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The Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) was founded in 1882 by Henry R. Holsinger and former members of the Church of the Brethren. During the 1930s, a group supportive of a dispensational fundamentalist doctrinal position left the church to found the National Fellowship of Brethren Churches, now the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches.

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 Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio). 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
6 Elkhart County, Indiana
1,929
1.23
32 Cuyahoga County, Ohio
1,364
0.1
14 Washington County, Maryland
675
0.56
5 Ashland County, Ohio
627
1.32
1 Carroll County, Illinois
581
3.46
9 Kosciusko County, Indiana
567
0.87
12 Somerset County, Pennsylvania
538
0.69
20 Cambria County, Pennsylvania
528
0.32
26 St. Joseph County, Indiana
519
0.21
3 Wabash County, Indiana
517
1.47
33 Montgomery County, Ohio
503
0.09
4 Shenandoah County, Virginia
438
1.38
7 Miami County, Indiana
410
1.11
32 Stark County, Ohio
365
0.1
2 Carroll County, Indiana
340
1.81
10 Preble County, Ohio
333
0.83
30 Sarasota County, Florida
332
0.12
8 Williams County, Ohio
328
0.89
19 Rockingham County, Virginia
324
0.37
23 Delaware County, Indiana
284
0.24
36 San Joaquin County, California
284
0.06
35 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
270
0.07
22 Wayne County, Ohio
268
0.26
20 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
234
0.32
27 Black Hawk County, Iowa
223
0.18
24 Miami County, Ohio
214
0.23
17 Logan County, Ohio
195
0.46
16 Huntington County, Indiana
191
0.54
39 Pima County, Arizona
180
0.03
32 Vanderburgh County, Indiana
158
0.1
19 Cass County, Indiana
144
0.37
31 Carroll County, Maryland
131
0.11
33 Fayette County, Pennsylvania
125
0.09
41 Franklin County, Ohio
123
0.01
39 Sedgwick County, Kansas
123
0.03
23 Fayette County, West Virginia
115
0.24
41 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
105
0.01
42 Los Angeles County, California
102
0
33 Columbiana County, Ohio
101
0.09
29 Laramie County, Wyoming
94
0.13
13 Piatt County, Illinois
90
0.58
11 Hardy County, West Virginia
87
0.79
18 Fulton County, Indiana
85
0.45
38 Washington County, Pennsylvania
77
0.04
21 Sumner County, Kansas
70
0.27
41 Bucks County, Pennsylvania
66
0.01
37 Franklin County, Pennsylvania
66
0.05
36 Hamilton County, Indiana
66
0.06
39 Manatee County, Florida
61
0.03
15 Richardson County, Nebraska
55
0.55
38 Licking County, Ohio
54
0.04
41 Hillsborough County, Florida
52
0.01
28 Marshall County, West Virginia
51
0.14
37 Hunterdon County, New Jersey
49
0.05
34 Sandusky County, Ohio
49
0.08
40 Allen County, Indiana
47
0.02
35 Hancock County, Ohio
44
0.07
39 Butler County, Pennsylvania
41
0.03
38 Sussex County, Delaware
41
0.04
41 District of Columbia, District of Columbia
38
0.01
23 Breathitt County, Kentucky
37
0.24
25 Bourbon County, Kansas
33
0.22
38 Howard County, Indiana
30
0.04
40 Richland County, Ohio
29
0.02
36 Bedford County, Pennsylvania
27
0.06
39 Grant County, Indiana
20
0.03
40 Allegany County, Maryland
18
0.02
41 Medina County, Ohio
14
0.01
39 Branch County, Michigan
13
0.03
39 Greene County, Pennsylvania
12
0.03
42 Pinellas County, Florida
12
0
41 Spotsylvania County, Virginia
10
0.01
40 Preston County, West Virginia
5
0.02
42 Warren County, Ohio
0
0
43 Brown County, Kansas
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43 Cass County, Michigan
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43 Centre County, Pennsylvania
--
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43 Douglas County, Colorado
--
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43 Franklin County, Indiana
--
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43 Harrisonburg city, Virginia
--
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43 LaGrange County, Indiana
--
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43 Maricopa County, Arizona
--
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43 Marshall County, Indiana
--
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43 Perry County, Kentucky
--
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43 Putnam County, West Virginia
--
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43 San Diego County, California
--
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43 Thayer County, Nebraska
--
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43 Winchester city, Virginia
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* 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]