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Fauquier County, Virginia - 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 6,761 92.65
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 21 5,160 70.71
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 19 4,698 64.38
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 16 4,690 64.27
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 9 2,309 31.64
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 1,421 19.47
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 902 12.36
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 593 8.13
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 571 7.82
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 394 5.40
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 303 4.15
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 223 3.06
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 210 2.88
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 200 2.74
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 167 2.29
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 155 2.12
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 154 2.11
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 142 1.95
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 90 1.23
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 75 1.03
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 74 1.01
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 58 0.79
Unaffiliated Amish-Mennonite (Conservative) Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 48 0.66
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 18 0.25
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 14 0.19
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 0 2 0.03
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Diocese of the Holy Cross Mainline Protestant 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
Episcopal Missionary Church Mainline Protestant 3
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Catholic Apostolic Church in North America Mainline Protestant 1
Reformed Presbyterian Church Hanover Presbytery Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 72,972 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (29,432) included 40.3% 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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