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Tao - Rankings by Area (Metro-Areas) [Counties] [States]

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Using data from the 1980-2020 U.S. Religion Census, this list ranks U.S. Metro-Areas on the highest number of Tao congregations. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.


Rank
2020
Rank
2010
Rank
2000
Metro-Area Congregations 2020 Congregations 2010 Congregations 2000
1 1 1 San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area 4 9 10
2 2 2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area 3 5 4
4 3 3 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area 1 3 3
4 4 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area 2 2
4 7 4 San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area 1 1 2
7 4 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area 1 2
4 4 7 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area 1 2 1
4 4 7 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area 1 2 1
4 7 7 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area 1 1 1
7 7 Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area 1 1
7 7 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metro Area 1 1
7 7 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area 1 1
7 7 New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area 1 1
7 7 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area 1 1
7 7 Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area 1 1
7 7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area 1 1
7 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area 1
7 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area 1
4 7 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area 1 1
7 Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area 1
7 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area 1
7 Moscow, ID Micro Area 1
7 New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area 1
7 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area 1
7 Syracuse, NY Metro Area 1
3 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area 2
4 Asheville, NC Metro Area 1
4 Brookings, OR Micro Area 1
4 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area 1
4 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area 1
4 Chico, CA Metro Area 1
4 Stockton, CA Metro Area 1
4 Torrington, CT Micro Area 1
             

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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