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Christian County, Kentucky - 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 49 20,687 284.37
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 3,766 51.77
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 12 2,844 39.09
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 16 2,076 28.54
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 11 1,602 22.02
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,202 16.52
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 1,001 13.76
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 876 12.04
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 868 11.93
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 540 7.42
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 412 5.66
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 400 5.50
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 311 4.28
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 272 3.74
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 257 3.53
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 252 3.46
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 218 3.00
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 209 2.87
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 200 2.75
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 169 2.32
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 157 2.16
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 144 1.98
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 57 0.78
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 56 0.77
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 30 0.41
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 11 0.15
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 0 4 0.05
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 72,748 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (38,621) included 53.1% 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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