13 Insightful Maps of U.S. Religion

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Last week, we brought you 11 Maps to Help You Make Sense of World Religion. This week, we’re zooming in on the grand ‘ole United States of America.

What are the major religious groups? And where are they located? Scroll through these awesome maps, and you’ll see some interesting patterns emerge.

You can click on any map to enlarge it.

Enjoy!

1) Religious affiliations with a plurality, by state

Verrai / Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons
Verrai / Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

2) Percentage of people who identify with a religion rather than “no religion,” by state

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w:en:Some thing / Wikimedia Commons

3) The religious affiliation of state governors (as of July 6th, 2012)

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Kvasir1814 / Wikimedia Commons

4) Weekly church attendance, by state

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Falcorian / Wikimedia Commons

5) Catholic ecclesiological provinces (colors) and dioceses (lines)

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Closeapple / Wikimedia Commons

6) Catholics, by percentage of county population

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via valpo.edu

7) Jews, by percentage of county population

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Faigl.ladislav / Wikimedia Commons

8) Mormons, by percentage of county population

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Newby / Wikimedia Commons

9) Baptists, as a percentage of county population

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via valpo.edu

10) Lutherans, as a percentage of county population

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via valpo.edu

11) Presbyterians, by percentage of county population

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via valpo.edu

12) Muslims, by percentage of county population

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via valpo.edu

13) Orthodox, by percentage of county population

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via valpo.edu