Conservative Yearly Meetings of Friends Metro Areas (2010) [ Counties | States ]
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Using data from the 1980-2010 Religious Congregations and Membership Studies, this list ranks U.S. metro areas on the highest total number of adherents and the highest percent of the population in the Conservative Yearly Meetings of Friends. 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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Complete List

Ranking Metro Area   [Download CSV]AdherentsPercent
6 Ames, IA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
24
0.03
9 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
0
0
7 Burlington, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
26
0.02
7 Cedar Rapids, IA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
49
0.02
9 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
21
0
9 Cleveland-Elyria, OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area
0
0
9 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO, Metropolitan Statistical Area
0
0
6 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
191
0.03
5 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
179
0.04
9 Fayetteville, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
10
0
9 Flint, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area
15
0
7 Greensboro-High Point, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
139
0.02
8 Greenville, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
9
0.01
9 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
0
0
4 Harrisonburg, VA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
61
0.05
4 Iowa City, IA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
69
0.05
9 Kansas City, MO-KS, Metropolitan Statistical Area
87
0
9 Lancaster, PA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
12
0
8 Lincoln, NE, Metropolitan Statistical Area
29
0.01
9 Madison, WI, Metropolitan Statistical Area
10
0
9 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
15
0
3 Roanoke Rapids, NC, Micropolitan Statistical Area
64
0.08
1 Salem, OH, Micropolitan Statistical Area
244
0.23
9 Salisbury, MD-DE, Metropolitan Statistical Area
0
0
9 Sioux Falls, SD, Metropolitan Statistical Area
0
0
9 Sumter, SC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
0
0
8 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
157
0.01
2 Wheeling, WV-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area
199
0.13
7 Wilmington, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area
57
0.02


* 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]