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Indiana County, Pennsylvania

Denominational Groups, 2000

5,976 17,541 1,344 13,304 521 50,919
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 -1 -95 -31.0%
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant -1 -114 -14.4%
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church Orthodox +1 +242 63.4%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 0 +36 5.7%
Catholic Church Catholic -5 -2,835 -17.6%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant 0 -49 -6.7%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 0 +4 1.0%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 -6 -2.9%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant 0 -7 -2.2%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 0 +32 17.0%
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant -1 -271 -31.5%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 0 -200 -32.3%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 -40 -6.5%
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant 0 +70 189.2%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant 0 n.a. n.a.
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 0 -155 -40.8%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant 0 -35 -25.0%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant -4 -64 -1.9%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant 0 +11 8.9%
Jewish Estimate Other Theology 0 +225 n.a.
Old Order Amish Church Evangelical Protestant +6 -351 -26.0%
Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Orthodox +1 n.a. n.a.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 0 -1,532 -22.9%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +356 474.7%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant +1 +59 59.6%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant -1 -121 -54.8%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology 0 +12 20.3%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant -2 -961 -11.2%
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant +1 +41 75.9%
  Totals: -5 -5,748 -13.2%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 89,994; in 2000 it was 89,605. The total population changed -0.4%. The adherent totals for 1990 (44,806) represent 49.8% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (38,686) include 43.2% 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 43,517 adherents in 1990 and 37,769 adherents in 2000, for a change of -13.2%

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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