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Portage 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 10 16,667 103.02
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 30 10,722 66.27
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 3,895 24.07
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 6 1,835 11.34
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 6 1,418 8.76
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,112 6.87
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 822 5.08
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5 758 4.69
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 5 662 4.09
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 633 3.91
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 5 619 3.83
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 608 3.76
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 590 3.65
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 536 3.31
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 494 3.05
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 407 2.52
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 392 2.42
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 364 2.25
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 364 2.25
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 350 2.16
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 317 1.96
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 310 1.92
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 305 1.89
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 255 1.58
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 243 1.50
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 200 1.24
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 1.11
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 1.11
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 169 1.04
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 130 0.80
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 92 0.57
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 88 0.54
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 32 0.20
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 18 0.11
International Council of Community Churches Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Primitive Methodist Church in the U.S.A. Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 161,791 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (45,767) included 28.3% 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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