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Jefferson County, Wisconsin - 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
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 18 14,946 176.04
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 10 11,879 139.92
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 9 5,606 66.03
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 8 3,790 44.64
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 12 1,550 18.26
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,393 16.41
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Northern Province Mainline Protestant 4 1,168 13.76
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 4 820 9.66
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 554 6.53
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 424 4.99
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 325 3.83
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 206 2.43
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 173 2.04
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 152 1.79
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 100 1.18
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 81 0.95
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 54 0.64
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 50 0.59
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 37 0.44
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 33 0.39
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 13 0.15
Primitive Methodist Church in the U.S.A. Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 84,900 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (43,354) included 51.1% 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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