Animated Map: Faithland, 1890 – 2010

Most U.S. citizens nowadays continue to be grown in a religious tradition. Just 12% of Americans tell being raised outside a regular religious tradition. The U.S. has the world’s largest Christian population and, more particularly, comprises the most significant Protestant population worldwide. About 50% say being raised Protestant, 29% report that they were raised as Catholic, and considerably fewer Americans were brought up Jewish (2%), Mormon (2%), Orthodox (1%), and Muslim (1%).

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