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Macon 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
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 9 2,442 125.03
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 1,950 99.84
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 16 1,784 91.34
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 1,103 56.47
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 7 871 44.59
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 856 43.83
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 810 41.47
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 283 14.49
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 240 12.29
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 10.34
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 195 9.98
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 162 8.29
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 162 8.29
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 86 4.40
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 76 3.89
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 3.89
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 76 3.89
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 75 3.84
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 59 3.02
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 57 2.92
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 54 2.76
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 27 1.38
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 19,532 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,646) included 59.6% 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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