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Hancock County, West 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 6 7,343 252.38
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 1,212 41.66
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 847 29.11
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 695 23.89
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 687 23.61
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 670 23.03
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 2 500 17.19
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 418 14.37
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 318 10.93
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 10.31
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 178 6.12
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 170 5.84
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 160 5.50
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 150 5.16
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 149 5.12
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 129 4.43
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 81 2.78
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 78 2.68
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 39 1.34
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.03
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 29,095 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,125) included 48.5% 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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