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  • Phoenix, AZ

    Metro area: Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ<br> 37,518 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 559,218<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 47,881<br> No. of Islam adherents: 7,175<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 13,852<br> No. of LDS adherents: 256,814<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 15,670<br> No. of Protestants: 672,484<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6631<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/Phoenix_AZ_Downtown_from_airplane.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Sacramento, CA

    Metro area: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Rosenville, CA<br> 36,512 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 347,021<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 27,907<br> No. of Islam adherents: 17,743<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 5,849<br> No. of LDS adherents: 71,999<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 8,524<br> No. of Protestants: 305,637<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6423<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Sacramento_Skyline_%282%29.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Seattle, WA

    Metro area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA<br> 35,643 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 423,291<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 52,666<br> No. of Islam adherents: 16,136<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 16,098<br> No. of LDS adherents: 112,821<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 19,177<br> No. of Protestants: 585,861<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6416<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/10/Seattle_Ferry.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Las Vegas, NV

    Metro area: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV<br> 35,761 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 354,110<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 17,489<br> No. of Islam adherents: 1,084<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 5,988<br> No. of LDS adherents: 124,291<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 8,347<br> No. of Protestants: 186,490<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6385<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Sacramento_Skyline_%282%29.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Portland, OR-WA

    Metro area: Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA<br> 31,591 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 234,854<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 19,287<br> No. of Islam adherents: 3,064<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 6,961<br> No. of LDS adherents: 82,667<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 10,431<br> No. of Protestants: 345,950<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6315<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/TomMcCallWaterfrontPark.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Denver, CO

    Metro area: Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO<br> 36,968 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 408,253<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 22,312<br> No. of Islam adherents: 14,714<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 15,527<br> No. of LDS adherents: 61,253<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 11,194<br> No. of Protestants: 407,026<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6186<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e9/DENCP.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV

    Metro area: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV<br> 44,576 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 809,542<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 58,610<br> No. of Islam adherents: 133,826<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 65,704<br> No. of LDS adherents: 63,676<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 44,103<br> No. of Protestants: 1,312,863<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6107<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Cherry_Blossoms_and_Washington_Monument.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Francisco, CA

    Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA<br> 37,796 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 901,636<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 65,627<br> No. of Islam adherents: 52,120<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 37,115<br> No. of LDS adherents: 68,065<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 32,202<br> No. of Protestants: 481,860<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.6055<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/da/SF_From_Marin_Highlands3.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Miami, FL

    Metro area: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL<br> 38,058 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 1,034,779<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 27,359<br> No. of Islam adherents: 52,666<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 87,015<br> No. of LDS adherents: 28,764<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 16,537<br> No. of Protestants: 870,689<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5895<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a5/Mouth_of_Miami_River_20100211.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Detroit, MI

    Metro area: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI<br> 44,583 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 918,600<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 15,011<br> No. of Islam adherents: 81,579<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 36,275<br> No. of LDS adherents: 13,596<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 42,317<br> No. of Protestants: 808,029<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5893<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/23/Ste_Anne_de_Detroit.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Jose, CA

    Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA<br> 44,189 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 478,474<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 68,391<br> No. of Islam adherents: 18,851<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 12,092<br> No. of LDS adherents: 25,890<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 8,707<br> No. of Protestants: 199,313<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5833<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9e/San_Jose_Basilica.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Baltimore, MD

    Metro area: Baltimore-Towson, MD<br> 42,077 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 452,262<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 5,438<br> No. of Islam adherents: 14,534<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 49,660<br> No. of LDS adherents: 14,114<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 15,145<br> No. of Protestants: 589,346<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5733<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1f/E-mt.vernon.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Austin, TX

    Metro area: Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX<br> 43,921 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 275,186<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 20,603<br> No. of Islam adherents: 20,836<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 4,610<br> No. of LDS adherents: 19,822<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 3,350<br> No. of Protestants: 409,399<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5695<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/06/AustinSkylineLouNeffPoint-2010-03-29-b.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Tampa, FL

