Jehovah's Witnesses - Rankings by Area (Counties) [Metro-Areas] [States]
The Jehovah's Witness tradition emerged out of the Bible Student movement begun by Charles Taze Russell, who founded the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society in the 1880s. The organization took its present name in 1931. [View our Jehovah's Witnesses profile]
Using data from the 1980-2020 U.S. Religion Census, this list ranks U.S. Counties on the highest percent of the population that are Jehovah's Witnesses. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.
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 https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.
The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 373 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 156.[More information on the data sources]