MCC Churches in New York

  1. Our Churches in New York
  2. Religious profile of New York

    New York is the 43rd most religious state overall

    46% of adults in New York are “highly religious,” based on an overall index

    45% (39th) say religion is very important in their lives

    29% (42nd) say they attend worship services at least weekly

    48% (40th) say they pray daily

    56% (39th) say they believe in God with absolute certainty

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    Quick Facts About LGBTQ New York

    Total State Population: 19,542,209 (Census 2018)

    Total Adult Population: 15,474,107 (Census 2018)

    Total LGBTQ Adult Population: 800,000 (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of Adults (18+) Who are LGBTQ: 5.1% (Gallup/Williams 2018)

    % of LGBTQ Adults (25+) Raising Children: 22% (Gallup/Williams 2018)


    New York’s LGBTQ Policy Tally

    Sexual Orientation Policy Tally: 17.5/18.5

    Gender Identity Policy Tally: 16.75/20

    Overall Tally: 34.25/38.5

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