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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations 210 249 +39 (18.6%)
Adherents 82,374 74,527 -7,847 (-9.5%)


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Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1925 21 23 26,000
1929 24 25 26,000
1935 47 48 32,300
1937 - 69 61,043
1940 - 69 61,043
1942 - 76 20,300
1950 80 80 75,000
1951 90 77 75,000
1952 85 77 75,000
1953 90 80 100,000
1954 100 78 75,000
1955 105 80 100,000
1956 120 80 110,000
1957 120 80 110,000
1958 105 80 110,000
1959 105 81 115,000
1960 120 81 110,000
1962 120 81 110,000
1963 120 81 110,000
1967 89 81 120,000
1969 101 84 100,000
1970 110 92 100,000
1975 124 108 130,000
1977 132 110 152,000
1984 180 120 280,000
1988 172 150 300,000
1989 325 160 350,000
1992 275 170 350,000
1993 350 178 350,000
1994 225 184 300,000
1995 225 184 300,000
2002 451 230 380,000
2003 450 226 390,000
2005 485 245 400,000
2006 517 252 425,000
2007 545 256 430,000

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]