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Open Bible Churches - Rankings by Area (Metro-Areas) [Counties] [States]

The Open Bible Churches (known as Open Bible Standard Churches until 1996) is a Pentecostal fellowship founded in 1935 when the Open Bible Evangelistic Association and Bible Standard Conference merged. [View our profile of Open Bible Churches]

Using data from the 1980-2020 U.S. Religion Census, this list ranks U.S. Metro-Areas on the highest percent of the population in the Open Bible Churches. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.


Rank
2020
Rank
2010
Rank
1980
Metro-Area Percent
2020
Percent
2010
Percent
1980
1 Gillette, WY Micro Area 2.46
2 2 Boone, IA, Micropolitan Statistical Area 0.68 1.34
25 16 3 Klamath Falls, OR Micro Area 0.17 0.20 1.27
6 9 4 Ottumwa, IA Micro Area 0.65 0.30 1.12
15 5 Galesburg, IL Micro Area 0.21 0.97
6 Medford, OR Metro Area 0.96
13 18 7 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area 0.30 0.19 0.86
8 Sheridan, WY Micro Area 0.80
3 1 9 Rapid City, SD Metro Area 0.78 0.75 0.79
41 28 10 Austin, MN Micro Area 0.06 0.12 0.74
18 11 Burlington, IA-IL Micro Area 0.19 0.68
2 10 12 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area 0.91 0.29 0.67
16 31 13 Freeport, IL Micro Area 0.26 0.11 0.61
10 6 14 Sedalia, MO Micro Area 0.33 0.36 0.55
5 22 15 Mason City, IA Micro Area 0.68 0.17 0.50
16 Brookings, SD Micro Area 0.49
16 Parsons, KS Micro Area 0.49
28 37 18 Mansfield, OH Metro Area 0.13 0.09 0.48
19 Bucyrus-Galion, OH Micro Area 0.45
19 Pierre, SD Micro Area 0.45
19 Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area 0.45
9 7 22 Kearney, NE Micro Area 0.38 0.33 0.43
27 23 Aberdeen, WA Micro Area 0.14 0.38
38 44 24 Frankfort, KY Micro Area 0.08 0.06 0.37
27 13 25 Oskaloosa, IA Micro Area 0.14 0.25 0.33
25 La Grande, OR Micro Area 0.33
46 27 Ashland, OH Micro Area 0.05 0.32
27 Coos Bay, OR Micro Area 0.32
32 38 29 Billings, MT Metro Area 0.11 0.08 0.31
25 26 30 Rochelle, IL Micro Area 0.17 0.15 0.30
41 39 31 Rockford, IL Metro Area 0.06 0.07 0.29
32 24 32 Macomb, IL Micro Area 0.11 0.16 0.25
35 32 Dayton, OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area 0.10 0.25
28 51 32 Greenville, OH Micro Area 0.13 0.04 0.25
67 39 35 Stockton, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.07 0.22
56 35 Cheyenne, WY Metro Area 0.03 0.22
23 13 37 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area 0.21 0.25 0.21
20 21 37 Roseburg, OR Micro Area 0.23 0.18 0.21
37 Cañon City, CO Micro Area 0.21
13 3 40 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area 0.30 0.54 0.20
46 88 40 Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area 0.05 0.00 0.20
40 Casper, WY Metro Area 0.20
43 North Platte, NE Micro Area 0.17
60 31 44 Centralia, WA Micro Area 0.02 0.11 0.16
45 Longview, WA Metro Area 0.15
45 Olean, NY Micro Area 0.15
46 44 47 Bellefontaine, OH Micro Area 0.05 0.06 0.14
67 72 47 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.14
19 28 49 Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area 0.25 0.12 0.12
46 35 49 Marshalltown, IA Micro Area 0.05 0.10 0.12
41 39 49 Springfield, OH Metro Area 0.06 0.07 0.12
57 56 49 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area 0.03 0.03 0.12
67 65 49 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.12
49 Fairmont, WV Micro Area 0.12
41 46 55 Meadville, PA Micro Area 0.06 0.05 0.11
53 56 55 Janesville-Beloit, WI Metro Area 0.04 0.03 0.11
55 Albany-Lebanon, OR Metro Area 0.11
11 11 58 Kankakee, IL Metro Area 0.31 0.28 0.10
53 46 58 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metro Area 0.04 0.05 0.10
58 Lewiston, ID-WA Metro Area 0.10
46 56 61 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area 0.05 0.03 0.08
67 72 61 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.08
67 72 61 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.08
61 Bellingham, WA Metro Area 0.08
61 Joplin, MO Metro Area 0.08
22 66 Sterling, IL Micro Area 0.17 0.07
60 56 66 Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area 0.02 0.03 0.07
72 66 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.07
51 69 Defiance, OH Micro Area 0.04 0.06
60 72 69 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area 0.02 0.01 0.06
60 72 69 Peoria, IL Metro Area 0.02 0.01 0.06
72 69 Vallejo, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.06
69 Lewistown, PA Micro Area 0.06
69 Racine, WI Metro Area 0.06
69 Redding, CA Metro Area 0.06
46 76 Ottawa-Peru, IL, Micropolitan Statistical Area 0.05 0.05
57 65 76 San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area 0.03 0.02 0.05
88 76 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY Micro Area 0.00 0.05
76 Bloomington, IL Metro Area 0.05
76 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metro Area 0.05
67 56 81 Salem, OR Metro Area 0.01 0.03 0.04
77 88 81 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.04
81 Lima, OH Metro Area 0.04
81 Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area 0.04
81 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area 0.04
60 72 86 Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area 0.02 0.01 0.03
60 72 86 Tallahassee, FL Metro Area 0.02 0.01 0.03
67 72 86 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.03
77 72 86 Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.03
88 86 Lincoln, NE Metro Area 0.00 0.03
