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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations 26 28 +2 (7.7%)
Adherents 5,875 7,323 +1,448 (24.6%)


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Year Clergy Congregations Members
1955 19 18 2,385
1956 19 17 2,462
1958 20 19 2,645
1959 18 19 2,754
1960 18 21 2,822
1961 20 21 2,924
1963 16 19 2,798
1964 17 19 2,885
1965 16 19 2,906
1966 15 19 3,061
1968 17 19 3,061
1970 17 19 3,187
1976 24 21 3,609
1977 24 21 3,900
1978 25 21 4,040
1979 30 21 4,383
1980 31 21 4,544
1995 38 27 6,318
1996 38 27 6,391
1997 39 27 6,494
1998 39 27 6,551
1999 41 27 6,730
2000 39 28 6,713
2001 38 27 6,825
2002 40 27 6,915
2003 41 28 7,080
2004 40 28 7,157
2005 41 28 7,328
2006 41 27 7,457
2007 41 29 7,630
2008 42 30 7,625
2009 42 30 7,651

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]