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Reformed Church in America - Rankings by Area (Metro-Areas) [Counties] [States]

The Reformed Church in America, the oldest continuously existing Protestant church in the United States, perpetuates the religious life of the Dutch Reformed settlement of New Amsterdam (New York) in the seventeenth century. [View our profile of Reformed Church in America]

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 Reformed Church in America. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.


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Metro-Area Percent
2020
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2010
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1980
6 2 1 3 1 Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area 3.68 4.94 5.90 6.12 8.05
22 18 8 4 2 Hudson, NY Micro Area 1.22 2.19 4.07 5.56 7.78
4 1 2 2 3 Sterling, IL Micro Area 4.29 4.97 5.62 6.16 6.66
16 10 3 7 4 Amsterdam, NY Micro Area 1.74 2.83 5.10 4.56 6.45
17 12 11 7 5 Kingston, NY Metro Area 1.67 2.73 3.45 4.56 5.72
10 4 5 9 6 Sheboygan, WI Metro Area 2.27 4.57 4.64 4.51 4.91
3 7 9 6 7 Oskaloosa, IA Micro Area 4.89 3.59 3.99 4.60 4.74
7 6 7 1 8 Holland, MI Micro Area 3.36 4.01 4.20 16.79 4.68
11 13 6 5 9 Worthington, MN Micro Area 2.23 2.63 4.60 5.35 4.62
15 12 11 10 Newton, IA, Micropolitan Statistical Area 2.34 3.43 3.91 3.90
26 11 13 44 11 Beaver Dam, WI Micro Area 0.81 2.80 3.41 0.46 3.76
13 8 15 13 12 Muskegon, MI Metro Area 2.01 2.90 3.19 3.59 3.64
2 5 4 12 13 Spencer, IA Micro Area 6.47 4.41 4.70 3.86 3.26
8 9 14 14 14 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area 3.12 2.87 3.37 3.43 3.10
26 27 20 18 15 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area 0.81 1.18 1.71 2.13 2.74
14 14 16 15 16 Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area 1.90 2.36 2.32 2.47 2.48
26 26 18 17 17 Rochelle, IL Micro Area 0.81 1.26 2.01 2.17 2.26
19 20 25 20 18 Cadillac, MI Micro Area 1.43 1.78 1.42 1.84 1.94
25 25 26 20 19 Willmar, MN Micro Area 0.89 1.27 1.35 1.84 1.83
24 38 28 22 20 Seneca Falls, NY Micro Area 0.90 0.59 1.18 1.61 1.67
54 37 36 25 21 Oak Harbor, WA Micro Area 0.20 0.61 0.76 1.24 1.59
18 19 17 16 22 Mitchell, SD Micro Area 1.49 1.91 2.14 2.19 1.42
31 33 28 26 23 Bellingham, WA Metro Area 0.77 0.73 1.18 1.21 1.40
32 34 34 24 24 Freeport, IL Micro Area 0.56 0.68 0.89 1.31 1.37
35 35 35 32 25 Albert Lea, MN Micro Area 0.44 0.64 0.77 1.00 1.22
15 23 27 10 26 Fond du Lac, WI Metro Area 1.76 1.31 1.34 4.23 1.17
21 24 22 23 27 Brookings, SD Micro Area 1.25 1.29 1.50 1.44 1.15
23 28 30 19 28 Yankton, SD Micro Area 0.97 1.13 1.06 1.96 1.08
9 17 19 28 29 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area 2.40 2.23 1.72 1.15 1.04
31 32 31 30 Beatrice, NE Micro Area 0.82 1.00 1.05 1.01
37 41 41 38 31 Mason City, IA Micro Area 0.40 0.45 0.58 0.65 0.99
48 53 38 35 32 Gloversville, NY Micro Area 0.27 0.27 0.72 0.81 0.98
42 45 45 33 33 Española, NM Micro Area 0.33 0.36 0.40 0.87 0.87
30 29 33 33 34 Kankakee, IL Metro Area 0.80 1.06 0.92 0.87 0.85
33 22 23 27 35 Traverse City, MI Micro Area 0.49 1.34 1.45 1.20 0.83
12 16 23 29 36 Ludington, MI Micro Area 2.19 2.26 1.45 1.12 0.81
40 41 39 37 Canton, IL, Micropolitan Statistical Area 0.48 0.58 0.64 0.60
38 42 44 45 37 Midland, MI Metro Area 0.38 0.42 0.41 0.45 0.60
61 56 48 45 39 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area 0.15 0.26 0.36 0.45 0.56
45 44 48 41 40 Alamogordo, NM Micro Area 0.31 0.39 0.36 0.53 0.52
47 45 45 43 41 Clinton, IA Micro Area 0.28 0.36 0.40 0.49 0.50
52 53 55 52 41 Rochester, MN Metro Area 0.25 0.27 0.29 0.40 0.50
62 58 55 53 43 Utica-Rome, NY Metro Area 0.14 0.21 0.29 0.39 0.48
