Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America States (2010) [ Counties | Metro Areas ]
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Greek immigrants settled in America in the 19th century and organized parishes under the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church. In 1918, they established a separate ethnic diocese, which eventually became the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America.

Using data from the 1980-2010 Religious Congregations and Membership Studies, this list ranks U.S. states on the highest total number of adherents and the highest percent of the population in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. 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 State   [Download CSV]AdherentsPercent
21 Alabama
2,355
0.05
23 Alaska
234
0.03
15 Arizona
8,100
0.13
25 Arkansas
330
0.01
16 California
38,463
0.1
15 Colorado
6,395
0.13
5 Connecticut
11,727
0.33
20 Delaware
550
0.06
1 District Of Columbia
9,500
1.58
12 Florida
32,587
0.17
20 Georgia
6,265
0.06
25 Hawaii
190
0.01
25 Idaho
215
0.01
6 Illinois
41,364
0.32
12 Indiana
10,791
0.17
22 Iowa
1,180
0.04
25 Kansas
345
0.01
24 Kentucky
720
0.02
23 Louisiana
1,347
0.03
16 Maine
1,325
0.1
8 Maryland
14,150
0.25
2 Massachusetts
33,755
0.52
14 Michigan
13,744
0.14
22 Minnesota
2,370
0.04
24 Mississippi
455
0.02
18 Missouri
4,700
0.08
24 Montana
200
0.02
22 Nebraska
725
0.04
10 Nevada
5,375
0.2
7 New Hampshire
3,985
0.3
4 New Jersey
32,370
0.37
18 New Mexico
1,595
0.08
3 New York
76,985
0.4
15 North Carolina
11,996
0.13
26 North Dakota
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9 Ohio
27,806
0.24
25 Oklahoma
515
0.01
19 Oregon
2,750
0.07
13 Pennsylvania
18,685
0.15
8 Rhode Island
2,625
0.25
17 South Carolina
4,333
0.09
23 South Dakota
250
0.03
22 Tennessee
2,320
0.04
21 Texas
12,167
0.05
11 Utah
5,130
0.19
23 Vermont
185
0.03
15 Virginia
10,772
0.13
17 Washington
6,017
0.09
20 West Virginia
1,170
0.06
17 Wisconsin
5,020
0.09
15 Wyoming
745
0.13


* 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]




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