Support of homosexuality by US state

2014
Date
51
Regions Surveyed


Full Survey Results

In 2014, Pew Research Center conducted the U.S. Religious Landscape Study based on telephone interviews with more than 35,000 Americans from every US state. The excluded percentage is respondents who answered "Neither/both equally" or refused to answer.

Question: "Which statement comes closer to your own views: homosexuality should be accepted by society OR homosexuality should be discouraged by society?"

Oppose
Support
  1. 12%
    82%
  2. 2. Vermont
    16%
    79%
  3. 19%
    76%
  4. 18%
    72%
  5. 21%
    71%
  6. 23%
    72%
  7. 22%
    71%
  8. 23%
    70%
  9. 24%
    69%
  10. 10. Maine
    24%
    69%
  11. 11. Colorado
    24%
    67%
  12. 12. Nevada
    27%
    69%
  13. 27%
    69%
  14. 14. Oregon
    25%
    66%
  15. 15. Maryland
    27%
    66%
  16. 16. Delaware
    28%
    67%
  17. 17. Arizona
    26%
    63%
  18. 18. Wisconsin
    30%
    66%
  19. 19. Florida
    28%
    64%
  20. 20. Illinois
    29%
    64%
  21. 21. Hawaii
    29%
    64%
  22. 30%
    63%
  23. 23. Michigan
    30%
    62%
  24. 24. Alaska
    30%
    62%
  25. 25. Montana
    30%
    62%
  26. 26. Minnesota
    32%
    64%
  27. 27. Ohio
    32%
    60%
  28. 28. Virginia
    34%
    61%
  29. 29. Idaho
    32%
    59%
  30. 30. Nebraska
    35%
    60%
  31. 34%
    59%
  32. 32. Kansas
    33%
    57%
  33. 33. Utah
    35%
    58%
  34. 35%
    58%
  35. 35. Iowa
    36%
    58%
  36. 36%
    57%
  37. 37. Missouri
    36%
    57%
  38. 38. Texas
    36%
    56%
  39. 36%
    54%
  40. 40. Indiana
    37%
    54%
  41. 41. Georgia
    38%
    55%
  42. 42. Louisiana
    36%
    53%
  43. 43. Wyoming
    39%
    53%
  44. 44. Oklahoma
    40%
    53%
  45. 42%
    51%
  46. 46. Kentucky
    44%
    44%
  47. 47%
    45%
  48. 48. Arkansas
    47%
    45%
  49. 49. Alabama
    52%
    41%
  50. 50. Tennessee
    53%
    41%
  51. 54%
    40%

Regions are ranked by the percentage of "support" responses out of the total responses (excluding participants who answered "don't know" or refused to answer).