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Reno, NV, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

32,586 1,028 8,260 490 60,836 21,728 300,489
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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 14 60,836 143.0
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 33 19,436 45.7
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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17 13,462 31.6
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 10 7,141 16.8
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 27 4,590 10.8
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 5 3,002 7.1
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 1,716 4.0
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 8 1,628 3.8
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 4 1,536 3.6
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 4 1,407 3.3
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 6 1,302 3.1
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 1,058 2.5
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 743 1.7
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 602 1.4
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 3 557 1.3
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 552 1.3
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 3 508 1.2
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 1 453 1.1
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 1 413 1.0
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 375 0.9
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 338 0.8
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 2 330 0.8
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 308 0.7
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 3 299 0.7
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 289 0.7
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 251 0.6
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 245 0.6
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 231 0.5
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 182 0.4
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 1 173 0.4
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 1 158 0.4
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 130 0.3
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 70 0.2
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 66 0.2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 66 0.2
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 65 0.2
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 65 0.2
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 60 0.1
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 1 60 0.1
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 60 0.1
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 55 0.1
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 51 0.1
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 2 35 0.1
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 24 0.1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 3 --- ---
Association of Messianic Congregations Other Judaism 1 --- ---
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 1 --- ---
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 --- ---
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 1 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 5 --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 --- ---
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist 1 --- ---
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Sikh Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Totals: 218 124,928  

The population of the Reno, NV, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 425,417 in 2010; in 2000 it was 342,885. The total population changed 24.1%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (124,928) included 29.4% of the total population in 2010.

Reno, NV, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the following 2 counties: Storey County, Nevada, Washoe County, Nevada.

* 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.