State among adults who say humans always existed in present form

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 11,374. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 2% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 4% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 6% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 11,374

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State among adults who say humans always existed in present form by religious group

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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% 3% < 1% 16% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 5% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 10% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1,959
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 2% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 9% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 4,973
Historically Black Protestant 5% < 1% < 1% 2% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 8% 7% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 6% 5% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 3% 9% < 1% < 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 853
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 7% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 8% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 13% < 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 182
Jewish < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 10% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 14% < 1% 38% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 110
Mainline Protestant 2% < 1% 1% 1% 7% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 3% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% 6% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 7% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 7% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 2% 3% < 1% 1,626
Mormon < 1% 1% 7% 1% 9% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 27% < 1% 2% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 345
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 2% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 6% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 3% 8% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 959

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Age distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 18% 33% 29% 20% 233
Arizona 17% 35% 28% 20% 210
Arkansas 21% 28% 28% 23% 137
California 18% 39% 26% 17% 934
Colorado 15% 36% 29% 20% 146
Florida 16% 30% 29% 25% 637
Georgia 21% 36% 24% 18% 366
Idaho 18% 29% 33% 20% 116
Illinois 15% 33% 31% 21% 379
Indiana 17% 29% 33% 21% 242
Iowa 11% 34% 30% 26% 100
Kansas 13% 35% 35% 17% 121
Kentucky 8% 37% 29% 25% 194
Louisiana 18% 33% 30% 19% 172
Maryland 13% 40% 23% 24% 160
Massachusetts 17% 27% 34% 23% 113
Michigan 14% 32% 30% 25% 329
Minnesota 12% 34% 31% 23% 175
Mississippi 18% 32% 28% 22% 164
Missouri 15% 34% 31% 20% 228
Montana 18% 27% 28% 27% 101
Nebraska 15% 31% 34% 19% 100
New Jersey 15% 32% 28% 25% 233
New York 17% 32% 31% 20% 520
North Carolina 16% 35% 25% 23% 350
North Dakota 21% 30% 31% 18% 123
Ohio 14% 35% 32% 18% 387
Oklahoma 18% 31% 30% 21% 162
Oregon 13% 36% 30% 21% 109
Pennsylvania 16% 30% 31% 23% 457
South Carolina 15% 35% 29% 21% 211
South Dakota 19% 38% 27% 15% 117
Tennessee 16% 33% 31% 19% 313
Texas 21% 35% 27% 17% 929
Utah 23% 41% 27% 9% 112
Virginia 14% 35% 31% 20% 274
Washington 19% 34% 26% 21% 184
West Virginia 15% 29% 36% 21% 141
Wisconsin 12% 31% 36% 21% 186
Wyoming 23% 29% 35% 13% 103

Generational cohort among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 14% 8% 30% 33% 14% 1% 233
Arizona 10% 10% 32% 33% 14% 2% 210
Arkansas 16% 9% 25% 37% 13% < 1% 137
California 12% 13% 33% 30% 12% 1% 934
Colorado 3% 17% 30% 36% 13% < 1% 146
Florida 9% 9% 27% 36% 15% 3% 637
Georgia 13% 14% 31% 28% 13% 1% 366
Idaho 15% 7% 25% 37% 16% < 1% 116
Illinois 10% 9% 29% 35% 15% 2% 379
Indiana 13% 9% 24% 38% 13% 2% 242
Iowa 4% 14% 26% 36% 18% 1% 100
Kansas 6% 14% 29% 42% 9% 1% 121
Kentucky 3% 10% 33% 38% 15% 1% 194
Louisiana 10% 13% 26% 37% 11% 1% 172
Maryland 7% 11% 35% 26% 18% 2% 160
Massachusetts 11% 9% 24% 38% 15% 3% 113
Michigan 10% 9% 27% 38% 15% 1% 329
Minnesota 6% 13% 27% 36% 16% 1% 175
Mississippi 11% 12% 27% 35% 14% 1% 164
Missouri 10% 12% 27% 35% 14% 2% 228
Montana 13% 10% 23% 34% 20% < 1% 101
Nebraska 9% 12% 26% 38% 15% 1% 100
New Jersey 7% 15% 25% 33% 17% 4% 233
New York 10% 12% 27% 36% 13% 2% 520
North Carolina 10% 12% 30% 33% 15% < 1% 350
North Dakota 12% 15% 24% 36% 9% 4% 123
Ohio 6% 15% 28% 38% 11% 1% 387
Oklahoma 11% 11% 27% 34% 14% 3% 162
Oregon 5% 11% 33% 34% 14% 3% 109
Pennsylvania 10% 10% 26% 36% 15% 2% 457
South Carolina 11% 7% 31% 36% 13% 1% 211
South Dakota 14% 14% 30% 29% 12% 1% 117
Tennessee 10% 11% 28% 37% 13% 1% 313
Texas 13% 14% 29% 30% 13% 1% 929
Utah 19% 11% 35% 30% 5% < 1% 112
Virginia 8% 12% 29% 36% 14% < 1% 274
Washington 14% 9% 30% 34% 11% 2% 184
West Virginia 9% 11% 24% 41% 13% 2% 141
Wisconsin 9% 8% 26% 38% 18% 2% 186
Wyoming 15% 11% 27% 40% 7% 1% 103

Gender composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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% 240
Arizona 48% 52% 213
Arkansas 39% 61% 143
California 43% 57% 962
Colorado 45% 55% 150
Florida 41% 59% 651
Georgia 44% 56% 376
Idaho 49% 51% 118
Illinois 44% 56% 389
Indiana 43% 57% 242
Iowa 52% 48% 101
Kansas 47% 53% 123
Kentucky 45% 55% 195
Louisiana 41% 59% 173
Maryland 40% 60% 163
Massachusetts 44% 56% 117
Michigan 41% 59% 335
Minnesota 40% 60% 182
Mississippi 46% 54% 165
Missouri 46% 54% 235
Montana 49% 51% 105
Nebraska 44% 56% 100
New Jersey 44% 56% 242
New York 40% 60% 535
North Carolina 43% 57% 357
North Dakota 42% 58% 125
Ohio 45% 55% 397
Oklahoma 43% 57% 165
Oregon 47% 53% 111
Pennsylvania 47% 53% 464
South Carolina 44% 56% 214
South Dakota 46% 54% 119
Tennessee 43% 57% 317
Texas 44% 56% 959
Utah 44% 56% 117
Virginia 42% 58% 284
Washington 44% 56% 190
West Virginia 48% 52% 142
Wisconsin 51% 49% 190
Wyoming 52% 48% 106

