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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
55 Alameda County, California
48
0
50 Arapahoe County, Colorado
179
0.05
33 Avery County, North Carolina
54
0.36
9 Beadle County, South Dakota
532
2.91
12 Beaver County, Oklahoma
131
2.17
50 Benton County, Arkansas
52
0.05
28 Blaine County, Oklahoma
60
0.52
56 Burke County, North Carolina
--
--
46 Burleigh County, North Dakota
57
0.09
42 Caldwell County, North Carolina
97
0.14
56 Carver County, Minnesota
--
--
21 Cavalier County, North Dakota
71
1.17
56 Clark County, Washington
--
--
41 Comanche County, Oklahoma
164
0.15
55 Cook County, Illinois
25
0
13 Cottonwood County, Minnesota
256
2.02
24 Custer County, Oklahoma
180
0.67
56 Dakota County, Minnesota
--
--
52 Denver County, Colorado
137
0.03
56 Douglas County, Colorado
--
--
53 Douglas County, Nebraska
92
0.02
49 El Dorado County, California
76
0.06
37 Ellis County, Kansas
68
0.26
20 Finney County, Kansas
414
1.25
25 Fresno County, California
4,102
0.61
22 Garfield County, Oklahoma
502
0.88
38 Glenn County, California
53
0.21
8 Grant County, Kansas
220
3.07
10 Gray County, Kansas
155
2.87
56 Gwinnett County, Georgia
--
--
56 Hanson County, South Dakota
--
--
16 Harvey County, Kansas
489
1.58
54 Hennepin County, Minnesota
126
0.01
49 Hidalgo County, Texas
221
0.06
18 Hutchinson County, South Dakota
118
1.43
56 Jackson County, Missouri
--
--
56 Jefferson County, Colorado
--
--
56 Jefferson County, Kansas
--
--
48 Jim Wells County, Texas
27
0.07
51 Johnson County, Kansas
138
0.04
56 Josephine County, Oregon
--
--
34 Kern County, California
1,773
0.33
56 King County, Washington
--
--
56 Kings County, California
--
--
56 Kit Carson County, Colorado
--
--
54 Kitsap County, Washington
18
0.01
56 Kleberg County, Texas
--
--
56 Lancaster County, Nebraska
--
--
51 Lane County, Oregon
112
0.04
56 Lincoln County, South Dakota
--
--
55 Los Angeles County, California
304
0
40 Madera County, California
156
0.18
2 Major County, Oklahoma
654
8.12
55 Maricopa County, Arizona
54
0
1 Marion County, Kansas
1,436
11.14
44 Marion County, Oregon
266
0.12
56 McClain County, Oklahoma
--
--
5 McCook County, South Dakota
212
3.73
56 McHenry County, North Dakota
--
--
19 McPherson County, Kansas
365
1.34
56 Merced County, California
--
--
53 Minnehaha County, South Dakota
22
0.02
55 Multnomah County, Oregon
12
0
52 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
196
0.03
56 Orange County, California
--
--
56 Osage County, Oklahoma
--
--
43 Pennington County, South Dakota
108
0.13
6 Perkins County, Nebraska
122
3.62
56 Pierce County, Washington
--
--
54 Placer County, California
13
0.01
36 Polk County, Oregon
132
0.27
56 Pottawatomie County, Kansas
--
--
11 Potter County, South Dakota
89
2.79
56 Queens County, New York
--
--
56 Randall County, Texas
--
--
23 Reno County, Kansas
490
0.79
45 Riley County, Kansas
77
0.11
56 Riverside County, California
--
--
32 Roosevelt County, Montana
42
0.38
54 Sacramento County, California
121
0.01
56 Salt Lake County, Utah
--
--
56 San Benito County, California
--
--
55 San Bernardino County, California
43
0
55 San Diego County, California
12
0
47 San Joaquin County, California
381
0.08
50 Santa Clara County, California
710
0.05
52 Santa Cruz County, California
79
0.03
56 Sarpy County, Nebraska
--
--
27 Searcy County, Arkansas
45
0.57
41 Sedgwick County, Kansas
590
0.15
31 Shannon County, South Dakota
39
0.39
49 Shawnee County, Kansas
92
0.06
56 Sherburne County, Minnesota
--
--
29 Sheridan County, North Dakota
10
0.47
56 Snohomish County, Washington
--
--
17 Spink County, South Dakota
121
1.52
56 Spokane County, Washington
--
--
40 Starr County, Texas
71
0.18
56 Suffolk County, New York
--
--
4 Sully County, South Dakota
62
3.9
26 Texas County, Oklahoma
95
0.58
30 Tulare County, California
1,315
0.42
41 Tulsa County, Oklahoma
773
0.15
56 Turner County, South Dakota
--
--
14 Valley County, Montana
156
1.89
39 Ward County, North Dakota
110
0.19
56 Washington County, Oregon
--
--
56 Washington County, Utah
--
--
3 Washita County, Oklahoma
848
7.41
40 Watauga County, North Carolina
67
0.18
54 Webb County, Texas
10
0.01
7 Wells County, North Dakota
192
3.27
35 Whatcom County, Washington
371
0.29
52 Wilkes County, North Carolina
18
0.03
56 Yolo County, California
--
--
15 York County, Nebraska
269
1.86
56 Yuma County, Colorado
--
--


* 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]