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Barbour County, Alabama - 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 25 4,884 193.63
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 3,356 133.05
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 13 3,038 120.45
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 2,353 93.29
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 12 909 36.04
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 573 22.72
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 404 16.02
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 369 14.63
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 300 11.89
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 232 9.20
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 201 7.97
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 147 5.83
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 127 5.04
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 122 4.84
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 99 3.92
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 93 3.69
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 62 2.46
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 61 2.42
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies Evangelical Protestant 1
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 25,223 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (17,330) included 68.7% 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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