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Baxter County, Arkansas - 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 24 10,433 250.63
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 1,873 44.99
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 1,630 39.16
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 15 1,521 36.54
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 5 1,209 29.04
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 792 19.03
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 494 11.87
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 478 11.48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 354 8.50
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 231 5.55
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 199 4.78
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 173 4.16
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 167 4.01
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 157 3.77
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 118 2.83
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 114 2.74
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 113 2.71
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 98 2.35
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 69 1.66
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 49 1.18
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 30 0.72
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 18 0.43
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 17 0.41
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 16 0.38
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 10 0.24
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 41,627 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (20,363) included 48.9% 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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