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Clarke 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 47 10,538 456.45
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 12 1,221 52.89
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 1,046 45.31
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 9 936 40.54
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 910 39.42
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 8 608 26.34
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 576 24.95
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 281 12.17
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 232 10.05
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 226 9.79
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 226 9.79
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 209 9.05
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 8.75
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 110 4.76
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 76 3.29
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 35 1.52
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 23 1.00
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 16 0.69
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 23,087 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (17,471) included 75.7% 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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