Religious Groupings

County Report (San Bernardino, CA)


Religious Affiliations, 2000

991,529 
174,600 43,661 445,655 53,989 991,529
Evangelical
Protestant
Mainline
Protestant
Catholic Other Unclaimed


  -------------1990------------ -------------2000------------ --1990-2000 Increase/Decrease
Religious Bodies Congregations Adherents Congregations Adherents Congregations Adherents Adherents
          # # %
Participants in 1990 and 2000 studies          
Amer Bapt USA 29 8,273 33 11,595 4 3,322 40.2%
Assyr Apost Ch 0 57 N.A.
Assemb of God 64 11,519 68 11,179 4 -340 -3.0%
Bapt Gen Conf 6 1,629 8 3,319 2 1,690 103.7%
Bapt Miss Assn 3 199 4 425 1 226 113.6%
Brethren in Cr 7 1,535 11 1,338 4 -197 -12.8%
Catholic 59 211,519 65 445,655 6 234,136 110.7%
Chr & Miss Al 12 1,478 12 1,524 0 46 3.1%
Chr Ch (Disc) 7 1,908 7 2,054 0 146 7.7%
Chr Chs&Chs Cr 13 3,352 13 4,454 0 1,102 32.9%
Christian Ref 8 3,462 5 2,399 -3 -1,063 -30.7%
Ch God (Ander) 7 758 7 849 0 91 12.0%
Ch God (Cleve) 10 1,094 11 1,221 1 127 11.6%
Ch God Prophcy 5 253 8 470 3 217 85.8%
L-D Saints 95 38,532 99 36,936 4 -1,596 -4.1%
Ch of Nazarene 25 5,725 29 8,029 4 2,304 40.2%
Chs of Christ 38 3,917 40 3,886 2 -31 -0.8%
Congr Ad Afl 1 905 N.A.
Consrv Bapt 12 12 5,794 0 N.A.
Cumber Presb 1 111 1 114 0 3 2.7%
Episcopal 19 4,350 17 3,853 -2 -497 -11.4%
Evan Free Ch 13 2,637 8 2,140 -5 -497 -18.8%
E.L.C.A. 17 6,752 16 4,888 -1 -1,864 -27.6%
Free Methodist 11 1,190 12 2,313 1 1,123 94.4%
Friends-USA 2 132 1 43 -1 -89 -67.4%
Greek Orthodox 3 2 906 -1 N.A.
Indep.Charis. 7 3,175 8 19,400 1 16,225 511.0%
Indep.Non-Char 6 3,950 7 10,600 1 6,650 168.4%
Int Foursq Gos 27 4,816 38 3,104 11 -1,712 -35.5%
Pent Holiness 4 505 7 974 3 469 92.9%
Jewish Est 4 6,175 7 3,000 3 -3,175 -51.4%
Luth--MO Synod 22 7,437 23 6,582 1 -855 -11.5%
Menn Br US Conf 1 43 N.A.
Mennonite USA 4 212 6 288 2 76 35.8%
Missionary Ch 3 208 1 99 -2 -109 -52.4%
Congr Chr Chs 1 143 3 1,924 2 1,781 1,245.5%
Free Will Bapt 3 126 1 65 -2 -61 -48.4%
N Am Bapt Conf 3 688 N.A.
OCA: Ter Diocs 1 1 84 0 N.A.
Pent Ch of God 10 819 10 782 0 -37 -4.5%
Presb Ch (USA) 18 9,038 20 6,587 2 -2,451 -27.1%
Presb Ch Amer 3 77 2 0 -1 -77 N.A.
Ref Ch in Am 3 1,446 3 1,168 0 -278 -19.2%
Salvation Army 4 563 4 1,036 0 473 84.0%
S.D.A. 36 28,652 45 26,152 9 -2,500 -8.7%
So Bapt Conv 50 45,075 66 51,748 16 6,673 14.8%
Unitarian-Univ 1 187 1 228 0 41 21.9%
Un C of Christ 13 3,039 15 2,128 2 -911 -30.0%
Un Methodist 27 10,215 27 6,731 0 -3,484 -34.1%
Wesleyan 2 218 1 110 -1 -108 -49.5%
WELS 2 436 3 286 1 -150 -34.4%
   Subtotal: 719 437,842 791 699,148 72 261,306 59.7%
           
Participants in 1990 only          
Black Bapt Est 32902          
Chr Brethren 3 245          
Ch Cr,Scientst 11          
Ch God(7TH)Den 2 139          
Ch of Luth Br] 1 215          
Fire Baptized 1 11          
IFCA 14          
Open Bible Std 1          
           
Participants in 2000 only          
Amer Bapt Assn     8 647      
Ant Orth of NA     1 630      
Baha'i     10 588      
Buddhism     11      
Calvary Chapel     22      
Comm of Christ     3 514      
Coptic Orth Ch     1      
Reg Bapt Gen As     1 153      
Hindu     1      
Int Cou Comm Ch     2 382      
LandmrkBapt,I&U     1 70      
Muslim Est     7 13237      
NatPrimBapt USA     1 74      
NT IndBapt&Rltd     3 584      
Prim Bapt Chrch     1      
Prot Ref Chs     1 245      
Ref Baptist Chs     1      
Sikh     1      
Southw Bapt Fel     1      
Un Ref Chs N.A.     3 916      
Vineyard     4 717      
           
TOTALS: 752 471,354 875 717,905      

The population for this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 1,418,380; in 2000 it was 1,709,434.
The total population changed 20.5%. The unclaimed population represents 58.0% 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