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Franklin 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 26 8,172 191.05
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 14 2,566 59.99
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 21 1,809 42.29
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 9 1,638 38.29
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 13 1,330 31.09
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 1,193 27.89
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 926 21.65
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 730 17.07
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6 646 15.10
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 506 11.83
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 378 8.84
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 302 7.06
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 280 6.55
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 212 4.96
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 129 3.02
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 110 2.57
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 105 2.45
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 67 1.57
Biblical Mennonite Alliance Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 60 1.40
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 41 0.96
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 38 0.89
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 3 0.07
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Progressive Primitive Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 42,774 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (21,241) included 49.7% 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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