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Middlesborough, KY Micro 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 41 16,097 668.01
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 1,674 69.47
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 748 31.04
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 450 18.67
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 359 14.90
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 263 10.91
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 176 7.30
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 149 6.18
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 100 4.15
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 76 3.15
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 75 3.11
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 55 2.28
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 46 1.91
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 38 1.58
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 36 1.49
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 31 1.29
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 23 0.95
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.04
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 24,097 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (20,397) included 84.6% 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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