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Franklin County, New York - 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 12 19,038 400.34
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,197 25.17
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 6 704 14.80
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 563 11.84
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 2 430 9.04
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 350 7.36
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 344 7.23
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 338 7.11
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 274 5.76
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 230 4.84
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 147 3.09
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 110 2.31
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 85 1.79
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 82 1.72
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 56 1.18
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 52 1.09
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 52 1.09
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 24 0.50
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 17 0.36
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 10 0.21
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 47,555 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (24,103) included 50.7% 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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