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Top 10 Florida

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 in the nation in this regard. And Florida is the top ranking state for practicing Christians who are widowed. Practicing Christians in Florida are also more likely to be women, to have ever been divorced, or to have a liberal political ideology. Although residents of Florida are not more likely… Read More

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Top 10 Seattle-Tacoma

The Faith Profile of the market Seattle-Tacoma, WA. Seattle-Tacoma has one of the lowest average yearly sunshine levels in the U.S., it also has one of the lowest number of residents who claim faith is important in their lives.  This holds with the proportion of Seattle-Tacoma residents who would identify with any faith. The percent of residents who identify as “no faith” is more than double the national average. The same goes for the proportion of skeptics living in the Seattle-Tacoma area. Skeptics account for 20% of the adult population in this area. In addition, nearly 3 out of 10 adults living in the Seattle-Tacoma area do not identify as Christian. The national norm for this factor is 3 out of 20 adults, making Seattle-Tacoma residents 1.75 times more likely than average to not identify as Christian. Yet the proportion of Protestant Christians seems untouched by this. With 48% of… Read More

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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


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


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


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


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

    Commitment to Faith

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


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

    Conservative Christians

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


    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%)


    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%).


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

    Christian Faith

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


    Just one in four NYC residents are Protestant
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