Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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

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

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Own 65.9% 65.9%
Rent 27.4% 93.3%
Other arrangement 6.1% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .5% 99.9%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Own 36.8% 70.2% 80.9% 65.9%
Rent 45.3% 27.2% 15.9% 27.6%
Other arrangement 17.1% 2.6% 2.8% 6.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.8% 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Own 65.5% 66.4% 65.9%
Rent 26.9% 27.9% 27.4%
Other arrangement 7.1% 5.2% 6.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Own 72.7% 64.0% 62.9% 69.2% 66.3%
Rent 22.7% 28.7% 29.9% 26.4% 27.3%
Other arrangement 4.4% 6.9% 6.6% 4.4% 6.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.4% 0.6% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Own 60.6% 72.1% 71.1% 55.9% 65.9%
Rent 31.0% 22.2% 22.4% 38.1% 27.4%
Other arrangement 8.5% 5.1% 5.4% 6.0% 6.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.6% 1.1% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Own 69.5% 59.6% 61.9% 37.7% 50.0% 53.6% 66.3%
Rent 24.2% 31.9% 33.3% 48.2% 43.8% 46.4% 27.2%
Other arrangement 5.7% 8.5% 4.8% 14.0% 6.2% 0.0% 6.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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