Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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OWNRENT1

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

Do you own your home, rent your home, or do you have some other type of arrangement?
  1) Own
  2) Rent
  3) Other arrangement
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Own 61.5% 61.5%
Rent 27.1% 88.6%
Other arrangement 9.5% 98.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 100%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Own 25.2% 63.3% 74.1% 80.9% 74.9% 61.9%
Rent 45.0% 31.4% 20.8% 14.3% 14.3% 27.3%
Other arrangement 28.0% 4.9% 4.0% 3.2% 10.8% 9.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 0.5% 1.1% 1.7% 0.0% 1.1%
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
Own 68.7% 64.6% 63.3% 60.3% 56.8% 52.4% 61.7%
Rent 23.1% 26.0% 23.5% 27.8% 32.5% 32.8% 27.2%
Other arrangement 7.5% 8.3% 11.0% 9.8% 9.8% 12.2% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 1.2% 2.1% 2.1% 0.9% 2.7% 1.6%
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
Own 38.7% 58.7% 61.6% 76.6% 82.7% 61.9%
Rent 49.4% 28.9% 25.5% 17.2% 11.3% 27.3%
Other arrangement 10.7% 11.5% 11.3% 5.3% 4.7% 9.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.9% 1.6% 0.8% 1.3% 1.1%
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
Own 30.5% 47.2% 61.2% 75.2% 85.4% 85.3% 62.1%
Rent 51.8% 44.2% 30.1% 18.1% 8.4% 7.1% 28.1%
Other arrangement 16.4% 8.7% 8.3% 6.7% 5.5% 6.6% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.6% 0.9% 0.6%
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
Own 67.1% 67.1% 59.7% 50.5% 61.5%
Rent 28.4% 23.7% 27.7% 35.7% 28.2%
Other arrangement 4.1% 7.0% 10.9% 11.7% 8.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 2.2% 1.7% 2.1% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Own 68.5% 60.8% 54.7% 49.2% 61.6%
Rent 22.2% 28.1% 32.5% 35.1% 27.2%
Other arrangement 7.6% 10.0% 11.1% 13.4% 9.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 1.1% 1.7% 2.4% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Own 62.0% 61.1% 61.5%
Rent 26.4% 27.7% 27.1%
Other arrangement 9.3% 9.7% 9.5%
Don't know/Refused 2.3% 1.5% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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