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Phillips County, Arkansas - 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 16 3,643 219.88
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 1,274 76.90
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 950 57.34
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 570 34.40
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 5 511 30.84
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 440 26.56
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 376 22.69
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 370 22.33
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 354 21.37
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 212 12.80
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 118 7.12
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 111 6.70
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 100 6.04
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 80 4.83
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 28 1.69
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 24 1.45
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 15 0.91
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 2 0.12
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 5
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 16,568 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (9,178) included 55.4% 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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