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Jefferson 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 10 2,108 114.76
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 5 1,572 85.58
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 870 47.36
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 560 30.49
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 318 17.31
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 272 14.81
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 222 12.09
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 164 8.93
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 162 8.82
Maranatha Amish Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 129 7.02
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 112 6.10
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (Covenanters) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 70 3.81
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 63 3.43
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 56 3.05
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 25 1.36
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 22 1.20
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.38
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 18,368 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (6,732) included 36.7% 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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