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Dawson 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 4 5,272 218.66
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,859 77.10
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 7 1,814 75.24
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 677 28.08
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 513 21.28
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 433 17.96
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 421 17.46
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 350 14.52
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 296 12.28
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 293 12.15
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 279 11.57
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 1 240 9.95
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 210 8.71
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 178 7.38
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 81 3.36
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 66 2.74
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 52 2.16
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 41 1.70
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 34 1.41
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 25 1.04
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 14 0.58
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 10 0.41
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 2 0.08
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Berean Fellowship of Churches Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 24,111 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (13,160) included 54.6% 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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