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Carver County, Minnesota - County Membership Report (2020)

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 8 27,818 260.17
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 13 9,540 89.22
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 7 8,082 75.59
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 4,050 37.88
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,136 10.62
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Northern Province Mainline Protestant 3 692 6.47
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 497 4.65
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 426 3.98
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 393 3.68
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 306 2.86
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 273 2.55
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 240 2.24
Reformed Church in the United States Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 219 2.05
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 2 156 1.46
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 126 1.18
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 122 1.14
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 75 0.70
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 30 0.28
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 0 0.00
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 0 0.00
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Orthodox Lutheran Confessional Conference Evangelical Protestant 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 106,922 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (54,181) included 50.7% of the total population in 2020. 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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