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Wood 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 9 23,096 174.64
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 22,330 168.85
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 18 7,787 58.88
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 28 5,209 39.39
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 1,644 12.43
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 1,442 10.90
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,413 10.68
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 961 7.27
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 954 7.21
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 855 6.47
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 846 6.40
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 582 4.40
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 311 2.35
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 273 2.06
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 264 2.00
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 261 1.97
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 250 1.89
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 200 1.51
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 1.36
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 171 1.29
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 160 1.21
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 150 1.13
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 141 1.07
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 108 0.82
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.76
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 100 0.76
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 85 0.64
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 75 0.57
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 68 0.51
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 68 0.51
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 68 0.51
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 66 0.50
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 52 0.39
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 26 0.20
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 132,248 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (70,296) included 53.2% 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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