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Religious Traditions, 2010

447,009 4,471 140,248 7,316 399,440 196,309 2,636,281
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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443 137,748 36.0
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 304 147,965 38.6
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 223 45,492 11.9
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 208 398,738 104.1
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 166 --- ---
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 166 29,406 7.7
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 159 40,162 10.5
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 151 35,623 9.3
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 147 26,925 7.0
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 127 24,307 6.3
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 121 --- ---
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 117 35,764 9.3
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 116 10,955 2.9
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 115 37,670 9.8
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 99 21,444 5.6
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 96 20,348 5.3
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 87 18,092 4.7
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 57 --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 47 --- ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 46 4,517 1.2
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 45 5,281 1.4
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 42 11,329 3.0
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 41 11,992 3.1
Evangelical Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 41 --- ---
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 38 10,866 2.8
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 37 4,195 1.1
Evangelical Friends Church International* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 37 4,547 1.2
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 36 7,247 1.9
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 32 3,482 0.9
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 31 --- ---
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 29 3,560 0.9
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 26 1,538 0.4
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 24 2,472 0.6
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 24 2,452 0.6
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 23 12,254 3.2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 21 731 0.2
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 21 859 0.2
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 21 4,596 1.2
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 20 1,899 0.5
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 19 4,313 1.1
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 17 3,475 0.9
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 16 1,440 0.4
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 16 --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 16 --- ---
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 14 1,898 0.5
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 13 2,132 0.6
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 12 2,247 0.6
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 12 --- ---
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 12 3,988 1.0
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 12 2,821 0.7
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 12 1,077 0.3
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 11 429 0.1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 11 1,911 0.5
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 11 1,190 0.3
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 10 657 0.2
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 10 454 0.1
U.S. Mennonite Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 10 4,222 1.1
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 8 1,016 0.3
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 8 985 0.3
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 8 --- ---
Hindu, Renaissance Other Other Groups 7 186 0.0
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 7 899 0.2
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 7 1,211 0.3
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 7 718 0.2
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 7 672 0.2
Hindu, Indian-American Hindu Temple Assoc. Other Other Groups 6 5,604 1.5
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, OR Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 5 1,141 0.3
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist 5 --- ---
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 337 0.1
Sikh Other Other Groups 5 --- ---
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 4 --- ---
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 4 1,255 0.3
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 4 261 0.1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 2,358 0.6
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist 4 --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 4 3,070 0.8
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 --- ---
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 --- ---
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 417 0.1
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 303 0.1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 --- ---
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 --- ---
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 3 2,750 0.7
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 --- ---
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 150 0.0
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 3 543 0.1
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 3 --- ---
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism 3 2,217 0.6
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 3 560 0.1
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 3 690 0.2
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 478 0.1
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 308 0.1
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 441 0.1
Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 --- ---
Brethren In Christ Church Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 --- ---
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 174 0.0
Eritrean Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 205 0.1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 2 --- ---
Jain Other Other Groups 2 --- ---
Korean-American Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 --- ---
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 252 0.1
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 2 478 0.1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 --- ---
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 --- ---
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 500 0.1
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 800 0.2
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Church of God of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Church of the United Brethren in Christ Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 39 0.0
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 44 0.0
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 1 2,619 0.7
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 241 0.1
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 100 0.0
Ethiopian Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 --- ---
Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 504 0.1
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 --- ---
Hindu, Traditional Temples Other Other Groups 1 2,000 0.5
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 100 0.0
Hutterian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Communal 1 --- ---
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant
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1 --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 300 0.1
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, USA and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 33 0.0
Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 280 0.1
Tao Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 120 0.0
Unaffiliated Friends Meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 --- ---
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Judaism 1 --- ---
United Catholic Church, Inc. Catholic Catholicism 1 702 0.2
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups 0 22 0.0
Totals: 4,026 1,194,793  

The population of Oregon was 3,831,074 in 2010; in 2000 it was 3,421,399. The total population changed 12.0%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (1,194,793) included 31.2% 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.