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Kankakee, IL Metro Area - Metro Area 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 16 22,253 207.00
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 15 4,850 45.12
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 4,560 42.42
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 7 3,323 30.91
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 17 2,886 26.85
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 2,276 21.17
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,800 16.74
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 1,114 10.36
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 3 929 8.64
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 915 8.51
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 908 8.45
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 863 8.03
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 666 6.20
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 523 4.87
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 504 4.69
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 441 4.10
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 348 3.24
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 330 3.07
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 301 2.80
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 250 2.33
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 241 2.24
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 223 2.07
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 220 2.05
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 170 1.58
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 120 1.12
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.93
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 75 0.70
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 66 0.61
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 46 0.43
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 30 0.28
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 17 0.16
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 107,502 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (51,348) included 47.8% 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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