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Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

329,196 24,719 151,351 4,211 401,960 33,066 1,170,077
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 12 7,084 3.9
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 19 0.0
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 41 19,263 10.5
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 32 9,442 5.2
Black Baptists Estimate Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- 69,818 38.1
Brethren Church, The (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 0 ---
Brethren In Christ Church Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 45 0.0
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 189 426,801 232.9
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 8 944 0.5
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 5 490 0.3
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 45 11,453 6.3
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 124 40,439 22.1
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 125 0.1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 13 --- ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 47 7,148 3.9
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 54 11,925 6.5
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 330 0.2
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 13 1,017 0.6
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 13 5,275 2.9
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 3 234 0.1
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 66 16,037 8.8
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 51 6,119 3.3
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 80 0.0
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 73 0.0
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 --- ---
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 864 0.5
Enterprise Baptists Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 151 0.1
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 37 12,899 7.0
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 5 1,243 0.7
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 43 14,807 8.1
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 100 0.1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 169 0.1
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 25 0.0
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 6 542 0.3
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 --- ---
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 5 2,105 1.1
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant
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15 11,961 6.5
Jewish Other Judaism 25 23,900 13.0
Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 1 51 0.0
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 22 9,162 5.0
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 5 384 0.2
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 121 0.1
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 321 0.2
Old Regular Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 554 0.3
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 --- ---
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 --- ---
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 154 0.1
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 102 38,672 21.1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 360 0.2
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 15 0.0
Reformed Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 1 30 0.0
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 6 531 0.3
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 12 2,812 1.5
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 245 112,186 61.2
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 5 1,095 0.6
United Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 8 1,323 0.7
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 59 19,407 10.6
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 228 79,367 43.3
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 23 2,512 1.4
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 294 0.2
Totals: 1,621 972,278  

The population of the Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 1,832,313 in 1990; in 1980 it was 1,741,049. The total population changed 5.2%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (972,278) included 53.1% of the total population in 1990.

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the following 15 counties: Boone County, Kentucky, Bracken County, Kentucky, Brown County, Ohio, Butler County, Ohio, Campbell County, Kentucky, Clermont County, Ohio, Dearborn County, Indiana, Gallatin County, Kentucky, Grant County, Kentucky, Hamilton County, Ohio, Kenton County, Kentucky, Ohio County, Indiana, Pendleton County, Kentucky, Union County, Indiana, Warren County, Ohio.

* 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.