    Metro area: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL<br> 34,761 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 302,486<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 18,976<br> No. of Islam adherents: 36,139<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 13,416<br> No. of LDS adherents: 17,103<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 23,190<br> No. of Protestants: 556,169<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5689<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7b/Tampa_Florida_Lawyers.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Diego, CA

    Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA<br> 43,917 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 801,850<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 48,547<br> No. of Islam adherents: 21,994<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 16,793<br> No. of LDS adherents: 71,495<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 9,679<br> No. of Protestants: 389,019<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5657<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fa/San-diego-mission-chuch.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Rochester, NY

    44,066 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 253,702<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 3,396<br> No. of Islam adherents: 9,133<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 10,519<br> No. of LDS adherents: 6,389<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 4,345<br> No. of Protestants: 177,115<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5553<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/Colgate_8751.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Milwaukee, WI

    Metro area: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Alis, WI<br> 51,823 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 382,748<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 9,813<br> No. of Islam adherents: 9,156<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 8,656<br> No. of LDS adherents: 6,383<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 11,588<br> No. of Protestants: 377,980<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5543<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d5/St_Stanislaus_Catholic_Church.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Antonio, TX

    Metro area: San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX<br> 54,093 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 609,212<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 11,403<br> No. of Islam adherents: 20,456<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 5,303<br> No. of LDS adherents: 29,652<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 1,815<br> No. of Protestants: 481,116<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5503<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/11/Rio_del_pasio_05.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Chicago, IL-IN-WI

    Metro area: Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI<br> 57,162 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 3,236,794<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 51,920<br> No. of Islam adherents: 308,375<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 79,257<br> No. of LDS adherents: 35,010<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 90,779<br> No. of Protestants: 1,606,034<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5497<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/2011-08-07_2000x3000_chicago_from_skydeck.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Riverside, CA

    Metro area: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA<br> 42,293 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 1,048,099<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 25,407<br> No. of Islam adherents: 23,697<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 3,177<br> No. of LDS adherents: 104,271<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 7,945<br> No. of Protestants: 574,212<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5488<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/18/Riverside_06Skyline.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Orlando, FL

    Metro area: Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL<br> 40,631 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 281,165<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 15,362<br> No. of Islam adherents: 27,939<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 5,373<br> No. of LDS adherents: 20,065<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 8,280<br> No. of Protestants: 509,044<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5483<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6b/Orlando_downtown_2011.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Cleveland, OH

    Metro area: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH<br> 51,185 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 600,170<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 11,225<br> No. of Islam adherents: 3,392<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 31,090<br> No. of LDS adherents: 7,905<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 19,398<br> No. of Protestants: 390,062<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5454<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/56/StTheodosius.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Houston, TX

    Metro area: Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX<br> 55,144 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 1,014,956<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 41,604<br> No. of Islam adherents: 157,820<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 23,331<br> No. of LDS adherents: 67,254<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 16,393<br> No. of Protestants: 1,957,958<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5448<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e2/Aerial_view_of_Texas_Medical_Center.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Columbus, OH

    37,702 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 216,175<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 16,871<br> No. of Islam adherents: 15,578<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 10,001<br> No. of LDS adherents: 12,682<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 6,539<br> No. of Protestants: 414,558<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5423<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/db/ColumbusNightSkyline2.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • St. Louis, MO-IL

    48,889 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 558,585<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 12,449<br> No. of Islam adherents: 11,860<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 20,429<br> No. of LDS adherents: 17,133<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 9,400<br> No. of Protestants: 757,410<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5392<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5a/Tower_Grove_Park_Scene_1.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Minneapolis, MN-WI

    Metro area: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI<br> 52,061 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 711,770<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 12,427<br> No. of Islam adherents: 14,148<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 22,977<br> No. of LDS adherents: 19,308<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 12,004<br> No. of Protestants: 914,877<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5387<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/Minneapolis_05042012.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

