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Boyd County, Kentucky - County Membership Report (2010)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 27 13,639 275.30
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 4,168 84.13
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 1,950 39.36
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 10 1,934 39.04
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 15 1,688 34.07
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 942 19.01
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 794 16.03
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 734 14.82
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 707 14.27
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 455 9.18
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 437 8.82
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 303 6.12
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 253 5.11
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 199 4.02
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 175 3.53
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 154 3.11
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 138 2.79
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 120 2.42
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 114 2.30
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 105 2.12
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.06
Enterprise Baptists Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 49,542 in 2010. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (29,012) included 58.6% of the total population in 2010. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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