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America’s Most and Least Bible-Minded Cities 2013

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Bible-Minded Cities

From its place in schools, to the public square, to people’s individual lives, the current and future role of the Bible in U.S. society is an often-debated topic. A new release from Barna Group shows how this debate plays out regionally and takes a look at how 96 of the largest cities in the nation view the Bible.

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    Importance of Faith

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


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


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


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


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

    Conservative Christians

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


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


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


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


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

    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


    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%).


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