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Hancock 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
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 7 1,342 76.16
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 5 1,139 64.64
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,021 57.95
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 1,014 57.55
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 924 52.44
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 610 34.62
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 431 24.46
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 409 23.21
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 258 14.64
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 218 12.37
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 92 5.22
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 88 4.99
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 83 4.71
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 36 2.04
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 30 1.70
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 13 0.74
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 12 0.68
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 2 0.11
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 17,620 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (7,722) included 43.8% 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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