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Denver County, Colorado - 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 41 177,475 248.04
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 58 24,336 34.01
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 36 8,342 11.66
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 3 7,968 11.14
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 7 6,802 9.51
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 17 6,496 9.08
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 36 5,763 8.05
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 5,752 8.04
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 15 5,259 7.35
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 14 4,296 6.00
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 10 3,973 5.55
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 3,700 5.17
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 11 3,530 4.93
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 7 3,236 4.52
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 3 3,110 4.35
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 6 2,974 4.16
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 11 2,626 3.67
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 2,100 2.93
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 8 2,082 2.91
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 10 2,048 2.86
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 5 1,690 2.36
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 9 1,516 2.12
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 1,500 2.10
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 6 1,500 2.10
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 1,327 1.85
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 1,307 1.83
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 1,300 1.82
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 6 1,080 1.51
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 17 1,066 1.49
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 1,060 1.48
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 8 951 1.33
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 907 1.27
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 805 1.13
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 717 1.00
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 650 0.91
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 599 0.84
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 568 0.79
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 554 0.77
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 540 0.75
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 488 0.68
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 419 0.59
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 384 0.54
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 377 0.53
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 366 0.51
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 365 0.51
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 359 0.50
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 310 0.43
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 230 0.32
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 225 0.31
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 0.25
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 125 0.17
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 110 0.15
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 110 0.15
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 106 0.15
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 0.13
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 89 0.12
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 0.08
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 59 0.08
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 51 0.07
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 50 0.07
Ecumenical Catholic Communion Other Christians 2 45 0.06
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 44 0.06
Independent Judaism Judaism 2 40 0.06
Every Nation Evangelical Protestant 1
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 3
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 1
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 4
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Polish National Catholic Church of America Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 715,522 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (306,191) included 42.8% 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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