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Snapshot

  2000 2010 Growth/Decline
Congregations 192 157 -35 (-18.2%)
Adherents 64,186 n.a. --


Year-by-Year (Click on a point to see data)




Membership Data [Download .csv Data]

Year Clergy Congregations Members
1983 245 250 173,500
1984 300 290 185,000
1986 - 350 200,000
1987 350 350 200,000
1988 350 200 200,000
1989 350 200 250,000
1990 350 210 250,000
1991 - 398 250,000
1992 616 410 500,000
1993 616 423 500,000
1994 619 423 500,000
1995 501 517 250,000
1998 263 150 250,000
1999 296 180 200,000
2000 352 217 200,263
2002 340 192 115,812
2003 374 126 108,806
2004 374 137 108,806
2005 374 150 108,806
2006 591 157 73,174
2009 628 137 69,276

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]