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Scotland County, North Carolina

Denominational Groups, 2000

6,682 6,102   488 64 22,662
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 Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic 1 350 10.4
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Evangelical Protestant 9 4,660 138.1
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 1 30 0.9
Black Baptists Estimate Evangelical Protestant n.a. 3,777 111.9
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant 1 125 3.7
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 1 90 2.7
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 4 975 28.9
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant 2 91 2.7
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 1 91 2.7
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches Evangelical Protestant 1 400 11.9
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant 8 632 18.7
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant 2 95 2.8
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 1 136 4.0
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 12 3,249 96.3
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant 2 204 6.0
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 1 129 3.8
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 1 147 4.4
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 8 2,020 59.8
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 14 4,415 130.8
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 70 21,616  

The population of this county (or equivalent) in 1990 was 33,754. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (21,616) include 64.0% of the total population in 1990.

Source

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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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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