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Hancock County, Ohio - 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 1 9,254 123.52
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 27 5,819 77.67
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 7 3,605 48.12
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 3,550 47.38
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 1,370 18.29
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 1,071 14.30
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 916 12.23
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 804 10.73
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 786 10.49
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 534 7.13
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 471 6.29
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 438 5.85
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 398 5.31
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 352 4.70
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 339 4.52
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 247 3.30
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 174 2.32
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 164 2.19
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 98 1.31
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 90 1.20
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 71 0.95
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 70 0.93
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 55 0.73
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 52 0.69
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 50 0.67
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 43 0.57
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 15 0.20
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 13 0.17
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Bible Methodist Connection of Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 74,920 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (30,849) included 41.2% 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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