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Boise City, ID, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

79,871 252 26,956 420 49,605 103,093 356,364
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
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 165 68,280 146.9
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 21 52,686 113.3
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 22 8,936 19.2
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 15 7,416 16.0
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 24 6,134 13.2
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant
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3 5,500 11.8
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 16 4,267 9.2
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 9 3,874 8.3
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 9 3,870 8.3
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 10 3,494 7.5
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 8 3,147 6.8
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 7 2,860 6.2
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 13 2,716 5.8
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 11 2,698 5.8
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 2,562 5.5
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 2,500 5.4
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 6 2,366 5.1
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 17 1,766 3.8
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 1,541 3.3
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 8 1,174 2.5
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 12 1,098 2.4
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 860 1.9
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 821 1.8
Jewish Other Judaism 1 800 1.7
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 761 1.6
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 4 667 1.4
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 583 1.3
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 521 1.1
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 4 435 0.9
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 367 0.8
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 306 0.7
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 2 248 0.5
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 3 246 0.5
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 239 0.5
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 227 0.5
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 216 0.5
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 2 211 0.5
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 200 0.4
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 196 0.4
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 162 0.3
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 138 0.3
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 130 0.3
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 108 0.2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 91 0.2
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 70 0.2
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 70 0.2
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 58 0.1
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 50 0.1
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 39 0.1
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 38 0.1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism --- --- ---
Buddhists Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 6 --- ---
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness --- --- ---
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science --- --- ---
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist --- --- ---
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Church of the United Brethren in Christ Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Evangelical Friends Church International* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Hindus Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist --- --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 --- ---
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Totals: 463 197,743  

The population of the Boise City, ID, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 464,840 in 2000; in 1990 it was 319,596. The total population changed 45.4%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (197,743) included 42.5% of the total population in 2000.

Boise City, ID, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the following 5 counties: Ada County, Idaho, Boise County, Idaho, Canyon County, Idaho, Gem County, Idaho, Owyhee County, Idaho.

* 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.