Importance of religion in one's life among Catholics by state (2014) Switch to: State among Catholics by importance of religion

% of Catholics who say religion is…

StateVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Arizona55%30%13%1%< 1%127
California62%31%6%1%< 1%878
Connecticut46%33%18%3%< 1%120
Illinois56%35%9%1%< 1%356
Indiana62%34%2%2%< 1%123
Louisiana70%28%2%1%< 1%130
Maryland56%30%13%2%< 1%103
Minnesota58%29%11%2%< 1%128
New Jersey56%32%9%2%1%327
New York55%36%6%3%< 1%635
Ohio64%28%6%1%< 1%227
Rhode Island53%30%4%13%< 1%146
Texas66%27%4%2%< 1%540
Virginia52%33%11%4%< 1%119
Washington50%35%9%5%< 1%112
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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