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Box Butte County, Nebraska - 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 2 2,464 227.26
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 654 60.32
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 610 56.26
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 368 33.94
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 295 27.21
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 219 20.20
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 154 14.20
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 1 150 13.84
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 126 11.62
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 105 9.68
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 104 9.59
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 75 6.92
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 5.53
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 38 3.50
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 30 2.77
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 15 1.38
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.09
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Berean Fellowship of Churches Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 10,842 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (5,468) included 50.4% 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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