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Wichita, KS 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 40 82,174 126.89
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 110 37,600 58.06
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 76 28,347 43.77
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 71 27,546 42.53
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 25 17,600 27.18
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 17 9,685 14.95
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 10 7,402 11.43
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 16 6,776 10.46
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 5,750 8.88
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 17 5,658 8.74
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 31 5,178 8.00
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 19 5,118 7.90
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 17 4,483 6.92
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 24 4,436 6.85
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 21 3,998 6.17
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 18 3,460 5.34
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 29 3,454 5.33
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 27 3,069 4.74
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 5 2,730 4.22
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 16 2,477 3.82
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 9 2,053 3.17
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 9 2,011 3.11
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 8 1,602 2.47
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 4 1,363 2.10
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 1,195 1.85
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,138 1.76
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 5 1,045 1.61
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 7 1,011 1.56
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 1,002 1.55
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 856 1.32
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 696 1.07
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 4 595 0.92
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 551 0.85
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 541 0.84
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 530 0.82
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 510 0.79
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 500 0.77
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 466 0.72
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 436 0.67
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 4 380 0.59
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 4 373 0.58
Friends United Meeting Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 292 0.45
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 284 0.44
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 268 0.41
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 226 0.35
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 0.28
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 0.27
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 176 0.27
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 172 0.27
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 156 0.24
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 135 0.21
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 131 0.20
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 128 0.20
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 127 0.20
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 122 0.19
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 120 0.19
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 115 0.18
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 114 0.18
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 55 0.08
Apostolic Christian Church of America Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 53 0.08
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 36 0.06
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (Covenanters) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 28 0.04
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God of the Firstborn Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Covenant Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 1
Episcopal Missionary Church Mainline Protestant 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 12
Fire Baptized Holiness Church (Wesleyan) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 4
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 647,610 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (288,890) included 44.6% 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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