Birds of a feather flock together? Is the South rising again? Religious states With few exceptions, the most religious states in the country in 2012 were in the southeastern area of the United States, according to a new Gallup poll. And Mississippi led the pack as the most religious state in the country.
Mississippi Maintains Hold as Most Religious U.S. State
Vermont is the least religious.
Mississippi remained the most religious state in the union in 2012, with 58% of its residents classified as very religious. At the other end of the spectrum, Vermont remained the least religious state, with 19% of its residents classified as very religious.