County Membership Report
 Maps and Reports > Select County > County Report
Search Maps & Reports:

Middlesex County, New Jersey

Denominational Groups, 2000

12,014 33,978 6,109 343,095 54,020 300,946
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.
[More information on the data sources]

Reports


Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents % Change
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant +1 +1,193 23.0%
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church Orthodox 0 -70 -8.8%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +1 -19 -1.1%
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant 0 +16 114.3%
Catholic Church Catholic -1 +11,463 3.5%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant +2 +1,891 282.2%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 0 -1,232 n.a.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant +2 +60 28.4%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +7 +1,192 250.4%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant +1 +27 36.5%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 +61 83.6%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant +2 n.a. n.a.
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 0 +498 10.0%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 0 -1,145 -21.8%
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant +1 +45 57.7%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox 0 n.a. n.a.
Jewish Estimate Other Theology -2 -13,000 -22.4%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 +5 0.2%
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 -52 -36.6%
Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Orthodox +2 n.a. n.a.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant +1 -2,173 -22.6%
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant +1 +65 n.a.
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant +1 -644 -18.0%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +281 157.9%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant +3 +476 40.8%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +5 +239 35.6%
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox +1 n.a. n.a.
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology 0 +21 8.2%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 0 -586 -28.1%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 0 -867 -12.6%
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 -49 -28.7%
  Totals: +28 -2,304 -.5%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 671,780; in 2000 it was 750,162. The total population changed 11.7%. The adherent totals for 1990 (460,006) represent 68.5% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (449,216) include 59.9% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1990 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 27 groups to calculate 1990-2000 change. These 27 groups had 437,658 adherents in 1990 and 435,354 adherents in 2000, for a change of -.5%

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.

[More information on these data sources]


Bookmark and Share