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Seward 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 1 3,500 159.35
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 11 1,480 67.38
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 1,018 46.35
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 566 25.77
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 530 24.13
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 2 494 22.49
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 391 17.80
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 312 14.21
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 300 13.66
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 290 13.20
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 220 10.02
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 100 4.55
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 99 4.51
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 93 4.23
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 90 4.10
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 64 2.91
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 50 2.28
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 48 2.19
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 45 2.05
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.05
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 21,964 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (9,691) included 44.1% 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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