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Marengo 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 30 8,425 436.01
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 10 3,190 165.09
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 1,544 79.90
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 646 33.43
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 570 29.50
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 496 25.67
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 402 20.80
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 242 12.52
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 192 9.94
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 174 9.00
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 173 8.95
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 165 8.54
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 152 7.87
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 152 7.87
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 6.21
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 110 5.69
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 50 2.59
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 28 1.45
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.26
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 4 0.21
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 19,323 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (16,840) included 87.2% 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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