MCC Churches in California

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

    California is tied for 35th most religious state overall

    49% of adults in California are “highly religious,” based on an overall index

    47% (35th) say religion is very important in their lives

    31% (35th) say they attend worship services at least weekly

    51% (29th) say they pray daily

    54% (46th) say they believe in God with absolute certainty

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    Quick Facts About LGBTQ California

    Total State Population: 9,557,045 (Census 2018)

    Total Adult Population: 30,567,090 (Census 2018)

    Total LGBTQ Adult Population: 1,615,000 (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of Adults (18+) Who are LGBTQ: 5.3% (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of LGBTQ Adults (25+) Raising Children: 24% (Gallup/Williams 2018)


    California’s LGBTQ Policy Tally

    Sexual Orientation Policy Tally: 16.5/18.5 (HIGH)

    Gender Identity Policy Tally: 18.25/20 (HIGH)

    Overall Tally: 34.75/38.5 (HIGH)

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