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Snohomish County, Washington

Denominational Groups, 2000

48,967 28,839 498 46,990 19,138 461,592
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 Adherence Rate
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant 2 37 0.1
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant 10 3,225 5.3
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox 2 494 0.8
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 27 7,690 12.7
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, The Evangelical Protestant 4 547 0.9
Bahá'í Other Theology 11 518 0.9
Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant 6 2,193 3.6
Buddhism Other Theology 1 n.a. n.a.
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant 5 n.a. n.a.
Catholic Church Catholic 16 46,990 77.5
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant 10 3,472 5.7
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 2 264 0.4
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 6 2,682 4.4
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant 6 948 1.6
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant 4 585 1.0
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 2 183 0.3
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant 4 156 0.3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 41 16,537 27.3
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 10 3,284 5.4
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 7 833 1.4
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant 2 434 0.7
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant 5 1,060 1.8
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant 1 13 0.0
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 7 1,770 2.9
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant 4 343 0.6
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant 4 311 0.5
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 29 14,446 23.8
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant 7 1,762 2.9
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant 1 28 0.1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant 6 641 1.1
Hindu Other Theology 1 n.a. n.a.
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox 1 4 0.0
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant 4 4,070 6.7
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant 3 2,155 3.6
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant 17 5,755 9.5
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant 1 25 0.0
Jewish Estimate Other Theology 1 1,600 2.6
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 11 2,517 4.2
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant 1 0 0.0
Mennonite; Other Groups Evangelical Protestant 1 14 0.0
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant 1 76 0.1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant 4 333 0.6
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant 2 222 0.4
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 9 2,609 4.3
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant 2 297 0.5
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant 2 417 0.7
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 1 243 0.4
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 12 2,240 3.7
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 16 2,881 4.8
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology 2 483 0.8
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 3 399 0.7
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 13 5,605 9.3
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant 4 813 1.3
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 2 228 0.4
Zoroastrian Other Theology 1 n.a. n.a.
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 357 144,432  
Total (Adjusted)**:   161,529  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 465,642; in 2000 it was 606,024. The total population changed 30.1%. The unadjusted adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (144,432) include 23.8% of the total population in 2000. The adjusted total adherents (161,529) include 26.7% of the population.

Source

*The “Unadjusted Totals” come from the 1990 and 2000 data collected by representatives of the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). While quite comprehensive, this data excludes most of the historically African-American denominations and some other major groups. As a result, these numbers will be an underestimate of the total adherence rate, particularly in areas with a large African-American population. The 2000 data included 149 religious groups and the final results are published in Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Copyright © 2002, All rights reserved. The 1990 data included 132 groups and the final results are published in Churches and Church Membership in the United States 1990 Copyright © 1990, All rights reserved. Published by Glenmary Research Center, 1312 Fifth Ave., North, Nashville, TN 37208. www.glenmary.org [More information on the data collection]

**The “Adjusted Totals” include all adherents in the denominations counted by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and estimates adherent totals for the historically African-American denominations and other religious groups not listed in the ASARB totals. An article by Roger Finke and Christopher P. Scheitle (2005) reviews how these estimates were computed.

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2000 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of approximately 8 (8.1) in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County are Episcopalian.

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