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Ellensburg, WA Micro 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 3 4,587 103.46
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 1,455 32.82
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,311 29.57
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 1,030 23.23
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 554 12.50
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 376 8.48
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 277 6.25
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 255 5.75
Old German Baptist Brethren Church, New Conference Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 192 4.33
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 190 4.29
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 168 3.79
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 166 3.74
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 136 3.07
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 1 134 3.02
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 90 2.03
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 83 1.87
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 68 1.53
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 60 1.35
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 58 1.31
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 50 1.13
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 50 1.13
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 30 0.68
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians 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 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 44,337 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,320) included 25.5% 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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