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Wythe 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 7 4,820 170.38
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 35 3,363 118.88
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 1,422 50.27
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 888 31.39
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 9 634 22.41
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 592 20.93
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 252 8.91
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 215 7.60
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 205 7.25
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 203 7.18
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 170 6.01
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 170 6.01
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 127 4.49
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 120 4.24
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 117 4.14
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 100 3.53
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 66 2.33
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 60 2.12
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 56 1.98
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.04
Reformed Presbyterian Church General Assembly Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
(Original) Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of God Apostolic, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
North American Old Roman Catholic Church (Archdiocese of New York) Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 28,290 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (13,581) included 48.0% 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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