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Taylor 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 23 8,069 310.07
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 2,470 94.92
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 1,947 74.82
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 1,252 48.11
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 921 35.39
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 600 23.06
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 400 15.37
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 360 13.83
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 265 10.18
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 258 9.91
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 172 6.61
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 170 6.53
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 155 5.96
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 154 5.92
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 150 5.76
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 93 3.57
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 80 3.07
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 43 1.65
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 18 0.69
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.19
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) 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 26,023 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (17,582) included 67.6% 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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