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State-by-State Religious Breakdown (Christians)

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    Religious Affiliation in the United States (Christians)
    State Religion
    Protestant Catholic Mormon Other
    Mainline Evangelical Black Latino Non-Latino Latino
    Alabama 17.0 46.1 20.0 0.5 6.0 0.6 0.5 2.1
    Alaska N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    Arizona 18.0 20.0 2.0 5.2 10.0 20.0 5.0 0.8
    Arkansas 16.0 44.0 15.0 0.5 5.0 1.5 0.6 3.0
    California 12.0 15.0 6.0 6.4 10.0 22.0 1.6 1.7
    Colorado 18.1 25.0 2.3 3.0 12.0 11.0 2.1 2.1
    Connecticut 15.0 7.3 7.7 2.0 39.9 5.6 0.3 1.7
    Delaware 25.0 26.0 16.0 0.5 6.0 3.0 0.4 2.9
    Florida 15.7 24.6 10.0 3.3 16.3 9.7 0.5 1.4
    Georgia 16.3 32.7 23.4 1.8 5.9 3.0 0.5 2.5
    Hawaii N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    Idaho 18.9 25.1 0.2 2.0 10.0 5.0 20.0 1.0
    Illinois 16.0 22.5 10.4 2.3 21.5 7.5 0.3 0.8
    Indiana 23.0 31.0 6.5 1.5 15.0 5.0 0.5 1.0
    Iowa 33.8 25.4 2.0 1.4 21.0 2.0 0.5 0.5
    Kansas 22.6 34.3 2.0 2.4 15.0 5.0 0.8 0.4
    Kentucky 25.0 37.0 6.4 0.5 13.0 1.0 0.4 1.0
    State Religion
    Protestant Catholic Mormon Other
    Mainline Evangelical Black Latino Non-Latino Latino
    Louisiana 16.0 22.0 20.5 1.1 27.0 1.5 0.4 1.5
    Maine 24.0 25.7 0.9 0.9 25.0 2.8 0.6 2.0
    Maryland 18.4 16.2 19.1 2.4 19.4 1.6 0.5 1.3
    Massechusetts 14.2 10.6 3.6 2.0 40.0 4.0 0.3 1.7
    Michigan 19.0 25.0 12.5 1.4 20.5 2.5 0.3 0.9
    Minnesota 29.6 25.2 2.0 0.3 22.0 3.0 0.4 0.7
    Mississippi 15.0 35.6 30.6 0.8 4.0 0.7 0.5 2.0
    Missouri 25.0 27.0 8.8 0.5 18.0 1.0 0.7 1.2
    Montana 22.9 30.0 0.2 0.5 21.0 1.0 3.6 3.2
    Nebraska 28.7 25.2 2.9 1.0 23.5 3.5 0.9 3.2
    Nevada 14.7 20.0 4.0 4.5 11.0 13.0 5.9 1.4
    New Hampshire 20.6 22.3 0.5 0.5 34.0 1.0 0.2 1.0
    New Jersey 16.2 9.7 10.3 2.6 28.6 8.4 0.2 0.9
    New Mexico 12.0 18.0 0.5 4.8 10.2 30.0 2.3 1.0
    New York 14.2 8.0 12.6 2.5 28.0 10.0 0.2 1.0
    N. Carolina 16.0 40.0 17.8 1.6 9.4 1.6 0.5 1.1
    State Religion
    Protestant Catholic Mormon Other
    Mainline Evangelical Black Latino Non-Latino Latino
    N. Dakota 30.2 16.2 0.4 0.5 29.5 0.5 0.6 3.5
    Ohio 26.0 25.0 9.6 0.5 18.0 1.0 0.3 1.1
    Oklahoma 18.9 46.3 6.5 1.5 4.0 3.0 0.7 2.0
    Oregon 24.5 27.8 1.0 1.8 10.0 4.0 3.0 2.4
    Pennsylvania 21.0 21.5 8.6 1.1 26.0 1.4 0.2 2.0
    Rhode Is. 12.9 6.7 3.5 2.5 46.5 4.5 0.2 2.9
    S. Carolina 13.4 36.4 28.7 2.0 6.6 0.4 0.5 2.1
    S. Dakota 29.0 25.0 1.8 0.5 24.5 0.5 0.8 1.2
    Tennessee 22.0 47.0 14.0 0.5 5.0 1.0 0.4 0.2
    Texas 13.7 25.0 8.6 8.0 10.0 18.0 0.7 2.2
    Utah 6.2 8.2 0.5 4.1 2.0 4.1 57.0 1.0
    Vermont 20.0 16.0 0.1 0.0 38.0 0.0 0.5 0.4
    Virginia 17.8 32.7 16.9 1.8 12.0 2.0 0.8 1.1
    Washington 17.0 24.3 2.0 2.4 16.0 4.4 3.0 1.9
    W. Virginia 23.1 44.2 2.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 0.5 2.2
    Wisconsin 25.1 22.5 4.5 0.5 29.0 2.0 0.3 0.5
    Wyoming 23.0 26.0 0.0 1.0 14.0 4.0 9.5 1.0


    Data compiled by Professor John Green
    Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, University of Akron
    Beliefnet contributing editor

    Sources: 2004 National Surveys of Religion and Politics, 2001 American Religious Identification Survey, 2000 Glenmary Religious Congregations and Membership in the U.S., United States Census, 2002 Gallup Polls

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