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Franklin 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 36 10,529 327.87
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 25 2,123 66.11
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 2,031 63.25
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,263 39.33
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 1,080 33.63
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 580 18.06
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 512 15.94
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 346 10.77
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 331 10.31
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 320 9.96
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 231 7.19
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 208 6.48
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 206 6.41
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 175 5.45
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 3.74
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 19 0.59
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 6 0.19
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 32,113 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (20,080) included 62.5% 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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