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Church Attendance: Unchurched

Over the past few decades a shift has been happening in the U.S.: fewer and fewer people are regularly going to church. Defined as someone who has not attended a Christian church in the past six months, the unchurched now number about four in 10 (visit Churchless for more information and research on this trend). In 2014, the percentage of the unchurched in America was at 43%  while the seven-year average is at 38%. The list below is of the ten U.S. cities with the highest percentages of the unchurched, using the seven-year average from the Barna: Cities 2015 reports. Spread across eight states, this list demonstrates that you can’t use geography alone to determine who the churchless are and what they might believe.