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Queens County, New York - 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 97 753,394 313.20
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 83 178,323 74.13
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 63 80,000 33.26
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 129 60,472 25.14
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 10 35,716 14.85
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 20 31,881 13.25
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 56 16,661 6.93
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 66 15,094 6.27
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 17 10,977 4.56
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 30 10,230 4.25
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 7 9,350 3.89
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 18 8,962 3.73
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 25 8,053 3.35
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 7,636 3.17
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 24 6,335 2.63
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 72 6,124 2.55
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 30 6,034 2.51
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 9 5,526 2.30
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 5,425 2.26
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 10 4,058 1.69
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 32 4,039 1.68
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 18 3,286 1.37
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 26 2,839 1.18
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 5 2,670 1.11
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 2,560 1.06
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 23 2,552 1.06
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 14 2,241 0.93
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 2,150 0.89
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 2,000 0.83
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 10 1,810 0.75
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 1,746 0.73
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 1,710 0.71
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 23 1,684 0.70
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 1,500 0.62
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,470 0.61
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 1,462 0.61
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 4 1,412 0.59
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 30 1,354 0.56
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 6 1,105 0.46
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 978 0.41
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 12 850 0.35
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 12 760 0.32
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 659 0.27
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 523 0.22
Malankara Mar Thoma Church Other Christians Other Groups Family 2 488 0.20
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 480 0.20
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 476 0.20
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 450 0.19
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 7 427 0.18
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 420 0.17
Macedonian Orthodox Church: American-Canadian Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 400 0.17
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Northern Province Mainline Protestant 1 356 0.15
Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 320 0.13
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 263 0.11
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Cilicia) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 250 0.10
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 250 0.10
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 250 0.10
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 210 0.09
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5 195 0.08
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 193 0.08
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 191 0.08
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 159 0.07
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 140 0.06
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 135 0.06
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 119 0.05
Independent Judaism Judaism 3 100 0.04
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 83 0.03
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.02
Biblical Mennonite Alliance Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 45 0.02
Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarene) - East Conference Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 34 0.01
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 30 0.01
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 26 0.01
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 23 0.01
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 22 0.01
Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 17 0.01
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 4 0 0.00
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 5
American Ethical Union Other Liberal Family 1
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 3
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 8
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 4
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 9
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 4
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 7
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 7
Tao Other Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 15
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 2,405,464 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (1,310,213) included 54.5% 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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