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Fayette County, Kentucky - 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 54 36,956 114.57
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 8 23,544 72.99
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 18 17,488 54.21
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 37 15,840 49.11
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 14 6,737 20.89
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 6,580 20.40
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 4,690 14.54
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 13 4,612 14.30
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 4,552 14.11
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 8 4,320 13.39
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 9 3,094 9.59
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 11 2,935 9.10
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6 2,802 8.69
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 6 2,467 7.65
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,651 5.12
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 5 1,613 5.00
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 1,560 4.84
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 1,318 4.09
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,200 3.72
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10 1,088 3.37
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 958 2.97
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 11 944 2.93
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 900 2.79
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 824 2.55
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 800 2.48
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 773 2.40
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 3 633 1.96
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 602 1.87
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 567 1.76
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 520 1.61
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 372 1.15
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 330 1.02
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 325 1.01
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 0.93
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 0.93
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 300 0.93
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 3 296 0.92
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 274 0.85
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 0.56
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 136 0.42
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 115 0.36
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 112 0.35
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 100 0.31
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 80 0.25
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 77 0.24
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 75 0.23
Solid Rock Association of Old Time Baptists. Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 66 0.20
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 65 0.20
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 63 0.20
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 44 0.14
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 31 0.10
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 28 0.09
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Every Nation Evangelical Protestant 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 322,570 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (156,237) included 48.4% 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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