U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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MARITAL

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

MARITAL. Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? [IF RESPONDENT SAYS 'SINGLE,' PROBE TO DETERMINE WHICH CATEGORY IS APPROPRIATE]
  1) Married
  2) Living with a partner
  3) Divorced
  4) Separated
  5) Widowed
  6) Never been married
  9) (VOL) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Married 48.1% 48.1%
Living with a partner 7.4% 55.5%
Divorced 10.1% 65.6%
Separated 2.7% 68.3%
Widowed 6.5% 74.8%
Never been married 24.8% 99.6%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused .4% 100%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Married 48.7% 47.4% 48.1%
Living with a partner 7.4% 7.3% 7.4%
Divorced 9.0% 11.1% 10.1%
Separated 2.7% 2.7% 2.7%
Widowed 3.3% 9.5% 6.5%
Never been married 28.3% 21.5% 24.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
Married 60.7% 42.6% 45.8% 44.6% 45.7% 48.3%
Living with a partner 4.2% 7.9% 8.5% 8.6% 11.3% 7.3%
Divorced 8.4% 11.6% 9.7% 11.7% 14.4% 10.1%
Separated 1.9% 3.1% 2.8% 3.5% 2.7% 2.7%
Widowed 7.2% 8.3% 4.7% 6.1% 2.4% 6.5%
Never been married 17.3% 26.2% 28.1% 24.4% 22.3% 24.7%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 1.0% 1.0% 0.4%
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
Married 23.2% 37.3% 55.1% 65.8% 70.9% 48.1%
Living with a partner 10.1% 10.0% 6.4% 6.0% 5.3% 7.8%
Divorced 16.4% 12.8% 9.8% 6.2% 4.4% 10.5%
Separated 5.3% 3.3% 2.1% 0.9% 1.1% 2.8%
Widowed 10.8% 8.5% 4.2% 2.4% 2.0% 6.0%
Never been married 33.8% 27.9% 22.2% 18.7% 16.2% 24.6%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
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
Married 37.7% 43.0% 44.7% 58.5% 65.2% 48.1%
Living with a partner 10.6% 6.6% 7.9% 6.9% 5.7% 7.4%
Divorced 10.4% 10.3% 11.5% 8.1% 8.3% 10.1%
Separated 7.4% 2.8% 2.5% 1.4% 1.1% 2.7%
Widowed 11.5% 8.4% 5.4% 3.5% 4.3% 6.5%
Never been married 22.3% 28.4% 27.7% 21.1% 15.0% 24.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4%
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
Married 15.7% 52.5% 59.8% 59.4% 56.4% 48.0%
Living with a partner 12.1% 11.6% 7.2% 5.2% 2.8% 7.4%
Divorced 2.0% 6.7% 12.4% 16.1% 13.3% 10.1%
Separated 1.3% 3.6% 4.1% 3.5% 1.9% 2.7%
Widowed 0.1% 0.6% 1.8% 4.1% 20.4% 6.4%
Never been married 68.7% 24.9% 14.5% 11.2% 4.9% 25.0%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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