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Pontotoc County, Mississippi (MS) Religion Statistics Profile - Pontotoc, Ecru, Sherman, Thaxton, Algoma



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Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregation: 67.33%
Here67.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents in this county: 17,994, state total: 1,554,483
Total congregations in this county: 87, state total: 5,505
County population: 26,726

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregation - Main religions


NameMainline Protestant DenominationsEvangelical DenominationsCatholic ChurchOrthodox DenominationsOther Denominations
Congregations21 (24.14%)65 (74.71%)1 (1.15%)0 (0.00%)0 (0.00%)
Adherents1,867 (10.4%)
County10.4%
State18.5%
15,944 (88.6%)
County88.6%
State72.7%
183 (1.0%)
County1.0%
State7.4%
-
County0.0%
State0.1%
-
County0.0%
State1.2%


Religion details

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic Church
Congregations47 (54.0%)18 (20.7%)5 (5.7%)4 (4.6%)1 (1.1%)
Adherents14,959 (83.1%)
County83.1%
State59.0%
1,762 (9.8%)
County9.8%
State15.5%
348 (1.9%)
County1.9%
State2.8%
331 (1.8%)
County1.8%
State0.3%
183 (1.0%)
County1.0%
State7.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church in AmericaOld Order Amish
Congregations3 (3.4%)2 (2.3%)1 (1.1%)1 (1.1%)1 (1.1%)
Adherents105 (0.6%)
County0.6%
State1.1%
90 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State1.3%
73 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.4%
55 (0.3%)
County0.3%
State1.2%
51 (0.3%)
County0.3%
State0.0%
NameChurch of God of Prophecy
Congregations1 (1.1%)
Adherents37 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.2%

Southern Baptist Convention
47 congregations: 2.31% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 2,037 congregations.
14,959 adherents: 1.63% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 916,440 adherents.

United Methodist Church
18 congregations: 1.50% of state's United Methodist Church's 1,197 congregations.
1,762 adherents: 0.73% of state's United Methodist Church's 240,576 adherents.

Churches of Christ
5 congregations: 1.32% of state's Churches of Christ's 378 congregations.
348 adherents: 0.80% of state's Churches of Christ's 43,396 adherents.

National Association of Free Will Baptists
4 congregations: 7.14% of state's National Association of Free Will Baptists' 56 congregations.
331 adherents: 7.23% of state's National Association of Free Will Baptists' 4,578 adherents.

Catholic Church
1 congregations: 0.61% of state's Catholic Church's 163 congregations.
183 adherents: 0.16% of state's Catholic Church's 115,760 adherents.

Presbyterian Church (USA)
3 congregations: 2.40% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 125 congregations.
105 adherents: 0.60% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 17,599 adherents.

Assemblies of God
2 congregations: 1.13% of state's Assemblies of God's 177 congregations.
90 adherents: 0.46% of state's Assemblies of God's 19,484 adherents.

Church of the Nazarene
1 congregations: 2.08% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 48 congregations.
73 adherents: 1.34% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 5,456 adherents.

Presbyterian Church in America
1 congregations: 0.82% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 122 congregations.
55 adherents: 0.29% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 18,776 adherents.

Old Order Amish
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Old Order Amish's 1 congregations.
51 adherents: 100.00% of state's Old Order Amish's 51 adherents.

Church of God of Prophecy
1 congregations: 1.45% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 69 congregations.
37 adherents: 1.43% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 2,589 adherents.

The Primitive Baptist Church
3 congregations: 3.45% of state's The Primitive Baptist Church's 87 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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