Christianity is the dominant religion in the US. However, the position of the second-largest religion in the US varies. Some twenty states across Middle America and the South have Muslims as the second-largest religious community. Buddhist make the second largest religious community in Alaska, Hawaii and 11 other Western States, Hindus and Bahais are the second largest group in Arizona and Delaware and South Carolina respectively, Jews are the second largest community in 14 Northeast states. The data is compiled by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.
According to the 2010 Census, Christians of various denominations are 70 percent of the population. Among Christians evangelic Protestants are 25.4%, mainline Protestants 14.7%, Historically Black Protestants 6.5%, Catholics 20.8%, Mormons 1.6%, Orthodox Christians .5% and Jehova’s Witness .8%. Other Christians make.4%.
Among non-Christian faiths, Jews are 1.99 % Muslims .9%, Buddhists .7%, Hindus .7%, and other religions or atheists and agnostics are 1.8%