Clay County, South Dakota
Denominational Groups, 2000
|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.
|^ Religious Bodies||Theology||Congregations||Adherents||Adherence Rate†|
|American Baptist Churches in the USA||Mainline Protestant||2||180||13.2|
|Assemblies of God||Evangelical Protestant||1||225||16.4|
|Christian and Missionary Alliance, The||Evangelical Protestant||1||54||3.9|
|Christian Reformed Church in North America||Evangelical Protestant||1||42||3.1|
|Churches of Christ||Evangelical Protestant||1||13||1.0|
|Episcopal Church||Mainline Protestant||1||135||9.9|
|Evangelical Lutheran Church in America||Mainline Protestant||7||2,387||174.4|
|Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod||Evangelical Protestant||1||203||14.8|
|Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations||Other Theology||1||12||0.9|
|United Church of Christ||Mainline Protestant||2||381||27.8|
|United Methodist Church, The||Mainline Protestant||5||710||51.9|
The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1980 was 13,689. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (6,242) include 45.6% 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.