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Dale 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 30 11,908 241.41
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 16 3,970 80.48
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 18 2,400 48.66
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 15 1,000 20.27
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 922 18.69
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 6 756 15.33
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 676 13.70
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 545 11.05
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 428 8.68
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 418 8.47
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 383 7.76
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 341 6.91
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 304 6.16
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 200 4.05
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 200 4.05
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 2.03
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 96 1.95
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 92 1.87
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 60 1.22
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 30 0.61
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 8 0.16
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Progressive Primitive Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 49,326 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (24,837) included 50.4% 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

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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