Democratizing access to the best data on religion since 1997

Report Options

Report Year(s)

Add/Change Counties:

Scroll to Report Section:

Main Report
Over Time Chart

Search Membership Reports

Webster County, Iowa - 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.

[More information on the data sources]

Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 6,147 166.14
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 11 3,594 97.14
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 2,398 64.81
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 2,289 61.87
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 704 19.03
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 530 14.32
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 455 12.30
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 4 370 10.00
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 334 9.03
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 274 7.41
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2 271 7.32
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 182 4.92
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 130 3.51
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 114 3.08
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 2.70
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 91 2.46
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 80 2.16
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 73 1.97
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 70 1.89
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 68 1.84
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 61 1.65
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 60 1.62
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 14 0.38
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.08
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 36,999 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (18,412) included 49.8% 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.

[More information on the data sources]

Our Sponsors

Our Affiliates

© 2023 The Association of Religion Data Archives. All rights reserved.