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Calvert County, Maryland - 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 5 20,272 218.49
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 21 5,659 60.99
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 7 4,450 47.96
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 2,762 29.77
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 1,567 16.89
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 789 8.50
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 544 5.86
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 378 4.07
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 360 3.88
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 288 3.10
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 224 2.41
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 210 2.26
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 200 2.16
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 154 1.66
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 93 1.00
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 91 0.98
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 84 0.91
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 50 0.54
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 25 0.27
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 21 0.23
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 92,783 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (38,221) included 41.2% 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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