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Natchitoches 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 39 8,238 219.59
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 11 4,122 109.88
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 17 2,530 67.44
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,289 34.36
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 540 14.39
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 400 10.66
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 395 10.53
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 250 6.66
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 227 6.05
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 5.38
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 200 5.33
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 188 5.01
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 143 3.81
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 120 3.20
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 118 3.15
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 2.67
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 85 2.27
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 78 2.08
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 70 1.87
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 38 1.01
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 32 0.85
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 31 0.83
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 25 0.67
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 13 0.35
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 37,515 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (19,434) included 51.8% 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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