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Decatur 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 28 7,865 267.82
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,358 46.24
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 1,102 37.53
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 6 900 30.65
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 900 30.65
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 737 25.10
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 628 21.38
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 511 17.40
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 376 12.80
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 238 8.10
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 6.88
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 188 6.40
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 164 5.58
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 148 5.04
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 138 4.70
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 121 4.12
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 102 3.47
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 3.41
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 62 2.11
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 2.04
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 34 1.16
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 23 0.78
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 29,367 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (15,957) included 54.3% 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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