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Bangor, ME Metro Area - Metro Area 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 15 23,643 155.34
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 28 7,390 48.55
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 18 2,886 18.96
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,623 10.66
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 13 1,484 9.75
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 10 1,216 7.99
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 808 5.31
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 681 4.47
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 512 3.36
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 471 3.09
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 452 2.97
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 313 2.06
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 299 1.96
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 284 1.87
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 279 1.83
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 266 1.75
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 223 1.47
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 220 1.45
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 182 1.20
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 162 1.06
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 162 1.06
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 99 0.65
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 96 0.63
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 81 0.53
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 61 0.40
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 60 0.39
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 60 0.39
Little Flock Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 51 0.34
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 50 0.33
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 45 0.30
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 37 0.24
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 35 0.23
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 22 0.14
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 12 0.08
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 9 0.06
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 5 0.03
Remnant: Charity Ministries and related Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist Family 2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 152,199 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (44,279) included 29.1% 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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