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US States by Jehovah's Witness Population

According to the PEW Research Center, most states do not have dramatic populations of Americans who identity as Jehovah's Witness.

People in the United States of America have the freedom to the religious beliefs of their choosing. Major religions in the USA include Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Other religions represent smaller percentage of the US population. These groups include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Rastafari. Generally, Christianity carries the majority of the USA population with seventy percent (70%) of the people being Christians according to research done by the PEW Research Center.

Jehovah Witness religious group fall under the larger umbrella of Christianity in the USA though the number is not very large when compared to the entire population. This group of Christians is believed to have established itself in the early 19th century in the USA. They are mostly identified through their evangelical mechanism of moving door to door. What makes Jehovah's Witness unique among the Christian groups is their teaching that Jesus is the son of God but definitely not part of the Holy Trinity. The survey got statistics from all over USA states and it is evident that the Jehovah Witness people are very few in the entire country.

Top 5 US States by Jehovah's Witness Population

Arizona

Although still small when compared to the entire population in the USA, Arizona reports around 1% of its population as Jehovah's Witness. This percentage accounts for six hundred and fifty three persons.

California

California reports 3,697 members who identify as Jehovah's Witness. There are a number of Kingdom Halls located in the state.

Florida

Florida is home to a small but notable percentage of Jehovah's Witnesses. There are around 220 people who identify as Jehovah's Witness in the state.

Hawaii

Hawaii State is critical as far as the Jehovah Witness population is concerned. The state carries one percent of the total population of the Jehovah witness members in the USA which when presented in numbers represent 312 members.

Illinois

This state is documented as having one percent of the total USA population that belongs to the Jehovah Witness people. This percentage represents 1,026 members.

Conclusion

The research done by the survey team from PEW Research Center gives a clear indication concerning the demographics of the USA population as it pertains Jehovah Witness members. The numbers shows that at the moment, the number is still low especially when compared with other denominations of Christianity.

US States by Jehovah's Witness Population

Rank´╗┐State% Identifying as Jehovah's Witness (Source: PEW)
1Arizona1%
2California1%
3Florida1%
4Hawaii1%
5Illinois1%
6Kansas1%
7Louisiana1%
8Michigan1%
9Montana1%
10Nevada1%
11New Jersey1%
12New Mexico1%
13New York1%
14North Carolina1%
15Ohio1%
16Pennsylvania1%
17South Carolina1%
18Tennessee1%
19Texas1%
20Wisconsin1%
21Georgia2%
22New Hampshire2%
23Rhode Island2%
24Washington2%
25Wyoming3%
26Alabama< 1%
27Alaska< 1%
28Arkansas< 1%
29Colorado< 1%
30Connecticut< 1%
31Delaware< 1%
32District of Columbia< 1%
33Idaho< 1%
34Indiana< 1%
35Iowa< 1%
36Kentucky< 1%
37Maine< 1%
38Maryland< 1%
39Massachusetts< 1%
40Minnesota< 1%
41Mississippi< 1%
42Missouri< 1%
43Nebraska< 1%
44North Dakota< 1%
45Oklahoma< 1%
46Oregon< 1%
47South Dakota< 1%
48Utah< 1%
49Vermont< 1%
50Virginia< 1%
51West Virginia< 1%

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