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Marathon 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 24 29,060 210.56
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 17 9,988 72.37
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 16 9,011 65.29
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 14 3,651 26.45
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 11 3,402 24.65
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 2,368 17.16
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 2,011 14.57
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,552 11.25
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 1,362 9.87
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 1,319 9.56
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,084 7.85
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 970 7.03
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 948 6.87
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 463 3.35
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 4 454 3.29
Weaverland Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 359 2.60
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 314 2.28
Nationwide Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 235 1.70
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 233 1.69
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 229 1.66
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 224 1.62
Old German Baptist Brethren Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 184 1.33
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 154 1.12
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 135 0.98
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 98 0.71
Midwest Mennonite Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 91 0.66
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 80 0.58
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 49 0.36
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 49 0.36
German Baptist Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 35 0.25
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 28 0.20
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 25 0.18
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 22 0.16
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Polish National Catholic Church of America Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 138,013 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (70,187) included 50.9% 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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