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Cache County Has Third Highest Concentration Of Latter-Day Saints, Religion Census Finds

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Cache County has the third-highest concentration of Latter-day Saints of anywhere in the country.

The Public Religion Research Institute published its 2020 Census of American Religion on Thursday. According to the Census of American Religion, 64% of Cache County’s population reported to be members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, falling short of No. 1 Utah County at 72% and No. 2 Madison County, Idaho, at 62%. Madison County includes Rexburg, home of BYU Idaho.

 

The research institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to conducting independent research at the intersection of religion, culture, and public policy, according to its website. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

 

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.