How Many People in Each State Have No Religious Affiliation? This Tool Lets Us Know

There’s a new toy online for those of us who enjoy looking at the religious demographics of all the states. It’s called the American Values Atlas. Wanna know what percentage of religious Nones live in each state? Boom:

Nicely done, Oregon and New Hampshire.

If you compare/contrast the numbers with faith groups in all the states, you’ll even find some surprising results:


The AVA was launched by the Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with Social Science Research Solutions. Next year, it’ll expand to include data on state-by-state views on topics like immigration, abortion, and LGBT issues.

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.