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Prince George's 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 41 88,597 91.60
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 219 86,430 89.36
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 21 52,120 53.89
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 17 45,350 46.89
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 105 28,727 29.70
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 4 23,730 24.53
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 17,302 17.89
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 47 13,140 13.59
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 35 12,684 13.11
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 34 12,272 12.69
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 37 11,484 11.87
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 11 8,752 9.05
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 14 8,740 9.04
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 18 8,024 8.30
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 21 7,528 7.78
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 6,706 6.93
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 5,000 5.17
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 17 4,827 4.99
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 4,400 4.55
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 3 4,400 4.55
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 13 4,090 4.23
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 7 3,808 3.94
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 2,629 2.72
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 13 2,101 2.17
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 10 1,821 1.88
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 1,800 1.86
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 1,670 1.73
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 10 1,588 1.64
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,574 1.63
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 6 1,260 1.30
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,150 1.19
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 916 0.95
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9 902 0.93
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 864 0.89
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 5 733 0.76
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 670 0.69
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 500 0.52
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 486 0.50
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 464 0.48
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 441 0.46
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 405 0.42
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 367 0.38
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 356 0.37
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 354 0.37
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 347 0.36
Moravian Church in America (Unitas Fratrum), Northern Province Mainline Protestant 2 321 0.33
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 3 296 0.31
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 249 0.26
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 7 239 0.25
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 204 0.21
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 180 0.19
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 125 0.13
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 110 0.11
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 106 0.11
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 92 0.10
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 90 0.09
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 90 0.09
Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ World Wide, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 80 0.08
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 80 0.08
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 76 0.08
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 60 0.06
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 35 0.04
Holy Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 30 0.03
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 23 0.02
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 19 0.02
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 14 0.01
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
General Church of the New Jerusalem Other Christians Spiritualist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 2
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God and Saints of Christ Other Christians Judaism Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 15
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 6
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 12
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 967,201 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (484,028) included 50.0% 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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