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Leflore 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 16 4,971 175.41
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 10 2,100 74.10
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 9 1,990 70.22
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 8 1,441 50.85
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,270 44.81
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 1,130 39.87
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 550 19.41
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 520 18.35
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 460 16.23
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 372 13.13
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 352 12.42
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 348 12.28
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 278 9.81
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 278 9.81
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 251 8.86
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 238 8.40
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 194 6.85
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 176 6.21
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 140 4.94
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 127 4.48
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 28,339 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (17,186) included 60.6% 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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