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Mendocino County, California - 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 11 15,900 173.58
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 7,510 81.99
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,696 18.52
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 7 1,632 17.82
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,602 17.49
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 1,528 16.68
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 10 1,084 11.83
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 6 1,059 11.56
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 3 912 9.96
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 818 8.93
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 2 626 6.83
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 477 5.21
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 304 3.32
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 260 2.84
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 254 2.77
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 200 2.18
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 189 2.06
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 182 1.99
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 116 1.27
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 1.09
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 91 0.99
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 63 0.69
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 14 0.15
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 8 0.09
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 0 0.00
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 91,601 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (36,625) included 40.0% 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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