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Tuolumne County, California - 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 7 5,340 96.01
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 1,654 29.74
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 1,360 24.45
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 1,127 20.26
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,068 19.20
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 916 16.47
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 330 5.93
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 4 282 5.07
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 224 4.03
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 3.18
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 101 1.82
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 100 1.80
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 86 1.55
Old Brethren (California) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 82 1.47
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 80 1.44
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 72 1.29
Old German Baptist Brethren Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 70 1.26
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 60 1.08
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 58 1.04
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 55 0.99
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 50 0.90
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 35 0.63
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 19 0.34
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 55,620 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (13,346) included 24.0% 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

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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