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Clarksburg, WV, Micropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

10,847 192 20,580 9,082 110 1,070 52,315
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
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 80 11,301 119.97
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 41 7,693 81.67
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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20 4,928 52.32
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 11 769 8.16
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 9 9,082 96.42
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 8 1,463 15.53
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 6 863 9.16
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 5 581 6.17
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 4 302 3.21
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 603 6.40
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 576 6.11
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 211 2.24
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 3 160 1.70
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 3 543 5.76
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, USA and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 285 3.03
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 263 2.79
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 70 0.74
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 75 0.80
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 2 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 2 --- ---
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 361 3.83
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 160 1.70
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 120 1.27
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 59 0.63
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 1 --- ---
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 1 757 8.04
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 --- ---
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 110 1.17
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant
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1 --- ---
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 308 3.27
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 52 0.55
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 1 72 0.76
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 109 1.16
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 0 5 0.05
Totals: 231 41,881  

The population of the Clarksburg, WV, Micropolitan Statistical Area was 94,196 in 2010; in 2000 it was 92,144. The total population changed 2.2%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (41,881) included 44.5% 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.


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