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The Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America was founded in 1900 by a group of Norwegian-American Lutherans under the leadership of the Rev. Kurt O. Lundeberg.

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 Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America. 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
30 Aitkin County, Minnesota
63
0.39
51 Arapahoe County, Colorado
50
0.01
7 Benson County, North Dakota
147
2.21
53 Benton County, Washington
--
--
49 Bergen County, New Jersey
271
0.03
1 Bottineau County, North Dakota
509
7.92
53 Brown County, South Dakota
--
--
33 Burleigh County, North Dakota
280
0.34
48 Burlington County, New Jersey
179
0.04
39 Calumet County, Wisconsin
100
0.2
36 Canyon County, Idaho
435
0.23
45 Cascade County, Montana
57
0.07
39 Cass County, North Dakota
297
0.2
26 Charles Mix County, South Dakota
47
0.51
53 Clark County, Washington
--
--
4 Clay County, Minnesota
3,083
5.23
8 Clearwater County, Minnesota
187
2.15
31 Clinton County, Iowa
176
0.36
44 Codington County, South Dakota
37
0.14
45 Cowlitz County, Washington
69
0.07
53 Cuyahoga County, Ohio
--
--
46 Dakota County, Minnesota
230
0.06
12 Deuel County, South Dakota
78
1.79
53 Divide County, North Dakota
--
--
48 Douglas County, Colorado
105
0.04
28 Douglas County, Minnesota
155
0.43
53 Douglas County, Wisconsin
--
--
27 Dunn County, Wisconsin
199
0.45
15 Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
1,391
1.41
53 Essex County, New Jersey
--
--
33 Faribault County, Minnesota
49
0.34
22 Fayette County, Iowa
205
0.98
32 Grand Forks County, North Dakota
236
0.35
3 Griggs County, North Dakota
129
5.33
53 Hamilton County, Iowa
--
--
50 Hartford County, Connecticut
204
0.02
47 Hays County, Texas
72
0.05
48 Hennepin County, Minnesota
428
0.04
53 Hubbard County, Minnesota
--
--
40 Itasca County, Minnesota
84
0.19
50 Jefferson County, Colorado
98
0.02
25 Juniata County, Pennsylvania
181
0.73
51 King County, Washington
270
0.01
51 Kings County, New York
368
0.01
53 Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota
--
--
35 Lake County, Ohio
602
0.26
50 Lane County, Oregon
60
0.02
47 Larimer County, Colorado
138
0.05
36 LaSalle County, Illinois
260
0.23
9 Le Sueur County, Minnesota
594
2.14
49 Lee County, Florida
205
0.03
14 Lincoln County, Minnesota
86
1.46
38 Litchfield County, Connecticut
395
0.21
52 Los Angeles County, California
70
0
51 Maricopa County, Arizona
271
0.01
48 Marion County, Oregon
121
0.04
53 Marshall County, Minnesota
--
--
24 McKenzie County, North Dakota
48
0.75
48 Mercer County, New Jersey
141
0.04
42 Morris County, New Jersey
846
0.17
50 Multnomah County, Oregon
122
0.02
53 Niagara County, New York
--
--
21 Norman County, Minnesota
68
0.99
37 Northampton County, Pennsylvania
668
0.22
41 Olmsted County, Minnesota
256
0.18
51 Orange County, California
180
0.01
2 Otter Tail County, Minnesota
3,276
5.72
46 Pasco County, Florida
266
0.06
19 Pennington County, Minnesota
162
1.16
5 Phillips County, Montana
166
3.9
53 Pierce County, Washington
--
--
53 Polk County, Minnesota
--
--
51 Providence County, Rhode Island
82
0.01
53 Renville County, Minnesota
--
--
34 Rice County, Minnesota
200
0.31
6 Richland County, Montana
300
3.08
53 Richland County, North Dakota
--
--
45 Richmond County, New York
331
0.07
50 Rockland County, New York
54
0.02
18 Rolette County, North Dakota
173
1.24
50 San Bernardino County, California
420
0.02
46 Skagit County, Washington
68
0.06
43 Snohomish County, Washington
1,170
0.16
53 Somerset County, New Jersey
--
--
53 St. Louis County, Minnesota
--
--
20 Stark County, North Dakota
272
1.12
13 Stutsman County, North Dakota
315
1.49
50 Suffolk County, New York
289
0.02
46 Thurston County, Washington
147
0.06
23 Todd County, Minnesota
197
0.79
12 Traill County, North Dakota
145
1.79
35 Union County, Pennsylvania
116
0.26
29 Vernon County, Wisconsin
120
0.4
10 Ward County, North Dakota
1,302
2.11
53 Wells County, North Dakota
--
--
48 Westchester County, New York
352
0.04
45 Whatcom County, Washington
134
0.07
11 Wilkin County, Minnesota
134
2.04
17 Williams County, North Dakota
285
1.27
53 Winnebago County, Iowa
--
--
16 Worth County, Iowa
98
1.29
53 Wright County, Iowa
--
--
44 Yellowstone County, Montana
201
0.14
43 Yuma County, Arizona
320
0.16


* 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]