U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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I-PARTYID

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

In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent
  4) No preference (Vol.)
  5) Other party (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 26.8% 26.8%
Democrat 33.3% 60.1%
Independent 32.9% 93%
No preference (Vol.) 6.5% 99.5%
Other party (Vol.) .5% 100%
Total N = 34102

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Republican 22.9% 26.3% 29.2% 26.4% 30.1% 26.9%
Democrat 30.9% 30.6% 31.0% 35.2% 39.2% 33.3%
Independent 38.4% 35.4% 32.3% 32.1% 25.3% 32.9%
No preference (Vol.) 7.2% 7.1% 7.1% 5.8% 5.0% 6.5%
Other party (Vol.) 0.7% 0.6% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
33483


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 27.8% 25.8% 26.8%
Democrat 28.9% 37.5% 33.3%
Independent 36.5% 29.6% 32.9%
No preference (Vol.) 6.2% 6.8% 6.5%
Other party (Vol.) 0.7% 0.3% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
34102


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%
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 19.7% 25.9% 31.0% 32.4% 34.0% 34.6% 27.2%
Democrat 38.4% 33.8% 31.3% 30.0% 30.1% 29.7% 33.6%
Independent 33.0% 34.2% 33.3% 33.0% 31.9% 31.3% 33.1%
No preference (Vol.) 8.6% 5.6% 4.1% 4.1% 3.0% 3.7% 5.7%
Other party (Vol.) 0.3% 0.5% 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
28699


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 17.4% 26.0% 27.7% 29.8% 32.5% 25.5% 26.8%
Democrat 36.8% 33.9% 33.6% 31.3% 30.1% 36.1% 33.3%
Independent 33.1% 32.4% 31.8% 32.8% 33.0% 34.8% 32.9%
No preference (Vol.) 12.5% 7.2% 6.7% 5.5% 3.8% 2.9% 6.5%
Other party (Vol.) 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6% 0.7% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34016



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