With 3.5 million adherents in 2010, Los Angeles County is home to the largest Catholic population in the United States. Cook County, Illinois (home of Chicago), is home to the second largest Catholic population in the nation with 1.9 million adherents.
With more than 91,000 adherents in 2010, Los Angeles County is also home to the largest concentration of Buddhists in the United States.
For a full listing of religious bodies in Los Angeles County, see: Religious Bodies in Los Angeles County.
Also see: Largest Protestant Christian Churches in Los Angeles County.
Adherents are members and their children and others who regularly attend services.
|Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The||Latter-day Saints||226||150,569|
|Southern Baptist Convention||Evangelical Protestant||517||100,329|
|Assemblies of God||Evangelical Protestant||269||69,317|
|Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the||Evangelical Protestant||234||54,646|
|United Methodist Church, The||Mainline Protestant||154||49,927|
|American Baptist Churches in the USA||Mainline Protestant||180||49,515|
|Seventh-day Adventist Church||Evangelical Protestant||140||44,377|
|African Methodist Episcopal Church||Black Protestant||34||41,521|
|Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)||Mainline Protestant||150||38,476|
|Episcopal Church||Mainline Protestant||83||38,108|
Source: Assn. of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies and Los Angeles Almanac research.