Cook County Churches

Guide to Churches in Cook County Illinois, including Leading Christian Denominations

This guide provides a listing of Christian churches and cathedrals and other places of Christian worship in Cook County Illinois. The guide serves as a starting point of information for residents, visitors, and those considering moving to the area. You may want to attend services at several different churches to find the right church leadership, congregation, ministries, observances and other aspects of church life that appeal to you.

Find Christian resources in Cook by city which include Chicago Churches,  Cicero Churches,  Arlington Heights Churches,  Schaumburg Churches,  Evanston Churches,  Palatine Churches. To browse through churches by all cities in Cook County, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Cook County Illinois

Evangelical Denominations269,914
Catholic Church2,146,961
American Baptist Churches21,825
Assemblies of God14,013
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)3,146
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ5,272
Christian Reformed Church12,251
Church of the Nazarene3,861
Episcopal Church22,255
Evangelical Lutheran Church63,421
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel1,419
Presbyterian Church36,966
Seventh-Day Adventist Church15,521
United Church of Christ52,747
United Methodist Church42,712

Non-Denominational Christians in Cook County Illinois

Independent, Charismatic Churches4,775
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches8,027

Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.


About Cook County Illinois - Background Information

Total population5,288,655
Population per square mile5683.7 people
Births80,014
Median income$43,584
Average travel time to work32.6 minutes
Number of companies421,341
Size of Cook County Illinois945.68 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau


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