% 7% 192
Arizona 49% 44% 7% 411
Arkansas 66% 31% 3% 137
California 44% 49% 7% 2,580
Colorado 37% 50% 13% 337
Connecticut 41% 49% 9% 291
Delaware 50% 41% 9% 209
District of Columbia 38% 55% 7% 231
Florida 49% 44% 7% 1,283
Georgia 56% 38% 6% 522
Hawaii 48% 42% 10% 214
Idaho 44% 47% 8% 185
Illinois 48% 44% 9% 850
Indiana 59% 36% 6% 359
Iowa 47% 44% 9% 184
Kansas 57% 37% 6% 170
Kentucky 60% 34% 6% 186
Louisiana 60% 31% 9% 247
Maine 37% 54% 9% 218
Maryland 42% 49% 9% 435
Massachusetts 31% 58% 11% 574
Michigan 52% 40% 8% 595
Minnesota 42% 49% 8% 362
Mississippi 63% 33% 4% 121
Missouri 56% 37% 7% 371
Montana 36% 57% 6% 186
Nebraska 51% 43% 6% 188
Nevada 42% 48% 11% 207
New Hampshire 37% 54% 10% 218
New Jersey 46% 44% 9% 627
New Mexico 41% 52% 7% 189
New York 43% 50% 8% 1,396
North Carolina 60% 36% 5% 551
North Dakota 54% 39% 6% 183
Ohio 53% 40% 7% 660
Oklahoma 57% 37% 5% 180
Oregon 32% 59% 9% 278
Pennsylvania 47% 45% 8% 858
Rhode Island 43% 48% 9% 224
South Carolina 58% 32% 10% 251
South Dakota 56% 34% 10% 181
Tennessee 59% 34% 7% 262
Texas 54% 38% 8% 1,366
Utah 36% 60% 4% 169
Vermont 30% 61% 9% 238
Virginia 49% 41% 10% 538
Washington 34% 57% 9% 497
West Virginia 62% 25% 13% 143
Wisconsin 49% 44% 7% 383
Wyoming 51% 41% 8% 164

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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 43% 10% 47% 197
Alaska 27% 27% 46% 192
Arizona 33% 19% 48% 411
Arkansas 35% 17% 48% 137
California 25% 19% 57% 2,580
Colorado 32% 15% 53% 337
Connecticut 25% 19% 57% 291
Delaware 26% 18% 56% 209
District of Columbia 9% 11% 80% 231
Florida 33% 17% 50% 1,283
Georgia 35% 17% 48% 522
Hawaii 20% 18% 61% 214
Idaho 34% 21% 46% 185
Illinois 26% 19% 55% 850
Indiana 33% 22% 45% 359
Iowa 30% 19% 51% 184
Kansas 34% 24% 42% 170
Kentucky 29% 11% 60% 186
Louisiana 32% 18% 50% 247
Maine 27% 16% 57% 218
Maryland 24% 15% 61% 435
Massachusetts 25% 17% 58% 574
Michigan 25% 20% 55% 595
Minnesota 32% 13% 55% 362
Mississippi 33% 18% 48% 121
Missouri 32% 16% 51% 371
Montana 38% 20% 42% 186
Nebraska 32% 19% 49% 188
Nevada 26% 19% 55% 207
New Hampshire 25% 19% 56% 218
New Jersey 27% 17% 56% 627
New Mexico 24% 12% 64% 189
New York 23% 16% 61% 1,396
North Carolina 32% 13% 55% 551
North Dakota 40% 18% 42% 183
Ohio 33% 17% 50% 660
Oklahoma 37% 14% 48% 180
Oregon 21% 20% 59% 278
Pennsylvania 30% 14% 56% 858
Rhode Island 27% 15% 58% 224
South Carolina 34% 18% 48% 251
South Dakota 38% 13% 49% 181
Tennessee 34% 19% 48% 262
Texas 33% 20% 48% 1,366
Utah 36% 17% 47% 169
Vermont 21% 13% 66% 238
Virginia 30% 20% 50% 538
Washington 23% 22% 55% 497
West Virginia 31% 18% 51% 143
Wisconsin 33% 14% 53% 383
