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Waseca 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 4 4,230 223.01
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 7 3,311 174.56
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 2,705 142.61
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 536 28.26
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 299 15.76
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 290 15.29
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 203 10.70
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2 195 10.28
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 134 7.06
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 130 6.85
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 50 2.64
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 33 1.74
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 23 1.21
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 7 0.37
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 4 0.21
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 18,968 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (12,150) included 64.1% 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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