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Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro 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 71 408,887 170.56
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 126 111,672 46.58
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 120 75,384 31.44
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 23 45,960 19.17
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 92 43,059 17.96
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 120 30,264 12.62
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 113 25,757 10.74
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 19 15,262 6.37
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 41 14,834 6.19
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 19 13,990 5.84
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 13 10,974 4.58
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 39 9,133 3.81
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 28 8,519 3.55
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 20 7,221 3.01
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 6,207 2.59
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 22 5,895 2.46
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 20 5,734 2.39
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 3 5,231 2.18
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 21 5,044 2.10
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 20 5,033 2.10
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 22 4,412 1.84
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 38 4,154 1.73
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 19 4,017 1.68
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 5 3,634 1.52
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 3,200 1.33
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 15 3,017 1.26
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 19 2,419 1.01
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 1,855 0.77
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 10 1,844 0.77
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 3 1,612 0.67
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 13 1,600 0.67
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 7 1,452 0.61
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,432 0.60
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 7 1,357 0.57
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 1,350 0.56
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 10 1,280 0.53
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 1,185 0.49
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 1,100 0.46
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,060 0.44
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 1,002 0.42
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 984 0.41
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 979 0.41
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 964 0.40
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 869 0.36
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 787 0.33
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 720 0.30
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 700 0.29
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 650 0.27
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 552 0.23
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 543 0.23
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 540 0.23
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 530 0.22
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 500 0.21
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 432 0.18
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 10 392 0.16
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 370 0.15
Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 360 0.15
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 350 0.15
United Catholic Church Catholic Other Groups Family 2 320 0.13
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 0.13
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 0.13
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 226 0.09
Reformed Church in the United States Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 222 0.09
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 208 0.09
Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 200 0.08
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 190 0.08
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 190 0.08
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 180 0.08
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 163 0.07
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 123 0.05
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 88 0.04
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 85 0.04
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 76 0.03
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 2 62 0.03
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 61 0.03
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 60 0.03
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.02
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 41 0.02
Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 40 0.02
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 37 0.02
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2
Vedanta Society Other Other Groups Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 5
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 1
Covenant Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Province of Christ the King Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Anglican Church in America Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 6
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 9
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 5
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 11
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 6
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 16
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 12
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
American Association of Lutheran Churches Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 27
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 3
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 7
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 23
Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America Other Other Groups Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 2,397,382 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (911,486) included 38.0% 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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