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Cabarrus County, North Carolina - 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 33 30,710 136.00
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 24,958 110.53
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 75 23,020 101.95
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 26 12,938 57.30
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 3,174 14.06
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 13 2,984 13.22
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 13 2,822 12.50
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 9 2,668 11.82
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 11 2,605 11.54
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 2,246 9.95
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 2,095 9.28
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 6 1,824 8.08
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,734 7.68
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,248 5.53
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 799 3.54
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 694 3.07
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 582 2.58
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 546 2.42
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 501 2.22
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 468 2.07
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 440 1.95
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 406 1.80
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 347 1.54
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 340 1.51
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 331 1.47
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 216 0.96
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 204 0.90
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 183 0.81
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 0.80
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 130 0.58
Churches of God, General Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 112 0.50
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 110 0.49
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 89 0.39
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 68 0.30
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 56 0.25
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
House of God, Holy Church of the Living God, The Pillar and Ground of the Truth, House of Prayer for All People Black Protestant 1
Orthodox Anglican Church Mainline Protestant 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 225,804 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (121,828) included 54.0% 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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