Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


QDENSITY

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

Population density
  1) Lowest population density
  2) 2
  3) 3
  4) 4
  5) Highest population density

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Lowest population density 20.4% 20.4%
2 20% 40.4%
3 20.2% 60.6%
4 19.9% 80.5%
Highest population density 19.5% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Lowest population density 18.2% 17.6% 21.2% 25.8% 22.7% 20.4%
2 16.7% 19.1% 21.6% 22.9% 21.7% 20.1%
3 21.5% 18.3% 20.3% 20.5% 22.2% 20.2%
4 22.2% 20.9% 19.1% 17.0% 17.2% 19.8%
Highest population density 21.4% 24.2% 17.9% 13.8% 16.3% 19.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2851


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
Lowest population density 23.6% 20.1% 18.4% 19.4% 21.5% 19.3% 20.3%
2 25.4% 21.4% 17.4% 19.9% 18.0% 16.9% 20.0%
3 17.6% 19.7% 24.8% 19.9% 19.0% 20.3% 20.3%
4 18.1% 20.7% 18.4% 19.7% 19.4% 24.0% 19.9%
Highest population density 15.3% 18.0% 21.0% 21.1% 22.0% 19.6% 19.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2873


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school or some college (no four-year degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Lowest population density 22.9% 23.6% 21.2% 14.2% 14.2% 20.4%
2 21.2% 18.6% 21.2% 20.0% 20.2% 20.0%
3 16.4% 20.9% 19.4% 21.0% 23.2% 20.2%
4 17.6% 18.6% 19.7% 23.1% 22.2% 19.9%
Highest population density 21.9% 18.2% 18.4% 21.7% 20.2% 19.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2869


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Lowest population density 24.8% 18.8% 26.7% 21.6% 18.6% 10.7% 20.8%
2 20.4% 21.2% 18.8% 18.4% 19.9% 20.9% 19.8%
3 16.4% 20.3% 16.3% 23.6% 22.1% 23.0% 19.9%
4 19.3% 19.1% 20.1% 23.3% 15.3% 21.6% 20.0%
Highest population density 19.1% 20.6% 18.2% 13.1% 24.1% 23.8% 19.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2554


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Lowest population density 19.8% 22.5% 20.1% 16.9% 20.2%
2 23.5% 24.3% 18.7% 14.1% 20.4%
3 21.4% 17.7% 21.1% 20.7% 20.0%
4 17.3% 19.0% 20.1% 23.8% 20.0%
Highest population density 18.1% 16.4% 19.9% 24.5% 19.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Lowest population density 25.5% 15.4% 16.1% 18.1% 20.4%
2 24.3% 15.3% 15.4% 19.1% 19.8%
3 18.4% 24.2% 17.8% 21.7% 20.2%
4 17.0% 22.5% 23.5% 21.2% 20.1%
Highest population density 14.8% 22.5% 27.2% 19.9% 19.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Lowest population density 21.2% 19.7% 20.4%
2 20.6% 19.5% 20.1%
3 20.7% 19.7% 20.2%
4 18.1% 21.5% 19.9%
Highest population density 19.4% 19.6% 19.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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