Washington remains one of our country's least-religious states, according to updated results from an annual Gallup survey.
Just 31 percent of Washingtonians identified as "very religious" in 2012, putting Washington in a five-way tie for eighth least-religious state in the union. As in previous years, Mississippi topped the rankings for "most religious" and Vermont remained the most unchurched state.
Overall, 40 percent of Americans identified as very religious and 31 percent said they were nonreligious; the remaining 29 percent identified as moderately religious. Totals for all three categories were within one percentage point of results from the previous year.
In 2011, 30 percent of Washingtonians said they were very relgious.
For complete results and survey methods, visit the Gallup website.
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