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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska - County Membership Report (2020)

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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 32 9,980 93.20
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 15 7,635 71.30
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 18 3,591 33.54
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 7 2,720 25.40
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 1,321 12.34
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 1,028 9.60
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 974 9.10
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 645 6.02
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 536 5.01
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 479 4.47
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 476 4.45
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 410 3.83
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 408 3.81
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 393 3.67
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 370 3.46
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 315 2.94
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 314 2.93
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 300 2.80
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 139 1.30
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 138 1.29
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 106 0.99
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 98 0.92
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 83 0.78
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 83 0.78
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 82 0.77
Bethel Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 47 0.44
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 18 0.17
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 15 0.14
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 0 3 0.03
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant 1
Laestadian Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 107,081 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (32,707) included 30.5% of the total population in 2020. 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 https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

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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