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Meeker 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 9 4,537 193.89
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 3,736 159.66
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 728 31.11
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 523 22.35
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 363 15.51
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 270 11.54
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 194 8.29
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 190 8.12
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 1 184 7.86
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 146 6.24
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 122 5.21
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 63 2.69
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 52 2.22
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 41 1.75
Church of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith, McDonough, GA) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 37 1.58
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 16 0.68
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.04
Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant 1
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 23,400 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,203) included 47.9% 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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