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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.
Alabama 67% 27% < 1% 3% 3% 235
Arizona 57% 5% 3% 26% 8% 205
Arkansas 78% 14% 1% 4% 3% 142
California 36% 7% 12% 42% 3% 947
Colorado 66% 7% 1% 23% 3% 149
Florida 57% 19% 1% 20% 4% 645
Georgia 60% 28% < 1% 8% 4% 369
Idaho 84% < 1% 1% 14% < 1% 118
Illinois 64% 19% 2% 13% 2% 381
Indiana 87% 5% 1% 4% 3% 238
Iowa 91% 4% 3% < 1% 2% 101
Kansas 81% 8% 1% 7% 3% 122
Kentucky 93% 4% < 1% 2% 2% 193
Louisiana 57% 34% < 1% 4% 5% 170
Maryland 47% 37% 2% 9% 6% 162
Massachusetts 65% 11% 1% 18% 5% 114
Michigan 77% 14% 1% 4% 4% 331
Minnesota 86% 5% 1% 4% 3% 175
Mississippi 60% 36% < 1% 2% 2% 164
Missouri 83% 11% < 1% 4% 2% 234
Montana 92% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 103
Nebraska 80% 6% 2% 9% 3% 100
New Jersey 51% 19% 5% 19% 6% 235
New York 52% 20% 6% 17% 4% 528
North Carolina 70% 20% 1% 6% 2% 353
North Dakota 88% 1% 1% 3% 8% 123
Ohio 81% 11% 2% 3% 3% 388
Oklahoma 69% 8% < 1% 6% 17% 163
Oregon 82% < 1% 1% 10% 8% 108
Pennsylvania 78% 12% 2% 5% 2% 459
South Carolina 66% 25% < 1% 5% 3% 212
South Dakota 86% < 1% 1% 2% 11% 119
Tennessee 81% 15% < 1% 2% 2% 312
Texas 47% 14% 2% 34% 3% 947
Utah 80% 1% 1% 14% 3% 115
Virginia 58% 26% 4% 8% 3% 278
Washington 75% 5% 4% 11% 5% 189
West Virginia 94% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 141
Wisconsin 84% 9% < 1% 5% 2% 186
Wyoming 89% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% 106

Immigrant status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 3% 4% 93% 238
Arizona 15% 10% 74% 211
Arkansas 5% 1% 94% 142
California 39% 15% 46% 940
Colorado 14% 5% 80% 146
Florida 20% 11% 68% 640
Georgia 6% 5% 89% 370
Idaho 8% 9% 83% 118
Illinois 9% 10% 81% 385
Indiana 4% 4% 92% 241
Iowa 7% 2% 91% 100
Kansas 6% 2% 92% 122
Kentucky 2% < 1% 97% 195
Louisiana 2% 3% 95% 172
Maryland 18% 7% 75% 161
Massachusetts 23% 23% 54% 114
Michigan 4% 7% 89% 334
Minnesota 7% 5% 87% 181
Mississippi 2% 1% 98% 165
Missouri 5% 3% 92% 231
Montana 1% 8% 92% 104
New Jersey 27% 14% 59% 236
New York 30% 17% 53% 517
North Carolina 7% 2% 90% 352
North Dakota 7% 9% 84% 125
Ohio 4% 7% 90% 395
Oklahoma 5% 4% 91% 163
Oregon 7% 11% 82% 111
Pennsylvania 7% 4% 89% 453
South Carolina 5% 5% 89% 214
South Dakota 2% 6% 91% 119
Tennessee 5% 2% 93% 313
Texas 21% 10% 68% 947
Utah 10% 8% 81% 117
Virginia 12% 4% 85% 276
Washington 14% 6% 80% 185
West Virginia 1% 3% 96% 141
Wisconsin 5% 4% 91% 186
Wyoming 3% 5% 92% 105

Income distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 207. 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% 22% 25% 13% 207
Arizona 38% 23% 29% 11% 184
Arkansas 46% 14% 29% 11% 121
California 44% 19% 22% 15% 797
Colorado 32% 22% 27% 19% 132
Florida 38% 27% 21% 14% 549
Georgia 34% 22% 28% 16% 327
Idaho 29% 29% 31% 11% 108
Illinois 40% 21% 28% 12% 333
Indiana 45% 22% 26% 8% 209
Kansas 28% 30% 32% 10% 111
Kentucky 44% 16% 28% 13% 171
Louisiana 45% 16% 26% 14% 153
Maryland 26% 25% 28% 22% 142
Massachusetts 49% 21% 21% 10% 100
Michigan 42% 24% 27% 8% 291
Minnesota 31% 16% 33% 19% 153
Mississippi 43% 20% 26% 11% 144
Missouri 37% 32% 21% 10% 212
New Jersey 43% 17% 22% 18% 194
New York 43% 18% 24% 15% 429
North Carolina 42% 20% 25% 13% 306
North Dakota 30% 24% 29% 17% 113
Ohio 42% 23% 25% 10% 352
Oklahoma 35% 25% 29% 12% 138
Pennsylvania 38% 25% 26% 11% 397
South Carolina 39% 23% 30% 8% 182
South Dakota 26% 32% 32% 10% 110
Tennessee 39% 25% 23% 13% 272
Texas 40% 20% 23% 17% 810
Utah 22% 19% 39% 20% 105
Virginia 28% 26% 27% 20% 244
Washington 39% 20% 27% 14% 173
West Virginia 37% 22% 32% 10% 124
Wisconsin 34% 23% 31% 12% 162

Educational distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 239. 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% 32% 12% 6% 239
Arizona 42% 39% 11% 8% 212
Arkansas 55% 29% 12% 4% 141
California 48% 34% 12% 6% 953
Colorado 34% 43% 15% 8% 149
Florida 49% 32% 13% 6% 644
Georgia 46% 32% 14% 8% 373
Idaho 43% 34% 18% 5% 118
Illinois 49% 31% 12% 7% 386
Indiana 57% 28% 10% 5% 242
Iowa 43% 41% 11% 6% 101
Kansas 38% 38% 18% 6% 122
Kentucky 52% 34% 8% 6% 194
Louisiana 54% 30% 12% 3% 173
Maryland 41% 32% 17% 11% 162
Massachusetts 51% 35% 9% 5% 117
Michigan 45% 36% 13% 5% 333
Minnesota 41% 32% 20% 7% 180
Mississippi 44% 40% 13% 3% 165
Missouri 50% 32% 12% 6% 235
Montana 35% 41% 16% 7% 105
New Jersey 50% 25% 12% 12% 240
New York 52% 28% 13% 7% 532
North Carolina 49% 34% 12% 5% 356
North Dakota 42% 33% 21% 4% 125
Ohio 51% 29% 13% 6% 396
Oklahoma 53% 29% 13% 5% 164
Oregon 45% 41% 8% 5% 111
Pennsylvania 55% 27% 11% 6% 463
South Carolina 51% 33% 10% 7% 214
South Dakota 45% 36% 14% 5% 119
Tennessee 50% 31% 11% 8% 315
Texas 47% 33% 13% 7% 953
Utah 35% 39% 16% 10% 117
Virginia 45% 32% 17% 7% 282
Washington 41% 38% 17% 5% 189
West Virginia 60% 26% 10% 4% 141
Wisconsin 49% 31% 15% 5% 189
Wyoming 32% 49% 17% 3% 106

Marital status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 238. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 57% 1% 16% 7% 18% 238
Arizona 50% 7% 16% 4% 23% 212
Arkansas 54% 5% 14% 16% 11% 141
California 50% 9% 13% 6% 22% 955
Colorado 65% 5% 7% 7% 16% 149
Florida 51% 5% 17% 9% 19% 651
Georgia 53% 2% 14% 8% 23% 374
Idaho 70% 5% 15% 5% 6% 118
Illinois 50% 6% 14% 8% 22% 385
Indiana 52% 2% 13% 11% 21% 239
Iowa 63% 8% 10% 8% 11% 101
Kansas 60% 2% 19% 6% 14% 123
Kentucky 62% 2% 14% 11% 11% 195
Louisiana 51% 4% 16% 10% 19% 173
Maryland 52% 2% 12% 9% 25% 163
Massachusetts 35% 7% 18% 14% 26% 117
Michigan 52% 6% 13% 11% 17% 332
Minnesota 57% 3% 12% 10% 18% 182
Mississippi 51% 3% 18% 6% 22% 165
Missouri 53% 9% 12% 10% 15% 234
Montana 62% 7% 9% 4% 19% 105
Nebraska 63% 3% 15% 7% 13% 100
New Jersey 48% 6% 18% 7% 21% 238
New York 45% 4% 14% 10% 27% 528
North Carolina 52% 3% 14% 9% 22% 356
North Dakota 47% 3% 18% 12% 20% 125
Ohio 55% 4% 11% 8% 23% 396
Oklahoma 49% 6% 16% 13% 16% 165
Oregon 61% 4% 16% 6% 14% 110
Pennsylvania 54% 5% 10% 10% 22% 461
South Carolina 48% 6% 19% 9% 18% 213
South Dakota 51% 3% 9% 9% 28% 119
Tennessee 63% 2% 13% 6% 16% 316
Texas 50% 5% 16% 8% 21% 953
Utah 62% 7% 10% 2% 19% 116
Virginia 56% 2% 14% 8% 20% 283
Washington 59% 5% 13% 8% 16% 190
West Virginia 56% 4% 19% 7% 14% 142
Wisconsin 58% < 1% 15% 6% 21% 189
Wyoming 59% 4% 11% 5% 21% 106

