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LDS population in USA

States outside Mountain West hold significant membership

Total membership in the United States: 5,310,598

Year-end 2001 statistics, rounded to nearest hundred

Source: 2003 Deseret News Church Almanac

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Order of states by percentage of LDS population

1 - 72.94 Utah

2 - 26.77 Idaho

3 - 11.09 Wyoming

4 - 7.28 Nevada

5 - 6.06 Arizona

6 - 4.78 Hawaii

7 - 4.50 Montana

8 - 4.14 Alaska

9 - 3.97 Oregon

10 - 3.90 Washington

11 - 3.14 New Mexico

12 - 2.69 Colorado

13 - 2.19 California

14 - 1.14 Nebraska

15 - 1.11 South Dakota

16 - 1.05 Texas

17 - 1.05 Kansas

18 - 1.01 Oklahoma

19 - 0.99 Virginia

20 - 0.96 Missouri

21 - 0.80 North Dakota

22 - 0.77 Arkansas

23 - 0.73 North Carolina

24 - 0.72 Georgia

25 - 0.71 Florida

26 - 0.70 Maine

27 - 0.69 South Carolina

28 - 0.69 West Virginia

29 - 0.68 Maryland

30 - 0.66 Vermont

31 - 0.64 Alabama

32 - 0.64 Mississippi

33 - 0.63 Iowa

34 - 0.61 New Hampshire

35 - 0.59 Kentucky

36 - 0.57 Indiana

37 - 0.56 Tennessee

38 - 0.54 Louisiana

39 - 0.50 Delaware

40 - 0.49 Minnesota

41 - 0.43 Ohio

42 - 0.39 Illinois

43 - 0.39 Michigan

44 - 0.38 Wisconsin

45 - 0.37 Connecticut

46 - 0.35 Massachusetts

47 - 0.34 New York

48 - 0.33 New Jersey

49 - 0.32 Rhode Island

50 - 0.31 Pennsylvania

51 - 0.18 District of Columbia

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