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Washington 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 6 15,369 256.98
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 8 3,460 57.85
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 1,424 23.81
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 12 1,141 19.08
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 916 15.32
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 4 522 8.73
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 458 7.66
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 352 5.89
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 345 5.77
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 2.96
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 169 2.83
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 165 2.76
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 164 2.74
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 106 1.77
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 87 1.45
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 84 1.40
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 82 1.37
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 80 1.34
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 68 1.14
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 60 1.00
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 49 0.82
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 33 0.55
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 29 0.48
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 29 0.48
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 24 0.40
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 22 0.37
Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 20 0.33
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 59,807 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (25,435) included 42.5% 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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