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Clayton 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 52 33,060 111.09
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 37 26,612 89.42
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 2 21,000 70.57
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 18,097 60.81
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 7,100 23.86
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 4 5,592 18.79
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 4,610 15.49
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 12 4,231 14.22
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 7 3,328 11.18
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 11 3,012 10.12
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,748 5.87
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 8 1,565 5.26
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,034 3.47
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 813 2.73
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 685 2.30
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 554 1.86
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 518 1.74
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 479 1.61
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 420 1.41
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 404 1.36
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 210 0.71
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 207 0.70
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 168 0.56
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 152 0.51
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 115 0.39
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 113 0.38
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 86 0.29
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 72 0.24
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 70 0.24
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 47 0.16
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 0 0.00
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 297,595 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (136,102) included 45.7% 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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