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Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches - Rankings by Area (Metro-Areas) [Counties] [States]

The largest of the several churches serving the homosexual community is the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, founded in 1968 in Los Angeles by Pentecostal minister Troy Perry. [View our profile of Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches]

Using data from the 1980-2020 U.S. Religion Census, this list ranks U.S. Metro-Areas on the highest percent of the population in the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.


Rank
2020
Rank
2010
Rank
2000
Rank
1980
Metro-Area Percent
2020
Percent
2010
Percent
2000
Percent
1980
1 Quincy, IL-MO Micro Area 0.10
1 1 1 2 Key West, FL Micro Area 0.06 0.10 0.18 0.09
2 Durango, CO Micro Area 0.09
4 Glenwood Springs, CO Micro Area 0.08
4 Walla Walla, WA Metro Area 0.08
6 Jackson, MI Metro Area 0.07
69 7 Cheyenne, WY Metro Area 0.01 0.06
4 7 Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area 0.03 0.06
6 10 9 Paducah, KY-IL Micro Area 0.06 0.03 0.05
17 44 26 9 Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.05
49 44 26 9 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.05
44 9 Joplin, MO Metro Area 0.01 0.05
9 Morgantown, WV Metro Area 0.05
7 24 26 14 Wichita, KS Metro Area 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.04
49 44 26 14 San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.04
17 44 69 14 San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.04
49 44 69 14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.04
14 Redding, CA Metro Area 0.04
49 44 3 19 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.07 0.03
17 24 7 19 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.03
8 10 19 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area 0.05 0.03 0.03
17 14 10 19 Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area 0.01 0.03 0.03 0.03
17 14 10 19 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.03 0.03 0.03
49 44 26 19 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.03
26 19 Fayetteville, NC Metro Area 0.02 0.03
17 24 69 19 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.03
49 94 69 19 Boise City, ID Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03
94 69 19 Anchorage, AK Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.03
94 69 19 Tulsa, OK Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.03
69 19 Boulder, CO Metro Area 0.01 0.03
69 19 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metro Area 0.01 0.03
130 19 Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area 0.00 0.03
19 Barnstable Town, MA Metro Area 0.03
19 Columbia, MO Metro Area 0.03
19 Grand Junction, CO Metro Area 0.03
19 Juneau, AK Micro Area 0.03
19 Marquette, MI Micro Area 0.03
19 Missoula, MT Metro Area 0.03
19 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metro Area 0.03
19 Santa Fe, NM Metro Area 0.03
19 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area 0.03
19 Springfield, MO Metro Area 0.03
19 State College, PA Metro Area 0.03
3 8 4 44 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area 0.04 0.05 0.06 0.02
4 12 4 44 Lubbock, TX Metro Area 0.03 0.04 0.06 0.02
4 12 10 44 Topeka, KS Metro Area 0.03 0.04 0.03 0.02
17 14 10 44 Amarillo, TX Metro Area 0.01 0.03 0.03 0.02
17 14 10 44 Gainesville, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.03 0.03 0.02
17 24 10 44 Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.02
17 24 26 44 Albuquerque, NM Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02
24 26 44 Jacksonville, FL Metro Area 0.02 0.02 0.02
17 44 26 44 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.02
17 44 26 44 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.02
44 26 44 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.02
26 44 Rapid City, SD Metro Area 0.02 0.02
26 44 Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area 0.02 0.02
17 44 69 44 Stockton, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.02
44 69 44 Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02
44 69 44 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02
44 69 44 Tallahassee, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02
44 69 44 Tucson, AZ Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02
49 94 69 44 Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02
49 94 69 44 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02
69 44 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area 0.01 0.02
69 44 Salem, OR Metro Area 0.01 0.02
69 44 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area 0.01 0.02
49 94 130 44 Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02
94 130 44 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.02
130 44 Bakersfield, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.02
130 44 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area 0.00 0.02
130 44 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area 0.00 0.02
44 Akron, OH Metro Area 0.02
44 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metro Area 0.02
44 Billings, MT Metro Area 0.02
44 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area 0.02
44 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metro Area 0.02
44 Lincoln, NE Metro Area 0.02
44 Manchester-Nashua, NH Metro Area 0.02
44 Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area 0.02
44 Pine Bluff, AR Metro Area 0.02
44 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area 0.02
17 14 10 82 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area 0.01 0.03 0.03 0.01
17 24 10 82 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.01
7 14 26 82 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.01
7 14 26 82 Mobile, AL Metro Area 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.01
17 24 26 82 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.01
17 44 26 82 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.01
17 44 26 82 Richmond, VA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.01
49 44 26 82 Asheville, NC Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.01
49 44 26 82 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.01
49 44 26 82 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.01
44 26 82 Charleston, WV Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.01
26 82 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area 0.02 0.01
7 14 69 82 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.01
7 24 69 82 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01
17 24 69 82 Knoxville, TN Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.01
17 24 69 82 St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.01
17 44 69 82 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
17 44 69 82 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
17 44 69 82 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
