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Itawamba 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 19 4,677 195.99
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 2,222 93.11
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 1,354 56.74
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 6 870 36.46
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 769 32.23
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 522 21.87
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 270 11.31
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 146 6.12
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 137 5.74
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 101 4.23
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 72 3.02
Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of the Truth, Inc. [Lewis Dominion] Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 14
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 23,863 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (11,140) included 46.7% 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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