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Green Bay, WI residents who attend a Lutheran church
27%

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Baptists
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Montgomery, Alabama, has the highest number of Baptists (58%)
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Protestants
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Just one in four NYC residents are Protestant
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Catholics
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Nearly half of all Harlingen and El Paso residents are Catholic (48%)
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Christian Faith
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San Francisco’s population is least likely to identify as “Christian” (63%)
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Importance of Faith
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Shreveport and Montgomery, Alabama, residents are most likely to rank their faith as very important (86%).
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What Are the Least Churched Cities in the U.S.?
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April 24, 2015—The U.S. has a reputation for being exceptionally religious—and it is true that, historically speaking, churchgoing has played an outsized role in American identity. Still, millions of Americans have little to no connection to local congregations. Currently, about four in 10 U.S. adults qualify as “unchurched” under Barna’s definition (38%). Unchurched adults have not attended a church service, except for a holiday or special occasion, at any time within the past six months. Churched and unchurched adults are not evenly distributed across the country. Church attendance varies widely from city to city and region to region. Many cities... Read More
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2015 vs 2013 Top 15 Post-Christian Cities in America
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Whether one believes this decline of “Christian America” calls for a time of lament, or presents great opportunity (or both) for the church, one cannot help but accept the changing landscape. In just two years, the percentage of Americans who qualify as “post-Christian” rose by 7 percentage points, from 37% in 2013 to 44% in 2015. Across the United States, cities in every state are becoming more post-Christian—some at a faster rate than others. The Top 15 “Post-Christian” Cities As was the case in 2013, the religiously unaffiliated and unchurched are concentrated in New England and the Northeast. Touted as... Read More
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    Protestants

    Just one in four NYC residents are Protestant

    Commitment to Faith

    Residents of Springfield, Missouri, are mostly likely to say they are absolutely committed to their faith (84%).

    Divorce

    Practicing Christians in Colorado Springs have the highest divorce rate (36%)

    Catholics

    Nearly half of all Harlingen and El Paso residents are Catholic (48%)

    Conservative Christians

    Lincoln, Nebraska, has the largest population of conservative practicing Christians (65%).

    Megachurches

    Las Vegas has the highest proportion of churches with 1000+ attenders (23%)

    Importance of Faith

    Shreveport and Montgomery, Alabama, residents are most likely to rank their faith as very important (86%).

    Mormons

    Boise, Idaho, has the second-largest population of Mormons (12%), behind Salt Lake City, Utah (49%)

    Judaism

    West Palm Beach Florida has the highest percent of Jewish residents (8%)

    Lutherans

    Green Bay takes the top spot for the highest population of Lutherans (27%)

    Baptists

    Montgomery, Alabama, has the highest number of Baptists (58%)

    Evangelism

    Montgomery, Alabama, residents most strongly feel a responsibility to evangelize (58%).

    Christian Faith

    San Francisco’s population is least likely to identify as “Christian” (63%)

    Church Giving

    Four out of five El Paso, Texas, and Greenville, South Carolina, residents have donated to a church in the previous year

    Muslims

    Fort Myers-Naples, Florida, has the highest proportion of Muslims (7%)
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