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The largest of the several churches serving the homosexual community is the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, founded in 1968 in Los Angeles by Pentecostal minister Troy Perry.

Using data from the 1980-2010 Religious Congregations and Membership Studies, this list ranks U.S. counties on the highest total number of adherents and the highest percent of the population in the Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.

Congregational "Adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. "Percent" is the percentage of the total population that belongs to that denomination. Note: Adherents are sometimes residents of a county different than the location of their congregation.

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Ranking County   [Download CSV]AdherentsPercent
1 Pitkin County, Colorado
25
0.24
2 Crawford County, Michigan
20
0.21
3 San Francisco County, California
1,000
0.15
4 Arapahoe County, Colorado
400
0.14
5 Massac County, Illinois
20
0.13
6 Multnomah County, Oregon
660
0.12
7 Adams County, Illinois
80
0.11
7 Houston County, Minnesota
20
0.11
8 Jackson County, Missouri
600
0.1
9 La Plata County, Colorado
25
0.09
9 Monroe County, Florida
60
0.09
10 Jasper County, Missouri
70
0.08
10 Walla Walla County, Washington
40
0.08
11 Crawford County, Arkansas
25
0.07
11 Frederick County, Virginia
40
0.07
11 Hillsborough County, Florida
480
0.07
11 Jackson County, Michigan
100
0.07
11 Monongalia County, West Virginia
50
0.07
11 Sherburne County, Minnesota
20
0.07
12 Clay County, Missouri
80
0.06
12 Laramie County, Wyoming
40
0.06
13 Ada County, Idaho
80
0.05
13 Dallas County, Texas
800
0.05
13 Fulton County, Georgia
300
0.05
13 Los Angeles County, California
4,000
0.05
13 Sedgwick County, Kansas
200
0.05
13 Washington County, Arkansas
50
0.05
14 Douglas County, Nebraska
150
0.04
14 Escambia County, Florida
100
0.04
14 Greene County, Missouri
76
0.04
14 McCracken County, Kentucky
24
0.04
14 Potter County, Texas
40
0.04
14 San Diego County, California
750
0.04
14 Shasta County, California
50
0.04
14 Travis County, Texas
150
0.04
14 Tulsa County, Oklahoma
180
0.04
15 Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
50
0.03
15 Arlington County, Virginia
70
0.03
15 Barnstable County, Massachusetts
40
0.03
15 Black Hawk County, Iowa
40
0.03
15 Boone County, Missouri
30
0.03
15 Boulder County, Colorado
60
0.03
15 Centre County, Pennsylvania
30
0.03
15 Cumberland County, North Carolina
70
0.03
15 Davidson County, Tennessee
150
0.03
15 District of Columbia, District of Columbia
200
0.03
15 Duval County, Florida
150
0.03
15 Galveston County, Texas
60
0.03
15 Hamilton County, Ohio
220
0.03
15 Harris County, Texas
642
0.03
15 Honolulu County, Hawaii
200
0.03
15 Jefferson County, Arkansas
25
0.03
15 Juneau City and Borough, Alaska
5
0.03
15 Lee County, Florida
60
0.03
15 Leon County, Florida
50
0.03
15 Marquette County, Michigan
20
0.03
15 Maui County, Hawaii
20
0.03
15 Mesa County, Colorado
25
0.03
15 Minnehaha County, South Dakota
30
0.03
15 Missoula County, Montana
20
0.03
15 Newport News city, Virginia
50
0.03
15 Ohio County, West Virginia
20
0.03
15 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
150
0.03
15 Pennington County, South Dakota
20
0.03
15 Polk County, Iowa
80
0.03
15 Richland County, South Carolina
70
0.03
15 Sacramento County, California
220
0.03
15 San Luis Obispo County, California
40
0.03
15 Santa Barbara County, California
90
0.03
15 Santa Fe County, New Mexico
20
0.03
15 Sarasota County, Florida
60
0.03
15 Shawnee County, Kansas
50
0.03
15 Suffolk County, Massachusetts
200
0.03
15 Summit County, Ohio
140
0.03
15 Wyandotte County, Kansas
60
0.03
16 Alachua County, Florida
25
0.02
16 Atlantic County, New Jersey
34
0.02
16 Baltimore city, Maryland
150
0.02
16 Bernalillo County, New Mexico
80
0.02
16 Broward County, Florida
250
0.02
16 Cass County, North Dakota
20
0.02
16 Cook County, Illinois
800
0.02
16 Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
40
0.02
16 El Paso County, Colorado
50
0.02
16 Hamilton County, Tennessee
54
