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Bradley County, Tennessee - 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 58 26,337 242.47
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 37 14,207 130.80
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 52 11,290 103.94
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 4,621 42.54
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 3,218 29.63
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 6 1,480 13.63
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 6 992 9.13
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 826 7.60
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 677 6.23
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 506 4.66
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 440 4.05
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 433 3.99
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 348 3.20
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 300 2.76
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 254 2.34
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 246 2.26
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 226 2.08
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 220 2.03
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 189 1.74
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 168 1.55
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 150 1.38
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 102 0.94
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 90 0.83
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 80 0.74
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 75 0.69
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 36 0.33
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 10 0.09
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 3
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 108,620 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (67,521) included 62.2% 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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