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Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregation: 37.26%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents in this county: 647,222, state total: 1,942,850
Total congregations in this county: 1,097, state total: 4,649
County population: 1,737,034

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregation - Main religions


NameMainline Protestant DenominationsEvangelical DenominationsCatholic ChurchOrthodox DenominationsOther Denominations
Congregations319 (29.08%)463 (42.21%)65 (5.93%)9 (0.82%)241 (21.97%)
Adherents124,508 (19.2%)
County19.2%
State20.2%
152,805 (23.6%)
County23.6%
State29.8%
280,568 (43.3%)
County43.3%
State36.9%
3,532 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State0.3%
85,809 (13.3%)
County13.3%
State12.8%


Religion details

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Congregations65 (5.9%)106 (9.7%)68 (6.2%)21 (1.9%)60 (5.5%)
Adherents280,568 (43.3%)
County43.3%
State36.9%
40,525 (6.3%)
County6.3%
State9.2%
35,393 (5.5%)
County5.5%
State6.6%
32,400 (5.0%)
County5.0%
State2.2%
26,926 (4.2%)
County4.2%
State3.8%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Congregations61 (5.6%)50 (4.6%)39 (3.6%)8 (0.7%)7 (0.6%)
Adherents24,457 (3.8%)
County3.8%
State5.4%
18,553 (2.9%)
County2.9%
State3.9%
17,901 (2.8%)
County2.8%
State2.1%
17,560 (2.7%)
County2.7%
State1.7%
13,190 (2.0%)
County2.0%
State1.7%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Congregations39 (3.6%)41 (3.7%)30 (2.7%)34 (3.1%)15 (1.4%)
Adherents12,478 (1.9%)
County1.9%
State1.6%
11,672 (1.8%)
County1.8%
State3.2%
11,199 (1.7%)
County1.7%
State2.1%
9,070 (1.4%)
County1.4%
State1.7%
8,900 (1.4%)
County1.4%
State1.1%
NameMuslim EstimateUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazareneSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChristian and Missionary Alliance
Congregations7 (0.6%)31 (2.8%)23 (2.1%)28 (2.6%)24 (2.2%)
Adherents8,078 (1.2%)
County1.2%
State0.8%
7,745 (1.2%)
County1.2%
State0.7%
7,466 (1.2%)
County1.2%
State1.9%
7,442 (1.1%)
County1.1%
State2.2%
6,182 (1.0%)
County1.0%
State1.0%
NameBaptist General Conference The Evangelical Covenant ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaChurches of ChristFree Methodist Church of North America
Congregations18 (1.6%)15 (1.4%)11 (1.0%)31 (2.8%)12 (1.1%)
Adherents4,851 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.9%
4,749 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.5%
4,651 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.9%
4,389 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.8%
2,933 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State0.5%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Unitarian Universalist AssociationGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaSalvation ArmyBaha'i
Congregations12 (1.1%)9 (0.8%)3 (0.3%)6 (0.5%)25 (2.3%)
Adherents2,693 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.6%
2,597 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.3%
2,379 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.2%
2,336 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.4%
2,209 (0.3%)
County0.3%
State0.3%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodCommunity Church of Christ
Congregations12 (1.1%)8 (0.7%)6 (0.5%)7 (0.6%)6 (0.5%)
Adherents1,368 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.6%
1,154 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.3%
1,111 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.6%
1,078 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.2%
930 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
NameArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinPresbyterian Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchVineyard USAChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)
Congregations1 (0.1%)6 (0.5%)2 (0.2%)4 (0.4%)6 (0.5%)
Adherents924 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
902 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.1%
806 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
758 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
752 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.4%
NameInternational Churches of ChristFriends (Quakers)Church of the BrethrenOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesInternational Council of Community Churches
Congregations1 (0.1%)9 (0.8%)3 (0.3%)2 (0.2%)2 (0.2%)
Adherents601 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
541 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
515 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.1%
496 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
460 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.1%
NameSerbian Orthodox Church in the USAChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Reformed Church in America U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches North America Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East
Congregations1 (0.1%)7 (0.6%)2 (0.2%)3 (0.3%)1 (0.1%)
Adherents400 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
396 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.3%
354 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
317 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.1%
280 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
NameAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsMennonite Church USAHoly Orthodox Church in North AmericaOrthodox Presbyterian ChurchNorth American Baptist Conference
Congregations2 (0.2%)2 (0.2%)1 (0.1%)1 (0.1%)3 (0.3%)
Adherents223 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.1%
200 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
180 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
171 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
150 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.2%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsPentecostal Church of GodOrthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of AmericaAmerican Baptist Association
Congregations2 (0.2%)1 (0.1%)2 (0.2%)1 (0.1%)1 (0.1%)
Adherents86 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.1%
84 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
80 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.1%
77 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
76 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.1%
NameChurch of God of ProphecyUniversal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community ChurchesNational Association of Congregational Christian Churches The Wesleyan ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian Church
Congregations2 (0.2%)1 (0.1%)1 (0.1%)1 (0.1%)1 (0.1%)
Adherents74 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
59 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
51 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
42 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.1%
19 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
NameChurch of God General Conference
Congregations1 (0.1%)
Adherents15 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%

