What percent of Boston is Catholic?
In Boston, New York and Pittsburgh, 36 percent of residents said they were Catholic, according to the Public Religion Research Institute’s (PRRI) 2014 study, which ranked the largest religious groups in 30 major U.S. metropolitan areas — those with populations of at least 50,000.
Is Catholicism big in Boston?
As Globe reporter Rezendes says, it was “the most Catholic major city in the country.” The three most populous US cities—New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago—had more Catholics, but Boston had the highest percentage. …
What state is most Catholic?
Catholicism made up a plurality of the population in four states: New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
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Are there a lot of Catholics in Massachusetts?
According to the 2010 Religion Census, a study conducted every 10 years, 45 percent of Massachusetts residents consider themselves Catholic, making the Bay State one of the most heavily Catholic states in the US.
What is the largest ethnic group in Massachusetts?
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Massachusetts are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.82%), White (Hispanic) (6.66%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.51%).