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Olympia-Tumwater, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

28,471   10,497 110 18,526 15,334 179,326
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
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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25 9,643 38.2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 18 10,774 42.7
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 14 4,960 19.7
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 9 --- ---
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 8 18,526 73.4
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 660 2.6
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 1,220 4.8
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 7 3,266 12.9
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 6 3,254 12.9
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 6 1,194 4.7
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 5 217 0.9
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 389 1.5
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 5 1,388 5.5
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 1,230 4.9
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 3 921 3.7
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 118 0.5
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 583 2.3
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 3,060 12.1
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 3 1,009 4.0
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 1,454 5.8
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 --- ---
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 285 1.1
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 1,045 4.1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 2 --- ---
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 2 517 2.0
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 301 1.2
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 267 1.1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 365 1.4
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 --- ---
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 223 0.9
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 584 2.3
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 704 2.8
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 2 616 2.4
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 2 350 1.4
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 280 1.1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 110 0.4
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 1 1,007 4.0
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 202 0.8
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 1 --- ---
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 28 0.1
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 89 0.4
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 147 0.6
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 1 167 0.7
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 1 54 0.2
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 150 0.6
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 69 0.3
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 74 0.3
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 1 77 0.3
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 74 0.3
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 102 0.4
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 1 60 0.2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 97 0.4
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 109 0.4
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 0 ---
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism 1 572 2.3
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 211 0.8
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 134 0.5
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups 0 2 0.0
Totals: 206 72,938  

The population of the Olympia-Tumwater, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 252,264 in 2010; in 2000 it was 207,355. The total population changed 21.7%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (72,938) included 28.9% of the total population in 2010.

Olympia-Tumwater, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Thurston County, Washington.

* 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.