Catholic Church
65 congregations: 20.83% of state's Catholic Church's 312 congregations.
280,568 adherents: 39.18% of state's Catholic Church's 716,133 adherents.

LDS (Mormon) Church
106 congregations: 22.51% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 471 congregations.
40,525 adherents: 22.77% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 178,000 adherents.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
68 congregations: 24.37% of state's Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 279 congregations.
35,393 adherents: 27.68% of state's Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 127,854 adherents.

Jewish
21 congregations: 58.33% of state's Jewish's 36 congregations.
32,400 adherents: 74.48% of state's Jewish's 43,500 adherents.

Presbyterian Church (USA)
60 congregations: 26.79% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 224 congregations.
26,926 adherents: 36.20% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 74,388 adherents.

Assemblies of God
61 congregations: 17.58% of state's Assemblies of God's 347 congregations.
24,457 adherents: 23.14% of state's Assemblies of God's 105,692 adherents.

United Methodist Church
50 congregations: 19.38% of state's United Methodist Church's 258 congregations.
18,553 adherents: 24.21% of state's United Methodist Church's 76,648 adherents.

Episcopal Church
39 congregations: 28.68% of state's Episcopal Church's 136 congregations.
17,901 adherents: 42.90% of state's Episcopal Church's 41,731 adherents.

Charismatic Churches Independent
8 congregations: 34.78% of state's Charismatic Churches Independent's 23 congregations.
17,560 adherents: 52.53% of state's Charismatic Churches Independent's 33,430 adherents.

Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
7 congregations: 23.33% of state's Non-Charismatic Churches Independent's 30 congregations.
13,190 adherents: 39.89% of state's Non-Charismatic Churches Independent's 33,070 adherents.

American Baptist Churches in the USA
39 congregations: 32.23% of state's American Baptist Churches in the USA's 121 congregations.
12,478 adherents: 40.14% of state's American Baptist Churches in the USA's 31,087 adherents.

Southern Baptist Convention
41 congregations: 18.64% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 220 congregations.
11,672 adherents: 18.73% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 62,309 adherents.

Lutheran Church
30 congregations: 25.64% of state's Lutheran Church's 117 congregations.
11,199 adherents: 27.57% of state's Lutheran Church's 40,618 adherents.

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
34 congregations: 22.67% of state's International Church of the Foursquare Gospel's 150 congregations.
9,070 adherents: 27.13% of state's International Church of the Foursquare Gospel's 33,434 adherents.

Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
15 congregations: 23.81% of state's Christian Churches and Churches of Christ's 63 congregations.
8,900 adherents: 41.16% of state's Christian Churches and Churches of Christ's 21,621 adherents.

Muslim Estimate
7 congregations: 38.89% of state's Muslim Estimate's 18 congregations.
8,078 adherents: 51.94% of state's Muslim Estimate's 15,553 adherents.

United Church of Christ
31 congregations: 37.35% of state's United Church of Christ's 83 congregations.
7,745 adherents: 53.67% of state's United Church of Christ's 14,430 adherents.

Church of the Nazarene
23 congregations: 16.31% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 141 congregations.
7,466 adherents: 20.13% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 37,085 adherents.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church
28 congregations: 14.81% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 189 congregations.
7,442 adherents: 17.22% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 43,222 adherents.

Christian and Missionary Alliance
24 congregations: 32.43% of state's Christian and Missionary Alliance's 74 congregations.
6,182 adherents: 31.21% of state's Christian and Missionary Alliance's 19,805 adherents.

