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Coahoma 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 12 4,305 201.26
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 1,720 80.41
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 1,260 58.91
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 752 35.16
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 4 654 30.58
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 378 17.67
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 350 16.36
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 350 16.36
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 245 11.45
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 204 9.54
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 198 9.26
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 177 8.27
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 155 7.25
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 103 4.82
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 100 4.68
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 80 3.74
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 3.55
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 74 3.46
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 61 2.85
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 35 1.64
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 13 0.61
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 21,390 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,290) included 52.8% 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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