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Pittsburg County, Oklahoma

Denominational Groups, 2000

24,828 4,050 19 1,809 436 12,811
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
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +2 +131 14.0%
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant 0 +55 38.0%
Catholic Church Catholic 0 +311 21.0%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 0 -183 -47.0%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant +2 +140 23.0%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 0 +44 34.0%
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant +1 +35 n.a.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 0 +191 81.0%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant +1 +121 39.0%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant +1 +213 19.0%
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant +2 +133 n.a.
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 0 -49 -40.0%
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant 0 +25 14.0%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 +188 671.0%
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant +9 +1,032 n.a.
Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Orthodox +1 +19 n.a.
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant +2 +140 n.a.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant -1 -161 -20.0%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 0 -36 -23.0%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant +1 +7 13.0%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +2 +3,167 20.0%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 0 -87 -3.0%
  Totals: 23 +5,436 +21.3%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1980 was 40,524; in 2000 it was 43,953. The total population changed 8.3%. The adherent totals for 1980 (25,573) represent 63.1% of the 1980 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (31,142) include 70.9% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1980 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 22 groups to calculate 1980-2000 change. These 22 groups had 25,492 adherents in 1980 and 30,928 adherents in 2000, for a change of 21.3%

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 1980 data were collected by the Glenmary Research Center and include statistics for 111 Judeo-Christian church bodies, including number of churches and adherents. Bernard Quinn, Herman Anderson, Martin Bradley, Paul Goetting and Peggy Shriver supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1980, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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