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

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

StateVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Alabama85%11%3%1%< 1%245
Arizona78%18%2%< 1%2%171
Arkansas82%16%< 1%2%1%145
Colorado70%25%3%1%< 1%126
Florida78%17%3%1%< 1%461
Georgia80%18%2%< 1%< 1%364
Illinois81%17%1%< 1%1%272
Indiana79%17%4%1%< 1%208
Kentucky80%17%1%1%< 1%213
Louisiana86%12%1%< 1%1%120
Maryland75%24%< 1%1%< 1%108
Minnesota68%25%2%4%< 1%110
Mississippi82%13%3%< 1%2%134
New York85%14%1%< 1%< 1%182
North Carolina81%16%1%< 1%1%345
Ohio79%20%1%< 1%< 1%321
Oklahoma76%21%< 1%3%< 1%188
Oregon72%24%< 1%3%1%116
South Carolina87%9%3%1%1%169
Texas83%15%1%< 1%< 1%821
Virginia85%12%2%1%< 1%243
Washington78%18%5%< 1%< 1%166
West Virginia80%14%3%< 1%2%117
Wisconsin71%21%5%3%< 1%135
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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