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 239. 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 29% 71% 239
Arizona 27% 73% 213
Arkansas 30% 70% 143
California 35% 65% 956
Colorado 34% 66% 148
Florida 28% 72% 648
Georgia 34% 66% 375
Idaho 26% 74% 117
Illinois 26% 74% 388
Indiana 25% 75% 240
Iowa 34% 66% 101
Kansas 37% 63% 121
Kentucky 31% 69% 195
Louisiana 37% 63% 173
Maryland 29% 71% 162
Massachusetts 26% 74% 117
Michigan 26% 74% 333
Minnesota 29% 71% 182
Mississippi 32% 68% 165
Missouri 34% 66% 233
Montana 21% 79% 104
Nebraska 27% 73% 100
New Jersey 28% 72% 239
New York 25% 75% 533
North Carolina 30% 70% 355
North Dakota 25% 75% 125
Ohio 33% 67% 397
Oklahoma 32% 68% 165
Oregon 35% 65% 110
Pennsylvania 25% 75% 462
South Carolina 30% 70% 214
South Dakota 31% 69% 119
Tennessee 31% 69% 317
Texas 35% 65% 953
Utah 40% 60% 117
Virginia 27% 73% 283
Washington 31% 69% 190
West Virginia 29% 71% 142
Wisconsin 24% 76% 188
Wyoming 31% 69% 106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 90% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 240
Arizona 81% 14% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 213
Arkansas 91% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 143
California 75% 15% 5% 2% 3% < 1% 962
Colorado 82% 14% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 150
Florida 83% 11% 2% 1% 2% 1% 651
Georgia 90% 6% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 376
Idaho 87% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 118
Illinois 80% 15% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 389
Indiana 88% 11% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 242
Iowa 89% 6% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 101
Kansas 82% 17% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 123
Kentucky 89% 8% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 195
Louisiana 94% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 173
Maryland 91% 4% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 163
Massachusetts 65% 24% 4% 1% 6% < 1% 117
Michigan 86% 11% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 335
Minnesota 84% 13% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 182
Mississippi 89% 6% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 165
Missouri 88% 8% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 235
Montana 91% 6% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 105
Nebraska 83% 13% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 100
New Jersey 79% 16% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 242
New York 77% 16% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 535
North Carolina 90% 9% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 357
North Dakota 90% 7% < 1% 1% 2% 1% 125
Ohio 86% 9% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 397
Oklahoma 86% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 165
Oregon 85% 8% 2% < 1% 2% 3% 111
Pennsylvania 83% 12% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 464
South Carolina 85% 10% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 214
South Dakota 86% 14% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 119
Tennessee 88% 8% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 317
Texas 84% 11% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 959
Utah 84% 10% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 117
Virginia 91% 7% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 284
Washington 88% 10% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 190
West Virginia 91% 8% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 142
Wisconsin 82% 13% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 190
Wyoming 83% 12% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 106

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 88% 8% 2% 2% < 1% 240
Arizona 72% 18% 6% 2% 1% 213
Arkansas 80% 13% 3% 3% 1% 143
California 69% 20% 5% 5% 1% 962
Colorado 74% 21% 4% 1% < 1% 150
Florida 73% 18% 4% 4% < 1% 651
Georgia 84% 11% 1% 3% 1% 376
Idaho 76% 21% < 1% 4% < 1% 118
Illinois 70% 21% 6% 2% < 1% 389
Indiana 76% 19% 2% 2% 1% 242
Iowa 77% 20% 1% 1% < 1% 101
Kansas 73% 22% 4% 1% < 1% 123
Kentucky 81% 16% 1% 2% < 1% 195
Louisiana 91% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% 173
Maryland 73% 22% 4% 1% < 1% 163
Massachusetts 56% 35% 4% 6% < 1% 117
Michigan 72% 21% 4% 3% 1% 335
Minnesota 76% 18% 2% 4% 1% 182
Mississippi 86% 8% 2% 2% 2% 165
Missouri 78% 17% 2% 2% < 1% 235
Montana 72% 20% 4% 4% < 1% 105
Nebraska 72% 20% 5% 1% 2% 100
New Jersey 77% 19% 1% 3% < 1% 242
New York 68% 20% 6% 4% 1% 535
North Carolina 83% 11% 4% 2% < 1% 357
North Dakota 80% 13% 7% 1% < 1% 125
Ohio 75% 17% 4% 3% < 1% 397
Oklahoma 79% 13% 2% 5% 1% 165
Oregon 76% 15% 4% 3% 2% 111
Pennsylvania 76% 17% 4% 3% < 1% 464
South Carolina 86% 7% 4% 2% 1% 214
South Dakota 78% 15% 5% < 1% 1% 119
Tennessee 85% 12% 2% 2% < 1% 317
Texas 80% 15% 3% 2% < 1% 959
Utah 83% 7% 5% 3% 2% 117
Virginia 88% 8% 2% 2% < 1% 284
Washington 73% 21% 5% 1% < 1% 190
West Virginia 79% 14% 3% 3% 2% 142
Wisconsin 62% 28% 4% 4% 1% 190
Wyoming 75% 18% 2% 4% < 1% 106

Attendance at religious services among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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 66% 26% 8% < 1% 240
Arizona 54% 26% 19% < 1% 213
Arkansas 49% 30% 19% 1% 143
California 50% 32% 18% < 1% 962
Colorado 47% 31% 23% < 1% 150
Florida 56% 28% 16% 1% 651
Georgia 59% 30% 11% < 1% 376
Idaho 63% 19% 18% < 1% 118
Illinois 49% 28% 22% 1% 389
Indiana 55% 26% 18% < 1% 242
Iowa 50% 36% 14% < 1% 101
Kansas 58% 31% 11% < 1% 123
Kentucky 59% 23% 17% 1% 195
Louisiana 65% 26% 9% < 1% 173
Maryland 51% 36% 13% < 1% 163
Massachusetts 39% 36% 26% < 1% 117
Michigan 52% 30% 18% < 1% 335
Minnesota 58% 29% 12% < 1% 182
Mississippi 61% 29% 9% 1% 165
Missouri 57% 29% 12% 2% 235
Montana 61% 26% 13% < 1% 105
Nebraska 59% 29% 12% < 1% 100
New Jersey 54% 30% 15% 1% 242
New York 46% 34% 20% < 1% 535
North Carolina 56% 29% 14% 1% 357
North Dakota 47% 39% 14% < 1% 125
Ohio 57% 24% 19% < 1% 397
Oklahoma 53% 29% 18% < 1% 165
Oregon 47% 29% 20% 3% 111
Pennsylvania 52% 30% 17% 1% 464
South Carolina 61% 25% 13% < 1% 214
South Dakota 54% 29% 17% < 1% 119
Tennessee 66% 17% 15% 1% 317
Texas 57% 28% 14% < 1% 959
Utah 74% 14% 12% < 1% 117
Virginia 71% 20% 9% < 1% 284
Washington 61% 23% 16% < 1% 190
West Virginia 64% 26% 10% 1% 142
Wisconsin 46% 33% 19% 2% 190
Wyoming 58% 25% 16% 1% 106

Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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 84% 9% 3% 4% < 1% 240
Arizona 80% 13% 3% 5% < 1% 213
Arkansas 76% 14% < 1% 6% 3% 143
California 72% 12% 6% 9% 1% 962
Colorado 78% 12% 2% 8% < 1% 150
Florida 75% 13% 3% 8% 1% 651
Georgia 81% 10% 3% 6% < 1% 376
Idaho 77% 9% 4% 8% 2% 118
Illinois 72% 14% 5% 8% 1% 389
Indiana 72% 18% 3% 7% 1% 242
Iowa 72% 19% 4% 5% < 1% 101
Kansas 71% 21% 4% 3% 1% 123
Kentucky 79% 12% 3% 6% 1% 195
Louisiana 87% 10% < 1% 3% < 1% 173
Maryland 74% 16% 2% 8% < 1% 163
Massachusetts 58% 21% 4% 16% 2% 117
Michigan 73% 16% 4% 6% 1% 335
Minnesota 74% 12% 5% 9% 1% 182
Mississippi 83% 8% 4% 3% 3% 165
Missouri 78% 13% 3% 6% 1% 235
Montana 74% 15% 4% 6% 1% 105
Nebraska 74% 11% 7% 7% 2% 100
New Jersey 74% 12% 5% 6% 2% 242
New York 68% 16% 5% 10% 1% 535
North Carolina 83% 10% 2% 4% 1% 357
North Dakota 72% 17% 5% 5% 1% 125
Ohio 77% 11% 3% 9% < 1% 397
Oklahoma 74% 16% 1% 9% < 1% 165
Oregon 71% 13% 3% 13% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 74% 15% 4% 7% 1% 464
South Carolina 86% 8% 1% 4% 2% 214
South Dakota 69% 18% 7% 6% < 1% 119
Tennessee 78% 14% 3% 4% < 1% 317
Texas 76% 11% 4% 8% 1% 959
Utah 80% 6% 4% 11% < 1% 117
Virginia 83% 9% 2% 4% 2% 284
Washington 77% 11% 4% 7% < 1% 190
West Virginia 82% 11% 1% 6% < 1% 142
Wisconsin 63% 16% 8% 11% 2% 190
Wyoming 75% 12% 4% 7% 1% 106

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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% 7% 9% 28% 1% 240
Arizona 43% 13% 8% 36% < 1% 213
Arkansas 41% 16% 8% 34% 1% 143
California 38% 12% 9% 40% 1% 962
Colorado 34% 10% 13% 43% < 1% 150
Florida 41% 9% 9% 40% 1% 651
Georgia 45% 14% 11% 30% 1% 376
Idaho 54% 5% 6% 35% < 1% 118
Illinois 31% 15% 12% 42% 1% 389
Indiana 44% 11% 10% 36% < 1% 242
Iowa 38% 9% 13% 41% < 1% 101
Kansas 42% 7% 12% 38% < 1% 123
Kentucky 46% 6% 15% 32% 1% 195
Louisiana 48% 17% 7% 27% < 1% 173
Maryland 43% 10% 8% 39% < 1% 163
Massachusetts 21% 11% 6% 62% < 1% 117
Michigan 34% 14% 9% 42% 1% 335
Minnesota 28% 17% 8% 46% 1% 182
Mississippi 51% 10% 14% 24% 1% 165
Missouri 37% 12% 10% 40% < 1% 235
Montana 40% 9% 7% 43% 1% 105
Nebraska 37% 15% 9% 35% 3% 100
New Jersey 32% 15% 9% 42% 2% 242
New York 33% 8% 8% 50% 1% 535
North Carolina 50% 13% 9% 29% < 1% 357
North Dakota 34% 13% 11% 41% < 1% 125
Ohio 41% 9% 8% 41% < 1% 397
Oklahoma 48% 9% 6% 37% < 1% 165
Oregon 39% 9% 11% 40% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 39% 8% 11% 42% < 1% 464
South Carolina 47% 16% 8% 28% 1% 214
South Dakota 33% 11% 12% 42% 2% 119
Tennessee 52% 13% 7% 26% 2% 317
Texas 45% 14% 8% 31% 1% 959
Utah 70% 4% 6% 19% 1% 117
Virginia 49% 15% 6% 29% < 1% 284
Washington 50% 12% 4% 33% 1% 190
West Virginia 50% 14% 8% 27% 1% 142
Wisconsin 31% 10% 9% 49% 1% 190
Wyoming 47% 8% 10% 34% 1% 106

Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 51% 6% 2% 40% < 1% 240
Arizona 53% 6% 5% 31% 5% 213
Arkansas 48% 2% 3% 43% 3% 143
California 49% 7% 4% 38% 3% 962
Colorado 46% 11% 4% 37% 2% 150
Florida 50% 9% 2% 37% 2% 651
Georgia 54% 8% 1% 36% 2% 376
Idaho 51% 10% 2% 35% 2% 118
Illinois 47% 7% 6% 37% 2% 389
Indiana 41% 9% 3% 46% 1% 242
Iowa 47% 3% 1% 49% 1% 101
Kansas 44% 11% 1% 42% 2% 123
Kentucky 48% 9% 4% 38% 1% 195
Louisiana 50% 4% 4% 40% 1% 173
Maryland 53% 10% 3% 32% 2% 163
Massachusetts 41% 8% 2% 49% < 1% 117
Michigan 43% 6% 2% 48% 1% 335
Minnesota 38% 9% 2% 49% 1% 182
Mississippi 53% 7% 2% 31% 7% 165
Missouri 44% 6% 4% 45% 2% 235
Montana 44% 8% 3% 41% 5% 105
Nebraska 47% 1% 1% 46% 5% 100
New Jersey 44% 7% 3% 41% 3% 242
New York 47% 8% 4% 38% 3% 535
North Carolina 53% 6% 1% 37% 3% 357
North Dakota 44% 5% 4% 45% 2% 125
Ohio 47% 6% 3% 42% 2% 397
Oklahoma 45% 3% 2% 49% 1% 165
Oregon 43% 4% 7% 42% 4% 111
Pennsylvania 43% 8% 4% 43% 2% 464
South Carolina 59% 2% 2% 32% 5% 214
South Dakota 47% 10% 4% 39% < 1% 119
Tennessee 49% 4% 2% 42% 3% 317
Texas 54% 5% 3% 36% 2% 959
Utah 60% 11% < 1% 27% 2% 117
Virginia 53% 10% 6% 31% 1% 284
Washington 52% 7% 2% 38% 1% 190
West Virginia 43% 6% 4% 46% 2% 142
Wisconsin 34% 4% 8% 52% 2% 190
Wyoming 48% 7% 1% 44% 1% 106

