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Weber County, Utah

Denominational Groups, 2000

6,348 4,275 429 11,726 115,476 58,279
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
Catholic Church Catholic +1 +4,870 71.0%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +2 +952 233.0%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant -1 +24 15.0%
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant 0 -19 -18.0%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant +1 +366 482.0%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 -4 -10.0%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant +1 +776 249.0%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant +1 +140 n.a.
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant +3 +489 n.a.
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 0 -81 -10.0%
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant +2 +75 n.a.
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +11 7.0%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant +2 +9 3.0%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 0 +266 28.0%
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant 0 -297 -55.0%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 0 +15 3.0%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 0 +310 26.0%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 0 -728 -46.0%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 0 -58 -26.0%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 0 -548 -38.0%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox +1 +309 n.a.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +78 +25,020 28.0%
Jewish Estimate Other Theology +1 +150 n.a.
  Totals: +92 +32,047 +30.3%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1980 was 144,616; in 2000 it was 196,533. The total population changed 24.1%. The adherent totals for 1980 (106,149) represent 73.4% of the 1980 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (138,254) include 70.3% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1980 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 23 groups to calculate 1980-2000 change. These 23 groups had 105,734 adherents in 1980 and 137,781 adherents in 2000, for a change of 30.3%

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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