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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations 206 150 -56 (-27.2%)
Adherents 23,440 17,600 -5,840 (-24.9%)


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Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1975 107 80 17,729
1976 139 72 20,731
1977 153 92 23,012
1978 157 118 25,520
1980 166 148 28,700
1981 183 180 30,000
1983 207 185 32,000
1984 217 200 33,500
1985 266 230 34,000
1989 271 195 22,296
1990 304 195 25,076
1992 296 291 30,000
1996 - 285 46,000
1998 372 300 44,000
2006 425 115 15,666

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]