Under Construction.

United States Stats
(1,000s)
Christian
Denomination Number CUNY 1 Per-
cent
1995 yrbook 2
Roman Catholic 46,004 26.2% 59,900
Protestant 97,591 55.6%
All Orthodox 1% 1,900
(no denomination supplied) 8,073 4.6%
Baptist 3 33,964 19.4% 36,400
Methodist 14,116 8.0% 14,200
Lutheran 9,110 5.2% 9,100
Presbyterian 4,985 2.8% 4,300
Pentecostal 3,116 1.8% 10,300
Episcopalian/Angelican 3,042 1.7% 2,500
Mormon/LDS 2,487 1.4% 4,700
Church of Christ 1,769 1.0% 3,700
Jehovah Witness 1,381 0.8% 900
Seventh Day Adventist 668 0.4% 800
Assembly of God 660 0.4%
Holiness/Holy 610 0.3%
Nazarene 549 0.3%
Evangelical/Born Again 446 0.3%
Church of God 442 0.3%
Congregational 438 0.2%
Greek Orthodox 384 0.2%
Russian Orthodox 85 0.0% 90
Eastern Orthodox 33 0.0%
Quaker/Mennonite 302 0.2%
Christian Science 214 0.1%
Brethren 206 0.1%
Disciples of Christ 144 0.1%
New Apostolic 117 0.1%
Worldwide Church of God 116 0.1%
Charismatic 75 0.0%
Wesleyan 58 0.0%
Christian Reform 40 0.0%
Church of God in Christ 32 0.0%
Fundamentalist 27 0.0%
Independent Church 25 0.0%
Four Square Gospel 24 0.0%
Dutch Reform 19 0.0%
Covenant 16 0.0%
Church of America 11 0.0%
Four Square 4 0.0%
Open Bible 4 0.0%
Non-Denominational 195 0.1%
(Protestant - no denomination supplied) 17,214 9.8%
Total Christian 151,668 86.5%
1. National Survey of Religious Identification, 1989-1990; City University of New York
2. 1995 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches see Christian Denominations, Sects and Cults
3. The Baptist church is split between the Southern Baptist Convention (15 Million) and other Baptist groups (19 M).
National Council of Churches (NCC) Membership Statistics
Non-Christians
Religion Number Per-
cent
Jewish 3,137 1.8%
Muslim/Islamic 1 1-7,000 0.6%
Buddhist * 401 0.2%
Hindu * 227 0.1%
Bahai 28 0.0%
Taoist 23 0.0%
Rastafarian 14 0.0%
Wiccan 8 0.0%
Diety 6 0.0%
Other
Unitarian 463 0.3%
Scientology 45 0.0%
Humanist 29 0.0%
New Age 20 0.0%
Eckankar 18 0.0%
0.0%
Other Unclassified 889 0.5%
None
Agnostic 1,186 0.7%
No Religion 13,116 7.5%
Refused 4,031 2.3%
1. According to a national poll conducted in 2001, known as the American Religious Identity Survey, approximately 1,104,000 adult Muslims reside in the United States. National Muslim organizations put the total number of all Muslims in the nation at about seven million, based on a survey that determined that two million Muslims regularly attend weekly Friday prayer services.

Growth:
Note: Statistics vary all over the place because churches use different methods for counting members. We've tried to pick numbers from reliable sources that fall in the normal range. Source: Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, 2010
AmericanReligionSurvey-aris.org
The National Council of Churches' 2010 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches
See Also: Only 5 of Top 25 U.S. Churches Report Membership Growth at Crosswalk.com Walden U.
Five Out of Seven Core Religious Behaviors Have Increased from 1996 to 2006 According to Barna Survey
Note: Muslim estimates are unreliable see main page.


(From 2004 election exit polls)
Evangelical/Born Again Christians (23%).
Protestant (54%)
Catholic (27%)
Jewish (3%)
Other (7%)
None (10%)

Church Attendance:
More Than Weekly (16%)
Weekly (26%)
Monthly (14%)
A Few Times a Year (28%)
Never (15%)
According to adherents.com weekly attendance ranges from
30% for Episcopal/Anglican to 71% for Mormans with the average 49%.
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American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS) City Univ. of NY 2001 The proportion of the [American] population that can be classified as Christian has declined from 86% in 1990 to 77% in 2001.
52% Protestant.
25% Roman Catholic.
1.3% Jewish.
0.5% Muslim, followers of Islam.
14% do not follow any organized religion

Median Age in USA
US Population 43 yrs
Catholics 42 yrs
Jews 51
Muselims 28
no religion 36
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Miscellaneous
Collection of statistics about religious groups at www.adherents.com
Comparative Religions - U.S. Religious Landscape Study - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Religious Giving

last updated 3 June 2009