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Sheboygan County, Wisconsin

Denominational Groups, 2000

27,792 22,905 216 29,983 535 31,215
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 1 122 1.1
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 4 1,626 14.4
Bahá'í Other Theology 0 45 0.4
Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant 1 60 0.5
Buddhism Other Theology 1 n.a. n.a.
Catholic Church Catholic 17 29,983 266.2
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant 3 1,125 10.0
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant 4 1,674 14.9
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 1 350 3.1
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 2 153 1.4
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 3 510 4.5
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant 1 615 5.5
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 6 4,416 39.2
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox 1 216 1.9
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant 2 24 0.2
Jewish Estimate Other Theology 1 140 1.2
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 24 18,709 166.1
Netherlands Reformed Congregations Evangelical Protestant 1 200 1.8
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches and other Fundamental Baptist Associations/Fellowships Evangelical Protestant 3 424 3.8
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant 1 182 1.6
Old Order Amish Church Evangelical Protestant 2 136 1.2
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant 3 983 8.7
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 3 808 7.2
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant 8 5,227 46.4
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 1 239 2.1
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 2 147 1.3
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 1 162 1.4
Strict Baptists Evangelical Protestant 1 7 0.1
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 21 9,133 81.1
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 7 2,689 23.9
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 4 1,326 11.8
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 130 81,431  
Total (Adjusted)**:   90,382  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 103,877; in 2000 it was 112,646. The total population changed 8.4%. The unadjusted adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (81,431) include 72.3% of the total population in 2000. The adjusted total adherents (90,382) include 80.2% of the population.

Source

*The “Unadjusted Totals” come from the 1990 and 2000 data collected by representatives of the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). While quite comprehensive, this data excludes most of the historically African-American denominations and some other major groups. As a result, these numbers will be an underestimate of the total adherence rate, particularly in areas with a large African-American population. The 2000 data included 149 religious groups and the final results are published in Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Copyright © 2002, All rights reserved. The 1990 data included 132 groups and the final results are published in Churches and Church Membership in the United States 1990 Copyright © 1990, All rights reserved. Published by Glenmary Research Center, 1312 Fifth Ave., North, Nashville, TN 37208. www.glenmary.org [More information on the data collection]

**The “Adjusted Totals” include all adherents in the denominations counted by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and estimates adherent totals for the historically African-American denominations and other religious groups not listed in the ASARB totals. An article by Roger Finke and Christopher P. Scheitle (2005) reviews how these estimates were computed.

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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