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Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area - Metro Area 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 20 39,299 125.14
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 61 27,683 88.15
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 50 20,900 66.55
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 48 14,773 47.04
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 21 5,823 18.54
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 5,764 18.35
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 9 3,443 10.96
General Association of General Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 10 3,330 10.60
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 17 3,036 9.67
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,426 7.72
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 1,731 5.51
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 12 1,716 5.46
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 9 1,450 4.62
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 6 1,444 4.60
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 15 1,353 4.31
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 1,252 3.99
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 1,000 3.18
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 4 995 3.17
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 876 2.79
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 6 865 2.75
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 6 746 2.38
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 502 1.60
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 491 1.56
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 396 1.26
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 378 1.20
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 320 1.02
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 286 0.91
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 286 0.91
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 212 0.68
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 180 0.57
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 177 0.56
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 170 0.54
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 164 0.52
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 162 0.52
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.40
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.40
Independent Judaism Judaism 1 111 0.35
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 6 100 0.32
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 0.30
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 81 0.26
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 60 0.19
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 48 0.15
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 31 0.10
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 17 0.05
Friends United Meeting Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 2 0.01
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 1 0.00
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Bethel Ministerial Association Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Reformed Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Reformed Presbyterian Church Hanover Presbytery Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangel Presbytery Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 314,049 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (144,426) included 46.0% 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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