    Metro area: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN<br> 44,672 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 406,178<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 3,235<br> No. of Islam adherents: 4,790<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 11,350<br> No. of LDS adherents: 12,141<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 5,365<br> No. of Protestants: 508,517<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5318<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/30/Cincinnati_oh_skyline.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Pittsburgh, PA

    57,695 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 773,341<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 13,610<br> No. of Islam adherents: 7,446<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 17,132<br> No. of LDS adherents: 8,324<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 17,596<br> No. of Protestants: 522,010<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5285<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2f/Pittsburgh_WEO_Night_1.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD

    Metro area: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD<br> 54,668 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/39/Independence_Hall.jpg" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • New York, NY-NJ-PA

    Metro area: New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA<br> 55,595 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 6,973,731<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 160,747<br> No. of Islam adherents: 443,566<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 904,976<br> No. of LDS adherents: 67,172<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 193,627<br> No. of Protestants: 1,762,039<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5214<br> (Photo: In this March 26, 2012, file photo, One World Trade Center towers above the Lower Manhattan skyline and Hudson River in New York. One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City.)

  • New Orleans, LA

    Metro area: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA<br> 53,479 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 368,445<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 6,000<br> No. of Islam adherents: 5,272<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 6,299<br> No. of LDS adherents: 6,972<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 1,591<br> No. of Protestants: 229,934<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5160<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Altaner.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Los Angeles, CA

    Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA<br> 51,382 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 4,340,467<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 154,302<br> No. of Islam adherents: 93,754<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 123,001<br> No. of LDS adherents: 217,341<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 80,622<br> No. of Protestants: 1,582,208<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.5065<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/92/Hollywood_boulevard_from_kodak_theatre.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Hartford, CT

    Metro area: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT<br> 47,226 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 368,503<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 7,492<br> No. of Islam adherents: 3,464<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 15,225<br> No. of LDS adherents: 4,662<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 5,311<br> No. of Protestants: 167,903<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4987<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/64/Cathedral_of_Saint_Joseph_in_Hartford_3%2C_2009-09-02.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Buffalo, NY

    Meto area: Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY<br> 54,706 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 404,842<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 5,932<br> No. of Islam adherents: 18,483<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 8,084<br> No. of LDS adherents: 3,373<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 5,958<br> No. of Protestants: 174,523<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4951<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e7/20080310_Soldiers_and_Sailors_edit.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Dallas, TX

    Metro area: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX<br> 55,536 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 847,560<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 48,937<br> No. of Islam adherents: 155,172<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 22,465<br> No. of LDS adherents: 74,360<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 14,919<br> No. of Protestants: 2,362,467<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4906<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/The_Catholic_Cathedral_of_Santuario_de_Guadalupe_in_the_Downtown_Dallas_Arts_District%2C_10-26-10.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Kansas City, MO-KS

    49,702 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 257,988<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 8,368<br> No. of Islam adherents: 7,078<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 8,271<br> No. of LDS adherents: 29,964<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 4,037<br> No. of Protestants: 695,890<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4607<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d2/Community_Christian_Church_KCMO.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Louisville, KY-IN

    Metro area: Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN<br> 50,445 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 175,432<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 2,839<br> No. of Islam adherents: 6,648<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 5,199<br> No. of LDS adherents: 9,880<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 1,793<br> No. of Protestants: 445,702<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4523<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/19/Cathedral_Assumption_Louisville.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Raleigh, NC

    Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC<br> 44,469 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 103,910<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 12,429<br> No. of Islam adherents: 10,299<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 3,456<br> No. of LDS adherents: 9653<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 3,443<br> No. of Protestants: 359,527<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4443<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5c/Downtown-Raleigh-from-Western-Boulevard-Overpass-20081012.jpeg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Indianapolis, IN

    Metro area: Indianapolis-Carmel, IN<br> 42,213 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 185,063<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 5,410<br> No. of Islam adherents: 3,965<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 6,484<br> No. of LDS adherents: 12,309<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 5,856<br> No. of Protestants: 522,282<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4409<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/18/Indiana_State_Capitol_Market_St.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Virginia Beach, VA-NC

