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Nobles 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 5 6,558 294.21
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 5 2,519 113.01
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,210 54.28
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 738 33.11
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 496 22.25
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 455 20.41
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 434 19.47
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 387 17.36
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 386 17.32
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 375 16.82
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 325 14.58
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 13.46
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 142 6.37
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 2 86 3.86
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 57 2.56
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 21 0.94
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 22,290 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,489) included 65.0% 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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