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Montgomery 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 16 6,510 65.28
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 6,347 63.65
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 20 5,018 50.32
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 17 4,834 48.48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,353 13.57
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,041 10.44
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 966 9.69
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 854 8.56
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 744 7.46
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 686 6.88
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 607 6.09
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 574 5.76
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 426 4.27
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 420 4.21
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 374 3.75
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 372 3.73
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 343 3.44
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 308 3.09
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 300 3.01
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 3 209 2.10
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 172 1.72
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 139 1.39
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 80 0.80
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 80 0.80
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 72 0.72
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 67 0.67
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 65 0.65
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 64 0.64
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 57 0.57
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 45 0.45
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 35 0.35
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 99,721 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (33,162) included 33.3% 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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