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Salt Lake City, UT 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
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1,476 653,868 519.79
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 24 112,914 89.76
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 8 19,844 15.78
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 34 9,488 7.54
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 19 7,908 6.29
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 26 6,316 5.02
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 38 4,991 3.97
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 3,450 2.74
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 3,001 2.39
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6 2,571 2.04
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 2,500 1.99
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 2,416 1.92
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 8 2,180 1.73
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 1,634 1.30
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 1,500 1.19
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,212 0.96
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 6 1,162 0.92
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 3 1,124 0.89
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 8 1,056 0.84
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 6 911 0.72
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 905 0.72
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 6 844 0.67
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 761 0.60
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 730 0.58
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 621 0.49
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 588 0.47
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 559 0.44
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 500 0.40
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 494 0.39
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 480 0.38
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 458 0.36
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 439 0.35
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 344 0.27
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 255 0.20
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 252 0.20
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 250 0.20
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 206 0.16
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 0.16
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 200 0.16
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 198 0.16
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 160 0.13
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 124 0.10
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 95 0.08
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 94 0.07
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 86 0.07
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 86 0.07
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 60 0.05
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 59 0.05
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 44 0.03
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 44 0.03
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 35 0.03
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 4 28 0.02
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 8 0.01
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 8 0.01
Armenian Evangelical Union of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 1
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 2
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 1,257,936 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (850,263) included 67.6% 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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