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St. Clair 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 66 23,809 261.34
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 28 14,310 157.07
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 2,070 22.72
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 1,617 17.75
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 930 10.21
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 773 8.48
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 720 7.90
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 553 6.07
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 372 4.08
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 360 3.95
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 347 3.81
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 301 3.30
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 240 2.63
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 227 2.49
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 212 2.33
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 206 2.26
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 200 2.20
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 83 0.91
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 69 0.76
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 24 0.26
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 13 0.14
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Bible Methodist Connection of Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 91,103 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (47,436) included 52.1% 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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