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Bossier Parish, Louisiana - 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 43 38,008 295.22
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 28 8,900 69.13
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 6,879 53.43
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 4,439 34.48
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 16 2,104 16.34
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 8 1,908 14.82
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 6 1,592 12.37
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 2 1,574 12.23
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 1,433 11.13
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,410 10.95
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 1,381 10.73
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,284 9.97
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 1,040 8.08
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 938 7.29
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 492 3.82
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 409 3.18
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 354 2.75
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 252 1.96
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 226 1.76
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 218 1.69
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 214 1.66
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 200 1.55
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 151 1.17
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 135 1.05
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 100 0.78
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 59 0.46
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 31 0.24
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 26 0.20
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 128,746 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (75,757) included 58.8% 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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