Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (PA) Religion Statistics Profile



AdherentsCongregations
Religion20102000Change20102000Change
Evangelical Protestant122,957 (23.7%)89,343 (19.0%)+38%568444+28%
Mainline Protestant71,573 (13.8%)86,214 (18.3%)-17%192188+2%
Catholic51,292 (9.9%)47,161 (10.0%)+9%2018+11%
Other5,536 (1.1%)4,997 (1.1%)+11%2011+82%
Black Protestant2,163 (0.4%)--8--
Orthodox1,600 (0.3%)60 (0.0%)+2,567%21+100%
None264,324 (50.9%)214,727 (45.6%)+23%---
Total Adherents255,121 (49.1%)255,931 (54.4%)-0%810662+22%

All Religions Details

AdherentsCongregations
Religion20102000Change20102000Change
Catholic Church51,292 (98.7‰)--20--
Non-denominational43,103 (83.0‰)--97--
United Methodist Church, The28,676 (55.2‰)31,483 (66.9‰)-9%75750%
Amish groups, undifferentiated26,270 (50.6‰)13 (0.0‰)+201,977%1641+16,300%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America22,429 (43.2‰)26,516 (56.3‰)-15%4345-4%
Mennonite Church USA15,225 (29.3‰)19,740 (41.9‰)-23%91105-13%
United Church of Christ9,309 (17.9‰)14,122 (30.0‰)-34%2832-13%
Church of the Brethren8,968 (17.3‰)10,171 (21.6‰)-12%2723+17%
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)6,446 (12.4‰)7,923 (16.8‰)-19%1617-6%
Evangelical Congregational Church, The4,301 (8.3‰)--27--
Assemblies of God3,831 (7.4‰)3,651 (7.8‰)+5%14140%
Churches of God, General Conference3,002 (5.8‰)3,229 (6.9‰)-7%2118+17%
Episcopal Church2,784 (5.4‰)3,903 (8.3‰)-29%10100%
Presbyterian Church in America2,749 (5.3‰)2,619 (5.6‰)+5%75+40%
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The2,575 (5.0‰)2,714 (5.8‰)-5%76+17%
Church of the Nazarene2,269 (4.4‰)2,039 (4.3‰)+11%330%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The1,819 (3.5‰)1,154 (2.5‰)+58%330%
Southern Baptist Convention1,796 (3.5‰)2,221 (4.7‰)-19%1711+55%
Bible Fellowship Church1,330 (2.6‰)--4--
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America1,250 (2.4‰)60 (0.1‰)+1,983%110%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The1,210 (2.3‰)1,755 (3.7‰)-31%45-20%
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches1,014 (2.0‰)1,039 (2.2‰)-2%46-33%
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.927 (1.8‰)--1--
Reform Judaism902 (1.7‰)--1--
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)840 (1.6‰)888 (1.9‰)-5%35-40%
Muslim estimate812 (1.6‰)--1--
African Methodist Episcopal Church754 (1.5‰)--3--
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ655 (1.3‰)556 (1.2‰)+18%220%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations650 (1.3‰)775 (1.6‰)-16%110%
Seventh-day Adventist Church629 (1.2‰)541 (1.1‰)+16%53+67%
United Zion Church526 (1.0‰)--7--
Buddhism, Mahayana505 (1.0‰)--1--
Salvation Army492 (0.9‰)792 (1.7‰)-38%220%
Church of God in Christ482 (0.9‰)--3--
Unaffiliated Conservative Amish Mennonite Church458 (0.9‰)--2--
American Baptist Churches in the USA437 (0.8‰)585 (1.2‰)-25%330%
Maranatha Amish Mennonite409 (0.8‰)--2--
Lutheran Church389 (0.8‰)606 (1.3‰)-36%220%
Orthodox Judaism370 (0.7‰)--1--
Coptic Orthodox Church350 (0.7‰)--1--
Conservative Judaism343 (0.7‰)--1--
Churches of Christ278 (0.5‰)232 (0.5‰)+20%32+50%
Friends General Conference255 (0.5‰)--2--
Old Order River Brethren177 (0.3‰)142 (0.3‰)+25%110%
Wesleyan Church, The134 (0.3‰)160 (0.3‰)-16%24-50%
Baha'i121 (0.2‰)68 (0.1‰)+78%110%
Vineyard USA117 (0.2‰)--1--
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings98 (0.2‰)--2--
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of95 (0.2‰)--1--
American Baptist Association87 (0.2‰)189 (0.4‰)-54%12-50%
Reformed Mennonite Church84 (0.2‰)105 (0.2‰)-20%110%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)57 (0.1‰)27 (0.1‰)+111%110%
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the27 (0.1‰)64 (0.1‰)-58%110%
Buddhism, Vajrayana14 (0.0‰)--1--
Conservative Yearly Meetings of Friends12 (0.0‰)--1--
Orthodox Presbyterian Church-19 (0.0‰)--1-
Korean Presbyterian Church in America---1--
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of---8--
Conservative Baptist Association of America-629 (1.3‰)-220%
Anglican Church in North America---1--
Korean-American Presbyterian Church---1--
Jain----1-
North American Lutheran Church---2--
United Reformed Churches in North America---1--
Association of Messianic Congregations---1--
Brethren in Christ Church-4,432 (9.4‰)-2016+25%
Canadian and American Reformed Churches---1--
Elim Fellowship---1--
United Pentecostal Church International---1--
Catholic Church-47,161 (100.2‰)--18-
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches---110%
Church of Christ, Scientist---1--
Church of God of Prophecy-52 (0.1‰)--1-
Jehovah's Witnesses---6--
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the---1--
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.---1--
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches---3--
International Council of Community Churches---1--
Reformed Baptist Churches---110%
Independent Fundamental Churches of America---8--
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches---1--


Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley, and Richard H. Taylor. 2012.
2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study.Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies,
Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center Website © 2018 Advameg, Inc.