U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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PARTY

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

In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent
  4) No preference (Vol.)
  5) Other party (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 25.6% 25.6%
Democrat 31.8% 57.4%
Independent 31.5% 88.9%
No preference (Vol.) 6.2% 95.1%
Other party (Vol.) .5% 95.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.5% 100.1%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Republican 21.8% 25.2% 28.2% 25.6% 28.7% 25.8%
Democrat 29.4% 29.3% 29.9% 34.2% 37.4% 32.0%
Independent 36.6% 34.0% 31.1% 31.1% 24.2% 31.6%
No preference (Vol.) 6.9% 6.8% 6.8% 5.6% 4.8% 6.2%
Other party (Vol.) 0.7% 0.6% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.7% 4.0% 3.6% 3.0% 4.5% 3.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 26.8% 24.4% 25.6%
Democrat 27.8% 35.6% 31.8%
Independent 35.1% 28.0% 31.5%
No preference (Vol.) 5.9% 6.5% 6.2%
Other party (Vol.) 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7% 5.2% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Republican 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.8%
Democrat 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3%
Independent 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 32.9%
No preference (Vol.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 6.5%
Other party (Vol.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34102


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more TOTAL
Republican 18.8% 25.1% 30.5% 31.9% 33.4% 33.2% 26.4%
Democrat 36.6% 32.8% 30.8% 29.6% 29.6% 28.6% 32.6%
Independent 31.5% 33.3% 32.8% 32.5% 31.4% 30.1% 32.1%
No preference (Vol.) 8.2% 5.5% 4.1% 4.0% 3.0% 3.6% 5.5%
Other party (Vol.) 0.3% 0.5% 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 0.6% 0.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.6% 2.7% 1.5% 1.4% 1.7% 3.9% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
29435


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 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
Republican 15.9% 24.9% 26.7% 28.9% 31.5% 24.9% 25.7%
Democrat 33.7% 32.5% 32.3% 30.5% 29.2% 35.3% 31.9%
Independent 30.3% 31.1% 30.6% 31.9% 32.0% 34.0% 31.6%
No preference (Vol.) 11.4% 6.9% 6.4% 5.4% 3.7% 2.8% 6.2%
Other party (Vol.) 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 0.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.5% 4.2% 3.7% 2.8% 3.0% 2.2% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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