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Williamsburg 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
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 27 4,848 156.26
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 29 4,724 152.26
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 2,190 70.59
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 10 1,836 59.18
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1,484 47.83
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 463 14.92
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 454 14.63
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 391 12.60
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 258 8.32
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 246 7.93
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 200 6.45
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 192 6.19
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 152 4.90
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 74 2.39
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 72 2.32
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 16 0.52
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
United American Free Will Baptist Denomination, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 31,026 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (17,600) included 56.7% 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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