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Gwinnett 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 12 107,918 112.76
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 151 73,648 76.95
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 87 73,570 76.87
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 33 50,945 53.23
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 28,458 29.73
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 20 28,231 29.50
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 16,570 17.31
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 45 12,812 13.39
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 15 9,109 9.52
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 6 8,650 9.04
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 7,600 7.94
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 20 7,204 7.53
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 20 5,431 5.67
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 12 4,713 4.92
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 22 3,938 4.11
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 7 3,933 4.11
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 15 3,529 3.69
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 3,415 3.57
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 8 3,055 3.19
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 4 3,016 3.15
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 15 2,720 2.84
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 1,764 1.84
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,599 1.67
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 1,360 1.42
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 887 0.93
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 800 0.84
Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 700 0.73
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 3 676 0.71
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 5 640 0.67
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 630 0.66
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 630 0.66
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 594 0.62
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 589 0.62
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 490 0.51
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 457 0.48
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 418 0.44
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 342 0.36
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 0.31
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 288 0.30
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 261 0.27
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 258 0.27
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 250 0.26
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 210 0.22
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 210 0.22
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 0.21
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 162 0.17
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 150 0.16
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 132 0.14
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 90 0.09
Open Bible Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 80 0.08
Church of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith, McDonough, GA) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 76 0.08
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 76 0.08
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 70 0.07
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 70 0.07
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 57 0.06
Syrian (Syriac) Orthodox Church of Antioch Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 55 0.06
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 53 0.06
Malankara Mar Thoma Church Other Christians Other Groups Family 1 46 0.05
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 40 0.04
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 15 0.02
Unaffiliated Friends Meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 8 0.01
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Chabad Judaism Judaism 2
Vanguard Presbytery Evangelical Protestant 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 2
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Tao Other Other Groups Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 957,062 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (474,200) included 49.5% 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 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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