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Tazewell 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 33 3,865 95.60
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 12 1,921 47.52
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 1,616 39.97
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,066 26.37
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 884 21.87
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11 827 20.46
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 631 15.61
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 446 11.03
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 350 8.66
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 234 5.79
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 6 197 4.87
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 3.71
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 123 3.04
Amish Groups, undifferentiated Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 93 2.30
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 56 1.39
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 53 1.31
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 50 1.24
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 48 1.19
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 40 0.99
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 32 0.79
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 22 0.54
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 14 0.35
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 8 0.20
Vanguard Presbytery Evangelical Protestant 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 40,429 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (12,726) included 31.5% 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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