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Cochise County, Arizona

Religious Traditions, 2010

13,773 862 3,386 50 26,615 8,384 78,276
Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational adherents include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The 2010 reports contain incomplete counts of congregations and adherents belonging to the eight largest historically African-American denominations. These denominations are not included in the 2000 reports and are largely missing from the 1990 and 1980 reports.
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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
29 3,219 24.5
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist 1 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 6 --- ---
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 5 336 2.6
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 6 --- ---
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 32 0.2
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 1 607 4.6
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 26 5,357 40.8
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 16 26,615 202.6
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 1 --- ---
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 50 0.4
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 1 --- ---
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 5 451 3.4
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 77 0.6
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 2 0 ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 55 0.4
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 7 225 1.7
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 --- ---
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 104 0.8
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 1 76 0.6
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 17 7,933 60.4
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 94 0.7
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 3 516 3.9
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 421 3.2
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 4 231 1.8
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 135 1.0
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 9 1,558 11.9
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 1 159 1.2
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 1 102 0.8
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 1 20 0.2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 15 1,597 12.2
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 301 2.3
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 2 255 1.9
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 92 0.7
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 109 0.8
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 5 --- ---
Korean-American Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 57 0.4
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 596 4.5
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 58 0.4
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 208 1.6
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restoration Movement 3 838 6.4
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restoration Movement 9 586 4.5
Totals: 207 53,070  

The population of Cochise County, Arizona was 131,346 in 2010; in 2000 it was 117,755. The total population changed 11.5%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (53,070) included 40.4% of the total population in 2010.

* 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 the Catholic Church, 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 for those who are interested in these trends.


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]

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2010 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of 7.6 in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that about 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County were Episcopalian.

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