Portraits of American Life Study
Hosted by The ARDA
The PALS seeks to understand the impact of religion in everyday life, and ultimately the connections between religious change and other forms of change among diverse individuals and families over the course of their lives.
Results & Summaries
Number in household 5-17 years old (HR5TO17)



Variable Comparisons

[Age | Gender | Political Ideology | Race | Religious Tradition | Region | Education ]

Age

18 to 29 years old 30 to 44 years old 45 to 59 years old 60 to 74 years old 75 years and older TOTAL
0 69.2%
385
40.4%
302
66.2%
500
92.9%
382
98.6%
139
65.4%
1708
1 20.1%
112
23.9%
179
20.4%
154
4.4%
18
1.4%
2
17.8%
465
2 7.7%
43
23.9%
179
9.9%
75
1.0%
4
0.0%
0
11.5%
301
3 2.2%
12
8.6%
64
2.4%
18
1.2%
5
0.0%
0
3.8%
99
4 0.5%
3
2.7%
20
0.5%
4
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
1.1%
28
5 or more 0.2%
1
0.5%
4
0.5%
4
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
10
TOTAL 100.0%
556
100.0%
748
100.0%
755
100.0%
411
100.0%
141

2611


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
0 61.5%
831
69.7%
877
65.4%
1708
1 19.9%
269
15.6%
196
17.8%
465
2 12.2%
165
10.8%
136
11.5%
301
3 4.3%
58
3.2%
40
3.8%
98
4 1.6%
21
0.6%
7
1.1%
28
5 or more 0.5%
7
0.2%
3
0.4%
10
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1259

2610


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
0 70.8%
119
70.4%
267
67.3%
426
65.7%
331
61.3%
138
60.0%
406

21
65.2%
1687
1 17.9%
30
17.7%
67
18.3%
116
16.9%
85
17.3%
39
18.6%
126

3
17.9%
463
2 7.7%
13
9.5%
36
9.3%
59
12.9%
65
14.2%
32
14.0%
95

2
11.6%
300
3 3.0%
5
1.8%
7
4.6%
29
4.0%
20
4.0%
9
4.1%
28

0
3.8%
98
4 0.0%
0
0.5%
2
0.3%
2
0.2%
1
2.2%
5
2.8%
19

0
1.1%
29
5 or more 0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.4%
2
0.9%
2
0.4%
3

0
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
168
100.0%
379
100.0%
633
100.0%
504
100.0%
225
100.0%
677

26

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Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
0 70.2%
1272
53.1%
147
49.2%
158
67.6%
73
12.5%
1
68.7%
57
65.5%
1708
1 15.7%
284
22.0%
61
24.0%
77
20.4%
22
62.5%
5
18.1%
15
17.8%
464
2 10.6%
192
15.2%
42
14.6%
47
12.0%
13
0.0%
0
8.4%
7
11.5%
301
3 2.5%
46
6.5%
18
9.7%
31
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
2.4%
2
3.8%
98
4 0.7%
13
1.8%
5
2.2%
7
0.0%
0
12.5%
1
2.4%
2
1.1%
28
5 or more 0.2%
4
1.4%
4
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
1811
100.0%
277
100.0%
321
100.0%
108
100.0%
8
100.0%
83

2608


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
0 48.3%
71
66.1%
458
69.3%
251
66.2%
460
63.7%
261
68.4%
208
65.5%
1709
1 22.4%
33
18.8%
130
16.3%
59
15.5%
108
20.5%
84
16.8%
51
17.8%
465
2 18.4%
27
10.5%
73
11.6%
42
11.7%
81
10.7%
44
11.5%
35
11.6%
302
3 7.5%
11
3.5%
24
1.7%
6
5.0%
35
3.2%
13
3.0%
9
3.8%
98
4 2.7%
4
0.6%
4
1.1%
4
1.0%
7
1.7%
7
0.3%
1
1.0%
27
5 or more 0.7%
1
0.6%
4
0.0%
0
0.6%
4
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
10
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
693
100.0%
362
100.0%
695
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2611


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
0 63.4%
279
67.9%
420
64.2%
566
66.2%
443
65.5%
1708
1 18.9%
83
17.0%
105
19.1%
168
16.3%
109
17.8%
465
2 13.2%
58
10.0%
62
11.2%
99
12.3%
82
11.5%
301
3 3.6%
16
3.6%
22
4.0%
35
3.7%
25
3.8%
98
4 0.5%
2
1.3%
8
1.1%
10
1.0%
7
1.0%
27
5 or more 0.5%
2
0.3%
2
0.3%
3
0.4%
3
0.4%
10
TOTAL 100.0%
440
100.0%
619
100.0%
881
100.0%
669

2609


Education

No high school diploma GED or high school diploma Vocational/technical diploma or Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Graduate degree Other Missing TOTAL
0 65.0%
199
64.0%
676
58.7%
281
70.8%
298
71.4%
190
81.4%
57

6
65.4%
1701
1 17.0%
52
19.3%
204
24.0%
115
12.1%
51
12.4%
33
11.4%
8

1
17.8%
463
2 8.8%
27
11.5%
122
12.7%
61
12.8%
54
13.2%
35
4.3%
3

0
11.6%
302
3 6.2%
19
3.5%
37
3.8%
18
3.6%
15
1.5%
4
2.9%
2

2
3.7%
95
4 2.0%
6
1.3%
14
0.4%
2
0.7%
3
1.5%
4
0.0%
0

0
1.1%
29
5 or more 1.0%
3
0.4%
4
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.3%
9
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1057
100.0%
479
100.0%
421
100.0%
266
100.0%
70

9

2599