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Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY 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 13 20,894 163.67
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 39 7,482 58.61
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 23 4,810 37.68
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 11 1,963 15.38
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 15 1,329 10.41
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,014 7.94
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 878 6.88
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6 840 6.58
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 731 5.73
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 730 5.72
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 728 5.70
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 653 5.12
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 614 4.81
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 596 4.67
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 579 4.54
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 539 4.22
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 500 3.92
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 379 2.97
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 3 337 2.64
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 300 2.35
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 299 2.34
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 171 1.34
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 147 1.15
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 140 1.10
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 139 1.09
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 136 1.07
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.99
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.94
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 5 118 0.92
Northeastern Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 105 0.82
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 100 0.78
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 80 0.63
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 70 0.55
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 60 0.47
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.39
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 41 0.32
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 18 0.14
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist Family 2
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 127,657 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (47,816) included 37.5% 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 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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