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Koochiching 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 1,901 157.60
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,655 137.21
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 951 78.84
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 256 21.22
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 237 19.65
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 199 16.50
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 162 13.43
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 130 10.78
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 105 8.71
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 7.46
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 81 6.72
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 55 4.56
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 45 3.73
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 35 2.90
Midwest Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 27 2.24
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 21 1.74
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 6 0.50
General Church of the New Jerusalem Other Christians Spiritualist Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
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 12,062 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (5,956) included 49.4% 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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