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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 78% 12% 2% 7% < 1% 240
Arizona 71% 12% 6% 10% 2% 213
Arkansas 75% 14% 3% 7% < 1% 143
California 67% 14% 6% 11% 2% 962
Colorado 67% 9% 13% 10% 1% 150
Florida 73% 11% 5% 10% 1% 651
Georgia 76% 10% 4% 9% 1% 376
Idaho 82% 9% 7% 2% < 1% 118
Illinois 66% 14% 6% 13% 1% 389
Indiana 69% 10% 9% 12% < 1% 242
Iowa 69% 13% 8% 10% < 1% 101
Kansas 69% 15% 13% 2% 1% 123
Kentucky 74% 9% 6% 9% 2% 195
Louisiana 73% 12% 5% 9% 1% 173
Maryland 66% 18% 10% 6% < 1% 163
Massachusetts 66% 15% 7% 13% < 1% 117
Michigan 68% 11% 10% 10% 1% 335
Minnesota 65% 18% 7% 10% < 1% 182
Mississippi 79% 6% 5% 8% 2% 165
Missouri 72% 13% 7% 7% 1% 235
Montana 66% 16% 8% 6% 3% 105
Nebraska 70% 12% 6% 11% 1% 100
New Jersey 66% 16% 5% 11% 2% 242
New York 65% 14% 7% 11% 2% 535
North Carolina 77% 11% 6% 6% < 1% 357
North Dakota 71% 16% 8% 4% 1% 125
Ohio 69% 9% 11% 11% 1% 397
Oklahoma 72% 8% 4% 15% < 1% 165
Oregon 65% 17% 9% 8% 1% 111
Pennsylvania 70% 12% 8% 8% 2% 464
South Carolina 78% 8% 2% 10% 2% 214
South Dakota 68% 11% 13% 7% 1% 119
Tennessee 78% 9% 4% 7% 2% 317
Texas 74% 10% 6% 8% 2% 959
Utah 80% 6% 3% 10% 1% 117
Virginia 78% 12% 6% 4% 1% 284
Washington 75% 9% 5% 10% 1% 190
West Virginia 79% 11% 2% 8% 1% 142
Wisconsin 58% 17% 11% 12% 1% 190
Wyoming 71% 7% 4% 16% 3% 106

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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% 10% 11% 36% 3% 240
Arizona 56% 9% 12% 19% 3% 213
Arkansas 46% 10% 11% 32% 1% 143
California 47% 13% 12% 25% 3% 962
Colorado 49% 13% 10% 27% < 1% 150
Florida 46% 13% 10% 29% 2% 651
Georgia 42% 13% 10% 34% 2% 376
Idaho 49% 16% 9% 25% < 1% 118
Illinois 42% 14% 13% 29% 3% 389
Indiana 45% 18% 10% 26% < 1% 242
Iowa 39% 22% 12% 26% 1% 101
Kansas 43% 18% 11% 27% 1% 123
Kentucky 37% 13% 13% 34% 3% 195
Louisiana 36% 13% 15% 34% 3% 173
Maryland 46% 10% 11% 32% 1% 163
Massachusetts 38% 14% 19% 26% 3% 117
Michigan 39% 18% 10% 30% 3% 335
Minnesota 43% 12% 12% 32% 1% 182
Mississippi 45% 13% 9% 32% 1% 165
Missouri 44% 14% 9% 32% 1% 235
Montana 47% 17% 16% 19% 1% 105
Nebraska 42% 20% 11% 24% 3% 100
New Jersey 40% 20% 13% 24% 2% 242
New York 46% 11% 12% 28% 2% 535
North Carolina 43% 18% 9% 28% 2% 357
North Dakota 44% 13% 13% 26% 4% 125
Ohio 44% 16% 10% 29% 1% 397
Oklahoma 40% 14% 12% 35% 1% 165
Oregon 53% 19% 13% 15% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 45% 19% 14% 22% 1% 464
South Carolina 48% 12% 12% 26% 1% 214
South Dakota 41% 17% 13% 28% < 1% 119
Tennessee 49% 17% 11% 21% 2% 317
Texas 47% 17% 9% 25% 2% 959
Utah 49% 24% 11% 16% < 1% 117
Virginia 52% 14% 8% 26% 1% 284
Washington 56% 16% 9% 19% 1% 190
West Virginia 47% 20% 10% 23% < 1% 142
Wisconsin 35% 22% 15% 26% 2% 190
Wyoming 49% 17% 5% 28% 1% 106

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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 62% 2% 30% 2% 3% 240
Arizona 52% 5% 35% 6% 2% 213
Arkansas 62% 5% 30% 2% 2% 143
California 51% 5% 37% 6% 1% 962
Colorado 57% 7% 31% 3% 2% 150
Florida 53% 6% 36% 4% 1% 651
Georgia 60% 3% 31% 3% 3% 376
Idaho 59% 1% 38% 2% 1% 118
Illinois 48% 6% 37% 7% 1% 389
Indiana 60% 3% 32% 3% 2% 242
Iowa 55% 1% 41% 4% < 1% 101
Kansas 66% 1% 33% < 1% < 1% 123
Kentucky 58% 3% 36% 2% 1% 195
Louisiana 64% 5% 29% 1% 1% 173
Maryland 62% 4% 33% 2% < 1% 163
Massachusetts 29% 5% 61% 4% < 1% 117
Michigan 55% 5% 34% 4% 2% 335
Minnesota 55% 5% 35% 4% 2% 182
Mississippi 64% 7% 24% 2% 3% 165
Missouri 57% 6% 31% 3% 2% 235
Montana 59% 3% 33% 4% 2% 105
Nebraska 52% 4% 37% 5% 2% 100
New Jersey 53% 4% 34% 7% 3% 242
New York 41% 10% 42% 5% 2% 535
North Carolina 63% 4% 29% 2% 2% 357
North Dakota 46% 1% 43% 7% 3% 125
Ohio 51% 4% 38% 5% 2% 397
Oklahoma 55% 6% 33% 5% < 1% 165
Oregon 57% 2% 37% 4% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 56% 4% 35% 5% 1% 464
South Carolina 60% 5% 30% 3% 2% 214
South Dakota 57% 3% 38% 2% < 1% 119
Tennessee 60% 4% 31% 3% 3% 317
Texas 58% 6% 28% 6% 2% 959
Utah 64% 4% 27% 3% 1% 117
Virginia 61% 3% 30% 5% 2% 284
Washington 61% 8% 27% 1% 2% 190
West Virginia 69% 3% 27% < 1% 1% 142
Wisconsin 59% 5% 30% 3% 3% 190
Wyoming 61% 4% 32% < 1% 3% 106

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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 54% 45% 1% 1% 240
Arizona 53% 44% 2% 2% 213
Arkansas 51% 46% 2% 1% 143
California 41% 55% 2% 2% 962
Colorado 56% 43% < 1% < 1% 150
Florida 43% 55% 1% 1% 651
Georgia 47% 51% 1% 1% 376
Idaho 62% 38% < 1% < 1% 118
Illinois 43% 56% 1% 1% 389
Indiana 47% 50% 2% < 1% 242
Iowa 54% 45% 1% < 1% 101
Kansas 53% 47% < 1% < 1% 123
Kentucky 56% 40% 3% < 1% 195
Louisiana 49% 51% < 1% < 1% 173
Maryland 36% 61% 1% 2% 163
Massachusetts 31% 61% 6% 2% 117
Michigan 50% 48% 1% 1% 335
Minnesota 49% 50% < 1% 1% 182
Mississippi 47% 51% 1% 1% 165
Missouri 50% 49% < 1% < 1% 235
Montana 59% 39% 1% 1% 105
Nebraska 49% 50% < 1% 1% 100
New Jersey 38% 60% 2% 1% 242
New York 33% 64% 1% 1% 535
North Carolina 51% 48% 1% < 1% 357
North Dakota 49% 50% < 1% 1% 125
Ohio 45% 54% 1% < 1% 397
Oklahoma 43% 53% 3% 1% 165
Oregon 61% 36% 1% 2% 111
Pennsylvania 51% 48% 1% < 1% 464
South Carolina 51% 46% 2% 1% 214
South Dakota 53% 46% < 1% < 1% 119
Tennessee 51% 47% 2% < 1% 317
Texas 44% 53% 2% 1% 959
Utah 55% 41% 3% < 1% 117
Virginia 52% 46% 1% 1% 284
Washington 49% 50% 1% 1% 190
West Virginia 56% 43% 1% < 1% 142
Wisconsin 43% 55% 2% < 1% 190
Wyoming 60% 40% < 1% < 1% 106