Wyoming 46% 15% 39% 164

Political ideology among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 40% 20% 7% 197
Alaska 18% 46% 28% 7% 192
Arizona 27% 37% 30% 6% 411
Arkansas 25% 48% 20% 7% 137
California 22% 37% 36% 4% 2,580
Colorado 20% 41% 34% 4% 337
Connecticut 26% 38% 30% 6% 291
Delaware 14% 46% 29% 10% 209
District of Columbia 10% 37% 45% 8% 231
Florida 28% 35% 30% 6% 1,283
Georgia 30% 37% 28% 5% 522
Hawaii 15% 51% 28% 5% 214
Idaho 29% 42% 25% 4% 185
Illinois 22% 40% 34% 4% 850
Indiana 29% 36% 28% 7% 359
Iowa 28% 38% 29% 4% 184
Kansas 23% 37% 38% 1% 170
Kentucky 22% 37% 38% 3% 186
Louisiana 40% 33% 20% 6% 247
Maine 20% 36% 41% 3% 218
Maryland 17% 41% 35% 7% 435
Massachusetts 20% 35% 40% 5% 574
Michigan 21% 39% 30% 9% 595
Minnesota 22% 36% 35% 6% 362
Mississippi 21% 46% 26% 7% 121
Missouri 25% 42% 26% 7% 371
Montana 29% 40% 27% 5% 186
Nebraska 23% 35% 32% 10% 188
Nevada 27% 40% 28% 5% 207
New Hampshire 21% 41% 34% 4% 218
New Jersey 22% 39% 32% 6% 627
New Mexico 20% 48% 30% 2% 189
New York 21% 38% 37% 5% 1,396
North Carolina 25% 40% 32% 3% 551
North Dakota 36% 33% 28% 3% 183
Ohio 27% 38% 29% 7% 660
Oklahoma 23% 47% 24% 6% 180
Oregon 19% 38% 40% 4% 278
Pennsylvania 26% 39% 29% 7% 858
Rhode Island 19% 39% 39% 3% 224
South Carolina 31% 42% 21% 6% 251
South Dakota 33% 35% 25% 7% 181
Tennessee 25% 34% 31% 10% 262
Texas 28% 39% 28% 5% 1,366
Utah 27% 36% 33% 4% 169
Vermont 20% 36% 41% 3% 238
Virginia 24% 45% 26% 5% 538
Washington 17% 34% 42% 7% 497
West Virginia 32% 36% 26% 6% 143
Wisconsin 28% 43% 26% 3% 383
Wyoming 26% 41% 26% 7% 164

Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 46% 5% 3% 197
Alaska 41% 53% 3% 3% 192
Arizona 51% 44% 2% 3% 411
Arkansas 49% 48% 2% 1% 137
California 42% 52% 4% 3% 2,580
Colorado 45% 46% 5% 3% 337
Connecticut 48% 46% 3% 3% 291
Delaware 50% 45% 2% 3% 209
District of Columbia 21% 75% 4% 1% 231
Florida 42% 51% 3% 3% 1,283
Georgia 46% 47% 3% 3% 522
Hawaii 46% 47% 4% 3% 214
Idaho 52% 40% 5% 4% 185
Illinois 47% 46% 4% 4% 850
Indiana 50% 44% 3% 4% 359
Iowa 46% 46% 3% 5% 184
Kansas 57% 36% 3% 4% 170
Kentucky 42% 52% 4% 3% 186
Louisiana 51% 43% 3% 3% 247
Maine 53% 40% 1% 5% 218
Maryland 44% 50% 1% 5% 435
Massachusetts 46% 48% 3% 3% 574
Michigan 48% 44% 3% 5% 595
Minnesota 53% 40% 3% 4% 362
Mississippi 48% 48% 2% 2% 121
Missouri 50% 43% 2% 5% 371
Montana 55% 37% 3% 5% 186
Nebraska 58% 37% 3% 2% 188
Nevada 53% 42% 3% 2% 207
New Hampshire 58% 38% 2% 3% 218
New Jersey 42% 51% 4% 4% 627
New Mexico 35% 61% 2% 1% 189
New York 39% 56% 3% 2% 1,396
North Carolina 42% 51% 4% 3% 551
North Dakota 62% 34% 2% 2% 183
Ohio 50% 42% 3% 5% 660
Oklahoma 52% 45% 2% 2% 180
