State-by-State Percentage of White Evangelicals, Catholics, and Black Protestants

White Evangelicals
State%
Tennesse47.0
Oklahoma46.3
Alabama46.1
W. Virginia44.2
Arkansas44.0
N. Carolina40.0
Kentucky37.0
S. Carolina36.4
Mississippi35.6
Kansas34.3
Georgia32.7
Virginia32.7
Indiana31.0
Montana30.0
Oregon27.8
Missouri27.0
Delaware26.0
Wyoming26.0
Maine25.7
Iowa25.4
Nebraska25.2
Minnesota25.2
Idaho25.1
Colorado25.0
Michigan25.0
Ohio25.0
S. Dakota25.0
Texas25.0
Florida24.6
Washington24.3
Wisconsin22.5
Illinois22.5.0
New Hampshire22.3
Louisiana22.0
Pennsylvania21.5
Arizona20.0
Nevada20.0
New Mexio18.0
N. Dakota16.2
Maryland16.2
Vermont16.0
California15.0
Massechusetts10.6
New Jersey9.7
Utah8.2
New York8.0
Connecticut7.3
Rhode Island6.7
All Catholics
State%
Rhode Island51.0
Connecticut45.6
Massechusetts44.0
New Mexico40.2
Vermont38.0
New York38.0
New Jersey37.0
New Hampshire35.0
California32.0
Wisconsin31.0
N. Dakota30.0
Arizona30.0
Illinois29.0
Louisiana28.5
Texas28.0
Maine27.8
Pennsylvania27.4
Nebraska27.0
Florida26.0
S. Dakota25.0
Minnesota25.0
Nevada24.0
Michigan23.0
Iowa23.0
Colorado23.0
Montana22.0
Maryland21.0
Washington20.4
Indiana20.0
Kansas20.0
Missouri19.0
Ohio19.0
Wyoming18.0
Idaho15.0
Virginia14.0
Kentucky14.0
Oregon14.0
N. Carolina11.0
Delaware9.0
Georgia8.9
W. Virginia8.0
S. Carolina7.0
Oklahoma7.0
Alabama6.6
Arkansas6.5
Utah6.1
Tennessee6.0
Mississippi4.7
Black Protestants
State%
Mississippi30.6
S. Carolina28.7
Georgia23.4
Louisiana20.5
Alabama20.0
Maryland19.1
N. Carolina17.8
Virginia16.9
Delaware16.0
Arkansas15.0
Tennesse14.0
New York12.6
Michigan12.5
Illinois10.4
New Jersey10.3
Florida10.0
Ohio9.6
Missouri8.8
Pennsylvania8.6
Texas8.6
Connecticut7.7
Oklahoma6.5
Indiana6.5
Kentucky6.4
California6.0
Wisconsin4.5
Nevada4.0
Massechusetts3.6
Rhode Island3.5
Nebraska2.9
Colorado2.3
Arizona2.0
Iowa2.0
Kansas2.0
Minnesota2.0
Washington2.0
W. Virginia2.0
S. Dakota1.8
Oregon1.0
Maine0.9
New Hampshire0.5
New Mexico0.5
Utah0.5
N. Dakota0.4
Idaho0.2
Montana0.2
Vermont0.1
Wyoming0.0


Data compiled by Professor John Green

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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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