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Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 17 10,010 111.86
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 28 9,002 100.59
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 62 6,476 72.37
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 5 5,353 59.82
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 21 2,974 33.23
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7 2,345 26.20
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 1,023 11.43
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 807 9.02
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 788 8.81
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 608 6.79
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 600 6.70
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 588 6.57
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 551 6.16
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 443 4.95
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 330 3.69
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 245 2.74
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 212 2.37
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 4 160 1.79
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 157 1.75
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 144 1.61
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 130 1.45
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 122 1.36
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 1.12
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 72 0.80
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 47 0.53
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 30 0.34
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 16 0.18
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 6 0.07
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 89,490 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (43,339) included 48.4% 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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