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Oklahoma City, OK, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

489,731 24,183 123,969 1,894 80,120 35,021 498,069
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 14 2,627 2.1
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 125 0.1
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 10 1,876 1.5
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 16 2,712 2.2
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist 4 --- ---
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 5 2,359 1.9
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 13 7,538 6.0
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 4 751 0.6
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 9 6,195 4.9
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 47 80,120 63.9
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 10 1,434 1.1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 2 --- ---
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 90 25,683 20.5
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 --- ---
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 84 0.1
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 2 --- ---
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 31 6,766 5.4
Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Other Groups 1 --- ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 7 5,054 4.0
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 16 1,698 1.4
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 --- ---
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 262 0.2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 270 0.2
Church of God of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 58 18,098 14.4
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 115 26,457 21.1
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 59 0.0
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 166 0.1
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 5 43,072 34.4
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 0 ---
Evangelical Friends Church International* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 226 0.2
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 345 0.3
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 23 1,689 1.3
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 --- ---
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 73 0.1
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant
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1 --- ---
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 42 7,383 5.9
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Korean-American Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 17 6,293 5.0
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 20 0.0
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 36 4,262 3.4
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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204 88,767 70.8
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 71 0.1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 17 1,848 1.5
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 550 0.4
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 --- ---
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 413 0.3
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 21 3,669 2.9
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 359 244,227 194.9
U.S. Mennonite Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 204 0.2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 20 --- ---
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 63 0.1
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 101 0.1
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 424 0.3
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 2,503 2.0
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 41 15,555 12.4
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 19 6,835 5.5
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 12 2,488 2.0
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 2 35 0.0
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 38 0.0
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 27 9,063 7.2
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 491 0.4
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 5 1,698 1.4
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 106 85,263 68.0
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 4 1,111 0.9
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 100 0.1
Ethiopian Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 --- ---
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 250 0.2
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 144 0.1
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 120 0.1
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 94 0.1
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 75 0.1
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 6 688 0.5
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 13 6,963 5.6
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 4 2,054 1.6
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 1 36 0.0
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 6 --- ---
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 29 15,476 12.4
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 3 468 0.4
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 1 418 0.3
Hindu, Indian-American Hindu Temple Assoc. Other Other Groups 1 416 0.3
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 7 250 0.2
Hindu, Traditional Temples Other Other Groups 1 4,200 3.4
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 23 --- ---
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 6 2,540 2.0
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist 1 --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 1 834 0.7
Sikh Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 3 673 0.5
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 2 --- ---
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups 0 5 0.0
Totals: 1,592 754,918  

The population of the Oklahoma City, OK, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 1,252,987 in 2010; in 2000 it was 1,095,421. The total population changed 14.4%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (754,918) included 60.2% of the total population in 2010.

Oklahoma City, OK, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the following 7 counties: Canadian County, Oklahoma, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, Grady County, Oklahoma, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, Logan County, Oklahoma, McClain County, Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

* 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.