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Nevada

Religious Traditions, 2010

213,188 9,751 41,558 9,281 451,070 203,107 1,772,596
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
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 323 175,149 64.9
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 186 45,535 16.9
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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140 82,611 30.6
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 74 451,070 167.0
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 61 30,545 11.3
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 37 13,148 4.9
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 36 5,003 1.9
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 30 2,829 1.0
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 30 5,235 1.9
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 27 --- ---
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 26 6,615 2.4
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 24 6,196 2.3
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 23 7,739 2.9
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 22 --- ---
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 21 10,576 3.9
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 21 5,121 1.9
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 18 10,504 3.9
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 17 5,564 2.1
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 17 2,991 1.1
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 14 1,723 0.6
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 10 1,017 0.4
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 9 1,991 0.7
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 8 1,760 0.7
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 8 937 0.3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 8 --- ---
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 7 841 0.3
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 17,727 6.6
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist 7 --- ---
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 7 1,700 0.6
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 7 1,586 0.6
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 6 4,016 1.5
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 6 --- ---
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 6 136 0.1
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 5 207 0.1
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 2,424 0.9
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 5 436 0.2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 5 136 0.1
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 5 --- ---
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 4 1,301 0.5
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 4 --- ---
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 4 --- ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 225 0.1
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 4 828 0.3
Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 --- ---
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 4 1,416 0.5
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 4 609 0.2
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 4 3,085 1.1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 4 --- ---
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 379 0.1
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 3 1,861 0.7
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 --- ---
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 --- ---
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 327 0.1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 267 0.1
Sikh Other Other Groups 3 --- ---
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 769 0.3
Church of Christ (Holiness), U.S.A Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 --- ---
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 --- ---
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 2 317 0.1
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 5,375 2.0
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 2 24 0.0
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 314 0.1
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 186 0.1
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist 2 --- ---
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 800 0.3
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 125 0.0
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 --- ---
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 1,355 0.5
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Judaism 2 --- ---
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 2 445 0.2
American Association of Lutheran Churches Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 217 0.1
Armenian Apostolic Church of America (Catholicosate of Cilicia) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 260 0.1
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 600 0.2
Association of Messianic Congregations Other Judaism 1 --- ---
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 43 0.0
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Eritrean Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 150 0.1
Ethiopian Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 --- ---
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 72 0.0
Evangelical Friends Church International* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 112 0.0
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 23 0.0
Hindu, Renaissance Other Other Groups 1 12 0.0
Hindu, Traditional Temples Other Other Groups 1 2,000 0.7
Hungarian Reformed Churches (Additional) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Jain Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 61 0.0
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 24 0.0
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 112 0.0
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 1 186 0.1
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 56 0.0
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 1 0 ---
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism 1 184 0.1
Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 200 0.1
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 60 0.0
Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 240 0.1
United Holy Church of America, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 259 0.1
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups 0 8 0.0
Totals: 1,392 927,955  

The population of Nevada was 2,700,551 in 2010; in 2000 it was 1,998,257. The total population changed 35.1%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (927,955) included 34.4% of the total population in 2010.

* 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.