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Tazewell 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 6 10,804 82.26
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 28 9,170 69.82
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 6,475 49.30
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 8 5,272 40.14
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 7 3,677 28.00
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 12 3,324 25.31
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 2,565 19.53
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 2,438 18.56
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 1,936 14.74
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 1,541 11.73
Apostolic Christian Church of America Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 3 1,506 11.47
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,092 8.31
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 4 1,077 8.20
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 1,052 8.01
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 864 6.58
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 5 685 5.22
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 4 470 3.58
Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarene) - West Conference Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 405 3.08
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 336 2.56
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 327 2.49
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 274 2.09
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 239 1.82
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 178 1.36
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 119 0.91
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 79 0.60
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 68 0.52
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 42 0.32
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 40 0.30
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 39 0.30
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 28 0.21
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Covenant Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Fire Baptized Holiness Church (Wesleyan) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 131,343 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (56,122) included 42.7% 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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