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Wyoming

Religious Traditions, 2010

59,247 281 36,539 61,222 785 65,000 340,552
Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Orthodox 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
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 88 0.18
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 20 3,582 7.25
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 100 0.20
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 46 5,067 10.26
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 2 233 0.47
Brethren Church, The (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 72 0.15
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 73 80,421 162.87
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 14 2,049 4.15
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 4 2,240 4.54
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 17 1,744 3.53
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 1,536 3.11
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 194 0.39
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 10 288 0.58
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 143 47,129 95.44
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 18 1,767 3.58
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 32 2,206 4.47
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 6 259 0.52
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 13 1,909 3.87
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 6 1,176 2.38
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 49 8,668 17.55
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 8 1,062 2.15
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 21 10,038 20.33
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 14 1,132 2.29
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 38 0.08
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 0 0.00
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 4 0 0.00
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 63 0.13
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 38 0.08
Jewish Other Judaism 2 430 0.87
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 44 11,113 22.51
Mennonite; Other Groups Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 42 0.09
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 5 0.01
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 2 263 0.53
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 1,015 2.06
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 0 0.00
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches and other Fundamental Bapti Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 531 1.08
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 394 0.80
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 31 6,600 13.37
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 182 0.37
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Reformed Church in the United States Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 35 0.07
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 765 1.55
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 24 1,538 3.11
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 78 17,101 34.63
Southwide Baptist Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 --- ---
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 4 330 0.67
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 11 2,139 4.33
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 42 11,431 23.15
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 123 0.25
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 3,240 6.56
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 4 349 0.71
Totals: 790 230,725  

The population of Wyoming was 493,782 in 2000; in 1990 it was 453,588. The total population changed 8.9%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (230,725) included 46.7% 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.


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