The Association of Religion Data Archives

Roger Finke. The Pennsylvania State University.

This web resource, provided by the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA), is the best free website of religious demographic information.


data; religion survey results; Community Profile Builder; QuickList feature; Ahead of the Trend feature; blogs; learning modules

Best For

clergy and lay leaders



Suggested Uses

  • Access free information about your congregation's community, such as income of households, education level of people within a particular zip code, and so forth.
  • Strategically plan your outreach and ministry efforts by gathering data on this site about your surrounding community.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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