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

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. States 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
State Percent
2020
Percent
2010
Percent
1980
2 1 1 South Dakota 0.16 0.15 0.27
1 2 2 Iowa 0.17 0.12 0.25
17 2 Wyoming 0 0.25
3 3 4 Oregon 0.13 0.06 0.21
4 4 5 Washington 0.04 0.05 0.1
5 5 6 Montana 0.02 0.02 0.08
5 6 7 Florida 0.02 0.01 0.05
8 6 8 California 0.01 0.01 0.04
8 6 8 Nebraska 0.01 0.01 0.04
8 6 8 Ohio 0.01 0.01 0.04
8 17 8 Colorado 0.01 0 0.04
8 6 12 Illinois 0.01 0.01 0.03
8 6 13 Missouri 0.01 0.01 0.01
8 6 13 West Virginia 0.01 0.01 0.01
8 17 13 Wisconsin 0.01 0 0.01
20 17 13 Kentucky 0 0 0.01
20 17 13 Minnesota 0 0 0.01
20 17 13 Pennsylvania 0 0 0.01
17 13 Idaho 0 0.01
13 Kansas 0.01
8 6 21 Michigan 0.01 0.01 0
8 17 21 Arizona 0.01 0 0
8 17 21 Virginia 0.01 0 0
20 17 21 Connecticut 0 0 0
20 17 21 Georgia 0 0 0
20 17 21 Indiana 0 0 0
20 17 21 Maryland 0 0 0
20 17 21 New York 0 0 0
20 17 21 Tennessee 0 0 0
20 17 21 Texas 0 0 0
21 New Mexico 0
21 Oklahoma 0
5 6 Arkansas 0.02 0.01
8 6 North Dakota 0.01 0.01
20 6 Alaska 0 0.01
20 17 Nevada 0 0
20 17 Utah 0 0
North Carolina
             

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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