    Metro area: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC<br> 40,417 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 107,056<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 9,254<br> No. of Islam adherents: 34,360<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 6,585<br> No. of LDS adherents: 15,346<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 6,301<br> No. of Protestants: 496,740<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4309<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Sunset-_Waves.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Jacksonville, Florida

    50,093 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 133,155<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 8,780<br> No. of Islam adherents: 8,581<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 6,028<br> No. of LDS adherents: 14,886<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 4,245<br> No. of Protestants: 498,378<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.4134<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9d/ChurchJax1.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Boston, MA-NH

    Metro area: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH<br> 56,765 religious adherents per 100,000 persons.<br> No. of Catholic adherents: 2,021,038<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 27,430<br> No. of Islam adherents: 18,766<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 63,877<br> No. of LDS adherents: 19,535<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 73,636<br> No. of Protestants: 359,907<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.3673<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/USA_09562_Boston_Luca_Galuzzi_2007.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Richmond, VA

    50,113 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 75,294<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 4,522<br> No. of Islam adherents: 35,044<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 4,677<br> No. of LDS adherents: 11,958<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 3,366<br> No. of Protestants: 495,682<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.3642<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3f/Cathedral_of_the_sacred_heart_.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Atlanta, GA

    Metro area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA<br> 49,721 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 393,028<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 39,938<br> No. of Islam adherents: 40,745<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 30,439<br> No. of LDS adherents: 39,610<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 15,825<br> No. of Protestants: 2,060,157<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.3582<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/76/Shrine_of_the_Immaculate_Conception.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Salt Lake City, UT

    73,487 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 100,327<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 5,792<br> No. of Islam adherents: 4,540<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 1,525<br> No. of LDS adherents: 662,438<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 6,079<br> No. of Protestants: 45,439<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.3391<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c7/Temple_Square_October_05_%288%29_c.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Providence, RI-MA

    Metro area: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA<br> 56,840 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 752,711<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 5,407<br> No. of Islam adherents: 2,368<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 11,223<br> No. of LDS adherents: 4,584<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 11,529<br> No. of Protestants: 122,104<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.2973<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/70/Providence_Cathedral%2C_RI_edited.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Charlotte, NC-SC

    Metro area: Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC<br> 51,764 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 103,810<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 5,261<br> No. of Islam adherents: 3,946<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 5,415<br> No. of LDS adherents: 13,587<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 9,835<br> No. of Protestants: 768,179<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.2740<br> Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3b/Southpark_aerial_Charlotte_NC.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Oklahoma City, OK

    60,249 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. No. of Catholic adherents: 80,120<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 14,612<br> No. of Islam adherents: 2,540<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 1,252<br> No. of LDS adherents: 15,476<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 2,567<br> No. of Protestants: 638,351<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.2729<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/44/Bricktown_Canal_Water_Taxis_in_Oklahoma_City.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Memphis, TN-MS-AR

    Metro area: Memphis, TN-MS-AR<br> 58,847 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 68,827<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 7,034<br> No. of Islam adherents: 4,468<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 8,554<br> No. of LDS adherents: 7,969<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 2,491<br> No. of Protestants: 675,144<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.2318<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/Hernando_de_Soto_Bridge_Memphis.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Nashville, TN

    Metro area: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN<br> 50,694 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 65,430<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 5,862<br> No. of Islam adherents: 5,988<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 2,804<br> No. of LDS adherents: 12,171<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 2,491<br> No. of Protestants: 705,472<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.2269<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Nashville_Downtown.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Birmingham, AL

    Metro area Birmingham-Hoover, AL<br> 70,990 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> No. of Catholic adherents: 64,998<br> No. of Eastern religion adherents: 1,100<br> No. of Islam adherents: 3,656<br> No. of Jewish adherents: 4,120<br> No. of LDS adherents: 7,311<br> No. of Other Christian (largely Orthodox Christian) adherents: 1,782<br> No. of Protestants: 717,833<br> Simpson's Diversity Index: 0.1898<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/26/16th_Street_Baptist_Church.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

A study measuring religious bodies in the United States called the, “2010 U.S. Religious Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study (RCMS)” was recently released by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). The most comprehensive study of its kind, it provides detailed county by county information on congregations, members, adherents and attendance for 236 different faiths groups. (The survey differentiates between specific denominations within the same tradition.)

