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Wapakoneta, OH 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 7 11,650 250.96
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 11 3,890 83.80
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 4 2,503 53.92
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,882 40.54
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,446 31.15
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 575 12.39
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 503 10.84
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 342 7.37
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 318 6.85
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 313 6.74
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 201 4.33
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 3.23
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 145 3.12
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 95 2.05
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 85 1.83
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 1.29
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 44 0.95
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 20 0.43
Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 10 0.22
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Bible Methodist Connection of Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 46,422 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (24,232) included 52.2% 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

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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