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Top 10 Colorado
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Boasting both rugged landscapes and cosmopolitan cities, Colorado has emerged as a state that’s much more than a window to the West. Although 77% of the population self-identifies as Christian, only 42% qualify as “practicing Christians”—self-identified Christians who have attended a religious service or gathering in the past month and who say their faith is very important in their life. Denominational affiliations are also scattered, with various non-mainline denominations making up 26% of the affiliations in the state. Most churches in Colorado are between 100 and 500 members (38%), but the state also has more than its fair share of... Read More
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Top 10 Florida

Top 10 Florida
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The Faith Profile of the State of Florida. The sunny state of Florida attracts vacationers, snowbirds and golfers alike (perhaps because there are more golf courses in Florida than in any other state). In addition, the state has become a haven for retirees, giving the state a slightly older median age. These demographic factors have a strong impact on the Christian community profile in Florida as well. Overall, the percent of practicing Christians living in Florida is around average. Yet, nearly one-third of all practicing Christians in Florida are Elders (ages 67 plus), placing it among the top five states... Read More
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Texas Top 10
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The Faith Profile of the state of Texas.  As the buckle of the Bible belt, Texas reflects a very Christianized profile: Half of the state’s residents are born again (49%) and they tend to rank higher than other states in terms of religious activity, especially Bible reading, evangelism (or faith-sharing responsibilities) and Sunday school attendance.
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    Fort Myers-Naples, Florida, has the highest proportion of Muslims (7%)


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

    Commitment to Faith

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

    Conservative Christians

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

    Christian Faith

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


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


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


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


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


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


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

    Church Giving

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

    Importance of Faith

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


    Just one in four NYC residents are Protestant


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