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Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

455,991 144,251 205,282 40,623 918,600 150,660 2,380,843
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 % Change
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups +15 +20,241 +33.0%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist +15 +2,810 +12.9%
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist +8 +2,482 +224.6%
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +8 +2,161 +127.9%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist +7 +81 +0.8%
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness +3 +1,930 +22.5%
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist +2 +114 +89.1%
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +2 -930 -58.1%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness +2 -93 -3.6%
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +2 +2,325 +43.9%
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal +2 +581 +3,057.9%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist +1 -323 -21.1%
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints +1 -1,023 -29.0%
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist +1 +73 +8.0%
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed +1 --- ---
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +1 +180 +48.0%
Sikh Other Other Groups +1 --- ---
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal +1 -263 -13.4%
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist +0 +489 +1.5%
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church +0 +4 +2.0%
Armenian Apostolic Church of America (Catholicosate of Cilicia) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 +1,320 +78.6%
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 -272 -9.8%
Brethren In Christ Church Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church +0 --- ---
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal +0 -2,514 -20.1%
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness +0 -632 -21.5%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 -2,858 -21.2%
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist +0 -426 -60.6%
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal +0 -40 -19.8%
Macedonian Orthodox Church: American Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 +275 +9.2%
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 -6 -4.0%
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church +0 +560 +388.9%
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups +0 +60 +39.5%
Moravian Church in America--Northern Province Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist +0 -48 -34.0%
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed +0 -5 -1.2%
Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 --- ---
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist +0 --- ---
Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 -525 -42.9%
Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 +400 +66.7%
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) +0 -21 -3.7%
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) -1 +411 +11.3%
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal -1 --- ---
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist -1 +613 +10.6%
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -1 -432 -25.9%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints -1 +2,864 +26.7%
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church -1 -89 -34.5%
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -1 -960 -80.8%
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -1 -294 -42.1%
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -1 -182 -79.5%
Jain Other Other Groups -1 --- ---
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran -1 -10,876 -11.5%
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness -1 +384 +12.0%
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal -1 +101 +87.1%
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) -1 --- ---
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -1 -4,495 -28.3%
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness -1 -2,160 -36.9%
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran -1 -1,073 -15.0%
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal -2 +278 +67.8%
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal -2 -557 -68.3%
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist -2 --- ---
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -2 -1,521 -31.5%
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist -2 +650 +26.5%
Bahá'í Other Other Groups -3 -10 -0.9%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness -3 -993 -28.5%
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist -3 --- ---
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist -3 -250 -24.6%
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -3 -4,251 -33.1%
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist -3 -1,259 -34.8%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -3 -12,312 -27.3%
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness -3 -3,338 -31.3%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal -4 -4,778 -16.5%
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed -4 -360 -34.6%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist -8 +258 +1.6%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist -13 -107 -0.2%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran -14 -14,976 -27.0%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism -16 -8,067 -31.9%
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism -31 -170,527 -15.7%
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
American Association of Lutheran Churches Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Amish Groups, undifferentiated* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism --- --- ---
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Church of Christ (Holiness), U.S.A. Evangelical Protestant Holiness --- --- ---
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science --- --- ---
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of the Lutheran Confession Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Church of the United Brethren in Christ Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness --- --- ---
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Eritrean Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Ethiopian Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Hungarian Reformed Churches (Additional) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant
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Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist --- --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Korean-American Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist --- --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Polish National Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism --- --- ---
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Swedenborgian Church Other Spiritualist --- --- ---
Unaffiliated Friends Meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
United Holy Church of America, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Totals: -68 -212,201 -12%

The population of the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 4,296,250 in 2010; in 2000 it was 4,452,557. The total population changed -3.5%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (1,915,407) included 44.6% of the total population in 2010.

The population of the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 4,452,557 in 2000; in 1990 it was 4,248,699. The total population changed 4.8%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (1,861,576) included 41.8% of the total population in 2000.

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the following 6 counties: Lapeer County, Michigan, Livingston County, Michigan, Macomb County, Michigan, Oakland County, Michigan, St. Clair County, Michigan, Wayne County, Michigan.

* 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.