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Yakima, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

28,841 197 8,802 250 59,500 10,606 135,035
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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23 5,300 21.8
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 17 8,243 33.9
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 16 59,500 244.6
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 16 3,338 13.7
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 15 4,282 17.6
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 14 776 3.2
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 12 2,810 11.6
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 12 2,903 11.9
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 9 736 3.0
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 9 2,772 11.4
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 9 1,533 6.3
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 8 2,219 9.1
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 7 1,823 7.5
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 7 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 7 --- ---
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 6 1,298 5.3
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 5 577 2.4
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 5 1,411 5.8
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 5 --- ---
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 4 381 1.6
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 105 0.4
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 --- ---
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 4 681 2.8
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 4 897 3.7
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 435 1.8
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 3 213 0.9
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 445 1.8
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 285 1.2
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 157 0.6
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 2 --- ---
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 106 0.4
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 2 334 1.4
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 476 2.0
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 81 0.3
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 2 --- ---
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 159 0.7
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 399 1.6
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 197 0.8
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 1 --- ---
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 250 1.0
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, OR Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 46 0.2
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 1 1,250 5.1
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 1 0 ---
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 5 0.0
Evangelical Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 --- ---
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 0 ---
Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 26 0.1
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 308 1.3
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 275 1.1
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 1 138 0.6
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 236 1.0
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, USA and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 38 0.2
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 120 0.5
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 87 0.4
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 459 1.9
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 86 0.4
Totals: 278 108,196  

The population of the Yakima, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 243,231 in 2010; in 2000 it was 222,581. The total population changed 9.3%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (108,196) included 44.5% of the total population in 2010.

Yakima, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Yakima 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.