Educational distribution among parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among parents by educational group

% of parents who have completed…

Religious traditionHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Evangelical Protestant35%40%17%8%2,167
Historically Black Protestant43%40%10%6%486
Mainline Protestant30%32%23%16%1,212
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")37%31%19%12%1,740
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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