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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 65% 14% 6% 14% 2% 240
Arizona 58% 9% 6% 26% 2% 213
Arkansas 59% 17% 5% 18% 1% 143
California 50% 11% 6% 33% 1% 962
Colorado 51% 8% 7% 34% < 1% 150
Florida 56% 14% 6% 23% 1% 651
Georgia 67% 11% 6% 16% < 1% 376
Idaho 61% 11% 10% 19% < 1% 118
Illinois 46% 14% 10% 29% 1% 389
Indiana 59% 7% 7% 27% 1% 242
Iowa 52% 9% 6% 33% 1% 101
Kansas 53% 12% 7% 27% 1% 123
Kentucky 60% 10% 5% 23% 1% 195
Louisiana 66% 10% 6% 18% < 1% 173
Maryland 57% 13% 6% 24% < 1% 163
Massachusetts 28% 12% 12% 46% 2% 117
Michigan 53% 10% 8% 27% 1% 335
Minnesota 51% 10% 12% 27% < 1% 182
Mississippi 73% 7% 4% 14% 2% 165
Missouri 59% 11% 8% 22% < 1% 235
Montana 60% 6% 5% 29% 1% 105
Nebraska 51% 10% 8% 30% 1% 100
New Jersey 47% 10% 7% 35% 2% 242
New York 48% 9% 9% 34% 1% 535
North Carolina 66% 12% 5% 17% < 1% 357
North Dakota 37% 20% 8% 35% < 1% 125
Ohio 56% 10% 6% 27% < 1% 397
Oklahoma 58% 14% 5% 24% < 1% 165
Oregon 55% 13% 3% 28% 1% 111
Pennsylvania 53% 8% 9% 29% 1% 464
South Carolina 68% 10% 7% 13% 2% 214
South Dakota 45% 10% 12% 32% 1% 119
Tennessee 70% 7% 3% 18% 1% 317
Texas 61% 13% 6% 21% < 1% 959
Utah 75% 2% 9% 13% 1% 117
Virginia 68% 10% 6% 15% 1% 284
Washington 58% 11% 6% 24% < 1% 190
West Virginia 63% 12% 5% 20% < 1% 142
Wisconsin 42% 12% 11% 34% 1% 190
Wyoming 61% 10% 11% 17% 1% 106

Interpreting scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. 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% 19% 3% 7% 1% 240
Arizona 49% 36% 2% 9% 4% 213
Arkansas 63% 26% 3% 5% 3% 143
California 47% 27% 3% 17% 7% 962
Colorado 49% 29% 4% 12% 6% 150
Florida 49% 29% 4% 14% 6% 651
Georgia 57% 30% 3% 7% 3% 376
Idaho 49% 34% 4% 9% 3% 118
Illinois 44% 34% 4% 14% 4% 389
Indiana 58% 28% 4% 6% 4% 242
Iowa 46% 37% 4% 9% 4% 101
Kansas 52% 35% 5% 7% 1% 123
Kentucky 59% 25% 2% 9% 4% 195
Louisiana 64% 21% 4% 7% 3% 173
Maryland 52% 28% 4% 13% 4% 163
Massachusetts 28% 38% 6% 24% 4% 117
Michigan 50% 32% 5% 10% 3% 335
Minnesota 49% 31% 3% 14% 4% 182
Mississippi 68% 19% 6% 4% 3% 165
Missouri 55% 31% 3% 7% 4% 235
Montana 40% 39% 6% 9% 5% 105
Nebraska 47% 36% 6% 9% 2% 100
New Jersey 43% 29% 6% 15% 7% 242
New York 44% 31% 3% 16% 6% 535
North Carolina 52% 25% 7% 10% 6% 357
North Dakota 51% 33% 4% 11% 1% 125
Ohio 51% 30% 3% 11% 5% 397
Oklahoma 57% 28% 2% 12% 2% 165
Oregon 48% 27% 8% 9% 8% 111
Pennsylvania 51% 30% 3% 11% 5% 464
South Carolina 74% 15% 1% 6% 4% 214
South Dakota 50% 32% 3% 5% 10% 119
Tennessee 61% 20% 4% 10% 4% 317
Texas 58% 25% 2% 10% 5% 959
Utah 37% 47% 4% 9% 3% 117
Virginia 69% 18% 3% 4% 5% 284
Washington 50% 36% 5% 7% 2% 190
West Virginia 60% 24% 3% 8% 4% 142
Wisconsin 52% 31% 4% 9% 3% 190
Wyoming 62% 28% 3% 4% 5% 106

Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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 92% 4% 4% 240
Arizona 87% 9% 5% 213
Arkansas 89% 5% 6% 143
California 80% 14% 6% 962
Colorado 88% 7% 6% 150
Florida 81% 14% 5% 651
Georgia 88% 7% 4% 376
Idaho 85% 6% 9% 118
Illinois 86% 8% 6% 389
Indiana 88% 6% 6% 242
Iowa 87% 8% 6% 101
Kansas 85% 8% 6% 123
Kentucky 91% 4% 6% 195
Louisiana 89% 6% 5% 173
Maryland 82% 15% 3% 163
Massachusetts 78% 12% 10% 117
Michigan 85% 6% 8% 335
Minnesota 80% 12% 8% 182
Mississippi 93% 4% 3% 165
Missouri 86% 8% 5% 235
Montana 88% 5% 7% 105
Nebraska 85% 8% 7% 100
New Jersey 88% 6% 6% 242
New York 86% 8% 5% 535
North Carolina 87% 6% 6% 357
North Dakota 91% 6% 4% 125
Ohio 87% 8% 5% 397
Oklahoma 87% 10% 4% 165
Oregon 81% 9% 10% 111
Pennsylvania 85% 8% 6% 464
South Carolina 86% 7% 7% 214
South Dakota 84% 5% 11% 119
Tennessee 86% 6% 7% 317
Texas 84% 8% 8% 959
Utah 93% 5% 1% 117
Virginia 89% 6% 5% 284
Washington 84% 10% 7% 190
West Virginia 92% 4% 4% 142
Wisconsin 83% 7% 10% 190
Wyoming 79% 7% 14% 106

Belief in Hell among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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 78% 14% 8% 240
Arizona 72% 21% 7% 213
Arkansas 85% 9% 6% 143
California 69% 22% 9% 962
Colorado 78% 16% 6% 150
Florida 69% 24% 7% 651
Georgia 81% 14% 5% 376
Idaho 74% 19% 7% 118
Illinois 76% 16% 7% 389
Indiana 79% 14% 7% 242
Iowa 79% 18% 3% 101
Kansas 76% 17% 7% 123
Kentucky 87% 7% 5% 195
Louisiana 81% 12% 7% 173
Maryland 65% 32% 3% 163
Massachusetts 55% 35% 11% 117
Michigan 75% 20% 6% 335
Minnesota 67% 24% 10% 182
Mississippi 86% 10% 4% 165
Missouri 81% 14% 5% 235
Montana 72% 19% 9% 105
Nebraska 68% 28% 5% 100
New Jersey 72% 21% 8% 242
New York 69% 24% 7% 535
North Carolina 81% 12% 7% 357
North Dakota 73% 23% 5% 125
Ohio 77% 17% 5% 397
Oklahoma 76% 19% 5% 165
Oregon 67% 25% 8% 111
Pennsylvania 76% 16% 8% 464
South Carolina 81% 12% 7% 214
South Dakota 76% 15% 9% 119
Tennessee 87% 10% 4% 317
Texas 76% 18% 6% 959
Utah 53% 42% 5% 117
Virginia 83% 13% 5% 284
Washington 68% 24% 8% 190
West Virginia 86% 11% 2% 142
Wisconsin 74% 17% 9% 190
Wyoming 64% 26% 11% 106

