New Hampshire is Now the Least Religious State in the Country

Congratulations, New Hampshire! You have overtaken Vermont as the least religious state in the country.

yuoniqerwkiloplhqlsw7q

Gallup’s annual ranking shows that only 20% of the people in New Hampshire consider themselves “very religious.” It should be noted, however, that Vermont (which comes in second place this year) was even less religious last year than New Hampshire is today — their percentage of “very religious” people was at 17% then.

If you analyze the data by the percentage of non-religious people in the state, however, Vermont still edges out New Hampshire, 56% to 55%.

Meanwhile, Mississippi is the most religious state in the country for the eighth straight year.

Perhaps it’s appropriate that, in a week when one of the least religious politicians in recent history is vying for the Democratic nomination, New Hampshire receives this honor.

"Same thing I said to the other one spouting this talking point.And here is the ..."

Christian Baker: Making a Birthday Cake ..."
"Why don't you? Spend less time otherizing people, and more time loving them, like your ..."

Christian Baker: Making a Birthday Cake ..."
"Exactly.It's tickles me to discover atheists within realism or reality, but Batman lives in a ..."

It’s Official: Batman’s an Atheist
"Over 40 years (26 seasons and a movie that sort of counted as a season) ..."

It’s Official: Batman’s an Atheist

Browse Our Archives

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment