Changing U.S. Religious LandscapeThe Christian share of the U.S. population is declining, while the number of U.S. adults who do not identify with any organized religion is growing, according to an extensive new survey by the Pew Research Center. Moreover, these changes are taking place across the religious landscape, affecting all regions of the country and many demographic groups. While the drop in Christian affiliation is particularly pronounced among young adults, it is occurring among Americans of all ages. The same trends are seen among whites, blacks and Latinos; among both college graduates and adults with only a high school education; and among women as well as men.
While it looks like Christianity in general declined 8% points, evangelicals declined only .9% (and amusingly enough, continue to hover around the crazification factor). Probably a combination of two things- the changing population and people fleeing Christianity because of the evangelicals. Atheists and agnostics and nothing at all make up 15%, so let’s keep on waging war on Christmas, you filthy heathens.