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Randolph County, North Carolina - 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 49 17,160 119.03
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 59 13,491 93.58
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 11,888 82.46
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 64 11,621 80.61
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 25 5,059 35.09
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 8 1,604 11.13
Friends United Meeting Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 10 1,500 10.40
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 1,140 7.91
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 668 4.63
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 446 3.09
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1 444 3.08
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 388 2.69
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 382 2.65
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 360 2.50
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 300 2.08
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 280 1.94
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 280 1.94
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 259 1.80
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 4 219 1.52
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 181 1.26
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 146 1.01
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 102 0.71
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 80 0.55
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 70 0.49
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 37 0.26
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 33 0.23
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 31 0.22
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 20 0.14
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 11 0.08
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 2
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Province of America Mainline Protestant 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Reformed Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 144,171 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (68,200) included 47.3% 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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