Baptist General Conference
18 congregations: 39.13% of state's Baptist General Conference's 46 congregations.
4,851 adherents: 27.64% of state's Baptist General Conference's 17,551 adherents.

The Evangelical Covenant Church
15 congregations: 35.71% of state's The Evangelical Covenant Church's 42 congregations.
4,749 adherents: 48.45% of state's The Evangelical Covenant Church's 9,801 adherents.

Conservative Baptist Association of America
11 congregations: 15.71% of state's Conservative Baptist Association of America's 70 congregations.
4,651 adherents: 28.03% of state's Conservative Baptist Association of America's 16,594 adherents.

Churches of Christ
31 congregations: 23.31% of state's Churches of Christ's 133 congregations.
4,389 adherents: 29.65% of state's Churches of Christ's 14,803 adherents.

Free Methodist Church of North America
12 congregations: 23.53% of state's Free Methodist Church of North America's 51 congregations.
2,933 adherents: 30.31% of state's Free Methodist Church of North America's 9,677 adherents.

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
12 congregations: 20.00% of state's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s 60 congregations.
2,693 adherents: 21.71% of state's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s 12,407 adherents.

Unitarian Universalist Association
9 congregations: 31.03% of state's Unitarian Universalist Association's 29 congregations.
2,597 adherents: 44.56% of state's Unitarian Universalist Association's 5,828 adherents.

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
3 congregations: 42.86% of state's Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's 7 congregations.
2,379 adherents: 61.05% of state's Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's 3,897 adherents.

Salvation Army
6 congregations: 21.43% of state's Salvation Army's 28 congregations.
2,336 adherents: 30.72% of state's Salvation Army's 7,605 adherents.

Baha'i
25 congregations: 29.07% of state's Baha'i's 86 congregations.
2,209 adherents: 37.97% of state's Baha'i's 5,817 adherents.

General Association of Regular Baptist Churches
12 congregations: 18.18% of state's General Association of Regular Baptist Churches' 66 congregations.
1,368 adherents: 11.90% of state's General Association of Regular Baptist Churches' 11,499 adherents.

Evangelical Free Church of America
8 congregations: 17.39% of state's Evangelical Free Church of America's 46 congregations.
1,154 adherents: 20.43% of state's Evangelical Free Church of America's 5,648 adherents.

Christian Reformed Church in North America
6 congregations: 15.00% of state's Christian Reformed Church in North America's 40 congregations.
1,111 adherents: 10.07% of state's Christian Reformed Church in North America's 11,033 adherents.

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
7 congregations: 25.93% of state's Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod's 27 congregations.
1,078 adherents: 26.43% of state's Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod's 4,078 adherents.

Community Church of Christ
6 congregations: 19.35% of state's Community Church of Christ's 31 congregations.
930 adherents: 24.07% of state's Community Church of Christ's 3,864 adherents.

Armenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate Etchmiadzin
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Armenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate Etchmiadzin's 1 congregations.
924 adherents: 100.00% of state's Armenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate Etchmiadzin's 924 adherents.

Presbyterian Church in America
6 congregations: 40.00% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 15 congregations.
902 adherents: 37.90% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 2,380 adherents.

Evangelical Presbyterian Church
2 congregations: 100.00% of state's Evangelical Presbyterian Church's 2 congregations.
806 adherents: 100.00% of state's Evangelical Presbyterian Church's 806 adherents.

Vineyard USA
4 congregations: 18.18% of state's Vineyard USA's 22 congregations.
758 adherents: 19.57% of state's Vineyard USA's 3,874 adherents.

Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)
6 congregations: 12.77% of state's Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)'s 47 congregations.
752 adherents: 9.73% of state's Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)'s 7,727 adherents.

International Churches of Christ
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's International Churches of Christ's 1 congregations.
601 adherents: 100.00% of state's International Churches of Christ's 601 adherents.

Friends (Quakers)
9 congregations: 20.00% of state's Friends (Quakers)'s 45 congregations.
541 adherents: 17.42% of state's Friends (Quakers)'s 3,106 adherents.

Church of the Brethren
3 congregations: 25.00% of state's Church of the Brethren's 12 congregations.
515 adherents: 35.40% of state's Church of the Brethren's 1,455 adherents.

Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses
2 congregations: 40.00% of state's Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses' 5 congregations.
496 adherents: 61.08% of state's Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses' 812 adherents.

International Council of Community Churches
2 congregations: 33.33% of state's International Council of Community Churches' 6 congregations.
460 adherents: 37.40% of state's International Council of Community Churches' 1,230 adherents.

Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA's 1 congregations.
400 adherents: 100.00% of state's Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA's 400 adherents.

Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
7 congregations: 17.50% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 40 congregations.
396 adherents: 6.86% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 5,769 adherents.

Reformed Church in America
2 congregations: 20.00% of state's Reformed Church in America's 10 congregations.
354 adherents: 9.95% of state's Reformed Church in America's 3,559 adherents.

U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches
3 congregations: 25.00% of state's U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches' 12 congregations.
317 adherents: 13.83% of state's U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches' 2,292 adherents.

North America Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's North America Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East's 1 congregations.
280 adherents: 100.00% of state's North America Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East's 280 adherents.

Association of Free Lutheran Congregations
2 congregations: 22.22% of state's Association of Free Lutheran Congregations' 9 congregations.
223 adherents: 20.94% of state's Association of Free Lutheran Congregations' 1,065 adherents.

Mennonite Church USA
2 congregations: 33.33% of state's Mennonite Church USA's 6 congregations.
200 adherents: 33.73% of state's Mennonite Church USA's 593 adherents.

Holy Orthodox Church in North America
1 congregations: 50.00% of state's Holy Orthodox Church in North America's 2 congregations.
180 adherents: 97.83% of state's Holy Orthodox Church in North America's 184 adherents.

Orthodox Presbyterian Church
1 congregations: 12.50% of state's Orthodox Presbyterian Church's 8 congregations.
171 adherents: 28.60% of state's Orthodox Presbyterian Church's 598 adherents.

North American Baptist Conference
3 congregations: 13.04% of state's North American Baptist Conference's 23 congregations.
150 adherents: 4.91% of state's North American Baptist Conference's 3,056 adherents.

International Pentecostal Holiness Church
2 congregations: 6.67% of state's International Pentecostal Holiness Church's 30 congregations.
86 adherents: 4.94% of state's International Pentecostal Holiness Church's 1,740 adherents.

National Association of Free Will Baptists
1 congregations: 50.00% of state's National Association of Free Will Baptists' 2 congregations.
84 adherents: 48.55% of state's National Association of Free Will Baptists' 173 adherents.

Pentecostal Church of God
2 congregations: 8.00% of state's Pentecostal Church of God's 25 congregations.
80 adherents: 5.18% of state's Pentecostal Church of God's 1,544 adherents.

Orthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Orthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America's 1 congregations.
77 adherents: 100.00% of state's Orthodox Church in America: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America's 77 adherents.

American Baptist Association
1 congregations: 4.55% of state's American Baptist Association's 22 congregations.
76 adherents: 6.56% of state's American Baptist Association's 1,159 adherents.

Church of God of Prophecy
2 congregations: 8.33% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 24 congregations.
74 adherents: 7.98% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 927 adherents.

Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches
1 congregations: 14.29% of state's Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches' 7 congregations.
59 adherents: 18.79% of state's Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches' 314 adherents.

National Association of Congregational Christian Churches
1 congregations: 20.00% of state's National Association of Congregational Christian Churches' 5 congregations.
51 adherents: 6.27% of state's National Association of Congregational Christian Churches' 814 adherents.

The Wesleyan Church
1 congregations: 11.11% of state's The Wesleyan Church's 9 congregations.
42 adherents: 2.78% of state's The Wesleyan Church's 1,511 adherents.

Association Reformed Presbyterian Church
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Association Reformed Presbyterian Church's 1 congregations.
19 adherents: 100.00% of state's Association Reformed Presbyterian Church's 19 adherents.

Church of God General Conference
1 congregations: 33.33% of state's Church of God General Conference's 3 congregations.
15 adherents: 12.61% of state's Church of God General Conference's 119 adherents.

Buddhists
53 congregations: 66.25% of state's Buddhists' 80 congregations.

Hindus
15 congregations: 88.24% of state's Hindus' 17 congregations.

Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches
8 congregations: 18.18% of state's Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches' 44 congregations.

Sikhs
4 congregations: 100.00% of state's Sikhs' 4 congregations.

Reformed Baptist Churches
3 congregations: 42.86% of state's Reformed Baptist Churches' 7 congregations.

Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia's 1 congregations.

Southwide Baptist Fellowship
1 congregations: 50.00% of state's Southwide Baptist Fellowship's 2 congregations.

Taoists
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Taoists' 1 congregations.

Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

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