Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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OWNRENT

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

Do you own or rent your home?
  1) Own
  2) Rent
  3) Other arrangement
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Own 69.1% 69.1%
Rent 25% 94.1%
Other arrangement 5% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused .9% 100%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Own 36.7% 55.2% 75.3% 77.3% 84.5% 81.5% 69.3%
Rent 40.8% 38.4% 22.4% 22.0% 13.4% 15.0% 25.2%
Other arrangement 22.0% 6.4% 1.5% 0.5% 0.9% 3.0% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.8% 0.2% 1.2% 0.4% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1967


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Own 64.9% 77.7% 70.8% 69.0% 62.7% 60.5% 69.2%
Rent 27.9% 17.6% 23.0% 26.7% 31.3% 31.2% 25.1%
Other arrangement 5.4% 4.0% 5.2% 3.5% 5.4% 8.3% 4.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 0.7% 1.0% 0.7% 0.6% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1978


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Own 54.9% 67.0% 65.3% 81.7% 69.1%
Rent 36.3% 25.8% 29.8% 15.0% 25.1%
Other arrangement 7.7% 6.1% 4.4% 2.8% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 1.2% 0.5% 0.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Own 69.4% 68.8% 69.1%
Rent 23.7% 26.3% 25.0%
Other arrangement 6.3% 3.8% 5.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 1.2% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2000


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $30,000 30 to under $50,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Own 41.5% 57.6% 66.2% 81.8% 85.6% 92.1% 69.3%
Rent 51.8% 38.3% 28.1% 14.5% 9.0% 6.6% 26.1%
Other arrangement 6.0% 4.1% 5.5% 3.7% 5.4% 0.7% 4.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Own 77.9% 63.8% 67.2% 69.7%
Rent 16.6% 32.7% 25.8% 25.0%
Other arrangement 5.0% 2.8% 6.1% 4.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.6% 0.9% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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