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Albemarle County, Virginia - 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 30 6,644 59.11
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 12 4,776 42.49
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 3,752 33.38
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 13 3,512 31.25
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 13 2,720 24.20
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 4 1,804 16.05
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 1,384 12.31
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 1,225 10.90
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,126 10.02
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 1,040 9.25
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 859 7.64
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 739 6.58
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 5 487 4.33
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 464 4.13
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 328 2.92
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 2 295 2.62
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 280 2.49
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 240 2.14
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 208 1.85
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 1.80
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 151 1.34
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 2 114 1.01
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 90 0.80
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 60 0.53
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 59 0.52
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 50 0.44
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 1
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 112,395 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (32,609) included 29.0% 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 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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