Holiness churches emerged out of the Methodist churches in the United States as they sought to restore John Wesley's teachings of personal holiness and total sanctification (perfection). Holiness bodies include the Church of the Nazarene and the various Church of God denominations.
Maps: Holiness Family1
Adherence Rate per 1,000 (2020)
Top 5 Holiness Family States (2020)1 [View all states]
Top 5 Holiness Family Counties (2020)1 [View all counties]
Top 5 Holiness Family Metro Areas (2020)1 [View all Metro Areas]
Holiness Family: Adherence Rates (1980 - 2020)1
1 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. [More information on the data sources]