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Union County, Pennsylvania - 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
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 9 2,556 59.89
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 2,162 50.65
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 1,960 45.92
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 1,783 41.78
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 8 1,235 28.94
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 613 14.36
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 600 14.06
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 386 9.04
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 359 8.41
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 352 8.25
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 345 8.08
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 303 7.10
Mid-Atlantic Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 212 4.97
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 208 4.87
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 203 4.76
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 200 4.69
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 0 172 4.03
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 170 3.98
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 147 3.44
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 136 3.19
Unaffiliated Amish-Mennonite (Spring Garden network) Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 97 2.27
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 88 2.06
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 84 1.97
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 60 1.41
Unaffiliated Amish-Mennonite (Conservative) Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 55 1.29
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 53 1.24
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 17 0.40
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.16
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
International Fellowship of Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
American Ethical Union Other Liberal Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 42,681 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,563) included 34.1% 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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