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|Minnesota is comparatively religious, but less so than it was 30 years ago.|
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That percentage is ninth-highest in the nation. The most religious state is Utah, with 79.1 percent of residents claiming affiliation, followed by second-place North Dakota at 67.1 percent. Maine, with only 27.6 percent of residents claiming an affiliation, is the least-religious state.