MCC Churches in Iowa

  1. Our Churches in Iowa
  2. Religious profile of Iowa

    Iowa is tied for 19th most religious state overall

    55% of adults in Iowa are “highly religious,” based on an overall index

    53% (20th) say religion is very important in their lives

    36% (21st) say they attend worship services at least weekly

    50% (35th) say they pray daily

    66% (17th) say they believe in God with absolute certainty

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    Quick Facts About LGBTQ Iowa

    Total State Population: 3,156,145 (Census 2018)

    Total Adult Population: 2,425,378 (Census 2018)

    Total LGBTQ Adult Population: 87,000 (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of Adults (18+) Who are LGBTQ: 3.6% (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of LGBTQ Adults (25+) Raising Children: 27% (Gallup/Williams 2018)


    Iowa’s LGBTQ Policy Tally

    Sexual Orientation Policy Tally:11/18.5 (MEDIUM)

    Gender Identity Policy Tally:6/20 (FAIR)

    Overall Tally: 17/38.5 (FAIR)

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