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Grenada 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 21 8,162 377.36
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,361 62.92
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 8 982 45.40
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 540 24.97
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 531 24.55
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 500 23.12
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 500 23.12
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 492 22.75
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 400 18.49
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 158 7.31
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 154 7.12
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 134 6.20
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 4.62
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 51 2.36
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 50 2.31
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 30 1.39
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 25 1.16
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 1 0.05
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 21,629 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (14,171) included 65.5% 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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