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Martinsville, VA Micro Area - Metro Area Membership Report (2020)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 39 14,910 231.40
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 36 11,522 178.82
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 2,750 42.68
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 2,282 35.42
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 1,946 30.20
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 1,710 26.54
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 1,668 25.89
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 12 1,017 15.78
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 606 9.41
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4 518 8.04
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 485 7.53
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 451 7.00
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 404 6.27
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 6 401 6.22
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 400 6.21
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 350 5.43
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 323 5.01
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 302 4.69
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 254 3.94
Evangelical Friends Church International Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 243 3.77
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 241 3.74
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 234 3.63
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 218 3.38
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 2.33
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 129 2.00
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 113 1.75
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 101 1.57
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 100 1.55
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 1.46
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 1.40
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 66 1.02
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 44 0.68
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 34 0.53
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.11
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 64,433 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (44,163) included 68.5% of the total population in 2020. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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