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Indiana

Religious Traditions, 2010

1,238,154 94,705 689,902 22,883 747,706 80,794 3,609,658
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
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1,286 288,308 47.4
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 585 205,408 33.8
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 462 836,009 137.5
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 362 115,101 18.9
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 345 35,927 5.9
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 345 124,452 20.5
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 301 60,097 9.9
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 256 71,414 11.7
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 251 56,948 9.4
Old Order Amish Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 244 19,177 3.2
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 227 38,774 6.4
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 225 111,522 18.3
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 198 72,772 12.0
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 185 84,079 13.8
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 165 51,177 8.4
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 157 21,786 3.6
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 138 11,069 1.8
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches and other Fundamental Bapti Evangelical Protestant Baptist 126 31,579 5.2
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 121 36,701 6.0
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 99 15,204 2.5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 91 28,309 4.7
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 86 13,564 2.2
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 86 18,396 3.0
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 86 11,641 1.9
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 69 15,884 2.6
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 69 16,583 2.7
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant
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55 51,620 8.5
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 41 5,542 0.9
Primitive Baptist Church, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 37 --- ---
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 36 12,818 2.1
Brethren Church, The (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 34 4,632 0.8
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 32 1,423 0.2
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 31 5,539 0.9
Mennonite; Other Groups Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 30 2,218 0.4
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 28 2,243 0.4
Jewish Other Judaism 27 18,000 3.0
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 26 79 0.0
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 25 3,794 0.6
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 23 1,899 0.3
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 23 4,201 0.7
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 21 6,459 1.1
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 20 11,002 1.8
Separate Baptists in Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 20 2,767 0.5
Midwest Congregational Christian Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 18 986 0.2
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 18 2,179 0.4
Southwide Baptist Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Baptist 18 --- ---
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 17 --- ---
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 17 6,269 1.0
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 16 2,936 0.5
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 16 4,975 0.8
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 14 1,279 0.2
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 14 12,966 2.1
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 13 1,203 0.2
"Old" Missionary Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist 12 1,664 0.3
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 11 3,955 0.7
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 11 1,219 0.2
Independent Free Will Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist 11 1,124 0.2
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 10 1,213 0.2
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 10 1,904 0.3
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 10 3,437 0.6
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 10 1,696 0.3
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 9 1,162 0.2
Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Other Groups 8 840 0.1
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 8 1,710 0.3
Old Order Mennonite Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 8 958 0.2
Church of God General Conference Evangelical Protestant Adventist 7 305 0.1
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 7 954 0.2
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 7 1,745 0.3
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 7 8,169 1.3
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 --- ---
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 6 2,036 0.3
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 6 750 0.1
Brethren In Christ Church Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 5 318 0.1
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 5 166 0.0
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 4 830 0.1
Amish; Other Groups Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 4 288 0.0
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 451 0.1
Buddhists Other Other Groups 4 --- ---
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 348 0.1
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 2,373 0.4
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 77 0.0
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 4 455 0.1
Progressive Primitive Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 166 0.0
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 4 570 0.1
Moravian Church in America--Northern Province Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 524 0.1
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 3 --- ---
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 3 2,212 0.4
Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA (New Gracanica Metropolitanate) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 3 --- ---
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 11 0.0
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 183 0.0
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 601 0.1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 396 0.1
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 831 0.1
Orthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 163 0.0
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 81 0.0
Sikh Other Other Groups 2 --- ---
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 558 0.1
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 500 0.1
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 65 0.0
Enterprise Baptists Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 49 0.0
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 75 0.0
Macedonian Orthodox Church: American Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 2,000 0.3
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 189 0.0
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 75 0.0
Orthodox Church in America: Bulgarian Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 285 0.0
Primitive Methodist Church in the USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 61 0.0
Protestant Reformed Churches in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 122 0.0
Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 88 0.0
Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 20 0.0
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Ambassadors Amish Mennonite* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
American Association of Lutheran Churches Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Amish Groups, undifferentiated* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism --- --- ---
Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Dioceses Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Association of Messianic Congregations Other Judaism --- --- ---
Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Berea Amish Mennonite* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Central Yearly Meeting of Friends* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
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 (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist --- --- ---
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Church of the United Brethren in Christ Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness --- --- ---
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Eritrean Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Ethiopian Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Evangelical Association of Reformed, and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Evangelical Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness --- --- ---
Evangelical Congregational Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Free Presbyterian Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Friends United Meeting* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
Hungarian Reformed Churches (Additional) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant
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Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist --- --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Korean-American Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
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 --- --- ---
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist --- --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups --- --- ---
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Polish National Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism --- --- ---
Presbyterian Reformed Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, USA and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Swedenborgian Church Other Spiritualist --- --- ---
Unaffiliated Conservative Amish Mennonite Church* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Unaffiliated Friends Meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Totals: 7,492 2,608,882  

The population of Indiana was 6,080,485 in 2000; in 1990 it was 5,544,159. The total population changed 9.7%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (2,608,882) included 42.9% of the total population in 2000.

* 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.