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Wayne 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 106 245,106 136.66
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 64 145,494 81.12
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 213 94,880 52.90
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 211 71,560 39.90
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 73 50,002 27.88
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 33 26,906 15.00
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 82 25,880 14.43
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 74 19,198 10.70
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 28 16,366 9.12
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 44 14,780 8.24
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 38 10,063 5.61
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 57 8,340 4.65
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 8,000 4.46
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 34 7,954 4.43
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 33 7,798 4.35
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 18 7,647 4.26
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 24 6,406 3.57
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 31 5,713 3.19
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 17 5,669 3.16
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 27 5,306 2.96
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 4,140 2.31
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 8 4,136 2.31
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 12 4,038 2.25
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 11 3,729 2.08
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 9 3,716 2.07
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 14 3,320 1.85
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 3,090 1.72
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 10 3,021 1.68
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 2 2,730 1.52
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 7 2,634 1.47
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 2,500 1.39
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Cilicia) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 2,000 1.12
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 16 1,922 1.07
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 1,750 0.98
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 10 1,748 0.97
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 1,500 0.84
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 1,440 0.80
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 8 1,440 0.80
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 1,300 0.72
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 11 1,215 0.68
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 2 867 0.48
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 5 840 0.47
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, and Australia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 800 0.45
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9 631 0.35
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 631 0.35
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 4 617 0.34
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 7 615 0.34
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7 564 0.31
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 554 0.31
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 476 0.27
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 400 0.22
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 380 0.21
Independent Judaism Judaism 2 375 0.21
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 349 0.19
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 329 0.18
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 303 0.17
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 300 0.17
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 9 298 0.17
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 289 0.16
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 268 0.15
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 230 0.13
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 230 0.13
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 149 0.08
Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 147 0.08
Apostolic Christian Church of America Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 142 0.08
Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 135 0.08
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 89 0.05
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 77 0.04
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 70 0.04
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 69 0.04
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 60 0.03
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 47 0.03
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Northern Province Mainline Protestant 1 46 0.03
Northern New Salem Association of Old Regular Baptists. Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 44 0.02
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 41 0.02
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 36 0.02
Nazarene Christian Congregation (Side A or B) Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 24 0.01
Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarene) - East Conference Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 16 0.01
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 12 0.01
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth, Inc. [Lewis Dominion] Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Reformed Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies Evangelical Protestant 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant 1
Laestadian Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant 1
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 2
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 8
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 4
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 4
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Polish National Catholic Church of America Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 14
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 5
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 12
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 1,793,561 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (845,987) included 47.2% 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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