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Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 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 23 31,183 207.97
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 30 9,243 61.64
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 27 5,639 37.61
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 18 5,369 35.81
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 16 3,260 21.74
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 2,236 14.91
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 3 1,966 13.11
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 1,520 10.14
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 8 1,146 7.64
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,086 7.24
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 8 1,019 6.80
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 1,012 6.75
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 830 5.54
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 700 4.67
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 544 3.63
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 420 2.80
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 420 2.80
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 224 1.49
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 1.35
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 181 1.21
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 169 1.13
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 146 0.97
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 130 0.87
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 126 0.84
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 109 0.73
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 101 0.67
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.67
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.67
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 97 0.65
Evangelical Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 93 0.62
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 92 0.61
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 70 0.47
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 69 0.46
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 68 0.45
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 60 0.40
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 52 0.35
Nationwide Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 51 0.34
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 26 0.17
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 22 0.15
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 15 0.10
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 13 0.09
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 10 0.07
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 5 0.03
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 0 0.00
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Orthodox Lutheran Confessional Conference Evangelical Protestant 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 149,940 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (69,924) included 46.6% 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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