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Payne County, Oklahoma - 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 28 10,737 131.51
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 17 5,040 61.73
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 3,716 45.51
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 3,692 45.22
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,925 35.83
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 6 2,077 25.44
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 1,464 17.93
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 952 11.66
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 900 11.02
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 602 7.37
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 424 5.19
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 400 4.90
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 378 4.63
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 375 4.59
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 315 3.86
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 282 3.45
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 220 2.69
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 161 1.97
Unaffiliated Conservative Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 130 1.59
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 130 1.59
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 117 1.43
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (Covenanters) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 82 1.00
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 61 0.75
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 60 0.73
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 52 0.64
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.61
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 44 0.54
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 42 0.51
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 40 0.49
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 34 0.42
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 22 0.27
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 17 0.21
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 0 0.00
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 81,646 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (35,541) included 43.5% 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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