0.02
16 Hartford County, Connecticut
140
0.02
16 Henrico County, Virginia
60
0.02
16 Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
50
0.02
16 Jackson County, Mississippi
20
0.02
16 Kalamazoo County, Michigan
50
0.02
16 Kenton County, Kentucky
32
0.02
16 Kern County, California
70
0.02
16 King County, Washington
300
0.02
16 Knox County, Tennessee
50
0.02
16 Lancaster County, Nebraska
40
0.02
16 Lane County, Oregon
60
0.02
16 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
50
0.02
16 Lubbock County, Texas
50
0.02
16 Maricopa County, Arizona
300
0.02
16 Marin County, California
50
0.02
16 Marion County, Oregon
50
0.02
16 New York County, New York
300
0.02
16 Orleans Parish, Louisiana
100
0.02
16 Pima County, Arizona
100
0.02
16 Pottawattamie County, Iowa
20
0.02
16 Providence County, Rhode Island
114
0.02
16 Pulaski County, Arkansas
60
0.02
16 Ramsey County, Minnesota
100
0.02
16 San Joaquin County, California
60
0.02
16 Santa Clara County, California
200
0.02
16 Santa Cruz County, California
40
0.02
16 Scott County, Iowa
40
0.02
16 St. Louis County, Missouri
200
0.02
16 Vigo County, Indiana
20
0.02
16 Wake County, North Carolina
60
0.02
16 Washtenaw County, Michigan
50
0.02
16 Yellowstone County, Montana
20
0.02
17 Alameda County, California
90
0.01
17 Albany County, New York
30
0.01
17 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
134
0.01
17 Allen County, Indiana
40
0.01
17 Bexar County, Texas
146
0.01
17 Brevard County, Florida
25
0.01
17 Buncombe County, North Carolina
20
0.01
17 Champaign County, Illinois
20
0.01
17 Clark County, Nevada
30
0.01
17 Contra Costa County, California
60
0.01
17 Cumberland County, Maine
30
0.01
17 Dane County, Wisconsin
30
0.01
17 DeKalb County, Georgia
60
0.01
17 Durham County, North Carolina
20
0.01
17 East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
20
0.01
17 El Paso County, Texas
30
0.01
17 Essex County, Massachusetts
40
0.01
17 Fairfax County, Virginia
70
0.01
17 Fairfield County, Connecticut
50
0.01
17 Fayette County, Kentucky
30
0.01
17 Franklin County, Ohio
104
0.01
17 Fresno County, California
40
0.01
17 Genesee County, Michigan
44
0.01
17 Guilford County, North Carolina
40
0.01
17 Hampden County, Massachusetts
40
0.01
17 Hennepin County, Minnesota
80
0.01
17 Hudson County, New Jersey
60
0.01
17 Ingham County, Michigan
40
0.01
17 Jefferson County, Kentucky
80
0.01
17 Kanawha County, West Virginia
20
0.01
17 Kent County, Michigan
40
0.01
17 Lake County, Indiana
60
0.01
17 Linn County, Iowa
20
0.01
17 Lucas County, Ohio
50
0.01
17 Marion County, Indiana
50
0.01
17 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
50
0.01
17 Mercer County, New Jersey
30
0.01
17 Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
100
0.01
17 Mobile County, Alabama
20
0.01
17 Monroe County, New York
40
0.01
17 Monterey County, California
40
0.01
17 Montgomery County, Maryland
30
0.01
17 Montgomery County, Ohio
56
0.01
17 Muskegon County, Michigan
20
0.01
17 Nassau County, New York
100
0.01
17 New Castle County, Delaware
25
0.01
17 New Haven County, Connecticut
50
0.01
17 Norfolk city, Virginia
60
0.01
17 Onondaga County, New York
46
0.01
17 Orange County, California
160
0.01
17 Orange County, Florida
50
0.01
17 Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
200
0.01
17 Pierce County, Washington
40
0.01
17 Pinellas County, Florida
60
0.01
17 Prince George's County, Maryland
40
0.01
17 Richmond County, Georgia
20
0.01
17 Riverside County, California
50
0.01
17 Rock Island County, Illinois
20
0.01
17 Salt Lake County, Utah
50
0.01
17 San Bernardino County, California
80
0.01
17 San Mateo County, California
60
0.01
17 Shelby County, Tennessee
50
0.01
17 Spokane County, Washington
30
0.01
17 St. Joseph County, Indiana
20
0.01
17 Stark County, Ohio
40
0.01
17 Tarrant County, Texas
90
0.01
17 Ventura County, California
30
0.01
17 Volusia County, Florida
25
0.01
17 Washoe County, Nevada
20
0.01
17 Wayne County, Michigan
200
0.01
17 Westchester County, New York
60
0.01
17 Worcester County, Massachusetts
48
0.01
18 Cuyahoga County, Ohio
50
0
18 Erie County, New York
30
0
