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St. Mary 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 17 14,264 288.71
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 15 5,098 103.19
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 20 4,584 92.78
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 1,650 33.40
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 1,508 30.52
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 805 16.29
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 504 10.20
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 478 9.67
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 414 8.38
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 395 7.99
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 200 4.05
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 182 3.68
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 115 2.33
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 2.02
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 26 0.53
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.06
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 49,406 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (30,326) included 61.4% 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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