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Franklin County, Illinois - 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 36 9,276 245.37
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,541 40.76
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 1,451 38.38
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 13 1,022 27.03
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 590 15.61
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 564 14.92
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 5 516 13.65
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 500 13.23
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 376 9.95
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 311 8.23
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 300 7.94
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 210 5.55
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 208 5.50
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 193 5.11
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 189 5.00
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 184 4.87
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 178 4.71
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 176 4.66
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 92 2.43
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 2.38
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 25 0.66
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.03
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 37,804 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (17,993) included 47.6% 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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