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Pima County, Arizona

Denominational Groups, 2000

69,793 43,084 1,181 225,425 39,168 465,095
Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational "adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The historically African American denominations are not included in the 2000 congregation and membership totals. Many are also missing in 1990 and most historically African American denominations are missing in the 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents % Change
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant 0 -291 -33.9%
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant 0 -21 -35.0%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +7 +1,739 31.2%
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, The Evangelical Protestant +1 +47 130.6%
Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 +265 196.3%
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant -1 -16 -29.6%
Brethren Church, The (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant +1 +97 53.9%
Catholic Church Catholic +6 +46,977 26.3%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant -1 -32 -6.9%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant +1 +110 7.7%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant +2 +1,327 67.3%
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant 0 -62 -23.6%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant 0 +28 8.8%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant +4 +698 73.2%
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant 0 +1 2.4%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +9 +3,013 21.4%
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant 0 -39 -39.0%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant +1 +54 2.7%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 -144 -6.2%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant +1 n.a. n.a.
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 0 -87 -70.7%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant +1 +1,853 27.0%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant +2 +178 17.1%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant +2 +1,690 18.3%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant +1 -16 -13.0%
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant +1 +85 48.0%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox 0 n.a. n.a.
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant -6 -2,975 -59.8%
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant +1 +3,050 55.0%
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant -4 -505 -73.5%
Jewish Estimate Other Theology +4 0 0.0%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 -604 -12.4%
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant -1 -42 -29.6%
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant 0 -48 -53.3%
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant +1 +21 13.6%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant +1 -532 -5.6%
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant +2 +1,010 1160.9%
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant 0 -132 -34.3%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +1,140 389.1%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant +3 +21 1.1%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +8 -4,553 -16.6%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology +1 +138 24.9%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant +2 -36 -1.6%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 0 -1,929 -16.9%
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +636 114.4%
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 +136 7.9%
  Totals: +50 +52,250 +16.4%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 666,880; in 2000 it was 843,746. The total population changed 26.5%. The adherent totals for 1990 (325,335) represent 48.8% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (378,651) include 44.9% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1990 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 44 groups to calculate 1990-2000 change. These 44 groups had 319,520 adherents in 1990 and 371,770 adherents in 2000, for a change of 16.4%

Sources

The 2000 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and includes statistics for 149 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Dale E. Jones, Sherri Doty, Clifford Grammich, James E. Horsch, Richard Houseal, Mac Lynn, John P. Marcum, Kenneth M. Sanchagrin and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Religious Congregations & Membership in the United States, 2000, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

The 1990 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 132 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Martin B. Bradley, Norman M. Green, Jr., Dale E. Jones, Mac Lynn, and Lou McNeil supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1990, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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