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Marion 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 27 8,810 300.26
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 23 1,927 65.68
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 1,570 53.51
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 10 987 33.64
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 943 32.14
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 559 19.05
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 506 17.25
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 400 13.63
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 231 7.87
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 152 5.18
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 5.11
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 3.20
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 75 2.56
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 18 0.61
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 29,341 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (16,422) included 56.0% 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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