According to a Baptist Press report, Mississippi (59%), Utah (57%) and Alabama (56%) are the most religious states. (Arkansas is #5 with 54%!) Vermont and New Hampshire (both 23%) are the least religious. The survey, released March 27, is based on interviews with 350,000 adults in 2011 as part of Gallup’s daily tracking poll. The poll asked respondents if religion is an important part of their daily life, and also asked them if they attend religious services every week or almost every week.
Southern states were the most religious, while the Northeast and Northwest states the least religious…Nationwide, 40% of Americans are considered very religious.