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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 54% 16% 31% 240
Arizona 53% 19% 28% 213
Arkansas 53% 17% 30% 143
California 37% 23% 40% 962
Colorado 61% 14% 25% 150
Florida 45% 18% 36% 651
Georgia 51% 19% 30% 376
Idaho 70% 14% 16% 118
Illinois 44% 18% 38% 389
Indiana 54% 16% 29% 242
Iowa 58% 12% 30% 101
Kansas 61% 19% 20% 123
Kentucky 59% 11% 30% 195
Louisiana 50% 11% 38% 173
Maryland 38% 12% 49% 163
Massachusetts 28% 20% 52% 117
Michigan 47% 19% 35% 335
Minnesota 54% 18% 27% 182
Mississippi 51% 13% 36% 165
Missouri 46% 19% 35% 235
Montana 71% 16% 13% 105
Nebraska 54% 14% 32% 100
New Jersey 35% 24% 42% 242
New York 35% 20% 45% 535
North Carolina 53% 17% 30% 357
North Dakota 60% 19% 22% 125
Ohio 49% 17% 34% 397
Oklahoma 50% 15% 35% 165
Oregon 49% 26% 25% 111
Pennsylvania 54% 12% 34% 464
South Carolina 50% 20% 30% 214
South Dakota 63% 8% 29% 119
Tennessee 58% 11% 31% 317
Texas 47% 21% 32% 959
Utah 79% 16% 5% 117
Virginia 52% 18% 30% 284
Washington 52% 21% 27% 190
West Virginia 59% 11% 31% 142
Wisconsin 52% 20% 28% 190
Wyoming 72% 19% 9% 106

Political ideology among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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% 22% 8% 9% 240
Arizona 56% 25% 11% 8% 213
Arkansas 57% 28% 9% 6% 143
California 45% 30% 17% 7% 962
Colorado 54% 25% 18% 3% 150
Florida 52% 25% 16% 7% 651
Georgia 53% 28% 13% 6% 376
Idaho 59% 22% 15% 5% 118
Illinois 45% 34% 15% 6% 389
Indiana 63% 21% 12% 4% 242
Iowa 61% 17% 13% 9% 101
Kansas 58% 31% 9% 2% 123
Kentucky 61% 19% 13% 7% 195
Louisiana 61% 26% 8% 5% 173
Maryland 33% 34% 24% 10% 163
Massachusetts 35% 43% 19% 3% 117
Michigan 51% 23% 17% 9% 335
Minnesota 56% 26% 10% 8% 182
Mississippi 60% 20% 17% 4% 165
Missouri 53% 26% 15% 7% 235
Montana 71% 21% 5% 3% 105
Nebraska 56% 29% 5% 10% 100
New Jersey 42% 34% 14% 9% 242
New York 41% 30% 20% 8% 535
North Carolina 57% 24% 14% 6% 357
North Dakota 58% 22% 16% 4% 125
Ohio 52% 30% 12% 6% 397
Oklahoma 51% 30% 15% 4% 165
Oregon 48% 32% 14% 6% 111
Pennsylvania 56% 24% 12% 7% 464
South Carolina 58% 26% 10% 6% 214
South Dakota 64% 22% 6% 8% 119
Tennessee 56% 22% 13% 9% 317
Texas 52% 25% 15% 9% 959
Utah 64% 25% 10% < 1% 117
Virginia 58% 28% 8% 6% 284
Washington 52% 29% 11% 7% 190
West Virginia 56% 29% 7% 7% 142
Wisconsin 58% 32% 7% 3% 190
Wyoming 55% 30% 9% 7% 106

Views about size of government among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 61% 34% 2% 2% 240
Arizona 65% 34% < 1% 1% 213
Arkansas 57% 40% < 1% 2% 143
California 47% 47% 3% 3% 962
Colorado 67% 31% < 1% 2% 150
Florida 52% 40% 3% 5% 651
Georgia 56% 39% 2% 3% 376
Idaho 71% 23% 2% 4% 118
Illinois 57% 40% 2% 1% 389
Indiana 60% 35% 2% 3% 242
Iowa 71% 25% < 1% 3% 101
Kansas 74% 23% 1% 2% 123
Kentucky 67% 25% 5% 3% 195
Louisiana 51% 44% 1% 4% 173
Maryland 52% 42% 2% 3% 163
Massachusetts 45% 46% 5% 4% 117
Michigan 64% 32% 2% 2% 335
Minnesota 73% 22% 1% 5% 182
Mississippi 57% 37% 2% 4% 165
Missouri 67% 28% 2% 4% 235
Montana 77% 16% 4% 3% 105
Nebraska 72% 26% < 1% 3% 100
New Jersey 45% 49% 2% 4% 242
New York 40% 55% 3% 2% 535
North Carolina 61% 34% 2% 4% 357
North Dakota 69% 25% < 1% 5% 125
Ohio 61% 33% 3% 3% 397
Oklahoma 59% 32% 4% 4% 165
Oregon 69% 29% 1% 1% 111
Pennsylvania 64% 31% 2% 3% 464
South Carolina 61% 33% 2% 4% 214
South Dakota 75% 22% 1% 1% 119
Tennessee 58% 36% 3% 3% 317
Texas 52% 42% 3% 3% 959
Utah 80% 16% 1% 3% 117
Virginia 60% 36% 3% 2% 284
Washington 62% 35% 2% 1% 190
West Virginia 70% 23% 4% 3% 142
Wisconsin 69% 27% 4% < 1% 190
Wyoming 77% 16% 1% 6% 106

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 53% 39% 7% 2% 240
Arizona 55% 37% 5% 2% 213
Arkansas 56% 39% 2% 3% 143
California 47% 46% 4% 2% 962
Colorado 64% 33% 2% 1% 150
Florida 49% 45% 5% 1% 651
Georgia 53% 42% 3% 1% 376
Idaho 63% 29% 7% 1% 118
Illinois 51% 47% 2% 1% 389
Indiana 67% 28% 4% 1% 242
Iowa 54% 44% 2% < 1% 101
Kansas 67% 27% 5% 1% 123
Kentucky 58% 29% 11% 2% 195
Louisiana 53% 43% 2% 3% 173
Maryland 45% 49% 4% 3% 163
Massachusetts 48% 48% 3% 1% 117
Michigan 55% 40% 4% 1% 335
Minnesota 61% 35% 2% 2% 182
Mississippi 56% 38% 3% 3% 165
Missouri 58% 38% 3% 1% 235
Montana 71% 24% < 1% 5% 105
Nebraska 67% 29% 2% 3% 100
New Jersey 43% 49% 4% 4% 242
New York 44% 51% 4% 1% 535
North Carolina 54% 40% 5% 1% 357
North Dakota 64% 31% 4% 1% 125
Ohio 51% 44% 4% 1% 397
Oklahoma 54% 42% < 1% 3% 165
Oregon 56% 35% 6% 3% 111
Pennsylvania 60% 35% 4% 2% 464
South Carolina 53% 39% 5% 2% 214
South Dakota 53% 45% < 1% 2% 119
Tennessee 51% 43% 5% 1% 317
Texas 53% 41% 3% 2% 959
Utah 72% 25% 2% 1% 117
Virginia 57% 36% 4% 3% 284
Washington 48% 48% 3% 1% 190
West Virginia 51% 43% 4% 2% 142
Wisconsin 56% 39% 2% 2% 190
Wyoming 73% 22% 4% < 1% 106

