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Linn County, Missouri - 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 15 3,181 267.90
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 12 1,681 141.57
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 1,588 133.74
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 937 78.91
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 210 17.69
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 203 17.10
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 180 15.16
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 160 13.47
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 154 12.97
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 1 120 10.11
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 102 8.59
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 85 7.16
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 79 6.65
Maranatha Amish Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 33 2.78
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 26 2.19
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 13 1.09
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 13 1.09
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 9 0.76

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 11,874 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (8,774) included 73.9% 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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