Question: How many Catholics are in the Boston archdiocese?

What percent of Boston is Catholic?

In Boston, New York and Pittsburgh, 36 percent of residents said they were Catholic, according to the Public Religion Research Institute’s (PRRI) 2014 study, which ranked the largest religious groups in 30 major U.S. metropolitan areas — those with populations of at least 50,000.

Is Catholicism big in Boston?

As Globe reporter Rezendes says, it was “the most Catholic major city in the country.” The three most populous US cities—New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago—had more Catholics, but Boston had the highest percentage. …

What percent of MA is Catholic?

According to the 2010 Religion Census, a study conducted every 10 years, 45 percent of Massachusetts residents consider themselves Catholic, making the Bay State one of the most heavily Catholic states in the US.

What state is most Catholic?

Catholicism made up a plurality of the population in four states: New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

By state.

State % Catholic Largest Christian denomination
Massachusetts 34 Catholic Church
Rhode Island 42
New Jersey 34
California 28

How religious is Massachusetts?

Not very, at least when compared to other states, according to one recent study released by the PewResearch Center. Massachusetts ranked dead-last — tied with New Hampshire — when it comes to the devoutness of its population. Only 33 percent of adults in Massachusetts are “highly religious,” according to Pew.

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