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Seneca County, New York

Denominational Groups, 2000

1,429 3,151   8,815 13 19,934
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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^ Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant 2 226 6.7
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 2 291 8.6
Catholic Church Catholic 4 7,808 231.5
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 1 55 1.6
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant 3 813 24.1
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 4 1,121 33.2
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 2 482 14.3
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 8 1,678 49.7
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant 2 565 16.8
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 1 98 2.9
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 5 1,538 45.6
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 34 14,675  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1980 was 33,733. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,675) include 43.5% of the total population in 1980.


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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