11 Least Religious Cities in the US

Yup, Sin City makes the list
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 1, 2016 12:11 PM CST
11 Least Religious Cities in the US
The San Francisco skyline is visible at sunrise on Jan. 7, 2016, in this view from Sausalito, Calif.   (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Haven't yet found God and don't plan to? You might feel right at home in Portland, San Francisco, or Seattle. Those are the least religious cities in the country, according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute picked up by MarketWatch. Here are the 11 least religious US cities, along with the percentage of unaffiliated residents in each one:

  1. Portland, Ore. (tie): 37%
  2. San Francisco, Calif. (tied for first): 37%
  3. Seattle, Wash. (tied for first): 37%
  4. Denver, Colo. (tie): 29%

  1. Las Vegas, Nev. (tied for 4th): 29%
  2. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.: 28%
  3. Columbus, Ohio: 27%
  4. Boston, Mass. (tie): 26%
  5. Washington, DC (tied for 8th): 26%
  6. Cincinnati, Ohio (tie): 25%
  7. Detroit, Mich. (tied for 10th): 25%
Complete list here. (More religion stories.)

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