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Using data from the 1980-2010 Religious Congregations and Membership Studies, this list ranks U.S. counties on the highest total number of adherents and the highest percent of the population in the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.

Congregational "Adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. "Percent" is the percentage of the total population that belongs to that denomination. Note: Adherents are sometimes residents of a county different than the location of their congregation.

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Complete List

Ranking County   [Download CSV]AdherentsPercent
36 Anson County, North Carolina
--
--
36 Baker County, Georgia
--
--
11 Beaufort County, North Carolina
1,674
3.72
20 Bladen County, North Carolina
429
1.33
35 Brunswick County, North Carolina
17
0.02
27 Cabarrus County, North Carolina
227
0.17
15 Carteret County, North Carolina
1,662
2.8
13 Columbus County, North Carolina
1,819
3.32
8 Craven County, North Carolina
3,700
4.05
29 Cumberland County, North Carolina
361
0.12
31 Davidson County, North Carolina
123
0.08
7 Duplin County, North Carolina
2,150
4.38
26 Durham County, North Carolina
509
0.23
36 Early County, Georgia
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18 Edgecombe County, North Carolina
842
1.51
35 Forsyth County, North Carolina
56
0.02
1 Greene County, North Carolina
2,731
14.39
35 Guilford County, North Carolina
73
0.02
33 Halifax County, North Carolina
31
0.05
25 Harnett County, North Carolina
249
0.27
19 Hertford County, North Carolina
322
1.42
30 Horry County, South Carolina
191
0.1
5 Johnston County, North Carolina
5,725
4.69
10 Jones County, North Carolina
403
3.88
9 Lenoir County, North Carolina
2,362
3.96
17 Martin County, North Carolina
513
2
21 Nash County, North Carolina
750
0.86
34 New Hanover County, North Carolina
72
0.04
23 Onslow County, North Carolina
825
0.55
2 Pamlico County, North Carolina
1,070
8.27
24 Pasquotank County, North Carolina
99
0.28
12 Pitt County, North Carolina
4,862
3.63
26 Richmond County, North Carolina
106
0.23
32 Rockingham County, North Carolina
61
0.07
16 Sampson County, North Carolina
1,575
2.62
22 Stanly County, North Carolina
448
0.77
4 Tyrrell County, North Carolina
268
6.46
28 Wake County, North Carolina
981
0.16
6 Washington County, North Carolina
625
4.55
14 Wayne County, North Carolina
3,421
3.02
3 Wilson County, North Carolina
4,879
6.61


* In an effort to better match the ASARB standards for adherents, a few religious bodies changed the way their adherents were reported in 2010, including Amish groups, Friends groups, Jewish groups, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Non-denominational Christian Churches, and the United Methodist Church. This change does not affect any of the data in the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. In fact, the data for these groups are now more comparable to that of other bodies than it was in previous decadal reports.

However, the change in methodology can distort assessments on growth or decline between 2000 and 2010 for each of these groups. County-level 2000 data using the new methodology are not readily available. ASARB staff has adjusted some 2000 county-level adherent statistics to allow for a more accurate picture on growth or decline. The revised maps and charts are now available on-line at www.usreligioncensus.org for those who are interested in these trends.

Source

2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). [More information on the data collection]