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Douglas County, Minnesota - 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
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 13 7,938 203.51
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 6 7,506 192.43
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 8 2,382 61.07
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 1,130 28.97
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 4 691 17.72
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 6 644 16.51
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 601 15.41
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 1 382 9.79
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 325 8.33
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 280 7.18
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 200 5.13
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 200 5.13
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 194 4.97
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 117 3.00
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 116 2.97
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 110 2.82
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 48 1.23
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 44 1.13
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 38 0.97
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 11 0.28
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 39,006 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (22,957) included 58.9% 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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