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Sharp 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 4,517 261.54
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 4 1,100 63.69
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 1,050 60.80
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 920 53.27
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 768 44.47
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 733 42.44
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 585 33.87
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 486 28.14
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 344 19.92
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 264 15.29
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 140 8.11
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 130 7.53
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 102 5.91
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 5.79
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 32 1.85
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 25 1.45
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 21 1.22
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.17
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 17,271 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,320) included 65.5% 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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