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Talladega 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 72 23,617 287.49
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 27 7,270 88.50
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 27 3,083 37.53
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 12 3,010 36.64
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 1,660 20.21
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 1,216 14.80
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 876 10.66
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 702 8.55
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 600 7.30
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 584 7.11
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 572 6.96
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 507 6.17
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 488 5.94
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 357 4.35
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 3.65
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 269 3.27
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 211 2.57
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 197 2.40
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 182 2.22
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 157 1.91
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 120 1.46
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 1.46
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 100 1.22
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 84 1.02
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 64 0.78
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 8 0.10
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Bible Methodist Connection of Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 82,149 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (46,354) included 56.4% 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 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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