Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants by parental status

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Religious familyParentsNon-parentsSample size
Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.)30%70%638
Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.)24%76%265
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.)22%78%639
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.)26%74%873
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.)24%76%1,744
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.)33%67%374
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.)27%73%649
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.)22%78%671
Restorationist Family (Mainline Trad.)34%66%103
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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