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Washington 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 37,377 273.30
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 12 8,856 64.76
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 14 7,750 56.67
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 5,345 39.08
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 7 4,254 31.11
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 7 3,469 25.37
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 2,848 20.82
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 10 1,960 14.33
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 1,614 11.80
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 646 4.72
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 562 4.11
Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 547 4.00
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 386 2.82
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 281 2.05
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 0 56 0.41
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 48 0.35
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 41 0.30
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 40 0.29
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 37 0.27
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 35 0.26
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 20 0.15
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 136,761 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (76,172) included 55.7% 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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