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Anoka County, Minnesota - County Membership Report (2010)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 12 75,535 228.31
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 20 30,954 93.56
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 15 19,650 59.39
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 10 8,466 25.59
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 5,656 17.10
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 9 4,365 13.19
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 19 4,152 12.55
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 3,279 9.91
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 6 2,385 7.21
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 1,711 5.17
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 760 2.30
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 757 2.29
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 722 2.18
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 674 2.04
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 616 1.86
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 591 1.79
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 568 1.72
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 529 1.60
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 443 1.34
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 431 1.30
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 421 1.27
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 330 1.00
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 270 0.82
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 224 0.68
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 135 0.41
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 116 0.35
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 84 0.25
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 74 0.22
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 72 0.22
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 71 0.21
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 60 0.18
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 41 0.12
Hinduism: Hindu Post Renaissance Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 25 0.08
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Evangelical Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 330,844 in 2010. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (164,167) included 49.6% of the total population in 2010. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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