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Spotsylvania 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 29 17,819 127.25
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 10,023 71.58
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 15 9,880 70.56
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 5,075 36.24
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 2,216 15.82
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 4 1,804 12.88
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 5 1,551 11.08
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,491 10.65
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,176 8.40
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 886 6.33
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 805 5.75
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 524 3.74
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 496 3.54
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 387 2.76
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 331 2.36
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 303 2.16
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 276 1.97
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 252 1.80
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 229 1.64
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 210 1.50
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 140 1.00
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 120 0.86
Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.86
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 116 0.83
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 82 0.59
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 59 0.42
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 58 0.41
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 24 0.17
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 140,032 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (56,453) included 40.3% 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 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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