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Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 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 315 568,190 141.38
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 109 442,998 110.23
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 184 104,512 26.01
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 166 72,987 18.16
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 25 50,670 12.61
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 141 35,188 8.76
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 106 32,109 7.99
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 33 24,607 6.12
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 73 23,000 5.72
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 71 20,683 5.15
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 72 19,431 4.84
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 77 18,603 4.63
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 157 17,191 4.28
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 51 16,049 3.99
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 24 14,604 3.63
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 65 14,403 3.58
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 26 10,603 2.64
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 44 9,405 2.34
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 51 9,299 2.31
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 29 9,284 2.31
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 8 9,283 2.31
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 14 8,716 2.17
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 44 8,279 2.06
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 17 7,020 1.75
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 21 6,913 1.72
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 3 6,731 1.67
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 11 6,450 1.60
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 33 5,628 1.40
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 38 5,369 1.34
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 11 5,250 1.31
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 40 5,247 1.31
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 4,920 1.22
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 9 4,700 1.17
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 32 4,672 1.16
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 6 4,082 1.02
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 3,400 0.85
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 3,375 0.84
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 11 3,221 0.80
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 2,932 0.73
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 10 2,660 0.66
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 2,500 0.62
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 16 2,399 0.60
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 7 1,992 0.50
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 9 1,970 0.49
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,770 0.44
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 14 1,768 0.44
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 22 1,682 0.42
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 20 1,228 0.31
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 1,226 0.31
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9 980 0.24
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 910 0.23
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 900 0.22
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 828 0.21
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 820 0.20
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 13 673 0.17
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 600 0.15
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 587 0.15
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 545 0.14
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 540 0.13
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 537 0.13
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 486 0.12
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 416 0.10
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 390 0.10
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 379 0.09
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 9 372 0.09
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 320 0.08
Independent Judaism Judaism 3 300 0.07
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 260 0.06
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 235 0.06
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 224 0.06
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 200 0.05
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 186 0.05
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 3 185 0.05
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 180 0.04
Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.03
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.03
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 114 0.03
Evangelical Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 108 0.03
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 99 0.02
Malankara Mar Thoma Church Other Christians Other Groups Family 1 77 0.02
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 68 0.02
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (Covenanters) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 66 0.02
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 52 0.01
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 50 0.01
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 47 0.01
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 45 0.01
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 43 0.01
Church of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith, McDonough, GA) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 38 0.01
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 36 0.01
Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 30 0.01
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 25 0.01
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 25 0.01
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 25 0.01
Swedenborgian Church Other Christians Spiritualist Family 1 23 0.01
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 18 0.00
Ecumenical Catholic Communion Other Christians 1 6 0.00
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 0 0.00
Holiness Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Vedanta Society Other Other Groups Family 1
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 7
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 2
Concordia Lutheran Conference Evangelical Protestant 1
Laestadian Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant 2
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 10
Anglican Province of Christ the King Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 14
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 2
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 2
Every Nation Evangelical Protestant 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 22
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 11
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 41
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 10
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 7
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4
Church of the Lutheran Confession Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 8
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 16
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 8
General Church of the New Jerusalem Other Christians Spiritualist Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 14
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 22
Shinto Other Other Groups Family 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 7
Tao Other Other Groups Family 1
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 15
Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America Other Other Groups Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 4,018,762 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (1,652,487) included 41.1% 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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