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Davidson County, Tennessee - 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 190 69,560 97.17
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 19 62,003 86.61
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 140 56,817 79.37
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 52 31,268 43.68
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 95 29,939 41.82
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 54 21,786 30.43
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 22 16,536 23.10
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 8 14,254 19.91
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 15 13,205 18.45
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 20 10,899 15.22
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 13 9,903 13.83
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 24 9,124 12.75
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 8,690 12.14
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 15 8,155 11.39
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 7,568 10.57
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 9 6,921 9.67
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 14 6,864 9.59
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 26 6,210 8.67
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 21 5,481 7.66
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 3 5,230 7.31
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 9 4,554 6.36
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 4,500 6.29
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 13 3,370 4.71
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 2,924 4.08
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 9 2,622 3.66
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,954 2.73
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 1,905 2.66
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,601 2.24
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 10 1,523 2.13
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 9 1,154 1.61
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 1,060 1.48
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 11 1,041 1.45
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 5 994 1.39
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 990 1.38
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 908 1.27
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 830 1.16
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 821 1.15
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 802 1.12
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 725 1.01
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 720 1.01
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 650 0.91
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 600 0.84
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 550 0.77
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 500 0.70
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 476 0.66
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 419 0.59
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 2 408 0.57
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 382 0.53
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 4 380 0.53
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 373 0.52
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 270 0.38
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 206 0.29
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 202 0.28
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 180 0.25
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.17
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 110 0.15
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.14
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.14
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 64 0.09
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 62 0.09
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 45 0.06
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 41 0.06
Apostolic Christian Church of America Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 27 0.04
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 20 0.03
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 0 0.00
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 0 0.00
Every Nation Evangelical Protestant 2
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth, Inc. [Lewis Dominion] Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies Evangelical Protestant 2
Berean Fellowship of Churches Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 715,884 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (441,696) included 61.7% 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 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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