USC University of Southern California

Center for Religion & Civic Culture

Sacramento County

Sacramento County's Ten Largest Faith Groups in 2000

Religious Group Number of temples, mosques, churches, or synagogues Number of adherents % of total population % of total adherents
Roman Catholic 41 224,265 18.3 49.6
Jewish 7 16,800 1.4 3.7
Mormon 66 30,936 2.5 6.8
Assembly of God 40 27,227 2.2 6
Independent Charismatic 5 20,595 1.7 4.6
Southern Baptist Convention 56 20,451 1.7 4.5
Episcopal 38 16,284 0.9 2.4
Presbyterian USA 17 10,869 0.6 1.3
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 20 8,705 0.7 1.9
United Methodist 25 7,419 0.6 1.6

Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States: 2000, Glenmary Research Center, Nashville, TN

Selected Non-Christian Religious Traditions in Sacramento County: 2000

Religious Group Number of temples, mosques, churches, or synagogues Number of adherents % of total population % of total adherents
Baha'I 9 1,266 0.1 0.3
Hindu 4 NA* NA* NA*
Muslim 9 6,637 0.5 1.5
Jewish 7 16,800 1.4 3.7
Sikh 1 NA* NA* NA*
Buddhist 8 NA* NA* NA*

Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States: 2000, Glenmary Research Center, Nashville, TN
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