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Cumberland County, New Jersey - 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 11 32,151 208.57
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 23 5,460 35.42
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 4,826 31.31
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 30 3,729 24.19
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 7 2,417 15.68
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11 2,095 13.59
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 6 1,996 12.95
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 9 1,978 12.83
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,509 9.79
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 1,250 8.11
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 1,209 7.84
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 1,207 7.83
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 1,097 7.12
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 3 1,000 6.49
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 998 6.47
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 654 4.24
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 553 3.59
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 502 3.26
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 345 2.24
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 268 1.74
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 252 1.63
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 238 1.54
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 223 1.45
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 203 1.32
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 0.97
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 150 0.97
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 135 0.88
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 126 0.82
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 125 0.81
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 0.78
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 97 0.63
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 93 0.60
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 89 0.58
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 60 0.39
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 51 0.33
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.32
Northeastern Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 30 0.19
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 19 0.12
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 154,152 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (67,455) included 43.8% 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

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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