U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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PARTY

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

PARTY. [ASK ALL:] In politics TODAY, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent?
  1) Republican
  2) Democrat
  3) Independent
  4) No preference (VOL)
  5) Other party (VOL)
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Republican 23% 23%
Democrat 29.5% 52.5%
Independent 37.8% 90.3%
No preference (VOL) 5.7% 96%
Other party (VOL) .8% 96.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL) 3.1% 99.9%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Republican 23.6% 22.4% 23.0%
Democrat 24.9% 33.9% 29.5%
Independent 42.5% 33.5% 37.8%
No preference (VOL) 5.5% 5.9% 5.7%
Other party (VOL) 1.3% 0.4% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL) 2.4% 3.8% 3.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
Republican 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 23.7%
Democrat 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 30.5%
Independent 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 39.1%
No preference (VOL) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 5.9%
Other party (VOL) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34112


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $40,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Republican 13.8% 20.3% 26.5% 28.1% 30.1% 23.1%
Democrat 33.8% 31.7% 28.2% 28.9% 28.9% 30.5%
Independent 39.7% 39.1% 38.1% 37.3% 36.6% 38.3%
No preference (VOL) 7.8% 5.8% 4.7% 3.6% 2.6% 5.1%
Other party (VOL) 0.5% 0.7% 1.1% 1.0% 0.9% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL) 4.4% 2.4% 1.3% 1.1% 0.9% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
30490


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete or less than high school (no diploma) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) or two-year associate degree from a college or university Four-year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional school or postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD, graduate school) TOTAL
Republican 13.4% 23.9% 24.2% 26.1% 21.4% 23.0%
Democrat 29.4% 28.5% 27.9% 29.3% 37.1% 29.6%
Independent 37.9% 37.2% 39.0% 37.8% 36.7% 37.9%
No preference (VOL) 11.2% 6.5% 5.4% 3.8% 2.4% 5.7%
Other party (VOL) 0.6% 0.6% 1.0% 1.1% 0.9% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL) 7.4% 3.3% 2.5% 2.0% 1.5% 3.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34868


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
Republican 17.1% 18.6% 24.4% 25.4% 28.1% 23.0%
Democrat 25.5% 26.2% 28.4% 32.1% 34.3% 29.6%
Independent 46.8% 43.9% 37.3% 33.7% 30.2% 37.9%
No preference (VOL) 6.3% 6.8% 5.7% 5.6% 4.5% 5.7%
Other party (VOL) 0.9% 1.2% 1.1% 0.7% 0.5% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL) 3.4% 3.4% 3.1% 2.4% 2.5% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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