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York County, Virginia - 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 15 7,959 113.63
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 6,249 89.21
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 13 6,090 86.94
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 4 3,834 54.74
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 1,736 24.78
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 820 11.71
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 815 11.64
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 764 10.91
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 672 9.59
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 410 5.85
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 400 5.71
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 400 5.71
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 325 4.64
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 319 4.55
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 234 3.34
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 200 2.86
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 2.57
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 139 1.98
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 118 1.68
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 96 1.37
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 86 1.23
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 33 0.47
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 13 0.19
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 70,045 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (31,892) included 45.5% 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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