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The Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum) traces its origins to the reforming activity of John Hus in the 15th century in Czechoslovakia. It was brought to America in 1735 by a group under the leadership of Bishop August Gottlieb Spangenberg.

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 Moravian Church in America--Northern Province. 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
4 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ, Metropolitan Statistical Area
5,846
0.71
11 Appleton, WI, Metropolitan Statistical Area
221
0.1
9 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ, Metropolitan Statistical Area
371
0.14
5 Columbus, IN, Metropolitan Statistical Area
487
0.63
17 Columbus, OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area
128
0.01
18 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area
93
0
16 East Stroudsburg, PA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
37
0.02
7 Fargo, ND-MN, Metropolitan Statistical Area
502
0.24
8 Faribault-Northfield, MN, Micropolitan Statistical Area
121
0.19
11 Green Bay, WI, Metropolitan Statistical Area
319
0.1
19 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN, Metropolitan Statistical Area
--
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12 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN, Metropolitan Statistical Area
116
0.09
8 Lancaster, PA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
987
0.19
10 Lebanon, PA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
156
0.12
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
216
0
13 Madison, WI, Metropolitan Statistical Area
411
0.07
14 Marinette, WI-MI, Micropolitan Statistical Area
38
0.06
16 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, Metropolitan Statistical Area
575
0.02
1 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH, Micropolitan Statistical Area
1,544
1.67
17 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
2,558
0.01
17 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, Metropolitan Statistical Area
479
0.01
19 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ, Metropolitan Statistical Area
--
--
15 Reading, PA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
116
0.03
18 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
125
0
19 Utica-Rome, NY, Metropolitan Statistical Area
--
--
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, Metropolitan Statistical Area
898
0.02
2 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI, Micropolitan Statistical Area
1,270
1.52
6 Winona, MN, Micropolitan Statistical Area
307
0.6
3 Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI, Micropolitan Statistical Area
547
0.73
14 York-Hanover, PA, Metropolitan Statistical Area
261
0.06


* 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]