Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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DENSITY3

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

Population density of respondent's community, derived from zip code
  1) Lowest
  2) 2
  3) 3
  4) 4
  5) Highest

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Lowest 20.3% 20.3%
2 20.3% 40.6%
3 20.4% 61%
4 19.7% 80.7%
Highest 19.3% 100%
Total N = 4013

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Lowest 14.8% 20.4% 20.8% 17.8% 23.1% 24.3% 20.3%
2 17.0% 20.7% 19.8% 21.9% 19.8% 21.9% 20.3%
3 21.9% 20.2% 20.8% 20.0% 22.3% 18.5% 20.5%
4 20.1% 17.5% 21.9% 19.8% 18.7% 19.5% 19.6%
Highest 26.2% 21.2% 16.8% 20.6% 16.0% 15.9% 19.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3951


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
Lowest 30.6% 20.9% 20.1% 19.2% 15.4% 12.0% 20.0%
2 18.6% 21.3% 22.4% 23.8% 20.8% 17.2% 20.6%
3 16.1% 21.7% 21.8% 20.7% 23.0% 23.1% 20.9%
4 14.3% 16.1% 17.5% 19.3% 21.3% 24.5% 18.7%
Highest 20.4% 20.0% 18.1% 17.1% 19.5% 23.3% 19.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3280


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Lowest 21.3% 20.1% 20.1% 21.6% 17.5% 20.3%
2 21.6% 15.0% 24.1% 19.8% 16.9% 20.3%
3 20.6% 17.7% 21.7% 19.5% 20.2% 20.4%
4 19.6% 23.5% 18.0% 20.5% 19.7% 19.7%
Highest 16.9% 23.7% 16.2% 18.5% 25.7% 19.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3989


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Lowest 24.8% 15.3% 18.0% 12.5% 21.2% 20.4%
2 24.0% 15.8% 25.3% 9.7% 17.6% 20.5%
3 20.4% 20.7% 20.6% 16.7% 20.3% 20.3%
4 18.0% 23.3% 19.4% 25.8% 16.8% 19.6%
Highest 12.8% 24.9% 16.7% 35.4% 24.1% 19.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3954


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate Some college, no four-year degree Four-year college degree Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Lowest 29.6% 24.8% 18.2% 12.4% 12.5% 20.2%
2 19.7% 21.3% 22.0% 17.9% 17.8% 20.3%
3 19.8% 20.5% 20.5% 21.0% 20.0% 20.4%
4 16.4% 16.3% 19.5% 25.5% 25.2% 19.7%
Highest 14.5% 17.1% 19.7% 23.2% 24.5% 19.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Lowest 19.9% 20.7% 20.3%
2 20.3% 20.4% 20.3%
3 21.2% 19.7% 20.4%
4 19.0% 20.3% 19.7%
Highest 19.6% 19.0% 19.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4013


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Lowest 21.7% 24.1% 18.2% 14.5% 19.2% 20.0%
2 26.8% 21.3% 19.2% 16.6% 19.8% 20.1%
3 21.9% 19.1% 21.4% 22.4% 21.6% 20.9%
4 17.4% 19.9% 20.1% 20.6% 20.2% 19.9%
Highest 12.2% 15.5% 21.1% 25.9% 19.2% 19.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3801