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Platteville, WI 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 20 18,230 351.00
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 9 2,549 49.08
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 2,540 48.90
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 1,110 21.37
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 7 999 19.23
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 437 8.41
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 424 8.16
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 361 6.95
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 334 6.43
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 316 6.08
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 266 5.12
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 209 4.02
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 161 3.10
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 85 1.64
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 74 1.42
Tampico Amish Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 72 1.39
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 50 0.96
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 40 0.77
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 23 0.44
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 22 0.42
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 22 0.42
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 10 0.19
Primitive Methodist Church in the U.S.A. Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 51,938 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (28,334) included 54.6% 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

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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