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Converse County, Wyoming

Denominational Groups, 2000

1,182 1,111   2,274 383 7,102
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 2 409 36.8
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 2 188 16.9
Catholic Church Catholic 4 1,250 112.3
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 1 47 4.2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 2 383 34.4
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 2 72 6.5
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant 1 n.a. n.a.
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 3 243 21.8
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 2 352 31.6
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 1 43 3.9
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 2 231 20.8
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 1 298 26.8
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 1 301 27.1
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant 1 200 18.0
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 25 4,017  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 11,128. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (4,017) include 36.1% 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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