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Greenville County, South Carolina - 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 205 91,074 173.30
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 11 59,961 114.10
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 115 58,970 112.21
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 53 22,298 42.43
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 32 11,363 21.62
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 16 7,278 13.85
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 9 6,749 12.84
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 14 6,537 12.44
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 8 6,298 11.98
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 13 5,450 10.37
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 17 4,368 8.31
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 9 4,214 8.02
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 3,080 5.86
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 6 2,755 5.24
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 20 2,478 4.72
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 2,167 4.12
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 1,807 3.44
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 1,731 3.29
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 1,537 2.92
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 1,500 2.85
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 1,204 2.29
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 2 1,011 1.92
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 910 1.73
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 623 1.19
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 600 1.14
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 560 1.07
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 530 1.01
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 6 529 1.01
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 513 0.98
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 395 0.75
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 358 0.68
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 330 0.63
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 280 0.53
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 266 0.51
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 262 0.50
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 2 261 0.50
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 250 0.48
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 2 231 0.44
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 0.34
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 140 0.27
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 114 0.22
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 108 0.21
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 106 0.20
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 100 0.19
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 95 0.18
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 80 0.15
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 77 0.15
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 0.14
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 70 0.13
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 60 0.11
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 51 0.10
Church of God General Conference (Abrahamic Faith, McDonough, GA) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 38 0.07
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 15 0.03
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Reformed Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Anglican Catholic Church Other Christians Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Holy Catholic Church Anglican Rite Mainline Protestant 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Evangelical Lutheran Diocese of North America Evangelical Protestant 1
Reformed Baptist Network Evangelical Protestant 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 10
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Free Presbyterian Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
New Testament Association of Independent Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 525,534 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (312,038) included 59.4% 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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