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Manitowoc 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 13 27,812 341.84
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 18 10,046 123.48
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 2,298 28.25
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 1,768 21.73
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 956 11.75
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 667 8.20
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 630 7.74
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 562 6.91
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 424 5.21
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 2 408 5.01
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 380 4.67
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 197 2.42
Reformed Church in the United States Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 135 1.66
Nationwide Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 122 1.50
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 89 1.09
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 89 1.09
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 58 0.71
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 55 0.68
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 49 0.60
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 21 0.26
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 21 0.26
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 18 0.22
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 81,359 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (46,805) included 57.5% 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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