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Prince William 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 8 73,227 151.86
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 44 31,780 65.91
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 10 25,128 52.11
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 11,627 24.11
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 48 11,479 23.81
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 17 9,243 19.17
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 14 7,462 15.47
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 5,400 11.20
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 12 3,384 7.02
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 8 2,322 4.82
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 6 2,208 4.58
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 2,026 4.20
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 1,400 2.90
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,138 2.36
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 1,083 2.25
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 1,078 2.24
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 614 1.27
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 524 1.09
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 518 1.07
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 502 1.04
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 500 1.04
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 494 1.02
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 455 0.94
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 450 0.93
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 420 0.87
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 392 0.81
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 360 0.75
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 347 0.72
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 335 0.69
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 2 214 0.44
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 210 0.44
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 210 0.44
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 182 0.38
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 176 0.36
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 161 0.33
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 152 0.32
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 0.31
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 0.31
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.26
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 120 0.25
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.10
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 44 0.09
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Reformed Presbyterian Church Hanover Presbytery Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 482,204 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (197,841) included 41.0% 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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