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Vermont

Religious Traditions, 2010

22,630 36 48,029 290 128,293 11,113 415,350
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 Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 135 16,392 26.2
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 129 128,293 205.0
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 117 14,710 23.5
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 57 7,178 11.5
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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50 6,989 11.2
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 47 6,999 11.2
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 38 1,870 3.0
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 23 2,330 3.7
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 21 2,547 4.1
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 15 --- ---
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 14 896 1.4
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 13 713 1.1
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 13 346 0.6
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 12 4,384 7.0
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 11 213 0.3
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 10 4,704 7.5
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 10 --- ---
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 10 1,033 1.7
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 10 651 1.0
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 9 347 0.6
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 9 725 1.2
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 8 699 1.1
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 7 608 1.0
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 7 971 1.6
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 --- ---
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 --- ---
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 4 172 0.3
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 3 --- ---
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 129 0.2
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 497 0.8
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 361 0.6
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 3 1,080 1.7
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 441 0.7
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 144 0.2
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 2 345 0.6
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 77 0.1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 57 0.1
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 2 1,007 1.6
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 570 0.9
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 185 0.3
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 2 --- ---
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 115 0.2
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 105 0.2
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 99 0.2
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 30 0.0
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 168 0.3
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 1 36 0.1
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 99 0.2
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 99 0.2
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 0 ---
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 --- ---
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 25 0.0
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant
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1 --- ---
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 300 0.5
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 43 0.1
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 1 60 0.1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 95 0.2
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 66 0.1
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism 1 292 0.5
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Tao Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
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 27 0.0
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 69 0.1
Totals: 854 210,391  

The population of Vermont was 625,741 in 2010; in 2000 it was 608,827. The total population changed 2.8%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (210,391) included 33.6% 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.