Views about abortion among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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 29% 67% 5% 240
Arizona 31% 64% 5% 213
Arkansas 24% 73% 3% 143
California 35% 60% 5% 962
Colorado 34% 61% 4% 150
Florida 42% 53% 5% 651
Georgia 31% 66% 3% 376
Idaho 21% 77% 3% 118
Illinois 40% 57% 3% 389
Indiana 26% 69% 5% 242
Iowa 27% 72% 1% 101
Kansas 30% 70% < 1% 123
Kentucky 22% 70% 8% 195
Louisiana 28% 70% 2% 173
Maryland 46% 50% 3% 163
Massachusetts 54% 41% 6% 117
Michigan 42% 55% 3% 335
Minnesota 29% 68% 3% 182
Mississippi 27% 68% 5% 165
Missouri 31% 66% 3% 235
Montana 25% 71% 4% 105
Nebraska 41% 53% 6% 100
New Jersey 38% 58% 4% 242
New York 47% 49% 4% 535
North Carolina 32% 64% 5% 357
North Dakota 37% 61% 2% 125
Ohio 34% 62% 4% 397
Oklahoma 37% 61% 1% 165
Oregon 41% 57% 3% 111
Pennsylvania 30% 66% 4% 464
South Carolina 29% 65% 6% 214
South Dakota 31% 66% 3% 119
Tennessee 27% 71% 2% 317
Texas 31% 66% 3% 959
Utah 21% 79% < 1% 117
Virginia 34% 62% 3% 284
Washington 31% 63% 6% 190
West Virginia 26% 68% 7% 142
Wisconsin 35% 62% 3% 190
Wyoming 25% 74% 2% 106

Views about homosexuality among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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 29% 63% 4% 4% 240
Arizona 43% 46% 4% 7% 213
Arkansas 29% 65% 4% 2% 143
California 47% 44% 4% 4% 962
Colorado 42% 45% 6% 6% 150
Florida 44% 47% 5% 4% 651
Georgia 35% 58% 4% 3% 376
Idaho 32% 59% 8% 1% 118
Illinois 44% 47% 5% 4% 389
Indiana 32% 60% 5% 3% 242
Iowa 38% 54% 5% 3% 101
Kansas 41% 49% 9% 1% 123
Kentucky 22% 65% 9% 4% 195
Louisiana 31% 57% 6% 6% 173
Maryland 35% 54% 7% 4% 163
Massachusetts 67% 27% 3% 4% 117
Michigan 41% 53% 4% 2% 335
Minnesota 36% 60% 2% 1% 182
Mississippi 27% 68% 4% 1% 165
Missouri 39% 57% 2% 2% 235
Montana 33% 57% 4% 5% 105
Nebraska 43% 50% 2% 5% 100
New Jersey 52% 41% 5% 2% 242
New York 53% 38% 4% 4% 535
North Carolina 35% 52% 9% 4% 357
North Dakota 44% 51% 2% 2% 125
Ohio 40% 51% 5% 4% 397
Oklahoma 38% 56% 3% 3% 165
Oregon 38% 51% 7% 5% 111
Pennsylvania 39% 53% 5% 3% 464
South Carolina 32% 59% 6% 3% 214
South Dakota 42% 49% 6% 3% 119
Tennessee 27% 68% 2% 3% 317
Texas 38% 55% 3% 4% 959
Utah 36% 56% 6% 2% 117
Virginia 37% 56% 4% 3% 284
Washington 39% 58% 1% 1% 190
West Virginia 26% 66% 4% 3% 142
Wisconsin 40% 56% 1% 3% 190
Wyoming 27% 64% 5% 3% 106

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 240. 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 18% 72% 10% 240
Arizona 34% 58% 8% 213
Arkansas 18% 72% 9% 143
California 36% 56% 8% 962
Colorado 36% 56% 7% 150
Florida 36% 57% 7% 651
Georgia 25% 68% 7% 376
Idaho 16% 73% 11% 118
Illinois 37% 53% 10% 389
Indiana 25% 67% 8% 242
Iowa 26% 64% 10% 101
Kansas 28% 69% 3% 123
Kentucky 16% 76% 8% 195
Louisiana 23% 71% 7% 173
Maryland 32% 61% 8% 163
Massachusetts 51% 39% 9% 117
Michigan 32% 63% 5% 335
Minnesota 30% 66% 5% 182
Mississippi 16% 74% 10% 165
Missouri 29% 64% 7% 235
Montana 28% 61% 11% 105
Nebraska 35% 61% 4% 100
New Jersey 36% 55% 9% 242
New York 45% 48% 8% 535
North Carolina 25% 65% 10% 357
North Dakota 42% 57% 1% 125
Ohio 31% 62% 7% 397
Oklahoma 28% 67% 5% 165
Oregon 30% 59% 11% 111
Pennsylvania 29% 61% 10% 464
South Carolina 20% 73% 7% 214
South Dakota 32% 60% 8% 119
Tennessee 23% 74% 3% 317
Texas 26% 67% 7% 959
Utah 28% 66% 5% 117
Virginia 23% 71% 6% 284
Washington 33% 61% 6% 190
West Virginia 22% 72% 6% 142
Wisconsin 28% 66% 6% 190
Wyoming 27% 66% 7% 106

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 240. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 49% 41% 3% 7% 240
Arizona 53% 42% 1% 4% 213
Arkansas 53% 40% 4% 2% 143
California 45% 47% 3% 4% 962
Colorado 54% 42% 2% 1% 150
Florida 47% 49% 2% 2% 651
Georgia 47% 49% 2% 2% 376
Idaho 56% 41% < 1% 2% 118
Illinois 49% 46% 2% 2% 389
Indiana 53% 45% 1% 1% 242
Iowa 49% 42% 6% 3% 101
Kansas 51% 39% 3% 8% 123
Kentucky 60% 35% 2% 3% 195
Louisiana 50% 41% 4% 4% 173
Maryland 39% 55% 4% 2% 163
Massachusetts 44% 50% 2% 4% 117
Michigan 50% 43% 3% 4% 335
Minnesota 52% 43% 1% 4% 182
Mississippi 52% 39% 5% 3% 165
Missouri 49% 49% 2% < 1% 235
Montana 78% 19% 3% 1% 105
Nebraska 51% 44% 1% 3% 100
New Jersey 42% 51% 3% 4% 242
New York 40% 55% 2% 3% 535
North Carolina 50% 42% 4% 4% 357
North Dakota 52% 41% 3% 4% 125
Ohio 51% 45% 2% 2% 397
Oklahoma 48% 50% 2% < 1% 165
Oregon 52% 37% 6% 4% 111
Pennsylvania 53% 42% 3% 2% 464
South Carolina 50% 45% 2% 3% 214
South Dakota 56% 40% 1% 3% 119
Tennessee 51% 41% 4% 5% 317
Texas 46% 49% 2% 3% 959
Utah 60% 29% 9% 2% 117
Virginia 54% 43% 2% 1% 284
Washington 38% 53% 3% 5% 190
West Virginia 60% 36% 3% 1% 142
Wisconsin 49% 46% 1% 3% 190
Wyoming 72% 22% 2% 4% 106