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Kingston, NY 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 20 38,601 212.27
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 25 4,729 26.00
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 13 3,318 18.25
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 28 3,040 16.72
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 11 2,386 13.12
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 8 1,752 9.63
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,332 7.32
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 4 1,228 6.75
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 9 1,009 5.55
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 970 5.33
Bruderhof Evangelical Protestant Communal Family 4 817 4.49
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 596 3.28
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 520 2.86
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 500 2.75
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 487 2.68
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 472 2.60
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 452 2.49
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 324 1.78
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 4 291 1.60
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 275 1.51
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 250 1.37
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 244 1.34
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 3 217 1.19
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 214 1.18
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 200 1.10
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 182 1.00
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.69
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 117 0.64
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 3 100 0.55
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 90 0.49
Independent Judaism Judaism 1 85 0.47
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 62 0.34
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 57 0.31
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 53 0.29
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 51 0.28
Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.27
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 47 0.26
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 40 0.22
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 40 0.22
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 40 0.22
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 39 0.21
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 26 0.14
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Chabad Judaism Judaism 5
Laestadian Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant 1
International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Vedanta Society Other Other Groups Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 181,851 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (65,429) included 36.0% 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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