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The Largest Orthodox (Eastern) Christian Communities


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The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest religious body in the world.

Top 10 U.S. States with the Highest Proportion of Orthodox (Eastern) Christians

State Percent
New Hampshire 0.90%
New Jersey 0.90
New York 0.70
Connecticut 0.60
Massachusetts 0.60
Vermont 0.60
Illinois 0.50
California 0.40
Maryland 0.40
Nebraska 0.40
Pennsylvania 0.40


This data set is from the 1990
National Survey of Religious Identification, conducted by the City University of New York, based on self-identification, as collected through a nationwide phone survey of 113,000 people.

Source: Kosmin, Barry A. and Seymour P. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93.

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