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Franklin County, Missouri

Denominational Groups, 2000

22,401 7,819   24,069 596 38,922
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 Association, The Evangelical Protestant 1 536 7.5
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 8 719 10.1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant 7 1,434 20.1
Catholic Church Catholic 18 20,490 287.7
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant 1 35 0.5
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 2 83 1.2
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 7 938 13.2
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 2 120 1.7
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 1 289 4.1
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 3 426 6.0
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 5 246 3.5
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 2 122 1.7
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 1 166 2.3
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 8 2,805 39.4
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 7 1,442 20.2
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant 1 46 0.7
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 1 159 2.2
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 30 10,190 143.1
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 14 4,404 61.8
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 15 2,991 42.0
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 134 47,641  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1980 was 71,233. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (47,641) include 66.9% of the total population in 1980.

Source

The 1980 data were collected by the Glenmary Research Center and includes statistics for 111 Judeo-Christian church bodies, including number of churches and adherents. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1980, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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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