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
The San Francisco skyline is visible at sunrise on Jan. 7, 2016, in this view from Sausalito, Calif.   (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

(Newser) – 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. (Read more religion stories.)

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