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Kankakee County, Illinois

Religious Traditions, 2010

16,364 3,480 8,003 60 27,840 400 57,302
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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Reports


Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 538 5.2
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 100 1.0
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 0 7 0.1
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 14 22,213 213.9
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 504 4.9
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 440 4.2
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 185 1.8
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science --- --- ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 57 0.5
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 349 3.4
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 1 364 3.5
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 10 5,415 52.2
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 301 2.9
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 1 38 0.4
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 57 0.5
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 2 305 2.9
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 275 2.6
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 3 1,112 10.7
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 97 0.9
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 18 0.2
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 156 1.5
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant
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1 800 7.7
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 228 2.2
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist --- --- ---
Jewish Other Judaism 1 100 1.0
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 8 4,692 45.2
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 49 0.5
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 109 1.0
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches and other Fundamental Bapti Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 285 2.7
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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--- --- ---
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 373 3.6
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 804 7.7
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 953 9.2
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 625 6.0
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 182 1.8
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 1,416 13.6
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal --- --- ---
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 1,162 11.2
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 17 4,809 46.3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
United Pentecostal Council of the Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 246 2.4
Totals: 105 49,364  

The population of Kankakee County, Illinois was 103,833 in 2000; in 1990 it was 96,255. The total population changed 7.9%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (49,364) included 47.5% of the total population in 2000.

* 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 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]

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.