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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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 67 331,844 166.1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 282 116,925 58.5
Jewish Other Judaism 23 77,100 38.6
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 111 40,233 20.1
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 56 22,691 11.4
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 17 10,663 5.3
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 31 10,452 5.2
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 9,164 4.6
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 21 7,863 3.9
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 23 7,654 3.8
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 19 7,202 3.6
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 34 5,469 2.7
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant
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3 4,350 2.2
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 27 3,311 1.7
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 16 2,789 1.4
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 19 2,502 1.3
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 26 2,326 1.2
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 3 2,291 1.1
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 7 1,634 0.8
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 4 1,392 0.7
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 7 1,239 0.6
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 1,219 0.6
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 8 1,140 0.6
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 11 1,124 0.6
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 1,090 0.5
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 9 960 0.5
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 5 957 0.5
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 847 0.4
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 802 0.4
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 800 0.4
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 688 0.3
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 665 0.3
Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 630 0.3
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 2 518 0.3
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 514 0.3
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 498 0.2
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 494 0.2
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 369 0.2
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 330 0.2
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 2 289 0.1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 272 0.1
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 6 262 0.1
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 2 258 0.1
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 247 0.1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 220 0.1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 200 0.1
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 198 0.1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 175 0.1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 86 0.0
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 2 80 0.0
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 45 0.0
Orthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 28 0.0
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 20 0.0
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
American Association of Lutheran Churches Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism --- --- ---
Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Dioceses Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Armenian Apostolic Church of America (Catholicosate of Cilicia) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Association of Messianic Congregations Other Judaism --- --- ---
Buddhists Other Other Groups 12 --- ---
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 10 --- ---
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 --- --- ---
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Eritrean Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Ethiopian Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist --- --- ---
Evangelical Friends Church International* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Hindus Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Hungarian Reformed Churches (Additional) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Jain Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist --- --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed --- --- ---
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran --- --- ---
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
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 --- --- ---
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Sikh Other Other Groups 3 --- ---
Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) --- --- ---
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Judaism --- --- ---
United Holy Church of America, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Totals: 938 685,119  

The population of Nevada was 1,998,257 in 2000; in 1990 it was 1,201,833. The total population changed 66.3%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (685,119) included 34.3% 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.