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Graves 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 47 16,096 439.19
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 2,763 75.39
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 21 2,346 64.01
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 1,227 33.48
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 676 18.45
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 470 12.82
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 390 10.64
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 372 10.15
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 365 9.96
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 360 9.82
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 347 9.47
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 298 8.13
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 285 7.78
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 220 6.00
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 220 6.00
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 109 2.97
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 76 2.07
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 75 2.05
Midwest Beachy Amish Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 64 1.75
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 22 0.60
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 14 0.38
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.03
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 36,649 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (26,796) included 73.1% 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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