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Edwards County, Kansas

Denominational Groups, 2000

242 934   1,118 2 1,153
Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational "adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The historically African American denominations are not included in the 2000 congregation and membership totals. Many are also missing in 1990 and most historically African American denominations are missing in the 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant 2 75 19.8
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 1 100 26.4
Catholic Church Catholic 4 961 253.8
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 2 242 63.9
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 1 66 17.4
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 1 25 6.6
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 1 158 41.7
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 1 149 39.4
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 5 883 233.2
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 18 2,659  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 3,787. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (2,659) include 70.2% of the total population in 1990.

Source

The 1990 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 132 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Martin B. Bradley, Norman M. Green, Jr., Dale E. Jones, Mac Lynn, and Lou McNeil supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1990, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2000 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of approximately 8 (8.1) in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County are Episcopalian.


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