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The Dalles, OR 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 2,517 94.38
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 7 880 33.00
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 538 20.17
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 389 14.59
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 341 12.79
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 302 11.32
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 300 11.25
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 288 10.80
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 282 10.57
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 190 7.12
Evangelical Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 125 4.69
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 1 110 4.12
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 77 2.89
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 76 2.85
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 73 2.74
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 70 2.62
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 65 2.44
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 48 1.80
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 34 1.27
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 12 0.45
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 26,670 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (6,717) included 25.2% 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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