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

% of blacks 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
Alabama85%14%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%105
District of Columbia79%14%1%2%1%2%119
Georgia86%11%2%< 1%1%< 1%251
Illinois79%13%3%< 1%3%1%156
Louisiana94%5%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%119
Maryland85%11%2%< 1%2%< 1%156
Michigan83%9%< 1%< 1%4%3%123
Mississippi85%13%1%< 1%< 1%1%103
New York79%11%3%2%2%3%240
North Carolina89%8%< 1%1%2%< 1%183
Ohio81%15%2%1%< 1%1%102
Pennsylvania76%15%3%< 1%4%2%112
South Carolina79%15%1%1%2%2%112
Texas88%8%2%1%2%< 1%263
Virginia83%13%1%1%3%< 1%119
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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