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Fayette County, Georgia - 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 28 25,589 214.68
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 21,720 182.22
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 25 13,650 114.52
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 13 10,638 89.25
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 3,283 27.54
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,820 23.66
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 7 2,024 16.98
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 1,398 11.73
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 1,131 9.49
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 992 8.32
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 861 7.22
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 566 4.75
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 554 4.65
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 541 4.54
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 519 4.35
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 328 2.75
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 322 2.70
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 300 2.52
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 177 1.48
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 170 1.43
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 1.26
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 0.84
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 54 0.45
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 39 0.33
Church of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith, McDonough, GA) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 38 0.32
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 20 0.17
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Diocese of the Holy Cross Mainline Protestant 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Reformed Baptist Network Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 119,194 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (87,984) included 73.8% 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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