Belief in God among college graduates by state (2014) Switch to: State among college graduates by belief in God

% of college graduates who say they…

StateBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Alabama72%13%4%< 1%10%1%109
Arizona65%16%4%< 1%12%3%157
California49%21%8%< 1%18%4%1,000
Connecticut50%23%7%< 1%17%3%104
Georgia70%18%4%< 1%6%2%224
Illinois53%22%9%< 1%12%4%351
Indiana67%19%2%< 1%10%3%134
Maryland56%20%5%< 1%15%4%173
Michigan55%23%6%< 1%13%3%227
Minnesota60%22%5%< 1%9%5%182
Missouri68%19%1%< 1%10%2%160
New Jersey52%28%6%< 1%12%2%227
New York47%20%9%1%19%4%499
North Carolina69%10%6%< 1%13%2%250
Ohio61%22%6%< 1%9%2%264
Oregon41%23%9%< 1%23%5%119
Pennsylvania53%22%7%< 1%12%5%319
South Carolina62%17%4%2%12%2%111
Tennessee73%14%5%< 1%5%2%146
Virginia57%24%7%< 1%8%3%291
Washington49%21%7%< 1%20%3%207
Wisconsin52%26%6%< 1%14%2%141
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.

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