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Scott 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 50 13,752 491.32
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 18 1,865 66.63
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 520 18.58
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 382 13.65
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 380 13.58
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 10.72
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 232 8.29
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 228 8.15
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 217 7.75
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 7.22
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 100 3.57
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 80 2.86
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 67 2.39
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 42 1.50
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 17 0.61
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 6 0.21
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 27,990 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (18,390) included 65.7% 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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