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Delaware County, Ohio - 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 4 45,331 211.70
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 24 12,910 60.29
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 6,178 28.85
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 4,000 18.68
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 3,084 14.40
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 8 2,630 12.28
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,565 11.98
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 2,076 9.70
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 1,727 8.07
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 1,628 7.60
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 1,319 6.16
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 1,102 5.15
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 925 4.32
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 3 911 4.25
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 904 4.22
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 725 3.39
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 596 2.78
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 545 2.55
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 435 2.03
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 430 2.01
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 419 1.96
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 404 1.89
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 261 1.22
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 197 0.92
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 0.84
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 173 0.81
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 138 0.64
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 127 0.59
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 120 0.56
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 107 0.50
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 105 0.49
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 95 0.44
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 69 0.32
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 67 0.31
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 45 0.21
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 36 0.17
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 26 0.12
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 23 0.11
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 6 0.03
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 3
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 6
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 214,124 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (92,619) included 43.3% 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 https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

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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