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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 47 18,108 61.62
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 11 15,635 53.21
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 63 15,257 51.92
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 20 6,351 21.61
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 18 5,329 18.14
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 31 3,929 13.37
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 6 3,300 11.23
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10 2,936 9.99
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 9 2,770 9.43
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 16 2,745 9.34
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 10 2,228 7.58
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 7 1,946 6.62
Washington-Franklin Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 9 1,899 6.46
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 1,560 5.31
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 3 1,523 5.18
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 11 1,482 5.04
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 15 1,450 4.93
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 1,419 4.83
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 1,134 3.86
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 6 807 2.75
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 507 1.73
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 500 1.70
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 470 1.60
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 432 1.47
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 351 1.19
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 348 1.18
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 286 0.97
Cumberland Valley Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 3 270 0.92
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 230 0.78
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 226 0.77
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 200 0.68
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 0.61
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 138 0.47
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 138 0.47
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 126 0.43
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 126 0.43
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 95 0.32
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 85 0.29
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 81 0.28
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 80 0.27
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 70 0.24
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 57 0.19
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 46 0.16
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 36 0.12
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 19 0.06
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4
Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Church of God and Saints of Christ Other Christians Judaism Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 10
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 293,844 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (96,905) included 33.0% 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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