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Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 152 1,461,518 238.10
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 711 468,230 76.28
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 617 186,098 30.32
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 359 98,946 16.12
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 121 54,118 8.82
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 147 49,747 8.10
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 48 47,820 7.79
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 119 47,746 7.78
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 40 42,976 7.00
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 76 36,107 5.88
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 48 30,816 5.02
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 22 28,747 4.68
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 64 25,950 4.23
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 45 22,750 3.71
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 49 18,783 3.06
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 20 18,595 3.03
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 17 16,946 2.76
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 160 14,772 2.41
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 59 10,284 1.68
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 36 9,981 1.63
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 14 9,871 1.61
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 53 9,821 1.60
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 10 9,381 1.53
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 33 8,474 1.38
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 31 8,096 1.32
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 37 7,295 1.19
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 35 6,527 1.06
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 31 5,718 0.93
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 16 5,709 0.93
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 28 5,312 0.87
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 12 4,300 0.70
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 24 4,268 0.70
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 21 4,128 0.67
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 4,000 0.65
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 3,966 0.65
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 7 3,964 0.65
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 20 3,372 0.55
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 3,245 0.53
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 14 3,168 0.52
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 3,160 0.51
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 2,492 0.41
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 2,388 0.39
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 2,203 0.36
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 5 1,910 0.31
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 1,686 0.27
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 14 1,608 0.26
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,596 0.26
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 1,590 0.26
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 1,431 0.23
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,260 0.21
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 1,202 0.20
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 971 0.16
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 5 940 0.15
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 880 0.14
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 6 850 0.14
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 830 0.14
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Southern Province Mainline Protestant 4 765 0.12
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 6 764 0.12
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5 721 0.12
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 5 650 0.11
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 630 0.10
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 600 0.10
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 598 0.10
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 3 557 0.09
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 545 0.09
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 485 0.08
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 455 0.07
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 10 444 0.07
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 437 0.07
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 5 398 0.06
Independent Judaism Judaism 1 300 0.05
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 297 0.05
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 280 0.05
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 272 0.04
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 216 0.04
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 196 0.03
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 183 0.03
Malankara Mar Thoma Church Other Christians Other Groups Family 2 151 0.02
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 113 0.02
Macedonian Orthodox Church: American-Canadian Diocese Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.02
Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.02
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 3 97 0.02
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 88 0.01
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 72 0.01
North American and Europe Region of the Knanaya Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 60 0.01
Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarene) - East Conference Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 2 45 0.01
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 30 0.00
Apostolic Christian Church of America Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 27 0.00
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 20 0.00
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 15 0.00
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
General Church of the New Jerusalem Other Christians Spiritualist Family 1
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Church of the Lutheran Confession Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God and Saints of Christ Other Christians Judaism Family 1
Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth, Inc. [Lewis Dominion] Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Reformed Baptist Network Evangelical Protestant 2
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 3
United American Free Will Baptist Denomination, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3
International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 2
Laestadian Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant 1
Catholic Apostolic Church in North America Mainline Protestant 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 2
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 65
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 39
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 2
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 15
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 44
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 8
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 8
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 2
Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 5
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Polish National Catholic Church of America Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 17
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Christians Other Groups Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 24
Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America Other Other Groups Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 6,138,333 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (2,839,253) included 46.3% 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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