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Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregation: 43.82%
Here43.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents in this county: 275,130, state total: 3,651,416
Total congregations in this county: 400, state total: 11,132
County population: 627,846

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregation - Main religions


NameMainline Protestant DenominationsEvangelical DenominationsCatholic ChurchOrthodox DenominationsOther Denominations
Congregations118 (29.50%)230 (57.50%)15 (3.75%)4 (1.00%)33 (8.25%)
Adherents89,917 (32.7%)
County32.7%
State32.1%
109,862 (39.9%)
County39.9%
State56.4%
59,610 (21.7%)
County21.7%
State8.6%
1,649 (0.6%)
County0.6%
State0.2%
14,092 (5.1%)
County5.1%
State2.7%


Religion details

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Congregations108 (27.0%)15 (3.8%)40 (10.0%)24 (6.0%)12 (3.0%)
Adherents78,979 (28.7%)
County28.7%
State41.4%
59,610 (21.7%)
County21.7%
State8.6%
46,283 (16.8%)
County16.8%
State17.5%
17,045 (6.2%)
County6.2%
State5.6%
8,872 (3.2%)
County3.2%
State2.2%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentJewishUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) Church
Congregations5 (1.3%)5 (1.3%)21 (5.3%)8 (2.0%)10 (2.5%)
Adherents7,550 (2.7%)
County2.7%
State1.2%
6,000 (2.2%)
County2.2%
State0.7%
5,913 (2.1%)
County2.1%
State1.4%
5,668 (2.1%)
County2.1%
State2.4%
3,792 (1.4%)
County1.4%
State1.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Muslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Congregations8 (2.0%)15 (3.8%)3 (0.8%)2 (0.5%)3 (0.8%)
Adherents3,355 (1.2%)
County1.2%
State1.1%
3,208 (1.2%)
County1.2%
State2.2%
3,200 (1.2%)
County1.2%
State0.6%
2,812 (1.0%)
County1.0%
State1.1%
2,336 (0.8%)
County0.8%
State0.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Churches of ChristChurch of the NazareneInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Congregations6 (1.5%)9 (2.3%)4 (1.0%)12 (3.0%)3 (0.8%)
Adherents2,206 (0.8%)
County0.8%
State1.0%
2,003 (0.7%)
County0.7%
State0.6%
1,402 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State0.3%
1,391 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State1.4%
1,258 (0.5%)
County0.5%
State0.7%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOriginal Free Will BaptistsNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Congregations5 (1.3%)6 (1.5%)6 (1.5%)5 (1.3%)7 (1.8%)
Adherents1,208 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.5%
1,081 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.2%
1,073 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State0.9%
981 (0.4%)
County0.4%
State1.3%
915 (0.3%)
County0.3%
State0.7%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelMoravian Church in AmericaBaha'i
Congregations1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)4 (1.0%)2 (0.5%)4 (1.0%)
Adherents858 (0.3%)
County0.3%
State0.2%
648 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.1%
619 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.3%
542 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.5%
452 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.1%
NameVineyard USAAntiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North AmericaSalvation ArmyChurch of God of Prophecy The Wesleyan Church
Congregations2 (0.5%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)6 (1.5%)4 (1.0%)
Adherents413 (0.2%)
County0.2%
State0.1%
404 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
319 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
312 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
278 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.9%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodSerbian Orthodox Church in the USAReformed Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchUniversal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches
Congregations2 (0.5%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)
Adherents255 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
250 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
249 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
208 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.2%
167 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
NameArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate of CiliciaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses The Evangelical Covenant ChurchEvangelical Free Church of America
Congregations1 (0.3%)3 (0.8%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)
Adherents160 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.0%
146 (0.1%)
County0.1%
State0.1%
137 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
134 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
125 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
NameCommunity Church of ChristMennonite Church USAAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchOrthodox Presbyterian Church
Congregations1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)1 (0.3%)
Adherents111 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
94 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%
54 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.3%
54 (0.0%)
County0.0%
State0.0%

Southern Baptist Convention
108 congregations: 2.91% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 3,717 congregations.
78,979 adherents: 5.22% of state's Southern Baptist Convention's 1,512,058 adherents.

Catholic Church
15 congregations: 8.33% of state's Catholic Church's 180 congregations.
59,610 adherents: 18.89% of state's Catholic Church's 315,606 adherents.

United Methodist Church
40 congregations: 2.04% of state's United Methodist Church's 1,964 congregations.
46,283 adherents: 7.25% of state's United Methodist Church's 638,785 adherents.

