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Jacksonville, FL 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 344 257,224 160.18
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 50 208,226 129.67
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 288 172,867 107.65
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 59 31,068 19.35
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 47 24,330 15.15
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 15 23,540 14.66
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 35 23,539 14.66
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 29 17,280 10.76
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 27 16,684 10.39
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 57 16,166 10.07
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 44 10,392 6.47
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 11 9,489 5.91
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 27 8,876 5.53
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 42 7,529 4.69
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 7,375 4.59
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 18 5,156 3.21
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 16 4,421 2.75
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 48 4,235 2.64
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 17 3,869 2.41
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 2 3,730 2.32
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 12 2,978 1.85
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 2,322 1.45
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 2,125 1.32
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 9 1,967 1.22
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 1,906 1.19
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 13 1,602 1.00
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 12 1,424 0.89
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 1,366 0.85
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 1,365 0.85
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 3 1,339 0.83
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 12 1,141 0.71
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 1,075 0.67
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 6 1,066 0.66
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,046 0.65
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 5 878 0.55
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 810 0.50
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 780 0.49
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 772 0.48
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 4 738 0.46
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 720 0.45
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 720 0.45
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 690 0.43
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 575 0.36
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 557 0.35
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 518 0.32
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 515 0.32
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 455 0.28
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 455 0.28
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 3 425 0.26
General Association of General Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 400 0.25
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 360 0.22
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 360 0.22
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 354 0.22
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 350 0.22
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 320 0.20
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 300 0.19
Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 0.19
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 268 0.17
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 255 0.16
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 192 0.12
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 190 0.12
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 180 0.11
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 175 0.11
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 156 0.10
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 137 0.09
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 131 0.08
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 130 0.08
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 84 0.05
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 40 0.02
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 38 0.02
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 35 0.02
Malankara Mar Thoma Church Other Christians Other Groups Family 1 19 0.01
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Christ's Sanctified Holy Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
United American Free Will Baptist Denomination, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2
International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Every Nation Evangelical Protestant 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 2
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 11
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 2
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 6
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 3
Progressive Primitive Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 12
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 1,605,848 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (893,100) included 55.6% 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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