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Livingston County, Michigan

Denominational Groups, 2000

13,027 9,445   34,823 764 98,892
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 -75 -9.2%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 0 +634 281.8%
Catholic Church Catholic +1 +16,325 88.3%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 +391 112.0%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant 0 -27 -22.5%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 0 +121 128.7%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +1 +294 78.4%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 0 +219 17.5%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 +66 20.2%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 0 -58 -9.0%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +75 42.9%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 0 +217 7.8%
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 0 +1,721 573.7%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant -1 -78 -30.0%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant -1 +914 28.7%
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant 0 -8 -34.8%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 0 +315 20.7%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +141 158.4%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 0 +52 162.5%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +1 +47 18.1%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 0 -28 -8.9%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant +1 -22 -0.7%
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant +1 +492 149.5%
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 +7 3.3%
  Totals: +3 +21,735 +61.8%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 115,645; in 2000 it was 156,951. The total population changed 35.7%. The adherent totals for 1990 (38,616) represent 33.4% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (58,059) include 37.0% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1990 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 24 groups to calculate 1990-2000 change. These 24 groups had 35,198 adherents in 1990 and 56,933 adherents in 2000, for a change of 61.8%

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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