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Burleigh County, North Dakota

Religious Traditions, 2010

10,828   19,606   20,169 1,432 29,273
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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 6 20,169 248.1
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 2,101 25.8
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 98 1.2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 18 0.2
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 280 3.4
Church of the Lutheran Confession Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 126 1.5
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 62 0.8
Evangelical Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 --- ---
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 643 7.9
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 495 6.1
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 2,671 32.9
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 1,214 14.9
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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4 482 5.9
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 1,259 15.5
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 81 1.0
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 437 5.4
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 382 4.7
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 174 2.1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 139 1.7
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 166 2.0
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 422 5.2
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 1 375 4.6
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 11 14,300 175.9
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 7 0.1
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 768 9.4
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 628 7.7
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 532 6.5
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 5 2,574 31.7
Bah' Other Other Groups 0 37 0.5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 1 986 12.1
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 308 3.8
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 101 1.2
Totals: 72 52,035  

The population of Burleigh County, North Dakota was 81,308 in 2010; in 2000 it was 69,416. The total population changed 17.1%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (52,035) included 64.0% 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 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.