Democratizing access to the best data on religion since 1997
US RELIGION
US RELIGION

Report Options

Report Year(s)


Add/Change Counties:



Scroll to Report Section:

Main Report
Over Time Chart
Notes

Search Membership Reports


St. Joseph County, Indiana - 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.

[More information on the data sources]

Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 27 46,674 171.02
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 42 18,430 67.53
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 26 6,865 25.15
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 20 5,778 21.17
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 3,216 11.78
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 2,584 9.47
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 15 2,224 8.15
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 8 2,056 7.53
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 7 1,973 7.23
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 5 1,850 6.78
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 11 1,816 6.65
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 1,406 5.15
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,383 5.07
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 1,197 4.39
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 1,150 4.21
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 937 3.43
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 4 791 2.90
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 649 2.38
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 557 2.04
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 5 529 1.94
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 459 1.68
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 440 1.61
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 432 1.58
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 381 1.40
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 350 1.28
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 348 1.28
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 321 1.18
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 303 1.11
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 1.10
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 1.10
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 293 1.07
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 237 0.87
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 210 0.77
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 3 172 0.63
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 162 0.59
Old Brethren (Goshen) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 161 0.59
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 161 0.59
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 158 0.58
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 150 0.55
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 3 142 0.52
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 127 0.47
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 119 0.44
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 118 0.43
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 3 106 0.39
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 106 0.39
Church of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith, McDonough, GA) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 76 0.28
Apostolic Christian Church of America Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 63 0.23
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 0.22
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 60 0.22
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 60 0.22
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 51 0.19
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 37 0.14
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 33 0.12
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 10 0.04
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Polish National Catholic Church of America Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 272,912 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (108,571) included 39.8% 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.

[More information on the data sources]

Our Sponsors

Our Affiliates

US RELIGION
WORLD RELIGION
DATA ARCHIVE
RESEARCH
TEACHING
CONGREGATIONS
ABOUT
© 2024 The Association of Religion Data Archives. All rights reserved.