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Norfolk County, Massachusetts - County Membership Report (2020)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 51 296,880 408.94
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 8 10,041 13.83
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 31 9,324 12.84
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 28 9,045 12.46
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 8,088 11.14
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 7 6,008 8.28
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 5,962 8.21
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 6 4,400 6.06
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 21 4,010 5.52
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 17 3,956 5.45
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 20 3,105 4.28
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 2,393 3.30
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,380 3.28
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 15 2,350 3.24
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 7 2,054 2.83
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 13 2,018 2.78
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 1,730 2.38
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 1,730 2.38
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 6 1,323 1.82
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 7 1,221 1.68
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 9 1,134 1.56
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 8 1,113 1.53
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 900 1.24
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 865 1.19
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 804 1.11
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 727 1.00
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 555 0.76
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 500 0.69
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 450 0.62
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 394 0.54
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 375 0.52
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 335 0.46
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 249 0.34
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 228 0.31
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 208 0.29
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 192 0.26
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 182 0.25
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 177 0.24
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 130 0.18
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 90 0.12
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 87 0.12
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 80 0.11
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 25 0.03
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 0 0.00
Independent Judaism Judaism 1 0 0.00
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 2
Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Twelve Tribes Evangelical Protestant 1
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Vanguard Presbytery Evangelical Protestant 1
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 9
North American Old Roman Catholic Church (Archdiocese of New York) Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1
Association of Messianic Congregations Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 725,981 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (387,818) included 53.4% of the total population in 2020. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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