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Snapshot (Source: Religious Congregations & Membership Data)

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations 59 56 -3 (-5.1%)
Adherents 19,764 15,737 -4,027 (-20.4%)


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(Source: National Council of Churches' Yearbooks)




Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1967 60 49 22,373
1968 58 49 22,732
1969 57 49 22,333
1970 58 50 22,357
1971 58 49 22,784
1972 60 49 22,784
1974 61 51 21,549
1975 67 51 21,467
1976 70 50 21,288
1977 70 50 20,957
1978 72 52 21,002
1979 69 53 21,058
1980 78 53 21,057
1981 77 55 21,233
1982 81 56 21,618
1983 81 55 21,726
1984 85 56 21,516
1985 85 56 21,714
1986 83 56 21,722
1987 83 55 21,675
1988 87 54 21,467
1989 89 55 21,341
1991 95 56 21,513

Notes

Snapshot

2000 and 2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by ASARB.

Year-by-Year

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. The National Council of Churches' data collection was discontinued after the 2012 Yearbook was published, and has been resumed by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). The tables and graphs will be updated when the new collection is available. See the Yearbook of Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]


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