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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations n.a. 261 --
Adherents n.a. 22,659 --


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Year Clergy Congregations Members
1952 699 235 25,000
1953 501 260 26,000
1954 518 241 26,000
1955 530 249 26,000
1956 538 265 25,000
1957 739 265 25,000
1959 559 265 25,000
1960 547 278 26,000
1961 756 275 26,000
1962 741 261 26,000
1963 739 261 27,000
1965 761 257 27,000
1967 553 259 27,000
1968 433 260 27,000
1969 433 275 30,000
1970 530 275 30,000
1971 725 275 25,000
1972 730 275 25,000
1973 730 275 25,000
1974 - 275 25,000
1975 755 275 25,000
1979 781 280 60,000
1980 797 283 60,000
1981 821 271 44,549
1982 865 277 46,907
1983 878 277 46,651
1984 863 290 46,351
1985 748 290 46,351
1986 883 281 46,000
1989 937 325 46,000
1990 994 335 41,000
1991 1,004 368 40,000
1992 1,004 368 40,000
1993 1,010 361 45,988
1995 - - 45,988
1996 1,046 359 -
1997 1,057 374 -
1998 1,074 386 -
1999 1,061 357 35,700
2000 1,028 314 38,000
2005 1,050 326 39,000
2006 1,043 330 40,000
2007 1,026 302 45,000
2009 978 279 45,000

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. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]