Demographics4

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Richmond-Petersburg
Metropolitan Area
(self-identification, ARIS)

Religion

Number of
Congregations, 2000

Number of Adherents,
2000

Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection 1 4 American Baptist Churches in the USA 37 25,442 Apostolic Christian Churches (Nazarean) 1 48 Armenian Apostolic Church / Catholicossate of Etchmiadzin 1 400 Assemblies of God 21 8,656 Catholic Church 29 56,743 Christian and Missionary Alliance, The 3 270 Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 22 6,530 Christian Churches and Churches of Christ 19 6,391 Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) 2 175 Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) 12 3,566 Church of God of Prophecy 5 253 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The 18 6,522 Church of the Brethren 4 363 Church of the Nazarene 13 3,977 Churches of Christ 17 2,372 Community of Christ 1 83 Conservative Congregational Christian Conference 1 109 Episcopal Church 55 25,938 Evangelical Free Church of America, The 2 245 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 8 4,216 Evangelical Presbyterian Church 1 179 Free Methodist Church of North America 0 0 Friends (Quakers) 3 379 General Association of Regular Baptist Churches 3 778 Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America 2 1,365 Holy Orthodox Church in North America 1 40 Independent, Charismatic Churches 4 6,400 Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches 2 2,200 International Church of the Foursquare Gospel 2 193 International Churches of Christ 1 128 International Pentecostal Church of Christ 1 50 International Pentecostal Holiness Church 16 2,615 Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod 10 4,731 Mennonite Church USA 3 305 Moravian Church in America–Southern Province 0 0 National Association of Free Will Baptists 5 519 Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses 1 67 Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 64 24,617 Presbyterian Church in America 10 2,689 Primitive Baptist Churches–Old Line 3 0 Reformed Baptist Churches 1 0 Salvation Army, The 2 443 Seventh-day Adventist Church 12 2,478 Southern Baptist Convention 217 145,014 Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations 3 790 United Church of Christ 4 883 United Methodist Church, The 120 66,028 Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches 1 256 Vineyard USA 1 182 Wesleyan Church, The 3 254 Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 2 128   Bahá’í 4 335 Buddhism 1 0 Hindu 2 0 Jewish Estimate 8

15,350

Muslim Estimate 5 2,686    

 

The population of these 13 counties (or equivalents) in 1990 was 865,640; in 2000 it was 996,512. The total population changed 15.1%. The adherent totals for 1990 (456,519) represent 52.7% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (434,385) include 43.6% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1990 and 2000 only.

Source:
Churches and Church Membership in the United States 1990 and Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000.

 

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