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Ashland, OH Micro Area - Metro Area 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 18 10,990 209.54
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 2,798 53.35
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 23 1,877 35.79
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 1,570 29.93
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 6 1,416 27.00
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 3 618 11.78
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 474 9.04
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 471 8.98
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 337 6.43
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 302 5.76
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 5.72
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 270 5.15
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 252 4.80
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 224 4.27
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 222 4.23
Wisler Mennonite Conference (Ohio-Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 177 3.37
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 150 2.86
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 150 2.86
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 148 2.82
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 146 2.78
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 113 2.15
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 100 1.91
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 1.72
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 90 1.72
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 27 0.51
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 19 0.36
Northern New Salem Association of Old Regular Baptists. Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 7 0.13
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 4 0.08
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 34
Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio) Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 6
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 52,447 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (23,342) included 44.5% 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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