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Tippah 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 35 11,007 504.56
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 20 1,456 66.74
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 957 43.87
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 3 440 20.17
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 13.75
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 243 11.14
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 152 6.97
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 148 6.78
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 142 6.51
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 4.58
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 4.31
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 36 1.65
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 32 1.47
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 21,815 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (15,107) included 69.3% 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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