Of metropolitan areas with population greater than a million, the researchers found the greater area of Phoenix, AZ to be the most religiously diverse, and the greater area of Birmingham, AL to be the least religiously diverse.

The study used the Simpson's Index of Diversity to measure the degree of religious diversity. This index measures the probability that two individuals taken an random are adherents of different religious traditions. People were categorized as Catholic, Muslim, Jewish, Mormon, Protestant, Other Christian and Eastern religion adherents for the purposes of this measurement. The researchers define adherents to be those with an affiliation to a congregation including children, members and attendees who are not members, and believe that the adherent measure is the most complete and comparable across religious groups.

At the time of the study, Phoenix had about 1.57 million religious adherents of whom 42.75 percent identified as Protestant adherents, 33.55 percent as Catholic adherents, 16.33 percent as Mormon adherents, 3.04 percent as Eastern religion adherents, 1 percent as Other Christian adherents, 0.88 percent as Jewish adherents and 0.46 percent as Muslim adherents.

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Birmingham had around 800,000 religious adherents of whom 89.63 percent identified as Protestant adherents, 8.11 percent as Catholic adherents, 0.91 percent as Mormon adherents, 0.51 percent as Jewish adherents, 0.46 percent as Muslim adherents, 0.22 percent as Other Christian adherents, and 0.14 percent as Eastern Religion adherents.

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Bibliography:
Grammich, Clifford, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley, and Richard H. Taylor, 2012. 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.

For a list of most and least Christian states, click here.

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For a list of most and least Jewish states, click here.

Most And Least Religious Cities:

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  • Salt Lake City, UT

    73,487 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c7/Temple_Square_October_05_%288%29_c.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Birmingham, AL

    Metro area Birmingham-Hoover, AL<br> 70,990 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/26/16th_Street_Baptist_Church.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Oklahoma City, OK

    60,249 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/44/Bricktown_Canal_Water_Taxis_in_Oklahoma_City.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Memphis, TN-MS-AR

    Metro area: Memphis, TN-MS-AR<br> 58,847 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/Hernando_de_Soto_Bridge_Memphis.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Pittsburgh, PA

    57,695 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2f/Pittsburgh_WEO_Night_1.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Chicago, IL-IN-WI

    Metro area: Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI<br> 57,162 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/2011-08-07_2000x3000_chicago_from_skydeck.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Providence, RI-MA

    Metro area: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA<br> 56,840 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/70/Providence_Cathedral%2C_RI_edited.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Boston, MA-NH

    Metro area: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH<br> 56,765 religious adherents per 100,000 persons.<br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/USA_09562_Boston_Luca_Galuzzi_2007.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • New York, NY-NJ-PA

    Metro area: New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA<br> 55,595 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> (Photo: In this March 26, 2012, file photo, One World Trade Center towers above the Lower Manhattan skyline and Hudson River in New York. One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City.)

  • Dallas, TX

    Metro area: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX<br> 55,536 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/The_Catholic_Cathedral_of_Santuario_de_Guadalupe_in_the_Downtown_Dallas_Arts_District%2C_10-26-10.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Houston, TX

    Metro area: Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX<br> 55,144 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e2/Aerial_view_of_Texas_Medical_Center.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Buffalo, NY

    Meto area: Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY<br> 54,706 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e7/20080310_Soldiers_and_Sailors_edit.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD

    Metro area: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD<br> 54,668 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/39/Independence_Hall.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Antonio, TX

    Metro area: San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX<br> 54,093 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/11/Rio_del_pasio_05.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • New Orleans, LA

    Metro area: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA<br> 53,479 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Altaner.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Minneapolis, MN-WI

