The Growth of Islam in America - State and city locations document the sprawl of the fourth largest religion in the U.S.

By Dave Gibson
Published in The Social Contract
Volume 25, Number 4 (Summer 2015)
Issue theme: "America Unsecured - Pathway to Another 9/11"
http://www.thesocialcontract.com/artman2/publish/tsc_25_4/tsc_25_4_gibson_2.shtml




Alabama

Aliceville, Anniston, Auburn (2*), Birmingham (8), Dothan, Gadsden, Homewood, Huntsville (4), Mobile (6), Opelika (2), Selma (2), Tuscaloosa (2), Tuskegee (3)

Alaska

Anchorage (2), Fairbanks

Arizona

Flagstaff, Kingman, Phoenix (7), Tempe (2), Tucson (2)

Arkansas

Fayetteville, Fort Smith (3), Jonesboro, Little Rock (3), Pine Bluff

California

Alameda, Altadena (3), Anaheim, Bakersfield (3), Berkeley (4), Beverly Hills (2), Capitola, Castroville, Cerritos, Chico, Commerce (2), Compton (4), Concord (2), Corona, Cudahy, Culver City, Davis, Delano, Duarte (2), El Sobrante, El Toro, Fairfax, Fairfield, Folsom, Fremont (2), Fresno, Fullerton (2), Garden Grove (2), Goleta, Hayward (3), Hermosa, Hollywood, Indio, Inglewood, Irvine, Lake Forest, Lakeside, Lancaster (2), Live Oak, Livermore, Lodi, Lomita, Long Beach (2), Los Angeles (14), Madera, Merced, Mill Valley, Modesto, Monrovia (2), Mountain View, Muscoy, North Hollywood, Newbury Park (3), Northridge, Oakland (5), Palmdale, Palo Alto (2), Pasadena (2), Pomona (2), Rialto, Riverside (2), Sacramento (5), San Bernardino (3), San Diego (4), San Francisco (8), San Gabriel, San Jose (5), San Luis, San Mateo, Santa Ana (2), Santa Clara (3), Santa Rosa, Saugus, Stockton (2), Sun Valley, Vallejo, Westwood, Yuba City

Colorado

Boulder, Colorado Springs (3), Denver (3), Fort Collins, Golden, Greeley, Pueblo

Connecticut

Berlin, Bridgeport (2), Bristol, Danbury, Fairfield, Farmington, Hamden, Hartford, Monroe, New Haven, New London, Norwalk (2), Southport, Stanford, Waterbury (3), West Haven, Windsor

Delaware

New Castle, Newark, Smyrna, Wilmington

District of Columbia (8)


Florida

Boca Raton, Clearwater (2), Cooper City, Dania, Daytona Beach (2), Fort Lauderdale (5), Fort Myers, Gainesville (3), Jacksonville (4), Kissimmee (2), Melbourne, Merritt Island, Miami (3), Orlando (3), Panama City, Pompano Beach, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Augustine, Tallahassee (3), Tampa (9)

Georgia

Albany (3), Athens, Atlanta (12), Augusta, Chamblee, Clarkston, Columbus (2), Dalton, Decatur, Gainesville, Griffin, La Grange, Lithonia, Macon, Martinez, Norcross, Savannah

Hawaii

Honolulu

Idaho

Boise, Moscow

Illinois

Batavia, Bellwood, Bensenville, Berkeley, Bolingbrook (2), Bridgeview, Burr Ridge, Carbondale, Central City, Chicago (26), Decatur, DeKalb, Des Plaines (2), Elgin, Elmhurst (2), Frankfort, Glendale, Harvey, Libertyville, Lockport, Macomb, Naperville, Northbrook, Oak Lawn, Peoria (3), Quincy, Rockford, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, South Suburban, Springfield, Stickney, Villa Park, Waukegan

Indiana

Bloomington, Evansville, Fort Wayne (3), Gary (2), Indianapolis, Merrillville, Michigan City (2), Muncie, Plainfield, South Bend, West Lafayette

Iowa

Ames, Cedar Rapids (2), Davenport, Des Moines, Iowa City, Waterloo

Kansas

Kansas City, Lawrence, Manhattan, Wichita (3)

Kentucky

Elizabethtown, Lexington (3), Louisville (2), Prestonsburg, Richmond

Louisiana

Arabi, Baton Rouge (4), Bossier City, Gretna, Harvey, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Metairie, New Orleans (5), Ruston, Shreveport, Slidell


Maryland

Baltimore (5), Bethesda (2), Gaithersburg (2), Germantown, Glen Arden, Hagerstown, Hyattsville, Laurel, Silver Spring (2)

