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Top 10 Chicago

The Faith Profile of Chicago, IL. Rich in cultural diversity, the city of Chicago creates a vibrant and exciting backdrop for the typical city-dwellers’ regular activities; which for just one-third of the city’s residents includes reading the Bible.  To some extent, Chicagoans tend to be more skeptical and more likely to say they do not believe in God. But this should not be taken to mean Chicago is anti-religion or even anti-Christian. In fact, residents here are just as likely to have attended church or volunteered to help at a church as the national average and they are more likely to have donated to one. One trend that’s particularly exciting in Chicago is the enthusiasm of the young adults in the church. Mosaics (ages 18 to 28) living in Chicago, are 1.5 times more likely than average to be practicing Christians. Practicing Christians in Chicago follow the “big city” trend… Read More

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    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%)

    Church Giving

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


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


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


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


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


    Just one in four NYC residents are Protestant

    Conservative Christians

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


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


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

    Importance of Faith

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

    Christian Faith

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


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


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