San Francisco County, California (CA) Religion Statistics Profile



AdherentsCongregations
Religion20102000Change20102000Change
Catholic120,988 (15.0%)180,798 (23.3%)-33%5049+2%
Mainline Protestant59,308 (7.4%)37,973 (4.9%)+56%9195-4%
Other47,820 (5.9%)74,644 (9.6%)-36%114118-3%
Evangelical Protestant30,348 (3.8%)25,967 (3.3%)+17%199133+50%
Black Protestant13,176 (1.6%)--51--
Orthodox12,670 (1.6%)5,500 (0.7%)+130%1613+23%
None520,925 (64.7%)389,917 (50.2%)+34%---
Total Adherents284,310 (35.3%)386,816 (49.8%)-26%521408+28%

All Religions Details

AdherentsCongregations
Religion20102000Change20102000Change
Catholic Church120,988 (150.3‰)--50--
United Methodist Church, The39,312 (48.8‰)13,522 (17.4‰)+191%1216-25%
Buddhism, Mahayana14,020 (17.4‰)--28--
Reform Judaism9,447 (11.7‰)--4--
Non-denominational9,020 (11.2‰)--39--
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.8,326 (10.3‰)--16--
Muslim estimate6,654 (8.3‰)22,664 (29.2‰)-71%660%
Episcopal Church6,145 (7.6‰)6,295 (8.1‰)-2%1819-5%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The5,923 (7.4‰)1,210 (1.6‰)+390%52+150%
Southern Baptist Convention5,364 (6.7‰)3,283 (4.2‰)+63%4430+47%
American Baptist Churches in the USA4,930 (6.1‰)5,066 (6.5‰)-3%1314-7%
Assemblies of God4,193 (5.2‰)3,311 (4.3‰)+27%19190%
Vicariate for the Palestinian/Jordanian Orthodox Christian Communities3,750 (4.7‰)--1--
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)3,648 (4.5‰)3,976 (5.1‰)-8%2318+28%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America3,600 (4.5‰)2,787 (3.6‰)+29%220%
Buddhism, Theravada2,729 (3.4‰)--2--
Reformed Church in America1,924 (2.4‰)62 (0.1‰)+3,003%110%
Lutheran Church1,812 (2.3‰)2,187 (2.8‰)-17%87+14%
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin)1,800 (2.2‰)924 (1.2‰)+95%110%
Seventh-day Adventist Church1,754 (2.2‰)1,156 (1.5‰)+52%108+25%
Hindu, Indian-American Hindu Temple Association1,742 (2.2‰)--1--
Conservative Judaism1,685 (2.1‰)--3--
Salvation Army1,656 (2.1‰)2,316 (3.0‰)-28%770%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America1,590 (2.0‰)1,634 (2.1‰)-3%910-10%
Orthodox Judaism1,500 (1.9‰)--8--
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc.1,425 (1.8‰)--9--
United Church of Christ1,273 (1.6‰)1,485 (1.9‰)-14%78-13%
Church of God in Christ1,179 (1.5‰)--12--
Hindu, Renaissance1,048 (1.3‰)--5--
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America1,000 (1.2‰)1,214 (1.6‰)-18%110%
Buddhism, Vajrayana991 (1.2‰)--10--
Cumberland Presbyterian Church901 (1.1‰)974 (1.3‰)-7%32+50%
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc.894 (1.1‰)--4--
Churches of Christ827 (1.0‰)899 (1.2‰)-8%78-13%
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia810 (1.0‰)--54+25%
Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA800 (1.0‰)--110%
Baha'i790 (1.0‰)703 (0.9‰)+12%110%
African Methodist Episcopal Church726 (0.9‰)--3--
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The681 (0.8‰)901 (1.2‰)-24%220%
Church of the Nazarene582 (0.7‰)2,008 (2.6‰)-71%910-10%
Evangelical Free Church of America, The550 (0.7‰)575 (0.7‰)-4%32+50%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations543 (0.7‰)567 (0.7‰)-4%110%
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church514 (0.6‰)--2--
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)491 (0.6‰)498 (0.6‰)-1%54+25%
Evangelical Covenant Church, The477 (0.6‰)479 (0.6‰)-0%53+67%
North American Baptist Conference403 (0.5‰)281 (0.4‰)+43%21+100%
Armenian Apostolic Church of America (Catholicosate of Cilicia)360 (0.5‰)2,800 (3.6‰)-87%110%
Christian Reformed Church in North America348 (0.4‰)416 (0.5‰)-16%110%
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of302 (0.4‰)--1--
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference270 (0.3‰)153 (0.2‰)+76%330%
Reconstructionist Judaism270 (0.3‰)--1--
Hindu, Post Renaissance268 (0.3‰)--8--
Serbian Orthodox Church in North America250 (0.3‰)--1--
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ222 (0.3‰)--1--
Orthodox Church in America200 (0.3‰)--2--
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the191 (0.2‰)469 (0.6‰)-59%330%
Church of God of Prophecy178 (0.2‰)94 (0.1‰)+89%220%
Community of Christ158 (0.2‰)62 (0.1‰)+155%110%
Mennonite Church USA118 (0.1‰)113 (0.1‰)+4%220%
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church112 (0.1‰)--1--
Independent Yearly Meetings of Friends102 (0.1‰)--1--
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA100 (0.1‰)318 (0.4‰)-69%110%
Free Methodist Church of North America90 (0.1‰)20 (0.0‰)+350%21+100%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)82 (0.1‰)140 (0.2‰)-41%21+100%
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)65 (0.1‰)29 (0.0‰)+124%110%
Orthodox Presbyterian Church58 (0.1‰)100 (0.1‰)-42%110%
Zoroastrian52 (0.1‰)---1-
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc.35 (0.0‰)--2--
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ34 (0.0‰)34 (0.0‰)0%110%
International Pentecostal Holiness Church28 (0.0‰)87 (0.1‰)-68%13-67%
International Churches of Christ-3,656 (4.7‰)--1-
Sikh---110%
Korean Presbyterian Church in America---3--
Grace Brethren Churches, Fellowship of---1--
Conservative Baptist Association of America---1--
Korean-American Presbyterian Church---2--
National Spiritualist Association of Churches---3--
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches-953 (1.2‰)--4-
Tao---67-14%
Swedenborgian Church---1--
Armenian Evangelical Churches (Additional)---1--
United Pentecostal Church International---4--
Catholic Church-180,798 (232.8‰)--49-
Presbyterian Church in America-220 (0.3‰)--1-
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches---21+100%
Church of Christ, Scientist---4--
Jehovah's Witnesses---12--
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the---1--
Unity Churches, Association of---2--
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.---2--
Church of the Brethren-56 (0.1‰)--1-
Church of Christ (Holiness), U.S.A.---2--
Vineyard USA-168 (0.2‰)--2-
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship---2--
International Council of Community Churches-789 (1.0‰)-21+100%
Fundamental Baptist Fellowship---1--
Alliance of Baptists---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 © 2017 Advameg, Inc.