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Lincoln County, Kentucky - 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 28 8,522 351.06
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 5 1,027 42.31
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 5 530 21.83
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 448 18.46
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 6 377 15.53
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 336 13.84
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 294 12.11
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 252 10.38
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 188 7.74
Washington-Franklin Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 168 6.92
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 160 6.59
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 1 150 6.18
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 131 5.40
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 105 4.33
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 99 4.08
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 81 3.34
Indian Bottom Association of Old Regular Baptists. Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 18 0.74
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.21
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 24,275 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (12,891) included 53.1% 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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