49 44 69 82 Flint, MI Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.01
49 44 69 82 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.01
44 69 82 Dayton, OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area 0.01 0.01 0.01
44 69 82 El Paso, TX Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01
44 69 82 New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01
44 69 82 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01
49 94 69 82 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.01
49 94 69 82 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.01
94 69 82 Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.01
69 82 Columbia, SC Metro Area 0.01 0.01
69 82 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area 0.01 0.01
69 82 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area 0.01 0.01
69 82 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area 0.01 0.01
69 82 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01
69 82 Reno, NV Metro Area 0.01 0.01
69 82 Toledo, OH Metro Area 0.01 0.01
49 44 130 82 Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.01
49 44 130 82 New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.01
49 94 130 82 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
49 94 130 82 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
49 94 130 82 Columbus, OH Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
49 94 130 82 Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
49 94 130 82 Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
49 94 130 82 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
94 130 82 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.01
130 82 Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area 0.00 0.01
130 82 Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area 0.00 0.01
49 82 Trenton-Princeton, NJ Metro Area 0.00 0.01
82 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area 0.01
82 Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area 0.01
82 Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area 0.01
82 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metro Area 0.01
82 Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area 0.01
82 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area 0.01
82 Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area 0.01
82 Fresno, CA Metro Area 0.01
82 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area 0.01
82 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area 0.01
82 Madison, WI Metro Area 0.01
82 Muskegon, MI Metro Area 0.01
82 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area 0.01
82 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area 0.01
82 Salinas, CA Metro Area 0.01
82 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area 0.01
82 Springfield, MA Metro Area 0.01
82 Syracuse, NY Metro Area 0.01
82 Terre Haute, IN Metro Area 0.01
82 Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area 0.01
82 Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area 0.01
49 44 26 150 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.00
94 26 150 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area 0.00 0.02 0.00
24 69 150 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area 0.02 0.01 0.00
17 44 69 150 Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00
17 44 69 150 Rochester, NY Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00
69 150 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area 0.01 0.00
49 94 130 150 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
49 94 130 150 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
94 130 150 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area 0.00 0.00 0.00
130 150 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area 0.00 0.00
150 Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area 0.00
150 Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area 0.00
2 8 2 Wilmington, NC Metro Area 0.05 0.05 0.08
2 6 Great Falls, MT Metro Area 0.09 0.05
7 5 7 Abilene, TX Metro Area 0.02 0.07 0.04
24 7 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area 0.02 0.04
7 3 10 Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area 0.02 0.08 0.03
17 14 10 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area 0.01 0.03 0.03
14 10 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area 0.03 0.03
7 44 10 Springfield, IL Metro Area 0.02 0.01 0.03
44 10 Longview, TX Metro Area 0.01 0.03
10 Lawton, OK Metro Area 0.03
7 8 26 Roanoke, VA Metro Area 0.02 0.05 0.02
17 24 26 Waco, TX Metro Area 0.01 0.02 0.02
49 24 26 Lancaster, PA Metro Area 0.00 0.02 0.02
49 24 26 Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area 0.00 0.02 0.02
24 26 Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area 0.02 0.02
24 26 Montgomery, AL Metro Area 0.02 0.02
7 44 26 Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area 0.02 0.01 0.02
17 44 26 Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02
17 44 26 Fort Collins, CO Metro Area 0.01 0.01 0.02
49 44 26 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area 0.00 0.01 0.02
44 26 Green Bay, WI Metro Area 0.01 0.02
44 26 Pueblo, CO Metro Area 0.01 0.02
44 26 Rochester, MN Metro Area 0.01 0.02
26 Boone, NC Micro Area 0.02
26 Gadsden, AL Metro Area 0.02
26 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area 0.02
26 Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area 0.02
26 Valdosta, GA Metro Area 0.02
44 69 Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area 0.01 0.01
44 69 Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area 0.01 0.01
44 69 Yakima, WA Metro Area 0.01 0.01
69 Augusta-Waterville, ME Micro Area 0.01
69 Battle Creek, MI Metro Area 0.01
69 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area 0.01
69 Charlottesville, VA Metro Area 0.01
69 Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area 0.01
69 Flagstaff, AZ Metro Area 0.01
69 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area 0.01
69 Johnson City, TN Metro Area 0.01
69 Logan, UT-ID Metro Area 0.01
69 Macon-Bibb County, GA Metro Area 0.01
69 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area 0.01
69 Saginaw, MI Metro Area 0.01
130 Huntsville, AL Metro Area 0.00
130 Jackson, MS Metro Area 0.00
130 Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area 0.00
3 The Villages, FL Metro Area 0.08
6 Clovis, NM Micro Area 0.06
17 24 Hilo, HI Micro Area 0.01 0.02
24 Midland, MI Metro Area 0.02
17 44 Ocala, FL Metro Area 0.01 0.01
44 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area 0.01
17 Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area 0.01
49 Appleton, WI Metro Area 0.00
49 Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area 0.00
Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area
                 

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 373 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 156.

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