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 of females in household (HR_FEM)



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 11.5%
64
7.9%
59
8.4%
63
9.0%
37
16.3%
23
9.4%
246
1 39.3%
218
36.8%
275
54.5%
411
72.5%
298
75.9%
107
50.2%
1309
2 27.2%
151
36.8%
275
24.0%
181
12.2%
50
7.1%
10
25.6%
667
3 15.3%
85
13.2%
99
10.6%
80
3.6%
15
0.7%
1
10.7%
280
4 4.7%
26
3.9%
29
2.0%
15
2.4%
10
0.0%
0
3.1%
80
5 2.0%
11
0.9%
7
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
0.0%
0
0.7%
19
6 or more 0.0%
0
0.5%
4
0.5%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
555
100.0%
748
100.0%
754
100.0%
411
100.0%
141

2609


Gender

Female Male TOTAL
0 0.0%
0
19.6%
247
9.5%
247
1 50.4%
681
49.9%
628
50.2%
1309
2 30.1%
407
20.6%
259
25.5%
666
3 13.5%
182
7.8%
98
10.7%
280
4 4.4%
60
1.6%
20
3.1%
80
5 1.3%
17
0.2%
2
0.7%
19
6 or more 0.3%
4
0.3%
4
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
1351
100.0%
1258

2609


Political ideology

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Middle of the road Somewhat conservative Very conservative Haven't thought much about it Missing TOTAL
0 8.9%
15
9.3%
35
11.7%
74
7.5%
38
9.8%
22
9.0%
61

3
9.5%
245
1 46.7%
79
51.9%
196
54.6%
345
55.4%
280
47.6%
107
42.8%
290

14
50.2%
1297
2 28.4%
48
25.7%
97
20.3%
128
25.7%
130
29.8%
67
29.0%
196

1
25.8%
666
3 12.4%
21
10.1%
38
10.9%
69
8.3%
42
8.9%
20
12.7%
86

4
10.7%
276
4 2.4%
4
2.9%
11
2.1%
13
2.8%
14
2.2%
5
4.4%
30

2
3.0%
77
5 1.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.5%
3
0.2%
1
1.8%
4
1.2%
8

2
0.7%
18
6 or more 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.9%
6

0
0.3%
7
TOTAL 100.0%
169
100.0%
378
100.0%
632
100.0%
505
100.0%
225
100.0%
677

26

2586


Race

White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander Other TOTAL
0 9.2%
167
11.2%
31
9.9%
32
2.8%
3
0.0%
0
15.9%
13
9.4%
246
1 55.8%
1010
41.2%
114
32.0%
103
39.8%
43
11.1%
1
47.6%
39
50.2%
1310
2 23.5%
425
26.7%
74
32.9%
106
36.1%
39
55.6%
5
20.7%
17
25.5%
666
3 8.8%
160
14.1%
39
15.8%
51
16.7%
18
33.3%
3
9.8%
8
10.7%
279
4 2.3%
42
4.3%
12
5.9%
19
1.9%
2
0.0%
0
6.1%
5
3.1%
80
5 0.3%
6
1.4%
4
1.9%
6
2.8%
3
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.7%
19
6 or more 0.0%
0
1.1%
3
1.6%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
1810
100.0%
277
100.0%
322
100.0%
108
100.0%
9
100.0%
82

2608


Religion

Black Protestant Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Unaffiliated Other TOTAL
0 8.8%
13
6.8%
47
8.8%
32
10.1%
70
14.9%
61
8.2%
25
9.5%
248
1 40.8%
60
52.2%
362
57.2%
207
47.5%
330
50.0%
205
48.0%
146
50.2%
1310
2 27.2%
40
28.7%
199
23.5%
85
23.6%
164
22.7%
93
28.3%
86
25.5%
667
3 16.3%
24
9.9%
69
7.5%
27
13.2%
92
9.3%
38
9.9%
30
10.7%
280
4 4.1%
6
2.0%
14
3.0%
11
3.3%
23
3.2%
13
4.3%
13
3.1%
80
5 2.0%
3
0.1%
1
0.0%
0
1.6%
11
0.0%
0
1.3%
4
0.7%
19
6 or more 0.7%
1
0.3%
2
0.0%
0
0.7%
5
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
694
100.0%
362
100.0%
695
100.0%
410
100.0%
304

2612


Region

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
0 5.5%
24
10.1%
63
8.7%
77
12.4%
83
9.5%
247
1 51.7%
227
52.3%
325
51.8%
457
45.1%
301
50.2%
1310
2 27.1%
119
23.3%
145
23.4%
206
29.5%
197
25.5%
667
3 12.5%
55
9.6%
60
12.6%
111
8.1%
54
10.7%
280
4 2.3%
10
3.1%
19
2.7%
24
4.0%
27
3.1%
80
5 0.7%
3
1.1%
7
0.6%
5
0.6%
4
0.7%
19
6 or more 0.2%
1
0.5%
3
0.2%
2
0.3%
2
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
439
100.0%
622
100.0%
882
100.0%
668

2611


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 7.2%
22
10.1%
107
7.3%
35
8.8%
37
10.5%
28
22.2%
16

1
9.4%
245
1 53.9%
165
46.4%
489
50.6%
243
51.3%
216
58.4%
156
54.2%
39

3
50.3%
1308
2 21.6%
66
26.9%
284
27.3%
131
26.8%
113
20.6%
55
18.1%
13

3
25.5%
662
3 8.8%
27
12.1%
128
12.3%
59
9.7%
41
9.0%
24
1.4%
1

0
10.8%
280
4 6.2%
19
3.0%
32
2.1%
10
3.3%
14
1.1%
3
1.4%
1

2
3.0%
79
5 0.3%
1
1.2%
13
0.4%
2
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
2.8%
2

0
0.7%
19
6 or more 2.0%
6
0.2%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0

0
0.3%
8
TOTAL 100.0%
306
100.0%
1055
100.0%
480
100.0%
421
100.0%
267
100.0%
72

9

2601