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Hudson 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 51 215,561 297.39
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 16 42,310 58.37
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 38 20,200 27.87
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 9 17,535 24.19
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 9,300 12.83
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 7,086 9.78
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 33 6,662 9.19
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 32 5,179 7.14
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 7 3,849 5.31
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 19 3,724 5.14
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 17 3,511 4.84
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 22 2,933 4.05
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 4 2,250 3.10
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 2,210 3.05
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 15 2,151 2.97
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 9 1,359 1.87
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 1,252 1.73
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 1,010 1.39
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 5 968 1.34
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 907 1.25
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 802 1.11
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 10 802 1.11
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 758 1.05
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 8 573 0.79
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 500 0.69
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 462 0.64
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 448 0.62
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 446 0.62
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 420 0.58
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 384 0.53
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 341 0.47
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 250 0.34
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 222 0.31
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 210 0.29
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 204 0.28
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 200 0.28
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 190 0.26
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 110 0.15
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 2 104 0.14
Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.14
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 92 0.13
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 88 0.12
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 72 0.10
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 70 0.10
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 68 0.09
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 55 0.08
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 51 0.07
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 28 0.04
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 14 0.02
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 0 0.00
Independent Judaism Judaism 1 0 0.00
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
Polish National Catholic Church of America Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 4
Reformed Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Full Gospel Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 724,854 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (358,021) included 49.4% 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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