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Madison County, Mississippi - 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 27 24,683 226.15
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 13 11,020 100.97
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 7,946 72.80
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 6 4,894 44.84
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 17 3,410 31.24
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 3,155 28.91
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 12 2,540 23.27
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 1,724 15.80
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 1,602 14.68
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,130 10.35
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 832 7.62
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 732 6.71
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 588 5.39
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 486 4.45
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 360 3.30
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 358 3.28
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 330 3.02
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 300 2.75
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 1.65
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 1.65
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 160 1.47
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 120 1.10
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 118 1.08
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 109 1.00
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 99 0.91
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 0.82
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 67 0.61
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 62 0.57
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 46 0.42
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 0 0.00
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 109,145 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (67,321) included 61.7% 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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