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Inyo County, California

Denominational Groups, 2000

1,585 870   7,702 533 7,255
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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Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 2 290 15.9
Catholic Church Catholic 5 2,000 109.4
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Theology 1 n.a. n.a.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 2 569 31.1
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 2 239 13.1
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 1 48 2.6
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant 1 n.a. n.a.
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 2 229 12.5
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 1 45 2.5
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant 2 317 17.3
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 1 234 12.8
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 2 306 16.7
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 2 169 9.2
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 3 278 15.2
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 3 498 27.2
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 30 5,222  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 18,281. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (5,222) include 28.6% of the total population in 1990.


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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The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2000 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of approximately 8 (8.1) in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County are Episcopalian.

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