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Monroe 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 6,506 329.05
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 1,676 84.77
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,014 51.28
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 700 35.40
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 570 28.83
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 556 28.12
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 256 12.95
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 231 11.68
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 221 11.18
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 212 10.72
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 204 10.32
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 192 9.71
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 156 7.89
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 144 7.28
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 98 4.96
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 86 4.35
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 76 3.84
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 50 2.53
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 36 1.82
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.15
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 19,772 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (12,987) included 65.7% 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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