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East Stroudsburg, PA 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 8 25,817 153.37
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 7,460 44.32
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 21 5,222 31.02
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 21 5,039 29.94
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 11 4,138 24.58
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 3,000 17.82
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 9 2,524 14.99
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,422 8.45
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 2 1,119 6.65
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 1,066 6.33
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 6 824 4.90
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 596 3.54
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 444 2.64
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 443 2.63
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 378 2.25
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 1.78
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 274 1.63
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 238 1.41
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 187 1.11
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 184 1.09
Bible Fellowship Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 175 1.04
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 151 0.90
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 0.89
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 128 0.76
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 125 0.74
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 104 0.62
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 78 0.46
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 46 0.27
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 30 0.18
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 18 0.11
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 17 0.10
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Congregational Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 168,327 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (61,697) included 36.7% 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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