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Pulaski 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 69 22,608 347.63
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 11 3,386 52.07
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 13 1,880 28.91
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 1,660 25.53
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 13 1,252 19.25
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 15 911 14.01
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 798 12.27
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 613 9.43
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 495 7.61
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 440 6.77
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 301 4.63
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 250 3.84
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 179 2.75
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 176 2.71
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 174 2.68
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 117 1.80
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 100 1.54
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 1.54
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 85 1.31
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 75 1.15
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 32 0.49
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 23 0.35
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.05
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 0 0.00
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 65,034 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (35,658) included 54.8% 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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