MCC Churches in New Jersey

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  2. Religious profile of New Jersey

    New Jersey is tied for 19th most religious state overall

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

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

    35% (25th) say they attend worship services at least weekly

    53% (22nd) say they pray daily

    60% (35th) say they believe in God with absolute certainty

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    Quick Facts About LGBTQ New Jersey

    Total State Population: 8,908,520 (Census 2018)

    Total Adult Population: 6,954,877 (Census 2018)

    Total LGBTQ Adult Population: 288,000 (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of Adults (18+) Who are LGBTQ: 4.1% (Gallup/Williams 2018)

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


    New Jersey’s LGBTQ Policy Tally

    Sexual Orientation Policy Tally: 15/18.5 (HIGH)

    Gender Identity Policy Tally: 15/20 (HIGH)

    Overall Tally: 30/38.5 (HIGH)

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