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Calhoun County, Alabama - County 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 88 40,910 351.34
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 39 16,260 139.64
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 13 4,634 39.80
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 24 3,846 33.03
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 3,345 28.73
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 3,132 26.90
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 16 2,264 19.44
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 2,104 18.07
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 9 1,106 9.50
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 834 7.16
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 799 6.86
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 553 4.75
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 528 4.53
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 504 4.33
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 4 420 3.61
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 370 3.18
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 284 2.44
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 222 1.91
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 177 1.52
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 174 1.49
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 172 1.48
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 130 1.12
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 1.08
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 1.08
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 100 0.86
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 90 0.77
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 85 0.73
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 84 0.72
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 74 0.64
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 69 0.59
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 65 0.56
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 36 0.31
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 28 0.24
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 6
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 12
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 116,441 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (83,651) included 71.8% 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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