Twenty Percent of Americans Say Their Religion Is “None”
A new Pew Research Center survey indicates that more and more Americans are not associating themselves with a particular religion. People were asked whether they consider themselves Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, or Muslim and one in five adults said that they didn’t associate themselves with a religion at all.
In the 1990s, Pew found fewer than one in ten American adults were religiously unaffiliated. Since that time it’s been on the rise to where it stands today, at 20 percent of adults saying they don’t belong to a specific religion. [CBS 3]