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Macomb County, Michigan - County Membership Report (2020)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 47 194,399 220.60
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 25 24,583 27.90
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 48 23,266 26.40
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 8 17,418 19.77
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 19 5,824 6.61
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 22 5,722 6.49
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 19 5,046 5.73
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 19 5,010 5.69
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 4,500 5.11
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 17 3,537 4.01
Macedonian Orthodox Church: American-Canadian Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 3,500 3.97
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 3,421 3.88
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 7 3,049 3.46
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 3 2,224 2.52
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 4 2,068 2.35
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,970 2.24
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 1,710 1.94
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 1,457 1.65
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 1,400 1.59
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 8 1,337 1.52
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 1,296 1.47
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 1,037 1.18
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 834 0.95
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 795 0.90
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 3 728 0.83
Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 700 0.79
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 692 0.79
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 666 0.76
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 630 0.71
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 577 0.65
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 554 0.63
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 550 0.62
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 501 0.57
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 500 0.57
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 476 0.54
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 465 0.53
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 450 0.51
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 418 0.47
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 360 0.41
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 338 0.38
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 311 0.35
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 285 0.32
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 258 0.29
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 215 0.24
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 200 0.23
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 192 0.22
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 190 0.22
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 0.20
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 113 0.13
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 105 0.12
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.11
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, and Australia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 75 0.09
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 64 0.07
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 61 0.07
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 55 0.06
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 50 0.06
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 39 0.04
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 12 0.01
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 6 0.01
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 1
Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies Evangelical Protestant 1
Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth, Inc. [Lewis Dominion] Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
American Association of Lutheran Churches Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 5
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 881,217 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (326,519) included 37.1% of the total population in 2020. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

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 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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