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New Castle, IN Micro 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 11 2,230 45.59
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 2,008 41.05
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 1,765 36.08
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 1,474 30.13
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 1,173 23.98
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 759 15.52
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 534 10.92
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 500 10.22
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 482 9.85
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 434 8.87
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 416 8.50
Friends United Meeting Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 8 386 7.89
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 335 6.85
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 299 6.11
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 249 5.09
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 238 4.87
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4 221 4.52
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 4.13
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 189 3.86
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 147 3.01
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 80 1.64
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 79 1.62
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 41 0.84
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 30 0.61
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 23 0.47
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 21 0.43
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.06
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 0 0.00
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 48,914 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,318) included 29.3% 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

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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