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Salem, OH 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 9 7,058 69.28
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 21 4,240 41.62
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 23 4,220 41.42
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 5 3,500 34.36
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 12 2,436 23.91
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 8 1,986 19.49
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 1,423 13.97
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 18 1,420 13.94
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,044 10.25
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 842 8.26
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 629 6.17
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 532 5.22
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 513 5.04
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 464 4.55
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 4 435 4.27
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 359 3.52
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 280 2.75
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 261 2.56
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 212 2.08
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 208 2.04
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 207 2.03
Conservative Yearly Meetings of Friends Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 204 2.00
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 192 1.88
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 172 1.69
Pilgrim Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 157 1.54
Wisler Mennonite Conference (Ohio) Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 151 1.48
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 145 1.42
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 143 1.40
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 101 0.99
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 75 0.74
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 67 0.66
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 58 0.57
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 46 0.45
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 11 0.11
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.05
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 0 0.00
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
Bible Methodist Connection of Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
Remnant: Charity Ministries and related Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 101,877 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (33,796) included 33.2% 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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