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Greenville, S.C. is the heart of South Carolina’s social conservative Upstate … a deeply religious town in a deeply religious region of a deeply religious state. But like the two-faced politicians who hail from the area, it has a bit of a hypocrisy problem.

According to Buzzfeed‘s Anna North (no relation to Peter, we’re presuming), Greenville – along with Upstate towns Mauldin and Easley, S.C. – ranks No. 9 in the nation on the Top 12 list of “Most Porn-Loving Religious Cities In The Country.”

Also on the list? Augusta, Georgia – which contains parts of South Carolina in its metropolitan area.

North bases her list on two criteria. First, she took the percentage of each metropolitan area self-identifying as “very religious” on a recent Gallup poll. Then she crossed that list with per capita traffic figures from (NSFW alert) Pornhub.com.

Fifty-five percent of Greenville/ Mauldin/ Easley residents described themselves as “very religious” – yet they registered 8.6 per capita visits to PornHub between December 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013. In Augusta, the percentage of “very religious” residents was the same – but the per capita PornHub score climbed to 12.5.

Wow … no wonder we have such a rash of “Do as I say, not as I do” politicians from this region of the state …

The No. 1 religious city for porn? Huntsville, Alabama – followed closely by Montgomery, Alabama.

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