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Clinton County, Ohio

Religious Traditions, 2010

7,644 370 4,243   2,179 351 27,253
Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational adherents include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The 2010 reports contain incomplete counts of congregations and adherents belonging to the eight largest historically African-American denominations. These denominations are not included in the 2000 reports and are largely missing from the 1990 and 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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8 2,431 57.8
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 7 2,243 53.4
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 1 2,179 51.8
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 10 1,776 42.2
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 6 1,214 28.9
Friends United Meeting* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 10 728 17.3
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 541 12.9
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 467 11.1
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 461 11.0
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 419 10.0
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 399 9.5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 1 349 8.3
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 1 269 6.4
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 211 5.0
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 185 4.4
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 1 185 4.4
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 172 4.1
Primitive Baptists, Eastern District Association of Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 110 2.6
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 1 94 2.2
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 84 2.0
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 83 2.0
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 74 1.8
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 72 1.7
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 39 0.9
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 0 2 0.0
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 --- ---
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 0 ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 2 --- ---
Totals: 71 14,787  

The population of Clinton County, Ohio was 42,040 in 2010; in 2000 it was 40,543. The total population changed 3.7%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,787) included 35.2% of the total population in 2010.

* 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 the Catholic Church, 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]

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2010 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of 7.6 in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that about 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County were Episcopalian.