Essex County Churches

Guide to Churches in Essex County New Jersey, including Leading Christian Denominations

This guide provides a listing of Christian churches and cathedrals and other places of Christian worship in Essex County New Jersey. 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 Essex by city which include Newark Churches,  East Orange Churches,  Irvington Churches,  Bloomfield Churches,  West Orange Churches,  Montclair Churches. To browse through churches by all cities in Essex County, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Essex County New Jersey

Evangelical Denominations16,766
Catholic Church280,095
American Baptist Churches16,385
Assemblies of God3,002
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)1,513
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ757
Church of the Nazarene687
Episcopal Church9,327
Evangelical Lutheran Church2,052
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel50
Presbyterian Church10,432
Seventh-Day Adventist Church1,863
United Church of Christ4,336
United Methodist Church5,258

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

About Essex County New Jersey - Background Information

Total population786,147
Population per square mile6298.7 people
Median income$44,486
Average travel time to work31.2 minutes
Number of companies62,660
Size of Essex County New Jersey126.27 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau