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Historic U.S. Church Membership Surveys by County

The Association of Religion Data Archives offers two studies on U.S. Christian life and church membership. The first contains Christian church and church membership statistics, by county, at uneven intervals... read more >

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Miscellaneous National Surveys

Included in an interesting variety of historically important national surveys are the 1975 Carnegie Council National Surveys of Higher Education – Faculty Sample and Graduate Student Sample, with the 1984... read more >

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Religious Right Survey

This American Jewish Committee survey (1996) was designed to gauge and compare the social and political views of the Religious Right with the larger U.S. population. A cross-sectional sample of... read more >

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Baylor Survey: Measuring Religious Values

The Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion received a major three-year grant to conduct a nationally representative multi-year study of religious values, practices, and behaviors with regard to consumption of... read more >

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Surveys on Religious Attitudes and Political Involvement

Here are data sets from 19 polls covering the period 1994-2006 conducted by the Pew Research Center on a variety of topics. All surveys include a section sampling opinion on... read more >

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American National Election Studies: Individual Data

The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA), which collects American and international religious data that can be used by researchers, educators, journalists and religious congregations, offers several surveys of American... read more >

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American National Election Studies: Cumulative Data

This database, offered by the Association of Religion Data Archives, is a merged single data file made up of questions that were asked in three or more of the bi-annual... read more >

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General Social Surveys

The General Social Surveys (GSS) have been conducted since 1972 by the National Opinion Research Center. Each survey has replicated questionnaire items and wording in order to get high-quality time-trend... read more >

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Religious Adherence Data Archives

The Association of Religion Data Archives website is a collection of the data from hundreds of surveys, polls, and other information submitted by researchers for archiving and public access. You... read more >

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Membership in U.S. Congregations by State

The Association of Religion Data Archives provides religion information based on studies and research over the last several decades. Data includes a state-by-state breakdown of membership in each of the... read more >

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Looking for Online Resources?

The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right...

Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

"Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day." —...

Apply for a Thriving in Ministry Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has announced a new grant program to help pastors thrive in congregational leadership and thus...

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