Church of the Nazarene

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This member profile of the Church of the Nazarene was created using data from the 2014 U.S. Religious Landscape Survey, collected by Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

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Demographics

Percent that live in the South.
22.7%
Percent female
46.1%
Percent of Hispanic origin or descent
2.3%
Percent that are white
89.1%
Percent that are 60 or older
42.2%
Percent born in the United States
96.1%
Percent that are currently married
60.9%
Percent with a family income of less than $40,000 a year
39.1%
Percent that have a B.A., B.S. or other 4-year college degree
34.4%

Moral Attitudes

Percent that believe that there are clear and absolute standards for what is right and wrong
43.8%
Percent that think homosexuality should be accepted by society
41.4%
Percent that "strongly favor" allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally
11.7%
Percent that think more women in the workforce is a change for the worse
18.8%
Percent that think that more people having children without getting married is a change for the worse
70.3%
Percent that believe that abortion should be illegal in all cases
13.3%

Other Beliefs and Attitudes

Percent that are very satisfied with their health
45.3%
Percent that are "very satisfied" with family life
69.5%
Percent that say they are "very happy" with life these days
23.4%
Percent that believe that humans and other living beings evolved over time
50%

Political Attitudes

Percent Republican
39.1%
Percent that are conservative or very conservative
49.2%
Percent that are not registered to vote
22.7%
Percent that personally know anyone who is gay or lesbian
86.7%
Percent that believe that government aid to the poor does more harm than good
60.2%
Percent that think that growing immigration is a change for the worse
56.3%
Percent that believe that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost.
36.7%
Percent that would prefer a smaller government, with fewer services
70.3%

Religious Beliefs

Percent that believe in God or a universal spirit
96.1%
Percent that believe in Heaven
82.8%
Percent that believe in Hell
77.3%
Percent that believe in reincarnation
0%
Percent that say religion is a very important part of their life
75.8%
Percent that believe their holy book is the word of God
74.2%
Percent that believe that their church or denomination should preserve its traditional beliefs and practices
50%
Percent that look most to "religious teachings and beliefs" when it comes to questions of right and wrong
51.6%
Percent that believe that churches and other religious organizations bring people together and strengthen community bonds
95.3%
Percent that believe that churches and other religious organizations play an important role in helping the poor and needy
88.3%
Percent that believe that churches and other religious organizations protect and strengthen morality in society
85.2%
Percent that believe that churches and other religious organizations are too involved with politics
36.7%
Percent that believe that churches and other religious organizations are too concerned with money and power
46.1%
Percent that believe that churches and other religious organizations focus too much on rules
42.2%
Percent that think about the meaning and purpose of life at least once a week
53.1%
Percent that feel a strong sense of gratitude or thankfulness at least once a week
82%
Percent that feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week
49.2%
Percent that feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and well-being at least once a week
68.8%
Percent that think many religions can lead to eternal life
58.6%

Religious Practices

Percent that are members of a local house of worship
60.2%
Percent that pray at least once a day
68.8%
Percent that meditate at least once a week
43.8%
Percent that attend religious services at least once a week
52.3%
Percent that read scripture outside of religious services at least once a week
50%
Percent that participate in prayer groups, Scripture study groups or religious education programs at least once a week
35.2%
Percent that share their faith with "non-believers or people from other relgious backgrounds" at least once a week
30.5%
Percent that did volunteer work in the last seven days
40.6%
Percent that speak in tongues at least once a month
5.5%


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