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Statesboro, GA Micro Area - Metro Area 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 12,324 151.96
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 5,514 67.99
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 11 3,190 39.33
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 1,311 16.17
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 885 10.91
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 676 8.34
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 517 6.37
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 504 6.21
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 480 5.92
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 379 4.67
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 272 3.35
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 260 3.21
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 246 3.03
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 2.49
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 200 2.47
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 191 2.36
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 127 1.57
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 114 1.41
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 1.23
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 85 1.05
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 80 0.99
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 66 0.81
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 65 0.80
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 65 0.80
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 29 0.36
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 27 0.33
Church of God Apostolic, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Elim Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Progressive Primitive Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 81,099 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (27,909) included 34.4% 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

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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