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Sioux Falls, SD 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
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 52 36,590 132.22
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 25 36,377 131.45
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 70 28,564 103.22
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9 10,155 36.70
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 23 7,543 27.26
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 14 5,248 18.96
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 18 5,175 18.70
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 4,051 14.64
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 2,101 7.59
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 4 2,075 7.50
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 11 1,982 7.16
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 4 1,792 6.48
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 10 1,697 6.13
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 7 1,490 5.38
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 1,400 5.06
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 1,209 4.37
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 6 1,182 4.27
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 1,149 4.15
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 9 818 2.96
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 594 2.15
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 500 1.81
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 472 1.71
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 4 448 1.62
Schmiedeleut Hutterite Group 2 Evangelical Protestant Communal Family 4 380 1.37
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 5 342 1.24
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 336 1.21
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 302 1.09
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 1.08
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 3 270 0.98
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 238 0.86
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 236 0.85
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 220 0.79
Reformed Church in the United States Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 200 0.72
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 162 0.59
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 150 0.54
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 130 0.47
United Reformed Churches in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 124 0.45
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 116 0.42
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 0.33
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 83 0.30
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 80 0.29
Protestant Reformed Churches in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 64 0.23
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 63 0.23
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 57 0.21
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 37 0.13
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 24 0.09
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 17 0.06
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Netherlands Reformed Congregations Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 7
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of the Lutheran Confession Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 276,730 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (156,633) included 56.6% 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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