Oregon 46% 46% 2% 5% 278
Pennsylvania 51% 43% 2% 4% 858
Rhode Island 47% 45% 6% 2% 224
South Carolina 46% 47% 2% 4% 251
South Dakota 56% 39% 2% 3% 181
Tennessee 49% 46% 1% 4% 262
Texas 41% 52% 3% 3% 1,366
Utah 55% 39% 3% 3% 169
Vermont 39% 51% 4% 5% 238
Virginia 47% 48% 3% 2% 538
Washington 45% 48% 4% 3% 497
West Virginia 52% 34% 6% 8% 143
Wisconsin 54% 41% 2% 2% 383
Wyoming 64% 26% 1% 9% 164

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 43% 50% 5% 2% 197
Alaska 37% 55% 6% 2% 192
Arizona 44% 50% 3% 3% 411
Arkansas 39% 58% 1% 2% 137
California 33% 62% 4% 2% 2,580
Colorado 38% 56% 4% 2% 337
Connecticut 37% 58% 4% 1% 291
Delaware 40% 56% 2% 2% 209
District of Columbia 19% 77% 3% 1% 231
Florida 40% 55% 4% 1% 1,283
Georgia 41% 52% 5% 2% 522
Hawaii 34% 58% 8% 1% 214
Idaho 39% 57% 3% 2% 185
Illinois 36% 59% 2% 2% 850
Indiana 46% 49% 4% < 1% 359
Iowa 35% 62% 3% < 1% 184
Kansas 40% 55% 4% 1% 170
Kentucky 38% 55% 6% 1% 186
Louisiana 45% 50% 3% 2% 247
Maine 36% 60% 2% 2% 218
Maryland 36% 59% 4% 1% 435
Massachusetts 38% 59% 2% 1% 574
Michigan 39% 56% 4% 1% 595
Minnesota 35% 61% 4% 1% 362
Mississippi 43% 50% 3% 4% 121
Missouri 37% 58% 4% 1% 371
Montana 44% 56% < 1% < 1% 186
Nebraska 43% 55% 2% < 1% 188
Nevada 42% 53% 4% 1% 207
New Hampshire 30% 65% 2% 3% 218
New Jersey 38% 59% 3% 1% 627
New Mexico 32% 60% 4% 3% 189
New York 35% 59% 4% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 37% 58% 4% 1% 551
North Dakota 45% 50% 5% < 1% 183
Ohio 42% 53% 3% 2% 660
Oklahoma 42% 54% 3% 2% 180
Oregon 33% 62% 4% < 1% 278
Pennsylvania 40% 55% 3% 2% 858
Rhode Island 36% 60% 1% 3% 224
South Carolina 33% 63% 3% 1% 251
South Dakota 47% 52% 1% 1% 181
Tennessee 36% 59% 3% 3% 262
Texas 43% 52% 3% 2% 1,366
Utah 40% 59% 1% < 1% 169
Vermont 27% 70% 1% 2% 238
Virginia 40% 52% 5% 3% 538
Washington 32% 63% 3% 2% 497
West Virginia 39% 55% 6% < 1% 143
Wisconsin 43% 53% 2% 2% 383
Wyoming 51% 42% 5% 2% 164

Views about abortion among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 44% 1% 197
Alaska 78% 20% 2% 192
Arizona 64% 34% 2% 411
Arkansas 55% 43% 2% 137
California 71% 26% 4% 2,580
Colorado 75% 22% 4% 337
Connecticut 78% 18% 4% 291
Delaware 70% 27% 4% 209
District of Columbia 80% 18% 3% 231
Florida 67% 29% 3% 1,283
Georgia 63% 35% 1% 522
Hawaii 81% 16% 3% 214
Idaho 58% 37% 5% 185
Illinois 68% 29% 2% 850
Indiana 58% 37% 5% 359
Iowa 68% 32% < 1% 184
Kansas 65% 35% < 1% 170
Kentucky 54% 40% 6% 186
Louisiana 54% 43% 4% 247
Maine 76% 21% 3% 218
Maryland 77% 21% 2% 435
Massachusetts 81% 16% 3% 574
Michigan 67% 31% 3% 595
Minnesota 68% 29% 4% 362
Mississippi 59% 37% 4% 121
Missouri 62% 35% 3% 371
Montana 72% 24% 4% 186
