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Marion 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 24 11,406 466.67
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 20 1,810 74.06
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 7 1,380 56.46
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 1,178 48.20
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 833 34.08
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 520 21.28
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 376 15.38
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 217 8.88
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 8.26
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 8.26
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 180 7.36
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 140 5.73
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 116 4.75
Pilgrim Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 79 3.23
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 76 3.11
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 68 2.78
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 59 2.41
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 56 2.29
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 51 2.09
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 20 0.82
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.04
Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies Evangelical Protestant 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 24,441 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (18,970) included 77.6% 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 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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