Massachusetts

Boston (5), Cambridge (2), Quincy, Sharon, Springfield (2), Wayland, Worcester

Michigan

Ann Arbor (2), Benton Harbor, Bloomfield, Brownstown, Canton, Dearborn (7), Detroit (9), East Lansing, Farmington Hills, Flint (2), Franklin, Grand Rapids (2), Hamtramck (2), Harper Woods, Inkster, Kalamazoo, Mount Pleasant, Rochester, Saginaw, St. Clair Shores, Troy, Walled Lake

Minnesota

Columbia Heights, Fridley, Minneapolis (3), Rochester, St. Paul, Winona

Mississippi

Biloxi, Canton, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Silver Creek, Starkville, Sumrall

Missouri

Albuquerque, Columbia (2), Kansas City, Manchester, Rolla, Springfield, St. Louis (5),

Montana

Billings, Bozeman

Nebraska

Lincoln, Omaha (2)

Nevada

Las Vegas (6), Reno, Sparks

New Hampshire

Durham, Manchester, Salem

New Jersey

Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Bloomfield, Boonton, Camden, East Orange, Elizabeth, Fairlawn, Garfield, Glassboro, Harrison, Jersey City (6), Lawnside, Middletown, Montclair, Monmouth, Mount Holly, New Brunswick, Newark (6), Palmyra, Passaic, Paterson (4), Piscataway, Plainfield, Princeton (2), Somerset, Somerville, Teaneck, Trenton (3), Union City, Woodbridge

New Mexico

Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Portales, Santa Fe

New York

Albany, Amherst, Astoria (2), Auburn, Bay Shore, Beacon, Bronx (5), Brooklyn (20), Buffalo (3), Corona (2), Elmhurst, Elmira, Flushing (2), Green Point, Hampstead, Ithaca, Jamaica (6), Jamestown, Lackawanna, Long Island, Manhattan (6), Medina, Mount Vernon (2), Peekskill, Plattsburg, Poughkeepsie, Queens Village, Richmond Hills, Rochester (3), Staten Island (3), Suffern, Syracuse (2), Troy, Valley Stream, Wappinger, Westbury, West Valley, Woodside

North Carolina

Asheville, Charlotte (5), Conover, Durham (2), Fayetteville, Gastonia, Greensboro (2), Raleigh (3), Winston-Salem (2)

North Dakota

Fargo, Minot

Ohio

Ada, Akron, Athens, Canton, Cincinnati (3), Cleveland (5), Columbus (4), Dayton (3), Kent, Lorain, Marion, Parma, Springfield (2), Toledo (3), West Chester, Youngstown (3)

Oklahoma

Durant, Edmond, Lawton (2), Norman, Oklahoma City (2), Ponca City, Stillwater, Tulsa (3)

Oregon

Beaverton, Corvallis, Eugene, Portland (3)

Pennsylvania

Chester (2), Coatesville (2), Devon, Emmaus, Harrisburg (3), Johnston, Monroeville, New Castle (2), Norristown, Philadelphia (9), Pittsburgh (5), State College, Steelton, Stroudsburg, West Chester, Wilkes-Barre (2), Wilkinsburg

Rhode Island

North Smithfield, Providence, York

South Carolina

Anderson, Charleston (4), Columbia (2), Conway, Florence, Orangeburg

South Dakota

Brookings

Tennessee

Chattanooga (2), Knoxville (2), Memphis (4), Nashville (4)

Texas

Abilene, Alvin, Arlington (2), Austin (2), Beaumont (2), Brownsville, Cleveland, Commerce, Corpus Christi, Dallas (4), Denton, El Paso (2), Fort Worth (4), Galveston (2), Helotes, Houston (11), Irving (2), Kingsville, Lubbock (2), McAllen, Mesquite, Midland, Plano, Richardson (2), San Antonio (5),

Utah

Logan, Salt Lake City

Vermont

Essex Junction, Middlebury

Virginia

Annandale, Blacksburg, Fairfax, Falls Church, Hampton (2), Herndon, Manassas, Martinsville, Norfolk (3), Petersburg, Richmond (3), Springfield

Washington

Bellevue, Camas, Federal Way, Lynnwood, Olympia, Pullman, Redmond, Richmond, Seattle (4), Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver

West Virginia

Charleston, Huntington, Morgantown

Wisconsin

Altoona, Madison, Milwaukee (2)

Wyoming

Laramie (2)

About the author

Dave Gibson, a former legislative aide to a Virginia state senator, has been working as a freelance writer for many years. His work has been published in many newspapers and magazines, including the Washington Times.

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