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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.

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2010
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2000
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1990
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1980
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Percent
2010
Percent
2000
Percent
1990
Percent
1980
52 52 55 59 Alameda County, California
--
0.01
0
0
43 54 50 51 Arapahoe County, Colorado
0.1
--
0.05
0.08
52 45 33 53 Avery County, North Carolina
--
0.08
0.36
0.06
6 6 9 10 Beadle County, South Dakota
2.98
3.45
2.91
2.26
12 14 12 12 Beaver County, Oklahoma
1.61
1.31
2.17
1.88
52 51 50 50 Benton County, Arkansas
--
0.02
0.05
0.09
28 26 28 32 Blaine County, Oklahoma
0.45
0.45
0.52
0.54
49 54 56 60 Burke County, North Carolina
0.02
--
--
--
52 52 46 52 Burleigh County, North Dakota
--
0.01
0.09
0.07
36 35 42 39 Caldwell County, North Carolina
0.25
0.22
0.14
0.27
52 54 56 37 Carver County, Minnesota
--
--
--
0.34
52 54 21 21 Cavalier County, North Dakota
--
--
1.17
1.02
25 37 56 60 Clark County, Washington
0.57
0.19
--
--
41 40 41 44 Comanche County, Oklahoma
0.12
0.13
0.15
0.18
52 53 55 59 Cook County, Illinois
--
0
0
0
19 13 13 7 Cottonwood County, Minnesota
0.96
1.37
2.02
2.63
10 15 24 25 Custer County, Oklahoma
1.7
1.27
0.67
0.79
48 54 56 60 Dakota County, Minnesota
0.03
--
--
--
50 45 52 60 Denver County, Colorado
0.01
0.08
0.03
--
49 54 56 24 Douglas County, Colorado
0.02
--
--
0.83
48 48 53 58 Douglas County, Nebraska
0.03
0.05
0.02
0.01
52 54 49 60 El Dorado County, California
--
--
0.06
--
22 28 37 46 Ellis County, Kansas
0.73
0.39
0.26
0.13
20 18 20 19 Finney County, Kansas
0.93
0.98
1.25
1.11
26 24 25 34 Fresno County, California
0.53
0.53
0.61
0.48
24 23 22 27 Garfield County, Oklahoma
0.64
0.59
0.88
0.69
36 34 38 40 Glenn County, California
0.25
0.26
0.21
0.26
8 10 8 9 Grant County, Kansas
1.9
1.92
3.07
2.38
17 9 10 14 Gray County, Kansas
1.07
2.44
2.87
1.81
51 54 56 60 Gwinnett County, Georgia
0
--
--
--
52 54 56 2 Hanson County, South Dakota
--
--
--
6.12
15 16 16 48 Harvey County, Kansas
1.18
1.05
1.58
0.11
52 52 54 60 Hennepin County, Minnesota
--
0.01
0.01
--
48 50 49 49 Hidalgo County, Texas
0.03
0.03
0.06
0.1
11 7 18 60 Hutchinson County, South Dakota
1.62
3.28
1.43
--
51 53 56 60 Jackson County, Missouri
0
0
--
--
48 50 56 60 Jefferson County, Colorado
0.03
0.03
--
--
52 54 56 33 Jefferson County, Kansas
--
--
--
0.52
52 50 48 60 Jim Wells County, Texas
--
0.03
0.07
--
45 49 51 57 Johnson County, Kansas
0.08
0.04
0.04
0.02
46 45 56 60 Josephine County, Oregon
0.06
0.08
--
--
35 31 34 60 Kern County, California
0.28
0.33
0.33
--
48 51 56 59 King County, Washington
0.03
0.02
--
0
48 54 56 11 Kings County, California
0.03
--
--
1.94
52 54 56 23 Kit Carson County, Colorado
--
--
--
0.89
52 54 54 52 Kitsap County, Washington
--
--
0.01
0.07
52 54 56 46 Kleberg County, Texas
--
--
--
0.13
46 54 56 60 Lancaster County, Nebraska
0.06
--
--
--
50 51 51 55 Lane County, Oregon
0.01
0.02
0.04
0.04
32 54 56 60 Lincoln County, South Dakota
0.33
--
--
--
50 53 55 59 Los Angeles County, California
0.01
0
0
0
42 39 40 41 Madera County, California
0.11
0.14
0.18
0.24
2 2 2 4 Major County, Oklahoma
11.37
8.89
8.12
5.39
51 53 55 59 Maricopa County, Arizona
0
0
0
0
1 1 1 1 Marion County, Kansas
11.77
10.96
11.14
12.15
