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Chesterfield County, South 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 53 9,766 225.68
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 30 3,203 74.02
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 2,630 60.78
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 12 1,720 39.75
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,030 23.80
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 10 509 11.76
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 428 9.89
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 400 9.24
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 398 9.20
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 310 7.16
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 257 5.94
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 199 4.60
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 184 4.25
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 3.47
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 141 3.26
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 120 2.77
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 118 2.73
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 112 2.59
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 108 2.50
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 1.76
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 20 0.46
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 0 0.00
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 43,273 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (21,879) included 50.6% 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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