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Accomack County, Virginia - 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
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 40 4,893 146.44
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 3,285 98.32
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 17 2,976 89.07
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 8 1,475 44.14
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 556 16.64
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 284 8.50
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 262 7.84
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 205 6.14
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 116 3.47
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 95 2.84
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 82 2.45
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 60 1.80
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 37 1.11
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 30 0.90
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 21 0.63
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 15 0.45
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 5 0.15
Christ's Sanctified Holy Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Full Gospel Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 33,413 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,397) included 43.1% 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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