- A 2016 Gallup study based on 174,969 interviews classified Americans as “very religious,” “moderately religious”, or “nonreligious”
- Study participants answered questions about the importance of religion and church attendance.
- Mississippi remains the most religious state in the US for the 9th consecutive year, with 59% of the state’s residents classified as “very religious”
- Vermont is the least religious state, with 21% of its residents classified as “very religious”.
According to Gallup, Mississippi is the most religious state in the US, with 59% of its residents in 2016 classified as “very religious.” Alabama comes second (56% very religious), and Utah comes third (54%).
Vermont is the least religious state with 21% of its residents classified as “very religious”. Maine and Massachusetts are the second- and third-least religious states in the union.
More about this Gallup Study here.
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