Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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I-INCOME

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

Last year, that is in 2007, what was your total family income from sources, before taxes? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Less than $20,000
  2) $20,000 to under $30,000
  3) $30,000 to under $50,000
  4) $50,000 to under $75,000
  5) $75,000 to under $100,000
  6) $100,000 or more

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Less than $20,000 21.2% 21.2%
$20,000 to under $30,000 12.9% 34.1%
$30,000 to under $50,000 20.4% 54.5%
$50,000 to under $75,000 17.3% 71.8%
$75,000 to under $100,000 11.9% 83.7%
$100,000 or more 16.3% 100%
Total N = 2554

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Less than $20,000 32.1% 18.0% 14.8% 19.0% 34.4% 21.3%
$20,000 to under $30,000 12.7% 9.5% 12.0% 18.2% 19.7% 12.9%
$30,000 to under $50,000 22.3% 19.5% 18.3% 21.2% 25.5% 20.4%
$50,000 to under $75,000 15.2% 20.0% 20.3% 13.9% 8.3% 17.4%
$75,000 to under $100,000 8.2% 13.3% 14.1% 12.4% 7.0% 11.9%
$100,000 or more 9.4% 19.7% 20.7% 15.3% 5.1% 16.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2536


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
Less than $20,000 22.8% 24.4% 21.1% 18.7% 17.7% 21.3% 21.2%
$20,000 to under $30,000 17.1% 12.7% 8.5% 12.0% 16.1% 11.6% 12.9%
$30,000 to under $50,000 19.1% 18.5% 23.2% 21.7% 19.7% 21.3% 20.4%
$50,000 to under $75,000 19.1% 16.1% 14.8% 18.7% 19.5% 17.2% 17.4%
$75,000 to under $100,000 10.1% 12.3% 15.3% 10.3% 9.4% 15.0% 11.9%
$100,000 or more 11.8% 16.1% 17.2% 18.7% 17.7% 13.5% 16.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2536


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
Less than $20,000 50.1% 24.9% 17.4% 6.8% 1.9% 21.2%
$20,000 to under $30,000 19.7% 18.7% 9.7% 5.8% 3.0% 12.9%
$30,000 to under $50,000 19.4% 23.5% 22.8% 17.2% 11.1% 20.4%
$50,000 to under $75,000 5.9% 15.7% 22.8% 20.7% 20.4% 17.3%
$75,000 to under $100,000 2.5% 9.4% 12.6% 19.6% 19.3% 11.9%
$100,000 or more 2.3% 7.8% 14.8% 29.8% 44.4% 16.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2544


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
Less than $20,000 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 21.2%
$20,000 to under $30,000 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.9%
$30,000 to under $50,000 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.4%
$50,000 to under $75,000 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.3%
$75,000 to under $100,000 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 11.9%
$100,000 or more 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 16.3%
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
Less than $20,000 26.2% 19.7% 20.7% 23.4% 21.9%
$20,000 to under $30,000 15.9% 13.5% 10.9% 12.9% 13.0%
$30,000 to under $50,000 22.9% 20.9% 17.6% 18.4% 19.7%
$50,000 to under $75,000 14.0% 17.5% 16.0% 15.6% 16.1%
$75,000 to under $100,000 7.9% 11.5% 12.8% 11.7% 11.3%
$100,000 or more 13.1% 16.8% 22.1% 18.0% 18.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1246


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Less than $20,000 21.3% 23.9% 18.4% 17.7% 21.0%
$20,000 to under $30,000 13.3% 12.5% 15.2% 10.8% 13.0%
$30,000 to under $50,000 21.0% 19.3% 19.9% 21.5% 20.5%
$50,000 to under $75,000 17.0% 15.1% 19.7% 20.6% 17.4%
$75,000 to under $100,000 12.5% 10.6% 12.3% 13.4% 12.1%
$100,000 or more 15.0% 18.7% 14.5% 16.0% 16.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2503


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Less than $20,000 17.0% 25.3% 21.2%
$20,000 to under $30,000 13.2% 12.6% 12.9%
$30,000 to under $50,000 19.3% 21.5% 20.4%
$50,000 to under $75,000 18.7% 15.9% 17.3%
$75,000 to under $100,000 14.1% 9.7% 11.9%
$100,000 or more 17.7% 15.0% 16.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2554



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