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Augusta-Waterville, ME Micro Area - Metro Area 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 8 25,088 202.91
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 5,391 43.60
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 18 3,812 30.83
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 19 3,061 24.76
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 20 1,954 15.80
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 1,851 14.97
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,623 13.13
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,104 8.93
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 762 6.16
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 580 4.69
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 8 571 4.62
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 541 4.38
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 344 2.78
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 270 2.18
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 258 2.09
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 217 1.76
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 151 1.22
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 137 1.11
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 3 135 1.09
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 134 1.08
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 109 0.88
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 66 0.53
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 64 0.52
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 63 0.51
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 46 0.37
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 33 0.27
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 10 0.08
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 123,642 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (48,375) included 39.1% 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

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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