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Chittenden County, Vermont - 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 16 51,191 304.12
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 14,070 83.59
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 4,617 27.43
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 4,120 24.48
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 7 3,056 18.16
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 2,088 12.40
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 11 1,962 11.66
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6 1,289 7.66
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 810 4.81
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 741 4.40
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 732 4.35
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 596 3.54
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 3 569 3.38
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 527 3.13
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 514 3.05
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 500 2.97
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 373 2.22
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 340 2.02
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 240 1.43
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 177 1.05
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 0.89
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 0.89
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 112 0.67
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 112 0.67
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 111 0.66
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 97 0.58
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 87 0.52
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 80 0.48
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 58 0.34
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 47 0.28
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 44 0.26
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 39 0.23
Independent Judaism Judaism 1 0 0.00
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 168,323 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (89,599) 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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