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Wenatchee, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

17,409 6,135 21,500 3,949 61,891
Evangelical 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 8 14,612 147.27
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 8 2,515 25.35
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 9 2,395 24.14
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 7 2,241 22.59
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 13 2,192 22.09
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 2,134 21.51
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 6 1,561 15.73
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 1,204 12.13
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 6 1,044 10.52
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 770 7.76
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 9 719 7.25
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 3 678 6.83
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 620 6.25
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 3 587 5.92
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 515 5.19
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 492 4.96
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 396 3.99
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 347 3.50
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 3 338 3.41
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 261 2.63
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 2 214 2.16
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 2 189 1.90
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 150 1.51
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 126 1.27
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 120 1.21
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 114 1.15
Church of God General Conference Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 104 1.05
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 88 0.89
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 1 62 0.62
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 60 0.60
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 44 0.44
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 40 0.40
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 37 0.37
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 30 0.30
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Primitive Baptist Church, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Totals: 121 36,999  

The population of the Wenatchee, WA, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 99,219 in 2000; in 1990 it was 78,455. The total population changed 26.5%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (36,999) included 37.3% 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 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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