U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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MARITAL

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

Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married?
  1) Married
  2) Living with a partner
  3) Divorced
  4) Separated
  5) Widowed
  6) Never been married
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Married 53.8% 53.8%
Living with a partner 6.4% 60.2%
Divorced 9.6% 69.8%
Separated 2.3% 72.1%
Widowed 8% 80.1%
Never been married 19.2% 99.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .7% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
Married 26.6% 65.4% 63.9% 63.3% 47.8% 53.9%
Living with a partner 12.3% 8.4% 6.2% 3.6% 1.7% 6.4%
Divorced 1.8% 6.5% 12.9% 15.8% 9.3% 9.6%
Separated 2.0% 3.1% 2.9% 2.6% 0.9% 2.3%
Widowed 0.2% 0.3% 1.5% 6.0% 36.7% 7.9%
Never been married 56.9% 15.8% 12.1% 8.3% 3.2% 19.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.3% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Married 56.4% 51.4% 53.8%
Living with a partner 7.0% 5.8% 6.4%
Divorced 8.1% 11.0% 9.6%
Separated 2.0% 2.6% 2.3%
Widowed 3.6% 12.2% 8.0%
Never been married 22.4% 16.2% 19.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.5% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
Married 64.2% 47.7% 52.3% 53.9% 51.4% 54.0%
Living with a partner 3.6% 6.8% 8.0% 7.3% 4.0% 6.3%
Divorced 8.3% 10.8% 9.5% 10.1% 11.1% 9.6%
Separated 1.4% 2.8% 2.3% 3.9% 1.7% 2.3%
Widowed 8.2% 10.2% 6.0% 6.9% 2.1% 8.0%
Never been married 14.0% 21.3% 21.4% 16.9% 28.1% 19.1%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.4% 0.4% 0.6% 1.1% 1.7% 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
Married 31.7% 51.4% 66.0% 72.6% 77.9% 70.8% 54.6%
Living with a partner 9.1% 8.1% 5.4% 4.9% 3.7% 4.4% 6.8%
Divorced 14.8% 11.8% 8.2% 5.6% 4.2% 4.5% 10.0%
Separated 4.2% 2.5% 2.0% 1.2% 0.7% 1.0% 2.5%
Widowed 15.0% 6.4% 3.3% 1.9% 1.4% 2.7% 7.2%
Never been married 24.8% 19.6% 14.8% 13.6% 11.9% 15.8% 18.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.4% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 0.7% 0.3%
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
Married 42.6% 49.9% 54.6% 52.0% 65.0% 67.3% 53.8%
Living with a partner 9.9% 6.7% 6.8% 6.1% 4.4% 4.4% 6.4%
Divorced 9.9% 10.0% 10.6% 10.2% 8.1% 8.9% 9.6%
Separated 3.9% 2.5% 3.1% 2.2% 1.4% 1.2% 2.3%
Widowed 14.3% 9.9% 10.2% 5.7% 4.2% 4.6% 8.0%
Never been married 19.0% 20.5% 13.5% 23.1% 16.3% 12.9% 19.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.5% 0.6% 1.2% 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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