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Grady County (Oklahoma)

Religious Traditions, 2010

19,725 155 3,909 420 291 27,931
Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Mainline Protestant 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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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 22 17,125 410.21
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 10 3,804 91.12
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 10 1,600 38.33
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 6 1,236 29.61
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant
2 800 19.16
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 796 19.07
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 3 694 16.62
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 2 651 15.59
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 555 13.29
Black Baptists Estimate Evangelical Protestant Baptist --- 484 11.59
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 275 6.59
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 229 5.49
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 204 4.89
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 203 4.86
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 198 4.74
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 1 169 4.05
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 1 129 3.09
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 126 3.02
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 101 2.42
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 83 1.99
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 81 1.94
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 1 70 1.68
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 1 44 1.05
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 43 1.03
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 1 --- ---
Totals: 83 29,700  

The population of Grady County, Oklahoma was 41,747 in 1990; in 1980 it was 39,490. The total population changed 5.7%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (29,700) included 71.1% of the total population in 1990.

* 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 for those who are interested in these trends.


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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