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How well do you know the spiritual profile of your city and state? 

Every city and state has its own spiritual profile—a picture of its people’s religious views, attitudes and lifestyles.

With Barna’s new Cities and States reports, you can get an expanded, new view of your area, and gain a greater understanding of the people you’re trying to serve.  What denomination are most residents in your city? How often do they attend church? How often do they open their Bibles? What’s their age, gender and ethnic makeup?

Get answers to these questions and many more with these reports, featuring 256 data points such as:

Religious affiliation
Church attendance
Bible engagement
Faith habits
Demographics

What’s new for 2015:

Comparative analysis providing a look at your entire region
More cities to choose from – 117 cities for 2015, 21 more than last edition
More ways to analyze the data – now includes more than 250 data factors
Bigger database – More than 60,000 interviews (up from 42,000 last time)

In an information-driven, post-Christian culture, you need the most current data. Equip yourself with the nation’s most powerful database on faith, so you can connect with the people in your area more effectively. Barna’s proprietary theolographic® data provides a unique resource for leaders, helping you navigate a changing world.

 

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Learn moreRead a brief interview with David Kinnaman, president of Barna Group, about how these powerful new reports can be put to use for your organization.

 

Order the complete 2-volume set.  If your ministry or organization operates across the nation, you need this comprehensive database of all 117 cities and 48 states to understand which areas to focus on for greatest results.

 

 

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    Church Giving

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

    Christian Faith

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

    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%)

    Lutherans

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

    Megachurches

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

    Baptists

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

    Mormons

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

    Importance of Faith

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

    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%).

    Muslims

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

    Conservative Christians

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

    Evangelism

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

    Judaism

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