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Clarke County, Georgia

Denominational Groups, 2000

17,597 12,401   4,926 1,477 65,088
Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational "adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The historically African American denominations are not included in the 2000 congregation and membership totals. Many are also missing in 1990 and most historically African American denominations are missing in the 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents % Change
Catholic Church Catholic +1 +3,839 353.2%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology +1 +94 24.4%
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant +1 +142 43.4%
Jewish Estimate Other Theology +1 +100 33.3%
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant +1 +153 50.8%
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant +1 -1,871 -12.6%
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 0 +171 74.7%
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 0 +74 17.3%
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 -5 -2.1%
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 0 -62 -10.4%
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 0 +120 22.9%
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 0 -9 -2.0%
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant 0 +49 196.0%
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox 0 n.a. n.a.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 0 -164 -6.1%
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant 0 +193 180.4%
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 0 +229 206.3%
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 0 +89 32.1%
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology 0 -30 -11.4%
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 0 +529 8.0%
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant -1 +232 15.9%
  Totals: +5 +3,873 +12.4%

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 87,594; in 2000 it was 101,489. The total population changed 15.9%. The adherent totals for 1990 (37,756) represent 43.1% of the 1990 population. The adherent totals for 2000 (36,401) include 35.9% of the 2000 population. The totals represent the change in groups that reported in both 1990 and 2000 only. There is sufficient data for 20 groups to calculate 1990-2000 change. These 20 groups had 31,215 adherents in 1990 and 35,088 adherents in 2000, for a change of 12.4%

Sources

The 2000 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and includes statistics for 149 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Dale E. Jones, Sherri Doty, Clifford Grammich, James E. Horsch, Richard Houseal, Mac Lynn, John P. Marcum, Kenneth M. Sanchagrin and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Religious Congregations & Membership in the United States, 2000, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

The 1990 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 132 religious groups, including number of churches and adherents. Martin B. Bradley, Norman M. Green, Jr., Dale E. Jones, Mac Lynn, and Lou McNeil supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1990, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

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