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Saline 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 14 3,943 168.99
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 2,389 102.39
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,131 48.47
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 6 1,092 46.80
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 760 32.57
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 336 14.40
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 271 11.61
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 253 10.84
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 8.66
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 198 8.49
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 187 8.01
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 4 151 6.47
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 150 6.43
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 106 4.54
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 80 3.43
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 53 2.27
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 36 1.54
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 33 1.41
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 14 0.60
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 23,333 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,385) included 48.8% 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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