MCC Churches in Maryland

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

    Maryland is tied for 22nd most religious state overall

    54% of adults in Maryland are “highly religious,” based on an overall index

    50% (27th) say religion is very important in their lives

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

    51% (29th) say they pray daily

    64% (21st) say they believe in God with absolute certainty

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    Quick Facts About LGBTQ Maryland

    Total State Population: 6,042,718 (Census 2018)

    Total Adult Population: 4,702,570 (Census 2018)

    Total LGBTQ Adult Population: 198,000 (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of Adults (18+) Who are LGBTQ: 4.2% (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of LGBTQ Adults (25+) Raising Children: 20% (Gallup/Williams 2018)


    Maryland’s LGBTQ Policy Tally

    Sexual Orientation Policy Tally: 12.25/18.5 (MEDIUM)

    Gender Identity Policy Tally: 14.5/20 (MEDIUM)

    Overall Tally: 26.75/38.5 (MEDIUM)

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