Nebraska 65% 33% 1% 188
Nevada 73% 24% 4% 207
New Hampshire 80% 17% 3% 218
New Jersey 73% 24% 4% 627
New Mexico 68% 29% 4% 189
New York 75% 23% 3% 1,396
North Carolina 66% 29% 5% 551
North Dakota 60% 37% 3% 183
Ohio 64% 34% 3% 660
Oklahoma 67% 31% 2% 180
Oregon 80% 17% 2% 278
Pennsylvania 66% 30% 4% 858
Rhode Island 76% 21% 3% 224
South Carolina 53% 42% 5% 251
South Dakota 63% 34% 3% 181
Tennessee 62% 34% 4% 262
Texas 60% 36% 4% 1,366
Utah 72% 26% 2% 169
Vermont 82% 16% 2% 238
Virginia 71% 27% 2% 538
Washington 75% 22% 3% 497
West Virginia 58% 39% 3% 143
Wisconsin 67% 32% 1% 383
Wyoming 70% 29% 1% 164

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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% 20% 10% 197
Alaska 82% 12% 6% 192
Arizona 80% 15% 5% 411
Arkansas 70% 20% 10% 137
California 83% 13% 4% 2,580
Colorado 86% 11% 3% 337
Connecticut 90% 8% 2% 291
Delaware 82% 14% 3% 209
District of Columbia 85% 12% 3% 231
Florida 76% 19% 5% 1,283
Georgia 75% 19% 6% 522
Hawaii 80% 10% 10% 214
Idaho 77% 13% 10% 185
Illinois 84% 11% 4% 850
Indiana 74% 15% 11% 359
Iowa 79% 15% 7% 184
Kansas 82% 17% 2% 170
Kentucky 76% 16% 8% 186
Louisiana 70% 24% 6% 247
Maine 88% 9% 3% 218
Maryland 85% 11% 5% 435
Massachusetts 85% 10% 5% 574
Michigan 80% 13% 7% 595
Minnesota 87% 9% 4% 362
Mississippi 69% 24% 7% 121
Missouri 77% 19% 4% 371
Montana 82% 11% 7% 186
Nebraska 81% 16% 3% 188
Nevada 76% 18% 6% 207
New Hampshire 89% 11% < 1% 218
New Jersey 78% 17% 5% 627
New Mexico 75% 18% 7% 189
New York 83% 13% 4% 1,396
North Carolina 77% 18% 6% 551
North Dakota 77% 18% 5% 183
Ohio 78% 16% 6% 660
Oklahoma 77% 16% 7% 180
Oregon 83% 12% 5% 278
Pennsylvania 81% 13% 6% 858
Rhode Island 85% 12% 4% 224
South Carolina 72% 24% 5% 251
South Dakota 76% 19% 5% 181
Tennessee 76% 15% 8% 262
Texas 75% 19% 6% 1,366
Utah 79% 19% 2% 169
Vermont 95% 3% 2% 238
Virginia 78% 16% 5% 538
Washington 85% 10% 6% 497
West Virginia 77% 14% 8% 143
Wisconsin 84% 12% 4% 383
Wyoming 79% 10% 11% 164

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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% 53% 4% 2% 197
Alaska 33% 65% 2% < 1% 192
Arizona 31% 64% 2% 2% 411
Arkansas 45% 54% 1% 1% 137
California 29% 67% 2% 3% 2,580
Colorado 30% 66% 1% 3% 337
Connecticut 28% 70% < 1% 2% 291
Delaware 30% 65% 3% 3% 209
District of Columbia 19% 75% 3% 3% 231
Florida 31% 64% 2% 3% 1,283
Georgia 30% 66% 1% 2% 522
Hawaii 26% 72% < 1% 2% 214
Idaho 29% 68% 2% 1% 185
Illinois 29% 67% 2% 1% 850
Indiana 34% 64% 1% 1% 359
Iowa 27% 69% 2% 2% 184
Kansas 31% 60% 3% 5% 170
Kentucky 37% 59% 3% 2% 186
Louisiana 38% 58% 1% 3% 247
Maine 25% 71% 1% 3% 218
