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The U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches was founded by Pastor Edward Wuest in 1860 and came to the United States in 1879 under the leadership of Abraham Schellenberg.

Using data from the 1980-2010 Religious Congregations and Membership Studies, this list ranks U.S. counties on the highest total number of adherents and the highest percent of the population in the U.S. Mennonite Brethren. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.

Congregational "Adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. "Percent" is the percentage of the total population that belongs to that denomination. Note: Adherents are sometimes residents of a county different than the location of their congregation.

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Complete List

Ranking County   [Download CSV]AdherentsPercent
59 Alameda County, California
44
0
51 Arapahoe County, Colorado
221
0.08
53 Avery County, North Carolina
8
0.06
10 Beadle County, South Dakota
434
2.26
12 Beaver County, Oklahoma
128
1.88
50 Benton County, Arkansas
73
0.09
32 Blaine County, Oklahoma
73
0.54
60 Burke County, North Carolina
--
--
52 Burleigh County, North Dakota
38
0.07
39 Caldwell County, North Carolina
183
0.27
37 Carver County, Minnesota
127
0.34
21 Cavalier County, North Dakota
78
1.02
60 Clark County, Washington
--
--
44 Comanche County, Oklahoma
201
0.18
59 Cook County, Illinois
49
0
7 Cottonwood County, Minnesota
390
2.63
25 Custer County, Oklahoma
206
0.79
60 Dakota County, Minnesota
--
--
60 Denver County, Colorado
--
--
24 Douglas County, Colorado
210
0.83
58 Douglas County, Nebraska
34
0.01
60 El Dorado County, California
--
--
46 Ellis County, Kansas
33
0.13
19 Finney County, Kansas
265
1.11
34 Fresno County, California
2,446
0.48
27 Garfield County, Oklahoma
436
0.69
40 Glenn County, California
56
0.26
9 Grant County, Kansas
166
2.38
14 Gray County, Kansas
93
1.81
60 Gwinnett County, Georgia
--
--
2 Hanson County, South Dakota
209
6.12
48 Harvey County, Kansas
34
0.11
60 Hennepin County, Minnesota
--
--
49 Hidalgo County, Texas
283
0.1
60 Hutchinson County, South Dakota
--
--
60 Jackson County, Missouri
--
--
60 Jefferson County, Colorado
--
--
33 Jefferson County, Kansas
79
0.52
60 Jim Wells County, Texas
--
--
57 Johnson County, Kansas
56
0.02
60 Josephine County, Oregon
--
--
60 Kern County, California
--
--
59 King County, Washington
39
0
11 Kings County, California
1,430
1.94
23 Kit Carson County, Colorado
68
0.89
52 Kitsap County, Washington
104
0.07
46 Kleberg County, Texas
44
0.13
60 Lancaster County, Nebraska
--
--
55 Lane County, Oregon
107
0.04
60 Lincoln County, South Dakota
--
--
59 Los Angeles County, California
141
0
41 Madera County, California
149
0.24
4 Major County, Oklahoma
473
5.39
59 Maricopa County, Arizona
46
0
1 Marion County, Kansas
1,643
12.15
44 Marion County, Oregon
376
0.18
22 McClain County, Oklahoma
184
0.91
60 McCook County, South Dakota
--
--
20 McHenry County, North Dakota
83
1.06
18 McPherson County, Kansas
350
1.3
54 Merced County, California
70
0.05
60 Minnehaha County, South Dakota
--
--
60 Multnomah County, Oregon
--
--
56 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
153
0.03
60 Orange County, California
--
--
35 Osage County, Oklahoma
177
0.45
52 Pennington County, South Dakota
49
0.07
8 Perkins County, Nebraska
93
2.56
60 Pierce County, Washington
--
--
60 Placer County, California
--
--
38 Polk County, Oregon
149
0.33
43 Pottawatomie County, Kansas
30
0.2
15 Potter County, South Dakota
62
1.69
60 Queens County, New York
--
--
50 Randall County, Texas
68
0.09
26 Reno County, Kansas
482
0.74
60 Riley County, Kansas
--
--
60 Riverside County, California
--
--
26 Roosevelt County, Montana
77
0.74
58 Sacramento County, California
50
0.01
60 Salt Lake County, Utah
--
--
60 San Benito County, California
--
--
60 San Bernardino County, California
--
--
60 San Diego County, California
--
--
51 San Joaquin County, California
262
0.08
53 Santa Clara County, California
800
0.06
53 Santa Cruz County, California
118
0.06
60 Sarpy County, Nebraska
--
--
31 Searcy County, Arkansas
50
0.57
45 Sedgwick County, Kansas
517
0.14
30 Shannon County, South Dakota
69
0.61
60 Shawnee County, Kansas
--
--
60 Sherburne County, Minnesota
--
--
36 Sheridan County, North Dakota
12
0.43
60 Snohomish County, Washington
--
--
13 Spink County, South Dakota
167
1.82
60 Spokane County, Washington
--
--
41 Starr County, Texas
66
0.24
60 Suffolk County, New York
--
--
3 Sully County, South Dakota
115
5.78
28 Texas County, Oklahoma
120
0.68
33 Tulare County, California
1,282
0.52
52 Tulsa County, Oklahoma
331
0.07
16 Turner County, South Dakota
149
1.61
17 Valley County, Montana
160
1.56
47 Ward County, North Dakota
68
0.12
60 Washington County, Oregon
--
--
60 Washington County, Utah
--
--
5 Washita County, Oklahoma
709
5.14
42 Watauga County, North Carolina
66
0.21
60 Webb County, Texas
--
--
6 Wells County, North Dakota
226
3.24
41 Whatcom County, Washington
253
0.24
54 Wilkes County, North Carolina
30
0.05
60 Yolo County, California
--
--
11 York County, Nebraska
287
1.94
29 Yuma County, Colorado
61
0.63


* In an effort to better match the ASARB standards for adherents, a few religious bodies changed the way their adherents were reported in 2010, including Amish groups, Friends groups, Jewish groups, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Non-denominational Christian Churches, and the United Methodist Church. This change does not affect any of the data in the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. In fact, the data for these groups are now more comparable to that of other bodies than it was in previous decadal reports.

However, the change in methodology can distort assessments on growth or decline between 2000 and 2010 for each of these groups. County-level 2000 data using the new methodology are not readily available. ASARB staff has adjusted some 2000 county-level adherent statistics to allow for a more accurate picture on growth or decline. The revised maps and charts are now available on-line at www.usreligioncensus.org for those who are interested in these trends.

Source

2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). [More information on the data collection]