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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
52 Alameda County, California
129
0.01
54 Arapahoe County, Colorado
--
--
45 Avery County, North Carolina
14
0.08
6 Beadle County, South Dakota
588
3.45
14 Beaver County, Oklahoma
77
1.31
51 Benton County, Arkansas
24
0.02
26 Blaine County, Oklahoma
54
0.45
54 Burke County, North Carolina
--
--
52 Burleigh County, North Dakota
6
0.01
35 Caldwell County, North Carolina
173
0.22
54 Carver County, Minnesota
--
--
54 Cavalier County, North Dakota
--
--
37 Clark County, Washington
645
0.19
40 Comanche County, Oklahoma
155
0.13
53 Cook County, Illinois
14
0
13 Cottonwood County, Minnesota
167
1.37
15 Custer County, Oklahoma
332
1.27
54 Dakota County, Minnesota
--
--
45 Denver County, Colorado
442
0.08
54 Douglas County, Colorado
--
--
48 Douglas County, Nebraska
244
0.05
54 El Dorado County, California
--
--
28 Ellis County, Kansas
108
0.39
18 Finney County, Kansas
397
0.98
24 Fresno County, California
4,258
0.53
23 Garfield County, Oklahoma
342
0.59
34 Glenn County, California
68
0.26
10 Grant County, Kansas
152
1.92
9 Gray County, Kansas
144
2.44
54 Gwinnett County, Georgia
--
--
54 Hanson County, South Dakota
--
--
16 Harvey County, Kansas
345
1.05
52 Hennepin County, Minnesota
117
0.01
50 Hidalgo County, Texas
195
0.03
7 Hutchinson County, South Dakota
265
3.28
53 Jackson County, Missouri
21
0
50 Jefferson County, Colorado
146
0.03
54 Jefferson County, Kansas
--
--
50 Jim Wells County, Texas
11
0.03
49 Johnson County, Kansas
160
0.04
45 Josephine County, Oregon
62
0.08
31 Kern County, California
2,151
0.33
51 King County, Washington
317
0.02
54 Kings County, California
--
--
54 Kit Carson County, Colorado
--
--
54 Kitsap County, Washington
--
--
54 Kleberg County, Texas
--
--
54 Lancaster County, Nebraska
--
--
51 Lane County, Oregon
62
0.02
54 Lincoln County, South Dakota
--
--
53 Los Angeles County, California
440
0
39 Madera County, California
175
0.14
2 Major County, Oklahoma
671
8.89
53 Maricopa County, Arizona
73
0
1 Marion County, Kansas
1,464
10.96
42 Marion County, Oregon
317
0.11
54 McClain County, Oklahoma
--
--
54 McCook County, South Dakota
--
--
54 McHenry County, North Dakota
--
--
17 McPherson County, Kansas
294
0.99
54 Merced County, California
--
--
44 Minnehaha County, South Dakota
127
0.09
38 Multnomah County, Oregon
1,158
0.18
51 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
165
0.02
51 Orange County, California
676
0.02
54 Osage County, Oklahoma
--
--
36 Pennington County, South Dakota
180
0.2
5 Perkins County, Nebraska
111
3.47
54 Pierce County, Washington
--
--
54 Placer County, California
--
--
29 Polk County, Oregon
236
0.38
54 Pottawatomie County, Kansas
--
--
4 Potter County, South Dakota
111
4.12
53 Queens County, New York
24
0
54 Randall County, Texas
--
--
19 Reno County, Kansas
535
0.83
39 Riley County, Kansas
86
0.14
54 Riverside County, California
--
--
21 Roosevelt County, Montana
76
0.72
49 Sacramento County, California
443
0.04
53 Salt Lake County, Utah
0
0
54 San Benito County, California
--
--
54 San Bernardino County, California
--
--
53 San Diego County, California
13
0
46 San Joaquin County, California
375
0.07
45 Santa Clara County, California
1,355
0.08
51 Santa Cruz County, California
56
0.02
50 Sarpy County, Nebraska
41
0.03
20 Searcy County, Arkansas
63
0.76
38 Sedgwick County, Kansas
821
0.18
33 Shannon County, South Dakota
38
0.3
42 Shawnee County, Kansas
185
0.11
25 Sherburne County, Minnesota
329
0.51
54 Sheridan County, North Dakota
--
--
53 Snohomish County, Washington
0
0
54 Spink County, South Dakota
--
--
47 Spokane County, Washington
255
0.06
30 Starr County, Texas
198
0.37
54 Suffolk County, New York
--
--
5 Sully County, South Dakota
54
3.47
32 Texas County, Oklahoma
65
0.32
27 Tulare County, California
1,559
0.42
43 Tulsa County, Oklahoma
550
0.1
54 Turner County, South Dakota
--
--
12 Valley County, Montana
115
1.5
41 Ward County, North Dakota
71
0.12
52 Washington County, Oregon
60
0.01
54 Washington County, Utah
--
--
3 Washita County, Oklahoma
640
5.56
42 Watauga County, North Carolina
48
0.11
52 Webb County, Texas
21
0.01
8 Wells County, North Dakota
166
3.25
22 Whatcom County, Washington
1,075
0.64
50 Wilkes County, North Carolina
17
0.03
54 Yolo County, California
--
--
11 York County, Nebraska
225
1.54
54 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]