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Salem County, New Jersey (NJ) Religion Statistics Profile - Pennsville, Carneys Point, Salem, Penns Grove, Woodstown



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Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregation: 30.12%
Here30.1%
USA50.2%
Total adherents in this county: 19,360, state total: 4,858,756
Total congregations in this county: 71, state total: 4,531
County population: 64,285

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregation - Main religions


NameMainline Protestant DenominationsEvangelical DenominationsCatholic ChurchOrthodox DenominationsOther Denominations
Congregations42 (59.15%)22 (30.99%)6 (8.45%)0 (0.00%)1 (1.41%)
Adherents9,298 (48.0%)
County48.0%
State12.2%
2,319 (12.0%)
County12.0%
State4.2%
7,545 (39.0%)
County39.0%
State70.0%
-
County0.0%
State1.0%
198 (1.0%)
County1.0%
State12.7%


Religion details

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Congregations6 (8.5%)25 (35.2%)5 (7.0%)5 (7.0%)4 (5.6%)
Adherents7,545 (39.0%)
County39.0%
State70.0%
4,362 (22.5%)
County22.5%
State2.9%
1,720 (8.9%)
County8.9%
State1.8%
1,515 (7.8%)
County7.8%
State2.5%
931 (4.8%)
County4.8%
State1.9%
NameAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the NazareneOrthodox Presbyterian ChurchConservative Baptist Association of America
Congregations5 (7.0%)2 (2.8%)3 (4.2%)1 (1.4%)2 (2.8%)
Adherents646 (3.3%)
County3.3%
State1.1%
640 (3.3%)
County3.3%
State1.6%
387 (2.0%)
County2.0%
State0.2%
339 (1.8%)
County1.8%
State0.0%
290 (1.5%)
County1.5%
State0.2%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchMennonite Church USAFriends (Quakers) The Wesleyan Church
Congregations2 (2.8%)1 (1.4%)3 (4.2%)1 (1.4%)1 (1.4%)
Adherents243 (1.3%)
County1.3%
State0.3%
195 (1.0%)
County1.0%
State0.4%
135 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.0%
130 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.1%
127 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Lutheran ChurchBaha'i
Congregations3 (4.2%)1 (1.4%)-
Adherents117 (0.6%)
County0.6%
State0.2%
35 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.5%
3 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%

Catholic Church
6 congregations: 0.78% of state's Catholic Church's 774 congregations.
7,545 adherents: 0.22% of state's Catholic Church's 3,403,020 adherents.

United Methodist Church
25 congregations: 4.33% of state's United Methodist Church's 578 congregations.
4,362 adherents: 3.11% of state's United Methodist Church's 140,133 adherents.

American Baptist Churches in the USA
5 congregations: 1.91% of state's American Baptist Churches in the USA's 262 congregations.
1,720 adherents: 1.94% of state's American Baptist Churches in the USA's 88,521 adherents.

Presbyterian Church (USA)
5 congregations: 1.34% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 373 congregations.
1,515 adherents: 1.27% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 119,735 adherents.

Episcopal Church
4 congregations: 1.39% of state's Episcopal Church's 287 congregations.
931 adherents: 1.01% of state's Episcopal Church's 91,964 adherents.

Assemblies of God
5 congregations: 2.10% of state's Assemblies of God's 238 congregations.
646 adherents: 1.24% of state's Assemblies of God's 52,065 adherents.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
2 congregations: 1.00% of state's Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 200 congregations.
640 adherents: 0.81% of state's Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 79,264 adherents.

Church of the Nazarene
3 congregations: 6.00% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 50 congregations.
387 adherents: 5.21% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 7,435 adherents.

Orthodox Presbyterian Church
1 congregations: 5.00% of state's Orthodox Presbyterian Church's 20 congregations.
339 adherents: 16.49% of state's Orthodox Presbyterian Church's 2,056 adherents.

Conservative Baptist Association of America
2 congregations: 3.77% of state's Conservative Baptist Association of America's 53 congregations.
290 adherents: 3.36% of state's Conservative Baptist Association of America's 8,626 adherents.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church
2 congregations: 1.80% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 111 congregations.
243 adherents: 1.77% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 13,725 adherents.

LDS (Mormon) Church
1 congregations: 1.64% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 61 congregations.
195 adherents: 0.98% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 19,855 adherents.

Mennonite Church USA
3 congregations: 21.43% of state's Mennonite Church USA's 14 congregations.
135 adherents: 13.42% of state's Mennonite Church USA's 1,006 adherents.

Friends (Quakers)
1 congregations: 2.86% of state's Friends (Quakers)'s 35 congregations.
130 adherents: 3.34% of state's Friends (Quakers)'s 3,894 adherents.

The Wesleyan Church
1 congregations: 5.26% of state's The Wesleyan Church's 19 congregations.
127 adherents: 4.42% of state's The Wesleyan Church's 2,873 adherents.

Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
3 congregations: 4.41% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 68 congregations.
117 adherents: 1.52% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 7,699 adherents.

Lutheran Church
1 congregations: 1.39% of state's Lutheran Church's 72 congregations.
35 adherents: 0.16% of state's Lutheran Church's 22,319 adherents.

Baha'i
3 adherents: 0.20% of state's Baha'i's 1,531 adherents.

National Association of Free Will Baptists
1 congregations: 33.33% of state's National Association of Free Will Baptists' 3 congregations.

Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

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