46 43 43 49 44 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY Micro Area 0.30 0.40 0.42 0.44 0.47
42 45 47 51 45 Lincoln, NE Metro Area 0.33 0.36 0.39 0.41 0.45
65 68 60 56 46 Rochester, NY Metro Area 0.11 0.14 0.22 0.32 0.40
90 92 72 64 46 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area 0.03 0.05 0.14 0.20 0.40
57 39 40 37 48 Bismarck, ND Metro Area 0.18 0.55 0.62 0.67 0.38
20 21 21 30 49 Twin Falls, ID Metro Area 1.39 1.64 1.61 1.06 0.37
50 50 50 49 Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area 0.31 0.34 0.43 0.37
58 58 51 58 51 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area 0.16 0.21 0.31 0.27 0.36
56 57 53 42 52 Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI Micro Area 0.19 0.25 0.30 0.51 0.33
26 32 39 40 53 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area 0.81 0.74 0.65 0.55 0.32
39 30 37 45 53 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metro Area 0.36 0.91 0.74 0.45 0.32
63 60 51 54 53 Auburn, NY Micro Area 0.13 0.19 0.31 0.36 0.32
53 52 57 55 53 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metro Area 0.22 0.30 0.25 0.34 0.32
77 70 57 East Stroudsburg, PA Metro Area 0.06 0.13 0.29
63 61 57 59 58 Stockton, CA Metro Area 0.13 0.18 0.25 0.25 0.28
69 86 73 74 59 Great Falls, MT Metro Area 0.08 0.06 0.13 0.15 0.27
87 79 80 79 59 Madison, WI Metro Area 0.04 0.08 0.10 0.12 0.27
66 62 59 60 61 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area 0.10 0.17 0.23 0.23 0.25
53 45 62 Alexandria, MN Micro Area 0.30 0.45 0.24
77 71 66 61 62 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area 0.06 0.12 0.17 0.22 0.24
82 78 65 56 64 Whitewater, WI Micro Area 0.05 0.09 0.18 0.32 0.22
73 74 73 62 64 Janesville-Beloit, WI Metro Area 0.07 0.10 0.13 0.21 0.22
73 81 85 62 64 Burlington, IA-IL Micro Area 0.07 0.07 0.09 0.21 0.22
58 64 69 67 67 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area 0.16 0.16 0.15 0.18 0.19
97 81 77 69 67 Peoria, IL Metro Area 0.02 0.07 0.12 0.17 0.19
87 62 66 71 67 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area 0.04 0.17 0.17 0.16 0.19
73 92 80 71 70 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area 0.07 0.05 0.10 0.16 0.18
104 85 67 71 Niles, MI Metro Area 0.03 0.09 0.18 0.17
66 71 73 66 72 Glens Falls, NY Metro Area 0.10 0.12 0.13 0.19 0.16
69 74 80 71 72 Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area 0.08 0.10 0.10 0.16 0.16
48 81 104 102 74 Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area 0.27 0.07 0.04 0.04 0.15
44 49 64 74 75 Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area 0.32 0.32 0.20 0.15 0.14
68 69 76 75 Ottumwa, IA Micro Area 0.14 0.15 0.14 0.14
105 81 80 76 75 Battle Creek, MI Metro Area 0.01 0.07 0.10 0.14 0.14
82 73 79 83 75 Lawton, OK Metro Area 0.05 0.11 0.11 0.10 0.14
97 86 88 83 79 Syracuse, NY Metro Area 0.02 0.06 0.08 0.10 0.13
97 104 98 87 79 Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.09 0.13
77 74 77 69 81 Yakima, WA Metro Area 0.06 0.10 0.12 0.17 0.11
39 53 60 79 81 Visalia, CA Metro Area 0.36 0.27 0.22 0.12 0.11
86 88 79 81 Racine, WI Metro Area 0.06 0.08 0.12 0.11
97 86 85 87 84 Flint, MI Metro Area 0.02 0.06 0.09 0.09 0.10
87 104 98 94 85 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area 0.04 0.03 0.05 0.07 0.09
90 99 92 82 86 Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area 0.03 0.04 0.07 0.11 0.08
90 92 88 83 86 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area 0.03 0.05 0.08 0.10 0.08
105 114 106 94 86 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.08
90 86 92 97 86 Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area 0.03 0.06 0.07 0.06 0.08
97 104 106 97 86 Tucson, AZ Metro Area 0.02 0.03 0.03 0.06 0.08
