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Marion, OH 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 14 2,720 41.62
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 17 2,646 40.48
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 2,234 34.18
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 7 1,486 22.74
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 1,227 18.77
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 1,113 17.03
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 4 1,057 16.17
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 620 9.49
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 595 9.10
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 582 8.90
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 476 7.28
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 471 7.21
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 350 5.36
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 340 5.20
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 4.59
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 270 4.13
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 220 3.37
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 3.09
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 150 2.30
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 149 2.28
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 136 2.08
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 135 2.07
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 127 1.94
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 96 1.47
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 93 1.42
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 89 1.36
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 84 1.29
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 35 0.54
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 23 0.35
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 17 0.26
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.08
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 65,359 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (18,048) included 27.6% 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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