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Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 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 89 192,615 199.06
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 51 31,416 32.47
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 75 24,664 25.49
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 62 22,760 23.52
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 41 22,753 23.51
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 30 15,382 15.90
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 19 14,833 15.33
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 45 12,539 12.96
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 19 9,705 10.03
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 2 9,000 9.30
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 8,370 8.65
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 29 6,938 7.17
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 35 6,671 6.89
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 20 5,994 6.19
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 15 4,036 4.17
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 13 3,994 4.13
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 28 3,691 3.81
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 12 3,673 3.80
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 10 2,515 2.60
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 18 2,378 2.46
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 1,890 1.95
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 14 1,736 1.79
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 12 1,679 1.74
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 6 1,644 1.70
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 1,580 1.63
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,373 1.42
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,287 1.33
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9 1,276 1.32
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 7 1,122 1.16
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 1,064 1.10
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 891 0.92
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 812 0.84
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 740 0.76
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 698 0.72
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 530 0.55
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 430 0.44
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 408 0.42
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 408 0.42
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 4 393 0.41
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 393 0.41
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 4 368 0.38
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 365 0.38
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 360 0.37
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 357 0.37
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 342 0.35
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 305 0.32
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 2 237 0.24
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 200 0.21
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 190 0.20
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 186 0.19
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 0.19
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 160 0.17
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 152 0.16
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 142 0.15
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 140 0.14
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 137 0.14
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 118 0.12
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 104 0.11
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 101 0.10
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 0.10
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 70 0.07
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 63 0.07
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 46 0.05
Church of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith, McDonough, GA) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 38 0.04
Reformed Church in the United States Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 37 0.04
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 25 0.03
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 16 0.02
Conservative Yearly Meetings of Friends Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 14 0.01
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Covenant Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Province of Christ the King Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8
Berean Fellowship of Churches Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 10
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 9
Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 3
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 3
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 967,604 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (428,828) included 44.3% 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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