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Robeson 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 124 28,153 241.59
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 30 6,385 54.79
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 23 4,890 41.96
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 12 2,580 22.14
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 2,171 18.63
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 17 1,767 15.16
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 20 1,752 15.03
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 22 1,633 14.01
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 7 1,202 10.31
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,158 9.94
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 7 1,072 9.20
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,018 8.74
General Association of General Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 700 6.01
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 437 3.75
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 369 3.17
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 314 2.69
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 266 2.28
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 172 1.48
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 150 1.29
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 53 0.45
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 3
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Lumber River Conference of the Holiness Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 116,530 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (56,242) included 48.3% 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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