Presbyterian Church (USA)
24 congregations: 3.25% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 738 congregations.
17,045 adherents: 8.37% of state's Presbyterian Church (USA)'s 203,647 adherents.

Episcopal Church
12 congregations: 4.74% of state's Episcopal Church's 253 congregations.
8,872 adherents: 11.08% of state's Episcopal Church's 80,068 adherents.

Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
5 congregations: 13.51% of state's Non-Charismatic Churches Independent's 37 congregations.
7,550 adherents: 17.74% of state's Non-Charismatic Churches Independent's 42,559 adherents.

Jewish
5 congregations: 14.71% of state's Jewish's 34 congregations.
6,000 adherents: 23.49% of state's Jewish's 25,545 adherents.

United Church of Christ
21 congregations: 8.97% of state's United Church of Christ's 234 congregations.
5,913 adherents: 11.81% of state's United Church of Christ's 50,088 adherents.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
8 congregations: 3.38% of state's Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 237 congregations.
5,668 adherents: 6.38% of state's Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 88,830 adherents.

LDS (Mormon) Church
10 congregations: 8.93% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 112 congregations.
3,792 adherents: 9.26% of state's LDS (Mormon) Church's 40,936 adherents.

Assemblies of God
8 congregations: 3.67% of state's Assemblies of God's 218 congregations.
3,355 adherents: 8.18% of state's Assemblies of God's 41,036 adherents.

Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
15 congregations: 3.23% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 465 congregations.
3,208 adherents: 3.96% of state's Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)'s 81,037 adherents.

Muslim Estimate
3 congregations: 10.34% of state's Muslim Estimate's 29 congregations.
3,200 adherents: 15.89% of state's Muslim Estimate's 20,137 adherents.

American Baptist Churches in the USA
2 congregations: 5.00% of state's American Baptist Churches in the USA's 40 congregations.
2,812 adherents: 7.26% of state's American Baptist Churches in the USA's 38,740 adherents.

Lutheran Church
3 congregations: 5.36% of state's Lutheran Church's 56 congregations.
2,336 adherents: 11.31% of state's Lutheran Church's 20,651 adherents.

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
6 congregations: 4.41% of state's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s 136 congregations.
2,206 adherents: 6.11% of state's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)'s 36,098 adherents.

Churches of Christ
9 congregations: 4.76% of state's Churches of Christ's 189 congregations.
2,003 adherents: 9.31% of state's Churches of Christ's 21,522 adherents.

Church of the Nazarene
4 congregations: 5.56% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 72 congregations.
1,402 adherents: 13.06% of state's Church of the Nazarene's 10,731 adherents.

International Pentecostal Holiness Church
12 congregations: 3.66% of state's International Pentecostal Holiness Church's 328 congregations.
1,391 adherents: 2.77% of state's International Pentecostal Holiness Church's 50,265 adherents.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church
3 congregations: 2.54% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 118 congregations.
1,258 adherents: 5.29% of state's Seventh-Day Adventist Church's 23,769 adherents.

Presbyterian Church in America
5 congregations: 5.38% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 93 congregations.
1,208 adherents: 6.15% of state's Presbyterian Church in America's 19,630 adherents.

Christian and Missionary Alliance
6 congregations: 12.24% of state's Christian and Missionary Alliance's 49 congregations.
1,081 adherents: 14.83% of state's Christian and Missionary Alliance's 7,287 adherents.

Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
6 congregations: 3.73% of state's Christian Churches and Churches of Christ's 161 congregations.
1,073 adherents: 3.15% of state's Christian Churches and Churches of Christ's 34,035 adherents.

Original Free Will Baptists
5 congregations: 2.14% of state's Original Free Will Baptists' 234 congregations.
981 adherents: 2.13% of state's Original Free Will Baptists' 46,020 adherents.

National Association of Free Will Baptists
7 congregations: 3.47% of state's National Association of Free Will Baptists' 202 congregations.
915 adherents: 3.51% of state's National Association of Free Will Baptists' 26,045 adherents.

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
1 congregations: 9.09% of state's Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's 11 congregations.
858 adherents: 11.98% of state's Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's 7,161 adherents.

Unitarian Universalist Association
1 congregations: 4.55% of state's Unitarian Universalist Association's 22 congregations.
648 adherents: 12.51% of state's Unitarian Universalist Association's 5,181 adherents.

