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Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

244,699 12,585 48,195 347,723 6,740 124,738 1,364,447
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
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 720 0.65
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 533 0.48
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 63 150,418 136.77
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 0 0 0.00
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 9 705 0.64
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 41 13,712 12.47
Black Baptists Estimate Evangelical Protestant Baptist 0 0 0.00
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 268 0.24
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 3 165 0.15
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 782 0.71
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 191 0.17
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 6 2,079 1.89
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 557 0.51
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 139 0.13
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 0 0 0.00
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 211 0.19
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 21 5,424 4.93
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 33 4,084 3.71
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 0 0 0.00
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 8 3,831 3.48
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 164 0.15
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 5 1,256 1.14
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 4 535 0.49
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 67 0.06
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 610 0.55
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 738 0.67
Independent Fundamental Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 0 0 0.00
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 0 0 0.00
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant
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0 0 0.00
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 0 0 0.00
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 16 7,114 6.47
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 110 0.10
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 0 0 0.00
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 1,793 1.63
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 375 0.34
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 0 0 0.00
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 0 0 0.00
Reformed Church in the United States Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 0 0 0.00
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 297 0.27
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 25 7,051 6.41
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 64 24,351 22.14
U.S. Mennonite Brethren Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 50 0.05
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 0 0 0.00
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 3 951 0.86
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 20 6,318 5.74
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 6 1,341 1.22
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 19 8,353 7.59
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 31 13,518 12.29
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 4 463 0.42
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 3 159 0.14
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 220 0.20
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 23 13,743 12.50
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 1,802 1.64
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 12 3,395 3.09
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 42 13,133 11.94
Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Dioceses Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 0 0 0.00
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 0 0 0.00
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 0 0 0.00
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 0 0 0.00
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 58 29,560 26.88
Jewish Other Judaism 2 1,401 1.27
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 3 977 0.89
Totals: 571 323,664  

The population of the Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 1,099,814 in 1980. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (323,664) included 29.4% of the total population in 1980.

* 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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