18 Jefferson County, Alabama
25
0
18 Kings County, New York
60
0
18 Middlesex County, Massachusetts
30
0
18 Monmouth County, New Jersey
20
0
18 Palm Beach County, Florida
25
0
18 Queens County, New York
40
0
18 Suffolk County, New York
50
0
19 Anne Arundel County, Maryland
--
--
19 Benton County, Washington
--
--
19 Bibb County, Georgia
--
--
19 Brown County, Wisconsin
--
--
19 Cache County, Utah
--
--
19 Calhoun County, Michigan
--
--
19 Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
--
--
19 Carroll County, Arkansas
--
--
19 Cascade County, Montana
--
--
19 Catawba County, North Carolina
--
--
19 Charleston County, South Carolina
--
--
19 Charlottesville city, Virginia
--
--
19 Clark County, Washington
--
--
19 Clarke County, Georgia
--
--
19 Coconino County, Arizona
--
--
19 Collier County, Florida
--
--
19 Comanche County, Oklahoma
--
--
19 Curry County, New Mexico
--
--
19 Delaware County, Pennsylvania
--
--
19 Denton County, Texas
--
--
19 Denver County, Colorado
--
--
19 DuPage County, Illinois
--
--
19 Etowah County, Alabama
--
--
19 Fairfax city, Virginia
--
--
19 Forsyth County, North Carolina
--
--
19 Fredericksburg city, Virginia
--
--
19 Greenville County, South Carolina
--
--
19 Gregg County, Texas
--
--
19 Hardin County, Kentucky
--
--
19 Hawaii County, Hawaii
--
--
19 Henderson County, North Carolina
--
--
19 Hinds County, Mississippi
--
--
19 Johnson County, Kansas
--
--
19 Kane County, Illinois
--
--
19 Kennebec County, Maine
--
--
19 Lake County, Illinois
--
--
19 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
--
--
19 Larimer County, Colorado
--
--
19 Lowndes County, Georgia
--
--
19 Madison County, Alabama
--
--
19 Manatee County, Florida
--
--
19 Marion County, Florida
--
--
19 McLennan County, Texas
--
--
19 Miami-Dade County, Florida
--
--
19 Middlesex County, New Jersey
--
--
19 Midland County, Michigan
--
--
19 Montgomery County, Alabama
--
--
19 Muscogee County, Georgia
--
--
19 New Hanover County, North Carolina
--
--
19 Northampton County, Pennsylvania
--
--
19 Nueces County, Texas
--
--
19 Oakland County, Michigan
--
--
19 Olmsted County, Minnesota
--
--
19 Pasco County, Florida
--
--
19 Polk County, Florida
--
--
19 Porter County, Indiana
--
--
19 Pueblo County, Colorado
--
--
19 Randall County, Texas
--
--
19 Richmond city, Virginia
--
--
19 Roanoke city, Virginia
--
--
19 Rockdale County, Georgia
--
--
19 Saginaw County, Michigan
--
--
19 Sangamon County, Illinois
--
--
19 Sonoma County, California
--
--
19 St. Johns County, Florida
--
--
19 St. Louis city, Missouri
--
--
19 Sumter County, Florida
--
--
19 Sussex County, Delaware
--
--
19 Taylor County, Texas
--
--
19 Thurston County, Washington
--
--
19 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
--
--
19 Virginia Beach city, Virginia
--
--
19 Washington County, Maryland
--
--
19 Washington County, Tennessee
--
--
19 Watauga County, North Carolina
--
--
19 Weber County, Utah
--
--
19 Wichita County, Texas
--
--
19 Yakima County, Washington
--
--


* In an effort to better match the ASARB standards for adherents, a few religious bodies changed the way their adherents were reported in 2010, including Amish groups, Friends groups, Jewish groups, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Non-denominational Christian Churches, and the United Methodist Church. This change does not affect any of the data in the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. In fact, the data for these groups are now more comparable to that of other bodies than it was in previous decadal reports.

However, the change in methodology can distort assessments on growth or decline between 2000 and 2010 for each of these groups. County-level 2000 data using the new methodology are not readily available. ASARB staff has adjusted some 2000 county-level adherent statistics to allow for a more accurate picture on growth or decline. The revised maps and charts are now available on-line at www.usreligioncensus.org for those who are interested in these trends.

Source

2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). [More information on the data collection]