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Santa Rosa 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 41 36,764 195.55
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 15,635 83.16
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 27 12,584 66.94
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 9,702 51.61
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,960 15.74
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 16 2,613 13.90
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 1,071 5.70
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 938 4.99
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 634 3.37
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 630 3.35
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 549 2.92
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 382 2.03
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 360 1.91
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 204 1.09
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 188 1.00
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 180 0.96
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 161 0.86
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 143 0.76
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 130 0.69
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 129 0.69
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 0.64
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 0.64
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 96 0.51
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 60 0.32
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 45 0.24
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 41 0.22
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 36 0.19
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 188,000 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (86,475) included 46.0% 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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