$51.4 billion

Estimated value of religious volunteerism in America.


U.S. volunteers who serve at religious organizations, outpacing education/ youth service (26.2%) and social/community service (13.4%).



Religious and charitable organizations in the U.S. in 2005 (e.g. non-churches filing 501(c)3 status).

909, 574

Number there were in 2002.



Portion of America's 301,206 gay male couples that are raising children.


Portion of America's 293,365 lesbian couples that are raising children.


Portion of America's 54,493,232 married couples raising children.

Related Elsewhere:

Sources: Independent Sector/RNS, IRS.gov, Census.gov.

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