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Monroe County, Florida - 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 5 27,966 337.45
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 9 2,728 32.92
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 12 2,163 26.10
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,629 19.66
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 1,600 19.31
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,448 17.47
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 1,202 14.50
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 6 1,038 12.53
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 864 10.43
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 480 5.79
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 278 3.35
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 266 3.21
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 200 2.41
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 200 2.41
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 2.14
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 140 1.69
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 116 1.40
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 110 1.33
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 108 1.30
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 108 1.30
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 103 1.24
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 85 1.03
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 66 0.80
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 49 0.59
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 41 0.49
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 27 0.33
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 27 0.33
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 13 0.16
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 11 0.13
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, Oregon Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 82,874 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (43,243) included 52.2% 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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