Least Religious City in US Is ...

Burlington, Vermont, and Boulder, Colorado, tie in Gallup poll
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 30, 2013 6:45 AM CDT
Least Religious City in US Is ...

If religion and church-going aren't your thing, Burlington, Vermont, might be the place for you. If they are, you'll have plenty of company in Provo, Utah. A new Gallup survey susses out the most and least religious cities in America, based on the percentage of people who say faith is an important part of their lives:

  • Most religious: Provo-Orem, Utah (77%); Montgomery, Alabama (64); Jackson, Mississippi (64); Birmingham, Alabama (56); tied at 55 are Huntsville, Alabama; Holland, Michigan; Greenville, South Carolina; Augusta, Georgia; and Ogden, Utah.
  • Least religious: Burlington, Vermont, (17); Boulder, Colorado (17); Manchester, New Hampshire (22); Portland, Maine (22); and Santa Rosa, California (23).
Click for the full results, which find that 40% of Americans overall are "very religious," versus 31% described as non-religious. (Read more religion stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.