Church Membership

Year End of Year Church Membership Percent Growth Rate
1863 3,500  
1864 3,800 8.57%
1865 4,000 5.26%
1866

4,250

6.25%

1867

4,320 1.65%
1868 4,475 3.59%
1869 4,900 9.50%
     
1870 5,440 11.02%
1871 4,550 -16.36%
1872 4,901 7.71%
1873 5,875 19.87%
1875 8,042  
1876 10,044 24.89%
1877 11,608 15.57%
1878 13,077 12.66%
1879 14,141 8.14%
     
1880 15,570 10.11%
1881 16,916 8.64%
1882 17,169 1.50%
1883 17,317 0.86%
1884 18,702 8.00%
1885 20,547 9.87%
1886 23,111 12.48%
1887 25,841 11.81%
1888 26,112 1.05%
1889 28,324 8.47%
     
1890 29,711 4.90%
1891 31,665 6.58%
1892 33,778 6.67%
1893 37,404 10.73%
1894 42,763 14.33%
1895 47,680 11.50%
1896 52,202 9.48%
1897 56,426 8.09%
1898 59,347 5.18%
1899 64,003 7.85%
     
1900 75,767 18.38%
1901 78,188 3.20%
1902 73,522 -5.97%
1903 77,554 5.48%
1904 81,721 5.37%
1905 87,311 6.84%
1906 91,531 4.83%
1907 94,048 2.75%
1908 97,579 3.75%
1909 100,931 3.44%
     
1910 104,526 3.56%
1911 108,975 4.26%
1912 114,206 4.80%
1913 122,386 7.16%
1914 125,844 2.83%
1915 136,879 8.77%
1916 141,488 3.37%
1917 153,857 8.74%
1918 162,667 5.73%
1919 178,239 9.57%
     
1920 185,450 4.05%
1921 198,088 6.81%
1922 208,771 5.39%
1923 221,874 6.28%
1924 238,657 7.56%
1925 250,988 5.17%
1926 261,834 4.32%
1927 274,064 4.67%
1928 285,293 4.10%
1929 299,555 5.00%
1930 314,253 4.91%
1931 336,046 6.93%
1932 362,101 7.75%
1933 384,151 6.09%
1934 404,509 5.30%
1935 422,968 4.56%
1936 438,139 3.59%
1937 452,758 3.34%
1938 469,951 3.80%
1939 486,670 3.56%
     
1940 504,752 3.72%
1941 520,644 3.15%
1942 535,134 2.78%
1943 544,710 1.79%
1944 557,768 2.40%
1945 576,378 3.34%
1946 598,683 3.87%
1947 628,594 5.00%
1948 672,658 7.01%
1949 716,538 6.52%
     
1950 756,812 5.62%
1951 803,720 6.20%
1952 856,463 6.56%
1953 924,822 7.98%
1954 972,071 5.11%
1955 1,006,218 3.51%
1956 1,051,452 4.50%
1957 1,102,910 4.89%
1958 1,149,256 4.20%
1959 1,194,070 3.90%
     
1960 1,245,125 4.28%
1961 1,307,892 5.04%
1962 1,362,775 4.20%
1963 1,428,352 4.81%
1964 1,508,056 5.58%
1965 1,578,504 4.67%
1966 1,661,657 5.27%
1967 1,747,614 5.17%
1968 1,845,183 5.58%
1969 1,953,078 5.85%
     
1970 2,051,864 5.06%
1971 2,145,061 4.54%
1972 2,261,403 5.42%
1973 2,390,124 5.69%
1974 2,521,429 5.49%
1975 2,666,484 5.75%
1976 2,810,606 5.40%
1977 2,949,758 4.95%
1978 3,117,535 5.69%
1979 3,308,191 6.12%
     
1980 3,480,518 5.21%
1981 3,668,087 5.39%
1982 3,897,814 6.26%
1983 4,140,206 6.22%
1984 4,424,612 6.87%
1985 4,716,859 6.61%
1986 5,092,503 7.96%
1987 5,445,249 6.93%
1988 5,816,767 6.82%
1989 6,260,617 7.63%
     
1990 6,694,880 6.94%
1991 7,102,976 6.10%
1992 7,498,653 5.57%
1993 7,962,210 6.18%
1994 8,382,558 5.28%
1995 8,812,555 5.13%
1996 9,296,127 5.49%
1997 9,702,834 4.38%
1998 10,163,414 4.75%
1999 10,939,182 7.63%
     
2000 11,687,239 6.84%
2001 12,320,844 5.42%
2002 12,894,015 4.65%
2003 13,406,554 3.98%
2004 13,936,932 3.96%
2005 14,399,072 3.32%
2006 15,115,806 4.98%
2007 15,660,347 3.60%
2008 15,921,408 1.67%
2009 16,307,880 2.43%
     
2010 16,923,239 3.77%
2011 17,479,890 3.29%
2012 17,881,491 2.30%