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Yavapai County, Arizona

Denominational Groups, 2000

17,520 6,671   18,584 7,034 117,708
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
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant 0 0 n.a.
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant 0 -122 -46.0%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +2 +279 13.4%
Catholic Church Catholic -2 +10,164 120.7%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant 0 -235 -71.9%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 0 -116 -64.8%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant +2 +651 111.5%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant +1 -5 -4.5%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant +2 +271 1505.6%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +3 +1,732 37.3%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant +1 +473 70.0%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 +66 9.7%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant -1 n.a. n.a.
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 0 +2 0.3%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +15 8.8%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant +2 +496 52.4%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant 0 -17 -14.2%
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant 0 +1,250 227.3%
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant +1 -10 -5.5%
Jewish Estimate Other Theology +1 +150 100.0%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant +2 +189 25.2%
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant 0 +18 11.7%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 0 +452 73.4%
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant 0 +40 18.6%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant +1 +230 264.4%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant -1 +1 0.1%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +5 +182 5.4%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology +1 +89 91.8%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant -1 -347 -43.8%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 0 +402 21.6%
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant -1 +205 43.7%
  Totals: +18 +16,505 +55.1%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 107,714; in 2000 it was 167,517. The total population changed 55.5%. The adherent totals for 1990 (30,060) represent 27.9% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (49,809) include 29.7% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1990 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 30 groups to calculate 1990-2000 change. These 30 groups had 29,942 adherents in 1990 and 46,447 adherents in 2000, for a change of 55.1%

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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