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Albany, NY residents who read the Bible in the past week
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Top 10 Chicago
The Faith Profile of Chicago, IL. Rich in cultural diversity, the city of Chicago creates a vibrant and exciting backdrop for the typical city-dwellers’ regular activities; which for just one-third of the city’s residents includes reading the Bible.  To some extent, Chicagoans tend to be more skeptical and more likely to say they do not believe in God. But this should not be taken to mean Chicago is anti-religion or... Read More
43%
37%
read the Bible (past week)
9%
11%
skeptic
4%
6%
do not believe in God
8%
12%
Mosaics - % practicing Christians
68%
81%
donated to churches
7%
13%
white - % practicing Christians
15%
22%
never been married - % practicing Christian
8%
13%
single parent - % practicing Christian
24%
17%
divorce rate - % practicing Christian
10%
17%
liberal political ideology - % practicing Christian

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Post-Christian Metrics: The level of irreligion in America depends on how you measure it. And the vitality of faith in America is much more than simply how people label themselves. Barna Group tracks the following 15 metrics related to faith, which speak to the lack of Christian identity, belief and practice. Read more of Barna Group’s research on the “Nones,” secularization and post-Christian America. Post-Christian = meet at least 60%... Read More

  Jan. 23, 2014 – The social, economic and political values of any given city compose a richly distinct cultural climate—but what about the spiritual values? How does one city differ in spiritual profile to the next? Barna Group’s latest... Read More

Barna Group is pleased to announce the new 2013 editions of Cities and States. The following is a brief interview with David Kinnaman, president of the Barna Group, about how these powerful new reports can be put to use for... Read More

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    97% of those in Shreveport identify themselves as Christian

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    Knoxville, TN has the highest number of Baptists (59%)

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    Charity

    97% of Pittsburgh residents have donated to a non-profit in the past year

    Shared My Faith

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    59% of Christians in Albany, NY have not made a commitment to Jesus

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    Las Vegas has second largest population of Mormons

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    3 in 10 residents of San Francisco do not identify with the term "Christian"

    Jewish

    NYC has the largest population of Jewish residents (11%)

    Conservative

    Las Vegas has most politically conservative practicing Christians (64%)

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