    Metro area: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI<br> 52,061 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/Minneapolis_05042012.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Milwaukee, WI

    Metro area: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Alis, WI<br> 51,823 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d5/St_Stanislaus_Catholic_Church.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Charlotte, NC-SC

    Metro area: Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC<br> 51,764 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3b/Southpark_aerial_Charlotte_NC.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Los Angeles, CA

    Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA<br> 51,382 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/92/Hollywood_boulevard_from_kodak_theatre.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Cleveland, OH

    Metro area: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH<br> 51,185 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/56/StTheodosius.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Nashville, TN

    Metro area: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN<br> 50,694 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Nashville_Downtown.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Louisville, KY-IN

    Metro area: Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN<br> 50,445 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/19/Cathedral_Assumption_Louisville.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Richmond, VA

    50,113 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3f/Cathedral_of_the_sacred_heart_.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Jacksonville, Florida

    50,093 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9d/ChurchJax1.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Atlanta, GA

    Metro area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA<br> 49,721 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/76/Shrine_of_the_Immaculate_Conception.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Kansas City, MO-KS

    49,702 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d2/Community_Christian_Church_KCMO.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • St. Louis, MO-IL

    48,889 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5a/Tower_Grove_Park_Scene_1.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Hartford, CT

    Metro area: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT<br> 47,226 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/64/Cathedral_of_Saint_Joseph_in_Hartford_3%2C_2009-09-02.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

    Metro area: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN<br> 44,672 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/30/Cincinnati_oh_skyline.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Detroit, MI

    Metro area: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI<br> 44,583 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/23/Ste_Anne_de_Detroit.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV

    Metro area: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV<br> 44,576 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Cherry_Blossoms_and_Washington_Monument.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Raleigh, NC

    Metro area: Raleigh-Cary, NC<br> 44,469 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5c/Downtown-Raleigh-from-Western-Boulevard-Overpass-20081012.jpeg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Jose, CA

    Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA<br> 44,189 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9e/San_Jose_Basilica.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Rochester, NY

    44,066 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/Colgate_8751.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Austin, TX

    Metro area: Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX<br> 43,921 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/06/AustinSkylineLouNeffPoint-2010-03-29-b.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Diego, CA

    Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA<br> 43,917 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fa/San-diego-mission-chuch.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Riverside, CA

    Metro area: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA<br> 42,293 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/18/Riverside_06Skyline.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Indianapolis, IN

    Metro area: Indianapolis-Carmel, IN<br> 42,213 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/18/Indiana_State_Capitol_Market_St.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Baltimore, MD

    Metro area: Baltimore-Towson, MD<br> 42,077 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1f/E-mt.vernon.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Orlando, FL

    Metro area: Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL<br> 40,631 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6b/Orlando_downtown_2011.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Virginia Beach, VA-NC

    Metro area: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC<br> 40,417 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Sunset-_Waves.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Miami, FL

    Metro area: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL<br> 38,058 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a5/Mouth_of_Miami_River_20100211.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • San Francisco, CA

    Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA<br> 37,796 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/da/SF_From_Marin_Highlands3.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Columbus, OH

    37,702 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/db/ColumbusNightSkyline2.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Phoenix, AZ

    Metro area: Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ<br> 37,518 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/Phoenix_AZ_Downtown_from_airplane.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Denver, CO

    Metro area: Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO<br> 36,968 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e9/DENCP.JPG" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Sacramento, CA

    Metro area: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Rosenville, CA<br> 36,512 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Sacramento_Skyline_%282%29.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Las Vegas, NV

    Metro area: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV<br> 35,761 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Sacramento_Skyline_%282%29.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Seattle, WA

    Metro area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA<br> 35,643 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/10/Seattle_Ferry.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Tampa, FL

    Metro area: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL<br> 34,761 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7b/Tampa_Florida_Lawyers.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.

  • Portland, OR-WA

    Metro area: Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA<br> 31,591 religious adherents per 100,000 persons. <br> Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Original photo <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/TomMcCallWaterfrontPark.jpg" target="_hplink">here</a>.