U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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RACE

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

[INTERVIEWER: IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED 1 'HISPANIC' IN HISP, ASK: Are you white Hispanic, black Hispanic, or some other race? IF NON-HISPANIC ASK:] What is your race? Are you white, black, Asian, or some other?
  1) White
  2) Black
  3) Asian
  4) Other/mixed race
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 78% 78%
Black 11.7% 89.7%
Asian 2.6% 92.3%
Other/mixed race 5.6% 97.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1% 100%
Total N = 35556

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
White 71.0% 76.2% 78.3% 81.5% 85.4% 78.4%
Black 15.2% 11.2% 11.4% 10.6% 9.6% 11.6%
Asian 4.0% 3.5% 3.0% 1.7% 0.8% 2.6%
Other/mixed race 7.9% 7.2% 5.5% 4.6% 2.7% 5.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9% 1.9% 1.7% 1.7% 1.5% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34695


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
White 78.6% 77.5% 78.0%
Black 10.5% 12.8% 11.7%
Asian 2.9% 2.4% 2.6%
Other/mixed race 5.9% 5.3% 5.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.1% 2.0% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35556


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
White 91.4% 68.1% 80.4% 71.5% 79.6% 78.7%
Black 3.0% 22.2% 8.2% 11.3% 2.8% 11.6%
Asian 1.6% 2.9% 2.9% 2.6% 1.9% 2.5%
Other/mixed race 3.2% 5.5% 6.2% 9.8% 9.2% 5.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.8% 1.4% 2.3% 4.7% 6.6% 1.8%
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
White 70.6% 78.0% 83.6% 84.5% 86.0% 82.7% 78.6%
Black 17.0% 13.2% 8.3% 7.1% 5.6% 6.8% 11.6%
Asian 1.7% 2.3% 2.7% 3.2% 4.2% 4.7% 2.7%
Other/mixed race 8.8% 5.3% 4.4% 3.7% 3.0% 3.6% 5.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.9% 1.2% 1.0% 1.4% 1.1% 2.2% 1.5%
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
White 68.9% 78.7% 82.0% 78.5% 81.8% 81.9% 78.2%
Black 16.2% 12.8% 9.3% 12.4% 8.4% 6.6% 11.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.5% 1.4% 2.4% 4.5% 6.3% 2.6%
Other/mixed race 11.2% 5.5% 5.3% 5.0% 3.2% 3.3% 5.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.9% 1.6% 2.0% 1.7% 2.1% 1.9% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
35298



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