U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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RACECMB

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

Recoded variable reflecting responses to the following question: Which of the following describes your race? You can select as many as apply. White, nlack or African American, Asian or Asian American or some other race. [RECORD UP TO FOUR IN ORDER MENTIONED BUT DO NOT PROBE FOR ADDITIONAL; IF RESPONDENT VOLUNTEERS MIXED BIRACIAL, PROBE ONCE: What race or races is that? RESPONDENTS WERE PERMITTED TO VOLUNTEER OTHER RACES NOT ON THIS LIST; IN WHICH CASE THEIR ANSWERS WERE BACK CODED INTO ONE OF THESE CATEGORIES (IF APPROPRIATE) OR LEFT AS CODE 5 - SOME OTHER RACE]
  1) White
  2) Black or African-American
  3) Asian or Asian-American
  4) Mixed race
  5) Or some other race
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
White 70.5% 70.5%
Black or African-American 12% 82.5%
Asian or Asian-American 3.8% 86.3%
Mixed race 3.8% 90.1%
Or some other race 8.1% 98.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 100%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
White 70.4% 70.6% 70.5%
Black or African-American 11.1% 12.8% 12.0%
Asian or Asian-American 4.3% 3.4% 3.8%
Mixed race 3.6% 3.9% 3.8%
Or some other race 8.4% 7.8% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 1.4% 1.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
White 88.3% 57.8% 71.9% 62.0% 80.5% 71.0%
Black or African-American 2.8% 24.8% 8.0% 10.9% 5.1% 12.0%
Asian or Asian-American 2.0% 4.0% 4.5% 4.9% 1.7% 3.7%
Mixed race 2.2% 4.2% 4.2% 4.9% 4.1% 3.8%
Or some other race 3.6% 8.0% 9.2% 14.3% 4.8% 7.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 1.3% 2.1% 2.9% 3.8% 1.7%
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
White 57.5% 66.9% 75.6% 80.2% 81.4% 71.2%
Black or African-American 19.7% 14.3% 10.0% 7.8% 6.1% 12.2%
Asian or Asian-American 2.7% 3.2% 4.0% 3.7% 5.3% 3.7%
Mixed race 4.9% 4.3% 3.4% 3.2% 3.1% 3.9%
Or some other race 13.5% 9.9% 5.7% 3.7% 2.8% 7.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 1.4% 1.3% 1.3% 1.2% 1.4%
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
White 52.8% 69.9% 71.2% 77.3% 76.9% 70.6%
Black or African-American 15.7% 13.8% 12.7% 7.9% 7.6% 12.0%
Asian or Asian-American 1.3% 2.4% 3.1% 6.3% 8.0% 3.8%
Mixed race 3.0% 3.4% 4.9% 3.3% 3.1% 3.8%
Or some other race 24.1% 9.2% 6.5% 3.2% 2.4% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.0% 1.3% 1.6% 1.9% 1.9% 1.7%
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
White 61.4% 64.3% 69.7% 72.8% 81.7% 70.7%
Black or African-American 14.0% 13.4% 12.4% 11.8% 9.1% 12.0%
Asian or Asian-American 6.9% 4.6% 3.8% 2.6% 1.6% 3.8%
Mixed race 6.1% 5.1% 3.2% 3.4% 1.7% 3.8%
Or some other race 10.3% 10.6% 9.5% 7.4% 4.3% 8.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 2.0% 1.4% 2.1% 1.6% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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