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Macoupin 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 9 4,981 110.77
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 19 4,825 107.30
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 2,191 48.72
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,924 42.79
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,054 23.44
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 954 21.22
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 941 20.93
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 677 15.06
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 4 281 6.25
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 2 240 5.34
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 174 3.87
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 150 3.34
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 113 2.51
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 70 1.56
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 41 0.91
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 38 0.85
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 25 0.56
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.11
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 44,967 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (18,684) included 41.6% 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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