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Marshalltown, IA Micro 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 2 9,246 230.54
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 2,608 65.03
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 2,303 57.42
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,464 36.50
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,138 28.38
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 4 820 20.45
Friends United Meeting Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 3 610 15.21
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 519 12.94
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 446 11.12
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 360 8.98
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 334 8.33
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 322 8.03
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 236 5.88
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 190 4.74
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 129 3.22
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 125 3.12
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 124 3.09
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 101 2.52
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 82 2.04
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 61 1.52
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 44 1.10
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 42 1.05
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 27 0.67
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 20 0.50
Evangelical Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 40,105 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (21,351) included 53.2% 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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