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Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 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 43 470,680 176.06
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 442 297,464 111.27
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 237 103,821 38.84
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 85 54,918 20.54
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 56 42,700 15.97
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 143 39,812 14.89
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 48 37,125 13.89
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 77 34,458 12.89
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 35 33,729 12.62
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 40 24,629 9.21
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 35 14,992 5.61
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 30 11,502 4.30
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 24 10,508 3.93
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 34 10,423 3.90
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 19 10,393 3.89
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 89 8,341 3.12
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 7 7,280 2.72
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 39 6,379 2.39
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 16 5,690 2.13
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 15 5,658 2.12
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 46 5,424 2.03
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 19 4,908 1.84
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 16 4,526 1.69
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 6 3,746 1.40
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9 3,536 1.32
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 3,420 1.28
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 6 3,221 1.20
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 4 2,779 1.04
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 17 2,347 0.88
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 13 2,198 0.82
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 2,195 0.82
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 1,906 0.71
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 1,840 0.69
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 1,704 0.64
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 3 1,633 0.61
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 1,631 0.61
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 1,500 0.56
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,420 0.53
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,289 0.48
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 6 1,264 0.47
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,080 0.40
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 850 0.32
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 4 797 0.30
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 783 0.29
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 598 0.22
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 564 0.21
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 550 0.21
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 500 0.19
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 3 433 0.16
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 6 425 0.16
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 376 0.14
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 355 0.13
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 350 0.13
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 6 304 0.11
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 273 0.10
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 10 270 0.10
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 237 0.09
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 234 0.09
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, and Australia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 200 0.07
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 192 0.07
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4 191 0.07
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 189 0.07
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 183 0.07
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 175 0.07
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 167 0.06
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 6 165 0.06
Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 0.06
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 120 0.04
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Southern Province Mainline Protestant 1 115 0.04
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (Covenanters) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 101 0.04
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 100 0.04
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 77 0.03
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 54 0.02
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 49 0.02
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 40 0.01
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 40 0.01
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 30 0.01
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 26 0.01
Malankara Mar Thoma Church Other Christians Other Groups Family 1 25 0.01
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 23 0.01
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 18 0.01
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 0 0.00
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 0 0.00
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 3
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Full Gospel Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Reformed Baptist Network Evangelical Protestant 2
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
United American Free Will Baptist Denomination, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2
International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Unification Church Other Other Groups Family 2
Covenant Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Anglican Province of Christ the King Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Every Nation Evangelical Protestant 3
Chabad Judaism Judaism 3
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 3
Church of God of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 5
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 24
Church of the Lutheran Confession Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Free Presbyterian Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 2
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 6
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 17
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 2,673,376 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (1,294,398) included 48.4% 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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