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

 

White Evangelicals
State %
Tennesse 47.0
Oklahoma 46.3
Alabama 46.1
W. Virginia 44.2
Arkansas 44.0
N. Carolina 40.0
Kentucky 37.0
S. Carolina 36.4
Mississippi 35.6
Kansas 34.3
Georgia 32.7
Virginia 32.7
Indiana 31.0
Montana 30.0
Oregon 27.8
Missouri 27.0
Delaware 26.0
Wyoming 26.0
Maine 25.7
Iowa 25.4
Nebraska 25.2
Minnesota 25.2
Idaho 25.1
Colorado 25.0
Michigan 25.0
Ohio 25.0
S. Dakota 25.0
Texas 25.0
Florida 24.6
Washington 24.3
Wisconsin 22.5
Illinois 22.5.0
New Hampshire 22.3
Louisiana 22.0
Pennsylvania 21.5
Arizona 20.0
Nevada 20.0
New Mexio 18.0
N. Dakota 16.2
Maryland 16.2
Vermont 16.0
California 15.0
Massechusetts 10.6
New Jersey 9.7
Utah 8.2
New York 8.0
Connecticut 7.3
Rhode Island 6.7
All Catholics
State %
Rhode Island 51.0
Connecticut 45.6
Massechusetts 44.0
New Mexico 40.2
Vermont 38.0
New York 38.0
New Jersey 37.0
New Hampshire 35.0
California 32.0
Wisconsin 31.0
N. Dakota 30.0
Arizona 30.0
Illinois 29.0
Louisiana 28.5
Texas 28.0
Maine 27.8
Pennsylvania 27.4
Nebraska 27.0
Florida 26.0
S. Dakota 25.0
Minnesota 25.0
Nevada 24.0
Michigan 23.0
Iowa 23.0
Colorado 23.0
Montana 22.0
Maryland 21.0
Washington 20.4
Indiana 20.0
Kansas 20.0
Missouri 19.0
Ohio 19.0
Wyoming 18.0
Idaho 15.0
Virginia 14.0
Kentucky 14.0
Oregon 14.0
N. Carolina 11.0
Delaware 9.0
Georgia 8.9
W. Virginia 8.0
S. Carolina 7.0
Oklahoma 7.0
Alabama 6.6
Arkansas 6.5
Utah 6.1
Tennessee 6.0
Mississippi 4.7
Black Protestants
State %
Mississippi 30.6
S. Carolina 28.7
Georgia 23.4
Louisiana 20.5
Alabama 20.0
Maryland 19.1
N. Carolina 17.8
Virginia 16.9
Delaware 16.0
Arkansas 15.0
Tennesse 14.0
New York 12.6
Michigan 12.5
Illinois 10.4
New Jersey 10.3
Florida 10.0
Ohio 9.6
Missouri 8.8
Pennsylvania 8.6
Texas 8.6
Connecticut 7.7
Oklahoma 6.5
Indiana 6.5
Kentucky 6.4
California 6.0
Wisconsin 4.5
Nevada 4.0
Massechusetts 3.6
Rhode Island 3.5
Nebraska 2.9
Colorado 2.3
Arizona 2.0
Iowa 2.0
Kansas 2.0
Minnesota 2.0
Washington 2.0
W. Virginia 2.0
S. Dakota 1.8
Oregon 1.0
Maine 0.9
New Hampshire 0.5
New Mexico 0.5
Utah 0.5
N. Dakota 0.4
Idaho 0.2
Montana 0.2
Vermont 0.1
Wyoming 0.0



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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