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Utica-Rome, NY, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

10,580 504 25,745 102,175 604 4,866 154,923
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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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 66 107,351 357.96
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 61 14,716 49.07
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 30 4,897 16.33
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 21 4,386 14.63
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 20 4,536 15.13
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 9 1,142 3.81
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 9 3,967 13.23
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 9 1,266 4.22
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 7 680 2.27
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 983 3.28
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 6 523 1.74
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 5 859 2.86
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 508 1.69
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 4 362 1.21
Jewish Other Judaism 4 1,330 4.43
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 4 2,564 8.55
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 1,350 4.50
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 4 504 1.68
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 4 277 0.92
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 143 0.48
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 867 2.89
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 137 0.46
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 158 0.53
Old Order Amish Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 2 134 0.45
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 --- ---
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 525 1.75
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 37 0.12
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 88 0.29
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 106 0.35
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 135 0.45
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 61 0.20
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Vasiloupulis Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 845 2.82
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 825 2.75
Moravian Church in America--Northern Province Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 178 0.59
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 1 1,200 4.00
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 172 0.57
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 0 36 0.12
Totals: 306 157,848  

The population of the Utica-Rome, NY, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 299,896 in 2000; in 1990 it was 316,633. The total population changed -5.3%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (157,848) included 52.6% of the total population in 2000.

* 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 for those who are interested in these trends.


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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