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Pike 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 31 14,791 366.80
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 11 3,130 77.62
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 9 2,490 61.75
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 10 1,838 45.58
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 1,412 35.02
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 896 22.22
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 530 13.14
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 476 11.80
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 348 8.63
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 290 7.19
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 278 6.89
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 221 5.48
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 207 5.13
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 150 3.72
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 139 3.45
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 104 2.58
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 2.48
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 71 1.76
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 64 1.59
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 28 0.69
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 13 0.32
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 5 0.12
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 40,324 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (27,581) included 68.4% 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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