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The information at the following site is very detailed in terms of the various denominations reported. See the discussion under item 1. above. Available at county-level only.
The ARDA (Association of Religion Data Archives) for 1990 and 2000 (accessed on 4/9/2002)

 

Religious Groupings .. County Report (Centre, PA)

Religious Affiliations

Participants in 1990 and 2000 studies

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-------------1990------------

-------------2000------------

--1990-2000 Increase/Decrease

Religious Bodies

Congregations

Adherents

Congregations

Adherents

Congregations (#)

Adherents (#)

Adherents (%)

A.W.M.C.     1 0     N.A.
Amer Bapt USA 3 1,245 3 836 0 -409 -32.9%
Assemb of God 2 965 3 1,565 1 600 62.2%
Bapt Gen Conf 1 132 1 615 0 483 365.9%
Brethren in Cr 3 168 3 176 0 8 4.8%
Catholic 7 12,216 8 21,240 1 9,024 73.9%
Chr & Miss Al 7 899 7 1,125 0 226 25.1%
Chr Chs&Chs Cr 3 992 4 1,493 1 501 50.5%
Ch God (Cleve) 2 228 1 116 -1 -112 -49.1%
L-D Saints 1 453 3 647 2 194 42.8%
Ch of Brethren 1 502 1 562 0 60 12.0%
Ch of Nazarene 1 261 1 180 0 -81 -31.0%
Chs of Christ 5 195 5 213 0 18 9.2%
Consrv Bapt 2   3 562 1   N.A.
Episcopal 3 1,208 3 1,095 0 -113 -9.4%
Evan Free Ch
1 185 1 200 0 15 8.1%
E.L.C.A. 19 6,783 19 6,684 0 -99 -1.5%
Free Methodist 3 142 4 162 1 20 14.1%
Friends-USA 1 330 1 122 0 -208 -63.0%
Greek Orthodox 1           N.A.
Indep.Non-Char 1 350         N.A.
Jewish Est 0 550 2 700 2 150 27.3%
Luth--MO Synod 1 53 1 100 0 47 88.7%
Mennonite USA 2 102 1 118 -1 16 15.7%
Old Ord Amish 7 1,050 10 824 3 -226 -21.5%
OCA: Ter Diocs 2   2 143 0   N.A.
Presb Ch (USA) 9 3,009 9 2,491 0 -518 -17.2%
Presb Ch Amer 1 0 2 244 1 244 N.A.
S.D.A. 1 71 1 77 0 6 8.5%
So Bapt Conv 1 70 2 35 1 -35 -50.0%
Unitarian-Univ 1 244 1 276 0 32 13.1%
Un C of Christ 17 3,272 17 2,748 0 -524 -16.0%
Un Methodist 54 12,661 50 11,407 -4 -1,254 -9.9%
Wesleyan 1 140 3 827 2 687 490.7%
Subtotal: 164 48,476 173 57,583 9 9,107 18.8%

Participants in 1990 only

 

 

 

 

 

Black Bapt Est   634          
Ch Cr,Scientst 1            

Participants in 2000 only

 

 

 

 

 

Baha'i     1 35      
Reg Bapt Gen As     1 58      
Mennonite;Other     1 33      
Muslim Est     1 400      
Ref Baptist Chs     1      
     TOTALS:
 165  49,110 178  58,109      

 

  • The population for this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 123,786; in 2000 it was 135,758.
  • The total population changed 9.7%. The unclaimed population represents 57.2% of the total in 2000.


Data source: Churches and Church Membership in the United States 1990 and Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Copyright © 2002, Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). All rights reserved. Published by Glenmary Research Center, 1312 Fifth Ave., North, Nashville, TN 37208. www.glenmary.org/grc