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La Crosse County, Wisconsin - 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 12 20,709 171.45
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 14 10,288 85.18
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 10 7,824 64.78
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 8 1,900 15.73
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 1,378 11.41
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 1,184 9.80
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 4 1,060 8.78
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 1,023 8.47
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 980 8.11
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 820 6.79
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 815 6.75
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 662 5.48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 463 3.83
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 426 3.53
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 284 2.35
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 239 1.98
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 188 1.56
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 187 1.55
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 174 1.44
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 141 1.17
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 140 1.16
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 119 0.99
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 116 0.96
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.83
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 95 0.79
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 85 0.70
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 64 0.53
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 60 0.50
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 55 0.46
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 27 0.22
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 27 0.22
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 11 0.09
Independent Judaism Judaism 1 0 0.00
Church of the Lutheran Confession Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 120,784 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (51,644) included 42.8% 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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