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Wright County, Minnesota - 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 12 36,063 255.16
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 13 8,863 62.71
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 6 3,882 27.47
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 9 3,416 24.17
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 6 1,820 12.88
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,640 11.60
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 1,180 8.35
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,136 8.04
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5 922 6.52
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 638 4.51
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 391 2.77
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 303 2.14
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 277 1.96
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 241 1.71
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 227 1.61
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 204 1.44
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 143 1.01
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 90 0.64
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 76 0.54
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 25 0.18
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 14 0.10
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 12 0.08
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 0 0.00
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 0 0.00
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant 1
Laestadian Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant 3
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 7

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 141,337 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (61,563) included 43.6% 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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