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Barton County, Kansas - 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 6 6,385 250.46
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,527 59.90
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,166 45.74
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 942 36.95
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 684 26.83
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 4 660 25.89
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 634 24.87
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 6 511 20.04
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 391 15.34
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 340 13.34
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 333 13.06
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 332 13.02
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 264 10.36
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 178 6.98
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 134 5.26
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 100 3.92
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 92 3.61
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 2.98
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 72 2.82
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 54 2.12
Swedenborgian Church Other Christians Spiritualist Family 1 38 1.49
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 34 1.33
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 6 0.24
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Fire Baptized Holiness Church (Wesleyan) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Berean Fellowship of Churches Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 25,493 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,953) included 58.7% 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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