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While most Americans still consider themselves religious (57 percent), just 43 percent of adults under 40 view themselves as religious.

Sixty-five percent of middle-aged adults and 66 percent of senior citizens say they are religious. Forty-four percent of younger adults say they are not religious.

In June of 2016, 62 percent of American adults said they were religious, including 57 percent of those under 40.

Of women over 40, 68 percent consider themselves religious. Just 34 percent of younger women do the same.

Married Americans are more likely than unmarried Americans to consider themselves religious. Black Americans and other minorities (66 percent and 61 percent) are more likely than white Americans (53 percent) to say they are religious.

Seventy-two percent of Republicans consider themselves religious while 55 percent of Democrats do the same. Just 46 percent of unaffiliated voters consider themselves religious.

Author: Jacob Hall


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