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Wauchula, FL 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 20 5,968 235.64
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 4,246 167.65
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 9 1,904 75.18
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 482 19.03
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 449 17.73
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 439 17.33
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 404 15.95
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 395 15.60
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 324 12.79
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 262 10.34
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 244 9.63
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 240 9.48
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 154 6.08
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 5.92
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 5.92
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 128 5.05
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 3.95
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 91 3.59
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 65 2.57
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 32 1.26
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 15 0.59
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 25,327 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (16,242) included 64.1% 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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