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Mecklenburg County, Virginia - 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 30 6,038 199.15
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 19 2,056 67.81
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 1,550 51.12
Reformed Zion Union Apostolic Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,088 35.89
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 728 24.01
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 426 14.05
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 373 12.30
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 303 9.99
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6 254 8.38
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 175 5.77
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 152 5.01
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 117 3.86
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 2.51
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 43 1.42
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 30 0.99
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 24 0.79
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 10 0.33
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 0 0.00
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 30,319 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (13,443) included 44.3% 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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