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Yates County, New York - 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 1 2,896 116.90
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,627 65.67
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 1,150 46.42
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 6 646 26.08
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 512 20.67
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 260 10.49
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 231 9.32
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 0 203 8.19
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 179 7.23
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 158 6.38
Mid-Atlantic Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 156 6.30
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 95 3.83
Northeastern Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 79 3.19
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 66 2.66
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 37 1.49
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 25 1.01
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 18 0.73
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 11 0.44
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.20
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 24,774 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (8,354) included 33.7% 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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