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Hardin 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 20,436 184.60
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 21 8,104 73.21
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 6 6,440 58.17
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 19 4,113 37.15
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 2,404 21.72
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,170 10.57
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 702 6.34
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 566 5.11
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 521 4.71
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 446 4.03
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 400 3.61
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 400 3.61
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 328 2.96
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 328 2.96
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 320 2.89
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 252 2.28
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 3 236 2.13
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 193 1.74
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 188 1.70
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 185 1.67
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 158 1.43
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 150 1.35
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 114 1.03
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 86 0.78
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 0.54
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 60 0.54
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 52 0.47
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 52 0.47
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 51 0.46
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 35 0.32
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 27 0.24
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 27 0.24
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 110,702 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (48,604) included 43.9% 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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