Importance of religion in one's life among 30-49 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 30-49 year olds by importance of religion

% of 30-49 year olds who say religion is…

StateVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Alabama76%11%8%4%< 1%136
Connecticut44%30%15%11%< 1%105
District of Columbia46%12%19%24%< 1%106
Florida52%25%10%13%< 1%476
Illinois51%26%11%12%< 1%349
Indiana47%27%13%13%< 1%170
Kentucky60%26%9%5%< 1%130
Louisiana70%20%4%6%< 1%129
Maryland43%32%12%12%< 1%186
Massachusetts34%27%20%19%< 1%201
Minnesota40%27%17%16%< 1%167
Missouri50%27%11%11%< 1%163
New Jersey44%33%12%10%1%243
New York42%27%14%16%1%479
North Carolina62%21%7%9%1%260
Oregon37%30%15%17%< 1%111
South Carolina74%15%6%4%2%127
Virginia58%22%10%10%< 1%249
Washington42%22%19%17%< 1%187
Wisconsin43%32%11%14%< 1%148
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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