Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say religion is…

StateVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
California3%7%24%66%< 1%507
Florida2%6%22%71%< 1%203
Illinois4%7%25%64%< 1%119
Massachusetts4%12%30%54%< 1%128
New York4%10%22%63%2%244
Pennsylvania1%6%25%68%< 1%120
Texas3%15%19%64%< 1%160
Washington4%5%16%75%< 1%104
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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