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Spalding 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 37 13,593 201.96
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 23 6,500 96.57
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 5,864 87.12
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 3,599 53.47
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 2 2,796 41.54
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 1,630 24.22
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 1,296 19.26
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 1,211 17.99
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 2 901 13.39
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 700 10.40
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 564 8.38
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 348 5.17
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 326 4.84
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 320 4.75
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 242 3.60
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 236 3.51
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 226 3.36
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 211 3.13
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 2.23
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 140 2.08
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 96 1.43
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 70 1.04
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 35 0.52
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 23 0.34
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 12 0.18
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 67,306 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (41,089) included 61.0% 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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