Income and church attendance: High-income people pooh-pooh religion, right? It's food for peasants. The GSS asks about income and church attendance. Those who never attend were scored as 1, and the most frequent attenders--more than weekly--were given an 8. Here are mean scores by personal, annual income (N = 7,062):
Church attendance by annual income category (in thousands)
The GSS cannot isolate really rich people, but there is no evidence here that church is only for Joe Six Pack.
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