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Troup County, Georgia

Denominational Groups, 2000

20,506 8,534   1,246 517 27,976
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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Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 37 17,802 302.9
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 34 6,343 107.9
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 6 1,328 22.6
Catholic Church Catholic 1 1,246 21.2
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 4 792 13.5
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 8 718 12.2
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 2 437 7.4
Independent, Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant 1 400 6.8
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 2 327 5.6
Muslim Estimate Other Theology 2 326 5.6
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 1 238 4.1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 1 186 3.2
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 1 140 2.4
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 1 105 1.8
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant 1 83 1.4
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant 1 78 1.3
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant 1 71 1.2
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 1 56 1.0
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant 1 48 0.8
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 1 40 0.7
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 1 34 0.6
Bahá'í Other Theology 0 5 0.1
Primitive Baptist Churches--Old Line Evangelical Protestant 3 n.a. n.a.
Southwide Baptist Fellowship Evangelical Protestant 1 n.a. n.a.
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 112 30,803  
Total (Adjusted)**:   44,170  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 55,536; in 2000 it was 58,779. The total population changed 5.8%. The unadjusted adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (30,803) include 52.4% of the total population in 2000. The adjusted total adherents (44,170) include 75.1% of the population.


*The “Unadjusted Totals” come from the 1990 and 2000 data collected by representatives of the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). While quite comprehensive, this data excludes most of the historically African-American denominations and some other major groups. As a result, these numbers will be an underestimate of the total adherence rate, particularly in areas with a large African-American population. The 2000 data included 149 religious groups and the final results are published in Religious Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Copyright © 2002, All rights reserved. The 1990 data included 132 groups and the final results are published in Churches and Church Membership in the United States 1990 Copyright © 1990, All rights reserved. Published by Glenmary Research Center, 1312 Fifth Ave., North, Nashville, TN 37208. [More information on the data collection]

**The “Adjusted Totals” include all adherents in the denominations counted by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and estimates adherent totals for the historically African-American denominations and other religious groups not listed in the ASARB totals. An article by Roger Finke and Christopher P. Scheitle (2005) reviews how these estimates were computed.

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2000 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of approximately 8 (8.1) in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County are Episcopalian.

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