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Butts County, Georgia - 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 11 4,247 166.98
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 1,346 52.92
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 5 1,196 47.02
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 7 1,000 39.32
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 800 31.45
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 614 24.14
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 564 22.18
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 360 14.15
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 272 10.69
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 250 9.83
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 235 9.24
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 92 3.62
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 79 3.11
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 67 2.63
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 33 1.30
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 30 1.18
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 6 0.24
International Pentecostal Church of Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 25,434 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,191) included 44.0% 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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