The U.S. Census Bureau doesn’t ask questions about religion because of political issues involving separation of church and state, so we don’t always get a very detailed view of religion. The Glenmary Research Center does collect this data, however.
The Valparaiso geography department maps this detailed data, and the extensive collection of choropleth maps can be found here.
Here are just a few of them:
[via Madville Times | Thanks, Travis]
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Interesting. I noticed though that the bin widths even within each map are not uniform.
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Cool maps. Interesting how (relatively) many Jews there are in Vegas.
Also interesting: how relatively few Jews in South Dakota. What are, chopped liver? ;-)
(Thanks for the link, Nathan!)
Also interesting: how relatively few Jews there are in South Dakota. What are we, chopped liver? ;-)
(Thanks for the link, Nathan! And sorry I can’t type straight today.)
There’s something wrong with these maps. Zero Jews in Skagit County, Washington, in 2000? I don’t believe it for a second.
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