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Massac 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 16 5,609 395.86
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 5 629 44.39
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 451 31.83
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 323 22.80
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 320 22.58
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 272 19.20
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 245 17.29
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 232 16.37
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 227 16.02
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 140 9.88
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 125 8.82
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 106 7.48
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 7.06
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 92 6.49
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 5.36
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 76 5.36
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 40 2.82
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 20 1.41
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 12 0.85
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 8 0.56
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 14,169 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (9,103) included 64.2% 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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