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Indiana County, Pennsylvania

Religious Traditions, 2010

10,777 233 16,441 423 12,383 1,348 47,275
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
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 34 8,307 93.5
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 24 3,668 41.3
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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21 3,196 36.0
Amish Groups, undifferentiated* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 17 2,525 28.4
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 17 12,383 139.3
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 12 3,327 37.4
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 10 471 5.3
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 5 546 6.1
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 5 700 7.9
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 801 9.0
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 5 609 6.9
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 472 5.3
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 194 2.2
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 199 2.2
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 234 2.6
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 121 1.4
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 151 1.7
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 423 4.8
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 2 150 1.7
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 86 1.0
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 2 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 2 --- ---
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 --- ---
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 52 0.6
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 157 1.8
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 212 2.4
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 175 2.0
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 1 --- ---
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 1 71 0.8
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 1 58 0.7
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 1 304 3.4
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 36 0.4
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 140 1.6
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 --- ---
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 0 ---
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 --- ---
Mennonite Christian Fellowship* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 147 1.7
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 812 9.1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 46 0.5
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 1 62 0.7
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 100 1.1
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 431 4.8
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 120 1.4
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 91 1.0
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 20 0.2
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 0 3 0.0
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups 0 5 0.1
Totals: 214 41,605  

The population of Indiana County, Pennsylvania was 88,880 in 2010; in 2000 it was 89,605. The total population changed -0.8%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (41,605) included 46.8% 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.