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Monroe, LA, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

77,676 9,030 11,690 30 10,590 2,273 65,152
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 Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 748 4.4
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism --- --- ---
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 23 3,885 22.8
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 1 35 0.2
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 1,608 9.5
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 9 8,116 47.7
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 567 3.3
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 (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 361 2.1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 2,697 15.9
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 3 1,043 6.1
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 276 1.6
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 29 4,152 24.4
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 1 188 1.1
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 4 2,212 13.0
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 1 91 0.5
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 111 0.7
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist --- --- ---
Jewish Other Judaism 1 400 2.4
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 298 1.8
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 2 576 3.4
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 21 0.1
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 --- --- ---
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 1,207 7.1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 250 1.5
Primitive Baptist Church, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 167 1.0
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 3 538 3.2
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 95 60,187 353.9
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 30 10,079 59.3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 120 0.7
Totals: 239 99,933  

The population of the Monroe, LA, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 170,053 in 2000; in 1990 it was 162,881. The total population changed 4.4%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (99,933) included 58.8% of the total population in 2000.

Monroe, LA, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the following 2 counties: Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, Union Parish, Louisiana.

* 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.