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Rockbridge 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 8 1,860 82.12
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 1,783 78.72
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 14 1,321 58.32
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 7 474 20.93
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 400 17.66
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 284 12.54
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 278 12.27
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 249 10.99
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 244 10.77
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 205 9.05
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 170 7.51
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 116 5.12
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 104 4.59
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 103 4.55
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 80 3.53
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 26 1.15
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 6 0.26
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.22
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 22,650 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (7,708) included 34.0% 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

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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