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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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 133 147,918 243.0
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 149 21,597 35.5
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 128 19,000 31.2
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 49 9,163 15.1
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 59 8,352 13.7
Jewish Other Judaism 13 5,810 9.5
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 13 3,577 5.9
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 12 3,046 5.0
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 24 2,848 4.7
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 21 2,139 3.5
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Vasiloupulis Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 1,720 2.8
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 7 1,318 2.2
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 10 1,122 1.8
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 17 1,008 1.7
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 9 843 1.4
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 14 742 1.2
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 10 741 1.2
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 650 1.1
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 11 590 1.0
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 5 585 1.0
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 555 0.9
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 10 512 0.8
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 348 0.6
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 3 341 0.6
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 340 0.6
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 296 0.5
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 260 0.4
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 257 0.4
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 230 0.4
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 217 0.4
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 200 0.3
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 199 0.3
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 198 0.3
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 194 0.3
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 181 0.3
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 158 0.3
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 142 0.2
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 120 0.2
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 100 0.2
Mennonite; Other Groups Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 98 0.2
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 96 0.2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 82 0.1
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 66 0.1
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 63 0.1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 60 0.1
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 52 0.1
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 48 0.1
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 26 0.0
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 23 0.0
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 20 0.0
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism --- --- ---
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Buddhists Other Other Groups 16 --- ---
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science --- --- ---
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church --- --- ---
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist --- --- ---
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant
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International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist --- --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- --- ---
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism --- --- ---
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Tao Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups --- --- ---
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal --- --- ---
Totals: 775 238,251  

The population of Vermont was 608,827 in 2000; in 1990 it was 562,758. The total population changed 8.2%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (238,251) included 39.1% 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.