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Clay County, Kansas - 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
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 1,433 176.54
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 804 99.05
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 712 87.72
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 282 34.74
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 2 200 24.64
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 171 21.07
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 92 11.33
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 91 11.21
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 85 10.47
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 62 7.64
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 50 6.16
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (Covenanters) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 46 5.67
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 36 4.44
Old Order Yorker River Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 21 2.59
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 6 0.74
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.12
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 8,117 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (4,092) included 50.4% 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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