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Neshoba 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 41 10,603 364.53
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 17 2,863 98.43
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 825 28.36
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 520 17.88
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 420 14.44
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 413 14.20
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 316 10.86
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 240 8.25
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 217 7.46
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 128 4.40
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 106 3.64
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 83 2.85
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 72 2.48
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 71 2.44
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 40 1.38
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 24 0.83
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 22 0.76
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 9 0.31
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 29,087 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (16,972) included 58.3% 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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