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Broome County (New York)

Religious Traditions, 2010

13,541 295 21,823 62,220 2,285 4,900 95,536
Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Orthodox Other Unclaimed

Congregational adherents include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The 2010 reports contain incomplete counts of congregations and adherents belonging to the eight largest historically African-American denominations. These denominations are not included in the 2000 reports and are largely missing from the 1990 and 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 41 14,039 69.99
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 33 62,220 310.17
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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31 6,006 29.94
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 14 2,249 11.21
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 13 --- ---
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 7 1,027 5.12
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 7 1,573 7.84
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 6 512 2.55
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 433 2.16
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 5 2,406 11.99
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 5 --- ---
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 2,211 11.02
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 388 1.93
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 --- ---
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 885 4.41
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 2 --- ---
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 224 1.12
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 413 2.06
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 2,305 11.49
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 555 2.77
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 310 1.55
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 225 1.12
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 2 197 0.98
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 292 1.46
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 118 0.59
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 85 0.42
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 1 505 2.52
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 1 300 1.50
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 0 0.00
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 182 0.91
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 1 --- ---
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 53 0.26
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 1 177 0.88
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 11 0.05
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 1 813 4.05
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 90 0.45
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 1 161 0.80
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 1 545 2.72
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 70 0.35
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 17 0.08
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 1 54 0.27
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 800 3.99
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 1 740 3.69
Polish National Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 1 --- ---
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 63 0.31
Primitive Methodist Church in the USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 --- ---
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 1 610 3.04
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 22 0.11
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 35 0.17
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 271 1.35
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 500 2.49
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 334 1.67
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 0 38 0.19
Totals: 229 105,064  

The population of Broome County, New York was 200,600 in 2010; in 2000 it was 200,536. The total population changed 0.0%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (105,064) included 52.4% of the total population in 2010.

* In an effort to better match the ASARB standards for adherents, a few religious bodies changed the way their adherents were reported in 2010, including the Catholic Church, Amish groups, Friends groups, Jewish groups, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Non-denominational Christian Churches, and the United Methodist Church. This change does not affect any of the data in the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. In fact, the data for these groups are now more comparable to that of other bodies than it was in previous decadal reports.

However, the change in methodology can distort assessments on growth or decline between 2000 and 2010 for each of these groups. County-level 2000 data using the new methodology are not readily available. ASARB staff has adjusted some 2000 county-level adherent statistics to allow for a more accurate picture on growth or decline. The revised maps and charts are now available on-line at www.usreligioncensus.org for those who are interested in these trends.

Source

2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). [More information on the data collection]

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2010 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of 7.6 in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that about 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County were Episcopalian.


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