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Portland Is America’s Most ‘Religiously Unaffiliated’ City

Portland Is America’s Most ‘Religiously Unaffiliated’ City

As new numbers show that Americans are losing their religion at record rates, the Public Religion Research Institute looked at how “religiously unaffiliated” major cities across the U.S. were. Portland was far-and-away America’s most non-religious city (evidently Bicycle Rights does not count as a formal religion), with 42% of all residents classifying as unaffiliated. The West Coast cities of Seattle and San Francisco tied for second, at 33% religiously unaffiliated. Bible-belt buckle Nashville was named America’s most religious major city, with only 15% of residents claiming no religion, though it was followed closely by mostly other southern metropolitan areas including Charlotte at 17% and Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Orlando and Pittsburgh at 18% …

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