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Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregation: 74.72%
Here74.7%
USA50.2%
Total adherents in this county: 54,247, state total: 1,554,483
Total congregations in this county: 118, state total: 5,505
County population: 72,604

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregation - Main religions


NameMainline Protestant DenominationsEvangelical DenominationsCatholic ChurchOrthodox DenominationsOther Denominations
Congregations22 (18.64%)85 (72.03%)3 (2.54%)0 (0.00%)8 (6.78%)
Adherents9,209 (17.0%)
County17.0%
State18.5%
38,198 (70.4%)
County70.4%
State72.7%
5,110 (9.4%)
County9.4%
State7.4%
-
County0.0%
State0.1%
1,730 (3.2%)
County3.2%
State1.2%


Religion details

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Congregations40 (33.9%)17 (14.4%)3 (2.5%)4 (3.4%)2 (1.7%)
Adherents31,676 (58.4%)
County58.4%
State59.0%
7,518 (13.9%)
County13.9%
State15.5%
5,110 (9.4%)
County9.4%
State7.4%
1,389 (2.6%)
County2.6%
State1.2%
1,138 (2.1%)
County2.1%
State1.4%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Baptist Missionary Association of AmericaInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationChurches of Christ
Congregations4 (3.4%)4 (3.4%)6 (5.1%)6 (5.1%)4 (3.4%)
Adherents965 (1.8%)
County1.8%
State0.8%
929 (1.7%)
County1.7%
State1.5%
834 (1.5%)
County1.5%
State2.6%
679 (1.3%)
County1.3%
State0.7%
647 (1.2%)
County1.2%
State2.8%
NameMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)Salvation ArmyAssemblies of God
Congregations2 (1.7%)3 (2.5%)2 (1.7%)1 (0.8%)6 (5.1%)
Adherents576 (1.1%)
County1.1%
State0.3%
479 (0.9%)
County0.9%
State0.4%
395 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State1.1%
325 (0.6%)
County0.6%
State0.2%
301 (0.6%)
County0.6%
State1.3%
NameLutheran ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneJewish
Congregations1 (0.8%)2 (1.7%)1 (0.8%)1 (0.8%)1 (0.8%)
Adherents281 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State0.2%
258 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State0.4%
158 (0.3%)
County0.3%
State0.4%
155 (0.3%)
County0.3%
State0.4%
130 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.1%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)International Church of the Foursquare GospelUnitarian Universalist AssociationChurch of God of ProphecyBaha'i
Congregations2 (1.7%)1 (0.8%)1 (0.8%)1 (0.8%)-
Adherents125 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.2%
84 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.0%
42 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
36 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
17 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.1%

Southern Baptist Convention
40 congregations: 1.96% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 2,037 congregations.
31,676 adherents: 3.46% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 916,440 adherents.

United Methodist Church
17 congregations: 1.42% of state's United Methodist Church's 1,197 congregations.
7,518 adherents: 3.13% of state's United Methodist Church's 240,576 adherents.

Catholic Church
3 congregations: 1.84% of state's Catholic Church's 163 congregations.
5,110 adherents: 4.41% of state's Catholic Church's 115,760 adherents.

Presbyterian Church in America
4 congregations: 3.28% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 122 congregations.
1,389 adherents: 7.40% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 18,776 adherents.

Episcopal Church
2 congregations: 2.33% of state's Episcopal Church's 86 congregations.
1,138 adherents: 5.39% of state's Episcopal Church's 21,124 adherents.

LDS (Mormon) Church
4 congregations: 9.52% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 42 congregations.
965 adherents: 7.43% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 12,992 adherents.

Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
4 congregations: 2.55% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 157 congregations.
929 adherents: 4.07% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 22,841 adherents.

Baptist Missionary Association of America
6 congregations: 3.23% of state's Baptist Missionary Association of America's 186 congregations.
834 adherents: 2.06% of state's Baptist Missionary Association of America's 40,558 adherents.

Interstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist Association
6 congregations: 7.69% of state's Interstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist Association's 78 congregations.
679 adherents: 6.54% of state's Interstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist Association's 10,375 adherents.

Churches of Christ
4 congregations: 1.06% of state's Churches of Christ's 378 congregations.
647 adherents: 1.49% of state's Churches of Christ's 43,396 adherents.

Muslim Estimate
2 congregations: 14.29% of state's Muslim Estimate's 14 congregations.
576 adherents: 14.70% of state's Muslim Estimate's 3,919 adherents.

American Baptist Association
3 congregations: 7.32% of state's American Baptist Association's 41 congregations.
479 adherents: 8.75% of state's American Baptist Association's 5,472 adherents.

Presbyterian Church (USA)
2 congregations: 1.60% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 125 congregations.
395 adherents: 2.24% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 17,599 adherents.

Salvation Army
1 congregations: 7.69% of state's Salvation Army's 13 congregations.
325 adherents: 12.20% of state's Salvation Army's 2,663 adherents.

Assemblies of God
6 congregations: 3.39% of state's Assemblies of God's 177 congregations.
301 adherents: 1.54% of state's Assemblies of God's 19,484 adherents.

Lutheran Church
1 congregations: 3.85% of state's Lutheran Church's 26 congregations.
281 adherents: 8.33% of state's Lutheran Church's 3,372 adherents.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church
2 congregations: 4.44% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 45 congregations.
258 adherents: 4.09% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 6,315 adherents.

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
1 congregations: 2.17% of state's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s 46 congregations.
158 adherents: 2.65% of state's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s 5,958 adherents.

Church of the Nazarene
1 congregations: 2.08% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 48 congregations.
155 adherents: 2.84% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 5,456 adherents.

Jewish
1 congregations: 7.14% of state's Jewish's 14 congregations.
130 adherents: 9.29% of state's Jewish's 1,400 adherents.

Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)
2 congregations: 3.33% of state's Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)'s 60 congregations.
125 adherents: 3.68% of state's Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)'s 3,397 adherents.

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
1 congregations: 25.00% of state's International Church of the Foursquare Gospel's 4 congregations.
84 adherents: 20.10% of state's International Church of the Foursquare Gospel's 418 adherents.

Unitarian Universalist Association
1 congregations: 20.00% of state's Unitarian Universalist Association's 5 congregations.
42 adherents: 18.42% of state's Unitarian Universalist Association's 228 adherents.

Church of God of Prophecy
1 congregations: 1.45% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 69 congregations.
36 adherents: 1.39% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 2,589 adherents.

Baha'i
17 adherents: 2.10% of state's Baha'i's 811 adherents.

The Primitive Baptist Church
2 congregations: 2.30% of state's The Primitive Baptist Church's 87 congregations.

Southwide Baptist Fellowship
1 congregations: 20.00% of state's Southwide Baptist Fellowship's 5 congregations.

Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

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