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Adams County, Mississippi - 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 13 7,563 256.04
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 4,720 159.79
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 6 3,970 134.40
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 1,530 51.80
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,466 49.63
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 7 1,410 47.74
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 6 878 29.72
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 683 23.12
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 470 15.91
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 466 15.78
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 394 13.34
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 356 12.05
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 348 11.78
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 240 8.13
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 222 7.52
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 5.99
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 135 4.57
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 107 3.62
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 3.18
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 79 2.67
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 73 2.47
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 62 2.10
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 22 0.74
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.17
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 29,538 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (25,470) included 86.2% 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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