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Stafford 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 28 14,790 94.25
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 24 10,404 66.30
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 6,608 42.11
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 5,098 32.49
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 7 3,444 21.95
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 1,136 7.24
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 1,048 6.68
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 748 4.77
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 731 4.66
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 555 3.54
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 475 3.03
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 351 2.24
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 311 1.98
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 278 1.77
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 278 1.77
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 254 1.62
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 227 1.45
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 224 1.43
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 210 1.34
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 205 1.31
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 152 0.97
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 151 0.96
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.64
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 94 0.60
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 0.57
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 58 0.37
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 28 0.18
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 20 0.13
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 156,927 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (48,068) included 30.6% 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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