86 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area 0.03
86 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area 0.03
86 Rochester, MN Metro Area 0.03
77 72 94 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02
46 88 94 Toledo, OH Metro Area 0.05 0.00 0.02
77 88 94 Akron, OH Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.02
94 Macon-Bibb County, GA Metro Area 0.02
94 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area 0.02
46 56 99 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area 0.05 0.03 0.01
57 56 99 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area 0.03 0.03 0.01
67 88 99 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area 0.01 0.00 0.01
77 88 99 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01
77 88 99 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01
99 Albuquerque, NM Metro Area 0.01
99 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area 0.01
99 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metro Area 0.01
99 Tulsa, OK Metro Area 0.01
99 Wichita, KS Metro Area 0.01
8 4 109 Bend, OR Metro Area 0.42 0.43 0.00
16 5 109 Huron, SD Micro Area 0.26 0.39 0.00
7 16 109 Vermillion, SD Micro Area 0.63 0.20 0.00
28 109 Zanesville, OH Micro Area 0.12 0.00
46 109 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area 0.05 0.00
35 51 109 Port Angeles, WA Micro Area 0.10 0.04 0.00
31 56 109 Ames, IA Metro Area 0.12 0.03 0.00
28 65 109 Eau Claire, WI Metro Area 0.13 0.02 0.00
53 65 109 Wapakoneta, OH Micro Area 0.04 0.02 0.00
65 109 Ionia, MI, Micropolitan Statistical Area 0.02 0.00
65 109 Plymouth, IN Micro Area 0.02 0.00
67 72 109 Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.00
77 88 109 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00
77 88 109 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00
77 88 109 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00
88 109 Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area 0.00 0.00
88 109 Columbus, OH Metro Area 0.00 0.00
88 109 Jacksonville, FL Metro Area 0.00 0.00
88 109 San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.00
88 109 Sidney, OH Micro Area 0.00 0.00
109 Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area 0.00
109 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area 0.00
109 Beatrice, NE Micro Area 0.00
109 Burley, ID Micro Area 0.00
109 Chillicothe, OH Micro Area 0.00
109 Clarksburg, WV Micro Area 0.00
109 Clearlake, CA Micro Area 0.00
109 Clinton, IA Micro Area 0.00
109 Cornelia, GA Micro Area 0.00
109 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area 0.00
109 Dixon, IL Micro Area 0.00
109 Dubuque, IA Metro Area 0.00
109 Ellensburg, WA Micro Area 0.00
109 Farmington, NM Metro Area 0.00
109 Fort Collins, CO Metro Area 0.00
109 Fremont, OH Micro Area 0.00
109 Fresno, CA Metro Area 0.00
109 Gainesville, GA Metro Area 0.00
109 Glens Falls, NY Metro Area 0.00
109 Grand Junction, CO Metro Area 0.00
109 Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area 0.00
109 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area 0.00
109 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area 0.00
109 Johnstown, PA Metro Area 0.00
109 Lawrence, KS Metro Area 0.00
109 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area 0.00
109 Madison, WI Metro Area 0.00
109 Morgantown, WV Metro Area 0.00
109 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area 0.00
109 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metro Area 0.00
109 Pueblo, CO Metro Area 0.00
109 Riverton, WY Micro Area 0.00
109 Salem, OH Micro Area 0.00
109 Syracuse, NY Metro Area 0.00
109 Topeka, KS Metro Area 0.00
109 Wilmington, OH Micro Area 0.00
4 7 Spirit Lake, IA Micro Area 0.73 0.33
22 12 Monroe, MI Metro Area 0.22 0.26
15 18 Cambridge, OH Micro Area 0.29 0.19
11 24 Spearfish, SD Micro Area 0.31 0.16
60 31 Yakima, WA Metro Area 0.02 0.11
31 Fernley, NV Micro Area 0.11
41 39 Bismarck, ND Metro Area 0.06 0.07
39 Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area 0.07
35 51 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area 0.10 0.04
77 51 Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area 0.00 0.04
77 65 Torrington, CT Micro Area 0.00 0.02
38 72 Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area 0.08 0.01
77 72 Anchorage, AK Metro Area 0.00 0.01
72 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metro Area 0.01
1 88 Nogales, AZ Micro Area 1.05 0.00
24 88 Scottsbluff, NE Micro Area 0.18 0.00
77 88 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area 0.00 0.00
77 88 Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area 0.00 0.00
88 Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area 0.00
88 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area 0.00
88 Muscatine, IA Micro Area 0.00
16 Pella, IA Micro Area 0.26
20 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV Micro Area 0.23
32 Columbia, MO Metro Area 0.11
35 Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area 0.10
38 Fond du Lac, WI Metro Area 0.08
46 Ottawa, IL Micro Area 0.05
53 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area 0.04
67 Springfield, MO Metro Area 0.01
Wilmington, NC Metro Area
             

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 373 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 156.

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