Maryland 25% 72% 1% 2% 435
Massachusetts 29% 67% 1% 3% 574
Michigan 30% 63% 4% 3% 595
Minnesota 27% 69% 3% 1% 362
Mississippi 35% 58% 3% 4% 121
Missouri 35% 63% 2% 1% 371
Montana 42% 55% 2% 1% 186
Nebraska 31% 63% 2% 3% 188
Nevada 34% 58% 3% 4% 207
New Hampshire 23% 75% 1% < 1% 218
New Jersey 25% 70% 2% 3% 627
New Mexico 27% 68% 3% 2% 189
New York 25% 71% 2% 2% 1,396
North Carolina 30% 67% 1% 2% 551
North Dakota 42% 54% < 1% 4% 183
Ohio 34% 62% 2% 2% 660
Oklahoma 33% 62% 3% 3% 180
Oregon 30% 63% 2% 5% 278
Pennsylvania 32% 65% 1% 1% 858
Rhode Island 20% 72% 4% 4% 224
South Carolina 36% 59% 3% 2% 251
South Dakota 37% 60% 1% 2% 181
Tennessee 37% 59% 2% 2% 262
Texas 31% 65% 2% 2% 1,366
Utah 36% 60% 2% 1% 169
Vermont 19% 80% < 1% 1% 238
Virginia 28% 70% 1% 1% 538
Washington 22% 73% 2% 3% 497
West Virginia 52% 43% < 1% 5% 143
Wisconsin 29% 68% 1% 2% 383
Wyoming 42% 52% 2% 4% 164

Views about human evolution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 197. 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 27% 34% 4% 34% 1% 197
Alaska 46% 27% 4% 18% 5% 192
Arizona 44% 26% 2% 23% 4% 411
Arkansas 31% 35% 4% 30% 1% 137
California 51% 22% 4% 20% 3% 2,580
Colorado 49% 26% 4% 19% 1% 337
Connecticut 45% 29% 4% 21% 2% 291
Delaware 52% 21% 4% 21% 2% 209
District of Columbia 55% 23% 7% 13% 2% 231
Florida 42% 28% 5% 23% 3% 1,283
Georgia 37% 30% 4% 25% 4% 522
Hawaii 51% 22% 6% 20% 1% 214
Idaho 40% 33% 5% 19% 4% 185
Illinois 48% 26% 3% 21% 1% 850
Indiana 42% 30% 2% 22% 4% 359
Iowa 46% 26% 4% 20% 4% 184
Kansas 41% 25% 4% 27% 3% 170
Kentucky 44% 27% 3% 21% 6% 186
Louisiana 34% 35% 3% 23% 5% 247
Maine 59% 15% 4% 17% 4% 218
Maryland 52% 29% 2% 15% 2% 435
Massachusetts 54% 22% 6% 15% 3% 574
Michigan 43% 26% 4% 23% 3% 595
Minnesota 47% 26% 7% 19% 3% 362
Mississippi 33% 25% 5% 35% 2% 121
Missouri 42% 26% 4% 26% 1% 371
Montana 53% 25% 3% 18% 1% 186
Nebraska 43% 26% 3% 23% 4% 188
Nevada 45% 24% 7% 18% 5% 207
New Hampshire 58% 20% 1% 19% 2% 218
New Jersey 47% 25% 4% 21% 2% 627
New Mexico 45% 30% 5% 18% 2% 189
New York 48% 24% 4% 23% 2% 1,396
North Carolina 39% 31% 5% 23% 2% 551
North Dakota 41% 28% 2% 28% 1% 183
Ohio 38% 30% 5% 24% 3% 660
Oklahoma 31% 33% 2% 30% 4% 180
Oregon 53% 22% 5% 16% 4% 278
Pennsylvania 46% 26% 4% 22% 2% 858
Rhode Island 46% 24% 5% 23% 2% 224
South Carolina 37% 29% 2% 28% 4% 251
South Dakota 36% 27% 4% 30% 3% 181
Tennessee 32% 24% 4% 32% 7% 262
Texas 39% 29% 4% 26% 2% 1,366
Utah 41% 29% 4% 24% 2% 169
Vermont 65% 17% 6% 11% 1% 238
Virginia 42% 32% 4% 21% 1% 538
Washington 54% 21% 7% 16% 2% 497
West Virginia 34% 30% 5% 28% 3% 143
Wisconsin 48% 28% 2% 19% 3% 383
Wyoming 42% 29% 7% 18% 3% 164