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
4 congregations: 7.41% of state's International Church of the Foursquare Gospel's 54 congregations.
619 adherents: 6.66% of state's International Church of the Foursquare Gospel's 9,294 adherents.

Moravian Church in America
2 congregations: 4.00% of state's Moravian Church in America's 50 congregations.
542 adherents: 2.98% of state's Moravian Church in America's 18,180 adherents.

Baha'i
4 congregations: 16.67% of state's Baha'i's 24 congregations.
452 adherents: 8.76% of state's Baha'i's 5,162 adherents.

Vineyard USA
2 congregations: 16.67% of state's Vineyard USA's 12 congregations.
413 adherents: 14.56% of state's Vineyard USA's 2,837 adherents.

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
1 congregations: 50.00% of state's Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America's 2 congregations.
404 adherents: 94.39% of state's Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America's 428 adherents.

Salvation Army
1 congregations: 2.78% of state's Salvation Army's 36 congregations.
319 adherents: 4.13% of state's Salvation Army's 7,719 adherents.

Church of God of Prophecy
6 congregations: 3.95% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 152 congregations.
312 adherents: 3.97% of state's Church of God of Prophecy's 7,863 adherents.

The Wesleyan Church
4 congregations: 2.30% of state's The Wesleyan Church's 174 congregations.
278 adherents: 0.86% of state's The Wesleyan Church's 32,475 adherents.

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
2 congregations: 22.22% of state's Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod's 9 congregations.
255 adherents: 31.06% of state's Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod's 821 adherents.

Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA
1 congregations: 50.00% of state's Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA's 2 congregations.
250 adherents: 50.00% of state's Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA's 500 adherents.

Reformed Church in America
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Reformed Church in America's 1 congregations.
249 adherents: 100.00% of state's Reformed Church in America's 249 adherents.

Evangelical Presbyterian Church
1 congregations: 4.76% of state's Evangelical Presbyterian Church's 21 congregations.
208 adherents: 2.80% of state's Evangelical Presbyterian Church's 7,417 adherents.

Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches
1 congregations: 8.33% of state's Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches' 12 congregations.
167 adherents: 16.28% of state's Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches' 1,026 adherents.

Armenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate of Cilicia
1 congregations: 100.00% of state's Armenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate of Cilicia's 1 congregations.
160 adherents: 100.00% of state's Armenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate of Cilicia's 160 adherents.

Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)
3 congregations: 5.77% of state's Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)'s 52 congregations.
146 adherents: 3.61% of state's Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)'s 4,042 adherents.

Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses
1 congregations: 25.00% of state's Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses' 4 congregations.
137 adherents: 35.68% of state's Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses' 384 adherents.

The Evangelical Covenant Church
1 congregations: 14.29% of state's The Evangelical Covenant Church's 7 congregations.
134 adherents: 11.10% of state's The Evangelical Covenant Church's 1,207 adherents.

Evangelical Free Church of America
1 congregations: 20.00% of state's Evangelical Free Church of America's 5 congregations.
125 adherents: 8.45% of state's Evangelical Free Church of America's 1,480 adherents.

Community Church of Christ
1 congregations: 20.00% of state's Community Church of Christ's 5 congregations.
111 adherents: 28.98% of state's Community Church of Christ's 383 adherents.

Mennonite Church USA
1 congregations: 9.09% of state's Mennonite Church USA's 11 congregations.
94 adherents: 12.04% of state's Mennonite Church USA's 781 adherents.

Association Reformed Presbyterian Church
1 congregations: 1.69% of state's Association Reformed Presbyterian Church's 59 congregations.
54 adherents: 0.49% of state's Association Reformed Presbyterian Church's 11,101 adherents.

Orthodox Presbyterian Church
1 congregations: 14.29% of state's Orthodox Presbyterian Church's 7 congregations.
54 adherents: 13.24% of state's Orthodox Presbyterian Church's 408 adherents.

Buddhists
6 congregations: 13.04% of state's Buddhists' 46 congregations.

Hindus
3 congregations: 30.00% of state's Hindus' 10 congregations.

Southwide Baptist Fellowship
2 congregations: 2.74% of state's Southwide Baptist Fellowship's 73 congregations.

Reformed Baptist Churches
1 congregations: 14.29% of state's Reformed Baptist Churches' 7 congregations.

Jains
1 congregations: 33.33% of state's Jains' 3 congregations.

Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches
1 congregations: 10.00% of state's Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches' 10 congregations.

The Primitive Baptist Church
1 congregations: 1.06% of state's The Primitive Baptist Church's 94 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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