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Green County, Wisconsin

Denominational Groups, 2000

1,436 10,645   4,303 236 17,027
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 1 144 4.8
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 1 266 8.8
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, The Evangelical Protestant 1 95 3.1
Catholic Church Catholic 4 4,938 162.8
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant 1 50 1.7
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Theology 1 n.a. n.a.
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 2 98 3.2
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 1 60 2.0
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 1 39 1.3
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant 1 55 1.8
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 8 3,732 123.0
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 1 108 3.6
Old Order Amish Church Evangelical Protestant 1 150 4.9
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant 1 n.a. n.a.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 1 289 9.5
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 1 25 0.8
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 6 5,181 170.8
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 7 2,781 91.7
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 2 382 12.6
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 42 18,393  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 30,339. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (18,393) include 60.6% of the total population in 1990.


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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