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Pottawatomie County, Kansas - 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 4 4,341 171.26
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 3,176 125.30
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 9 1,691 66.71
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 910 35.90
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 715 28.21
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 587 23.16
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 323 12.74
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 1 200 7.89
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 197 7.77
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 148 5.84
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 3 125 4.93
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 120 4.73
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 79 3.12
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 35 1.38
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 14 0.55
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 4 0.16
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 25,348 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (12,665) included 50.0% 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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