98 83 91 Rockford, IL Metro Area 0.05 0.10 0.07
90 92 80 87 91 Modesto, CA Metro Area 0.03 0.05 0.10 0.09 0.07
105 99 95 87 91 Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area 0.01 0.04 0.06 0.09 0.07
73 79 95 91 91 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area 0.07 0.08 0.06 0.08 0.07
105 114 111 97 91 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.07
105 108 111 100 91 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.05 0.07
97 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area 0.06
105 108 106 102 98 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.04 0.05
105 114 111 107 99 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.04
105 108 111 113 99 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.04
54 64 73 91 101 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area 0.20 0.16 0.13 0.08 0.03
69 81 98 100 101 Columbus, OH Metro Area 0.08 0.07 0.05 0.05 0.03
105 114 111 113 101 San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.03
97 92 88 107 104 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area 0.02 0.05 0.08 0.03 0.02
105 108 111 107 104 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.02
77 86 117 113 106 San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area 0.06 0.06 0.01 0.02 0.01
106 Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area 0.01
36 108 Malone, NY Micro Area 0.68 0.00
74 69 64 108 Prescott, AZ, Metropolitan Statistical Area 0.10 0.15 0.20 0.00
82 67 68 78 108 Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area 0.05 0.15 0.16 0.13 0.00
92 98 91 108 Trenton-Princeton, NJ Metro Area 0.05 0.05 0.08 0.00
82 99 92 94 108 Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area 0.05 0.04 0.07 0.07 0.00
120 114 104 102 108 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.04 0.04 0.00
120 108 106 102 108 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area 0.00 0.02 0.03 0.04 0.00
102 108 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area 0.04 0.00
105 114 117 107 108 Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.00
107 108 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area 0.03 0.00
107 108 Mobile, AL Metro Area 0.03 0.00
120 114 117 116 108 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00
120 123 123 117 108 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
120 117 108 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00
5 3 10 Spirit Lake, IA Micro Area 3.80 4.63 3.76
48 50 31 Los Alamos, NM Micro Area 0.27 0.31 1.02
34 48 62 Madera, CA Metro Area 0.47 0.34 0.21
58 64 62 Iowa City, IA Metro Area 0.16 0.16 0.21
97 92 95 Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area 0.02 0.05 0.06
105 99 98 Boise City, ID Metro Area 0.01 0.04 0.05
97 99 106 Wichita, KS Metro Area 0.02 0.04 0.03
105 114 117 St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01
120 114 117 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.01
120 117 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area 0.00 0.01
39 35 Van Wert, OH Micro Area 0.36 0.64
90 108 Fresno, CA Metro Area 0.03 0.02
1 Pella, IA Micro Area 21.20
36 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area 0.43
48 Watertown, SD Micro Area 0.27
66 Ames, IA Metro Area 0.10
69 Mount Pleasant, TX Micro Area 0.08
77 Prescott Valley-Prescott, AZ Metro Area 0.06
82 Boulder, CO Metro Area 0.05
90 Reading, PA Metro Area 0.03
105 Bakersfield, CA Metro Area 0.01
105 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area 0.01
120 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area 0.00
                     

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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