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Harrison 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 20 28,459 136.41
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 53 19,807 94.94
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 38 10,880 52.15
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 28 9,151 43.86
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 5,269 25.26
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 14 3,006 14.41
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 1,987 9.52
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 1,966 9.42
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 1,850 8.87
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 7 1,596 7.65
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,436 6.88
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 1,402 6.72
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 888 4.26
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 7 670 3.21
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 540 2.59
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 3 538 2.58
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 448 2.15
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 378 1.81
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 354 1.70
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 252 1.21
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 162 0.78
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 150 0.72
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 149 0.71
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 136 0.65
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.60
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.60
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 0.43
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 86 0.41
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 80 0.38
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 70 0.34
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 70 0.34
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 70 0.34
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 59 0.28
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 50 0.24
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 26 0.12
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 8 0.04
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 8 0.04
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 11
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 208,621 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (92,343) included 44.3% 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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