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Iowa Pagan Census: Preliminary Results

Total records received as of October 10, 2006 (349 days of census)
302

Male to female to other ratio
94:205:3

Age of youngest Pagan on record (includes Pagan children listed by parents)
3 months

Age of oldest Pagan on record
64

Shortest time as Pagan
Less than 1 year

Longest time as Pagan
50+ years

Longest time living in Iowa
50+ years

Sexual Orientation Ratio, Heterosexual:Bisexual:Homosexual:Uncertain:Prefer not to say
209:65:15:7:5

Total number known as Pagans by all friends, family, general community members, and employer
9

Total number known as Pagans by all friends, family, & general community members, but NOT employer
9

Total number known as Pagans by employer
73

Total number of Iowa Pagans reporting religious discrimination
83

Total # of Iowa Pagans born outside the U.S.A.
8

Total # of Iowa Pagans who were born in Iowa
165

Total # of distinct states of birth
29 + DC

Total # of distinct Iowa counties represented (Iowa has 99 counties)
63

Total # of distinct Iowa cities represented
113

Total # of political parties represented
12

Ratio of practice methods, Alone Only:Alone & in Group:Group Only:Non-Practicing
167:112:5:16

City with the most identified Pagans so far
Cedar Rapids - 36

County with the most identified Pagans so far
Linn - 54

Top 10 highest counties by frequency of Adult Pagans in the Adult Population
(some due to extremely low overall populations in the county)
Lucas
Palo Alto
Linn
Jones
Iowa
Greene
Johnson
Boone
Jefferson
Lee


Top 10 highest counties by Adult Pagan Population
Linn
Polk
Johnson
Woodbury
Scott
Black Hawk
Lee
Warren
Muscatine
Dubuque


Pagan Parents
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114 of the 302 Pagans in Iowa who have taken the census have children under the age of 18, 52 of these Pagans in Iowa have children under 18 who consider themselves Pagan (Which seems to be, to some extent, a matter or age, as very few people have young children who self-identify as Pagan, but many Pagans with teenage children have children who do), 34 Pagans in a relationship with another Pagan have children who identify as Pagan (53 have children), and 45 Pagans in relationships with non-Pagans have children (14 of whom have children which identify themselves as Pagans), 20 Iowa Pagans who are not currently in a relationship have children under the age of 18 (5 of whom have kids that identify as Pagans).

There are four Pagan parents in relationships with both a Pagan and a non-Pagan, which is why the the numbers of people in relationships with Pagans, people in relationships with non-Pagans, and people not in a relationship that have children adds up to 118 instead of 114, which is the total number of Pagan parents documented so far in Iowa.
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Total number of Pagans identified in Iowa to date (includes Pagan children listed by parents)
395


*NOTE* A disproportionate number of Pagans from Eastern Iowa may be represented, as I live in Linn County in Eastern Iowa. At this time, I know 243 Pagans in my area and 52 have filled out the census thus far.


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