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Barnstable Town, MA 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 20 54,830 239.44
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 12 4,256 18.59
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 3,941 17.21
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 18 3,540 15.46
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 16 2,904 12.68
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 8 1,784 7.79
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 7 1,318 5.76
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 1,315 5.74
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 9 1,242 5.42
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,032 4.51
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 882 3.85
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 3 879 3.84
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 873 3.81
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 387 1.69
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 371 1.62
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 352 1.54
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 350 1.53
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 318 1.39
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 309 1.35
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 250 1.09
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 218 0.95
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 0.77
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 172 0.75
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 158 0.69
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 141 0.62
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 120 0.52
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 104 0.45
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 100 0.44
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 95 0.41
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 87 0.38
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 76 0.33
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.22
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 43 0.19
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 20 0.09
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Twelve Tribes Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5
Laestadian Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 228,996 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (82,694) included 36.1% 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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