Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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I-INCOME

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Last year, that is in 1995, what was your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (recoded for use with on-line analysis)
  0) Less than 20K
  1) 20K-39,999
  2) 40K-74,999
  3) 75K & over

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than 20K 24.5% 24.5%
20K-39,999 36% 60.5%
40K-74,999 26.7% 87.2%
75K & over 12.9% 100.1%
Total N = 1767

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than 20K 19.8% 28.8% 24.5%
20K-39,999 33.8% 38.0% 36.0%
40K-74,999 30.1% 23.5% 26.7%
75K & over 16.4% 9.7% 12.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Less than 20K 16.3% 27.0% 27.0% 23.8%
20K-39,999 40.0% 35.1% 33.8% 36.1%
40K-74,999 26.2% 27.6% 27.1% 27.0%
75K & over 17.4% 10.3% 12.0% 13.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1714


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Less than 20K 27.7% 18.1% 31.5% 24.7%
20K-39,999 43.1% 32.3% 35.6% 35.9%
40K-74,999 19.5% 34.1% 21.6% 26.6%
75K & over 9.7% 15.5% 11.3% 12.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1753


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Less than 20K 12.4% 34.3% 61.6% 34.0% 24.5%
20K-39,999 34.1% 45.5% 28.1% 36.6% 36.0%
40K-74,999 35.6% 15.8% 9.3% 18.7% 26.7%
75K & over 17.9% 4.4% 1.1% 10.7% 12.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1766


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less than High school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some College (no 4-year degree)/Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high school College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Less than 20K 56.4% 26.0% 18.2% 10.1% 7.4% 24.5%
20K-39,999 33.6% 43.3% 36.3% 30.7% 19.3% 36.0%
40K-74,999 8.2% 23.6% 33.6% 35.5% 33.9% 26.7%
75K & over 1.8% 7.1% 11.9% 23.7% 39.4% 12.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1765


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Less than 20K 23.3% 31.8% 31.9% 24.6%
20K-39,999 35.5% 40.5% 36.8% 36.0%
40K-74,999 27.7% 19.8% 21.6% 26.6%
75K & over 13.5% 7.9% 9.7% 12.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1760


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Less than 20K 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 24.5%
20K-39,999 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 36.0%
40K-74,999 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 26.7%
75K & over 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 12.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Less than 20K 23.1% 23.3% 26.3% 24.3% 24.5%
20K-39,999 33.1% 37.7% 38.4% 33.0% 36.0%
40K-74,999 26.7% 28.4% 24.0% 28.6% 26.7%
75K & over 17.1% 10.5% 11.3% 14.1% 12.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1767



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