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Nevada

Denominational Groups, 2000

107,681 43,340 3,895 331,844 197,729 1,313,768
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
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant +4 +4,258 118.0%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant +28 +15,528 217.0%
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant 0 +7 9.0%
Catholic Church Catholic -5 +221,739 201.0%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant +5 +247 n.a.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant -1 -321 -33.0%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant -1 +7,132 351.0%
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant +3 +369 n.a.
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant +2 -539 -67.0%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant +2 +733 323.0%
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant +4 +175 n.a.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +161 +61,777 112.0%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant +6 +856 52.0%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant +1 +449 24.0%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant +8 +1,140 n.a.
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant +4 -395 -7.0%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant +3 +743 347.0%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant +8 +5,935 126.0%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant +2 +6 15.0%
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant 0 +58 264.0%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox +4 +1,392 n.a.
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant +2 +1,090 n.a.
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant +3 +4,350 n.a.
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant +23 +2,381 256.0%
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant +3 +198 n.a.
Jewish Estimate Other Theology +19 +75,875 6194.0%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant +7 +2,634 52.0%
Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Orthodox +2 +498 n.a.
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant +4 +220 n.a.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant +4 +2,463 52.0%
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant +2 +200 n.a.
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant +4 +589 91.0%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant +4 +826 42.0%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +67 +23,957 147.0%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology 0 +164 131.0%
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant +1 +71 12.0%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant +7 +3,148 43.0%
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant +1 +208 416.0%
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant +3 +514 n.a.
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant +4 +1,298 386.0%
  Totals: +398 +441,973 +189.1%

The population of these 17 counties (or equivalents) in 1980 was 800,493; in 2000 it was 1,998,257. The total population changed 66.3%. The adherent totals for 1980 (233,781) represent 29.2% of the 1980 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (684,489) include 34.3% of the 2000 population. There is sufficient data for 40 groups to calculate 1980-2000 change. These 40 groups had 233,771 adherents in 1980 and 675,744 adherents in 2000, for a change of 189.1%

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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