29 42 44 44 Marion County, Oregon
0.4
0.11
0.12
0.18
52 54 56 22 McClain County, Oklahoma
--
--
--
0.91
52 54 5 60 McCook County, South Dakota
--
--
3.73
--
52 54 56 20 McHenry County, North Dakota
--
--
--
1.06
14 17 19 18 McPherson County, Kansas
1.23
0.99
1.34
1.3
52 54 56 54 Merced County, California
--
--
--
0.05
49 44 53 60 Minnehaha County, South Dakota
0.02
0.09
0.02
--
30 38 55 60 Multnomah County, Oregon
0.37
0.18
0
--
48 51 52 56 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
0.03
0.02
0.03
0.03
50 51 56 60 Orange County, California
0.01
0.02
--
--
52 54 56 35 Osage County, Oklahoma
--
--
--
0.45
41 36 43 52 Pennington County, South Dakota
0.12
0.2
0.13
0.07
9 5 6 8 Perkins County, Nebraska
1.75
3.47
3.62
2.56
30 54 56 60 Pierce County, Washington
0.37
--
--
--
52 54 54 60 Placer County, California
--
--
0.01
--
37 29 36 38 Polk County, Oregon
0.21
0.38
0.27
0.33
52 54 56 43 Pottawatomie County, Kansas
--
--
--
0.2
3 4 11 15 Potter County, South Dakota
5.93
4.12
2.79
1.69
52 53 56 60 Queens County, New York
--
0
--
--
52 54 56 50 Randall County, Texas
--
--
--
0.09
18 19 23 26 Reno County, Kansas
1.06
0.83
0.79
0.74
52 39 45 60 Riley County, Kansas
--
0.14
0.11
--
51 54 56 60 Riverside County, California
0
--
--
--
23 21 32 26 Roosevelt County, Montana
0.65
0.72
0.38
0.74
43 49 54 58 Sacramento County, California
0.1
0.04
0.01
0.01
46 53 56 60 Salt Lake County, Utah
0.06
0
--
--
44 54 56 60 San Benito County, California
0.09
--
--
--
51 54 55 60 San Bernardino County, California
0
--
0
--
51 53 55 60 San Diego County, California
0
0
0
--
47 46 47 51 San Joaquin County, California
0.05
0.07
0.08
0.08
44 45 50 53 Santa Clara County, California
0.09
0.08
0.05
0.06
50 51 52 53 Santa Cruz County, California
0.01
0.02
0.03
0.06
39 50 56 60 Sarpy County, Nebraska
0.15
0.03
--
--
21 20 27 31 Searcy County, Arkansas
0.77
0.76
0.57
0.57
38 38 41 45 Sedgwick County, Kansas
0.2
0.18
0.15
0.14
51 33 31 30 Shannon County, South Dakota
0
0.3
0.39
0.61
41 42 49 60 Shawnee County, Kansas
0.12
0.11
0.06
--
16 25 56 60 Sherburne County, Minnesota
1.15
0.51
--
--
52 54 29 36 Sheridan County, North Dakota
--
--
0.47
0.43
47 53 56 60 Snohomish County, Washington
0.05
0
--
--
52 54 17 13 Spink County, South Dakota
--
--
1.52
1.82
33 47 56 60 Spokane County, Washington
0.32
0.06
--
--
34 30 40 41 Starr County, Texas
0.31
0.37
0.18
0.24
51 54 56 60 Suffolk County, New York
0
--
--
--
7 5 4 3 Sully County, South Dakota
2.62
3.47
3.9
5.78
36 32 26 28 Texas County, Oklahoma
0.25
0.32
0.58
0.68
31 27 30 33 Tulare County, California
0.34
0.42
0.42
0.52
42 43 41 52 Tulsa County, Oklahoma
0.11
0.1
0.15
0.07
52 54 56 16 Turner County, South Dakota
--
--
--
1.61
14 12 14 17 Valley County, Montana
1.23
1.5
1.89
1.56
40 41 39 47 Ward County, North Dakota
0.13
0.12
0.19
0.12
51 52 56 60 Washington County, Oregon
0
0.01
--
--
51 54 56 60 Washington County, Utah
0
--
--
--
4 3 3 5 Washita County, Oklahoma
5.01
5.56
7.41
5.14
44 42 40 42 Watauga County, North Carolina
0.09
0.11
0.18
0.21
52 52 54 60 Webb County, Texas
--
0.01
0.01
--
5 8 7 6 Wells County, North Dakota
3.26
3.25
3.27
3.24
27 22 35 41 Whatcom County, Washington
0.47
0.64
0.29
0.24
49 50 52 54 Wilkes County, North Carolina
0.02
0.03
0.03
0.05
51 54 56 60 Yolo County, California
0
--
--
--
13 11 15 11 York County, Nebraska
1.24
1.54
1.86
1.94
52 54 56 29 Yuma County, Colorado
--
--
--
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]