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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations n.a. 128 --
Adherents n.a. n.a. --


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Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1970 130 112 9,200
1971 160 115 9,451
1972 168 118 9,843
1973 174 120 10,150
1974 183 122 10,714
1975 186 125 11,171
1976 194 127 11,502
1977 240 135 11,909
1978 251 138 12,210
1979 227 142 12,581
1980 208 143 13,088
1984 244 138 12,591
1987 288 155 17,417
1989 342 185 16,113
1990 349 185 16,398
1994 269 134 12,458
1995 242 132 12,444
1996 245 134 12,352
1997 234 134 12,430
1998 250 132 12,369
2000 255 133 12,475

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]