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Florence, SC Metro Area - Metro Area 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 85 27,043 135.24
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 60 22,760 113.82
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 64 13,327 66.65
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 6 6,686 33.44
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 18 6,606 33.04
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 5,000 25.00
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 35 4,179 20.90
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 3,425 17.13
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 17 3,033 15.17
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 8 2,826 14.13
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 7 1,746 8.73
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,232 6.16
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 11 1,026 5.13
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 764 3.82
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 548 2.74
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 510 2.55
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 5 463 2.32
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 461 2.31
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 3 405 2.03
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 1.50
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 252 1.26
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 213 1.07
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 200 1.00
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 200 1.00
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 184 0.92
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 151 0.76
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 150 0.75
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 142 0.71
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 100 0.50
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 90 0.45
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 82 0.41
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 61 0.31
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 51 0.26
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 5
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) 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 metro area was 199,964 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (104,216) included 52.1% 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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