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Florence County, South 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 52 17,173 125.30
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 36 15,470 112.87
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 38 8,793 64.15
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 5,443 39.71
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 5,000 36.48
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 12 4,850 35.39
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 29 3,471 25.32
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 2,275 16.60
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10 2,138 15.60
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,212 8.84
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 726 5.30
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 616 4.49
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 9 513 3.74
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 4 396 2.89
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 377 2.75
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 333 2.43
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 308 2.25
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 2.19
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 252 1.84
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 201 1.47
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 200 1.46
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 200 1.46
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 190 1.39
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 155 1.13
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 151 1.10
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 150 1.09
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 114 0.83
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 100 0.73
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 82 0.60
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 61 0.45
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 51 0.37
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 137,059 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (71,301) included 52.0% 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

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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