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Hardin 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 22 7,586 282.73
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 17 2,090 77.89
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 13 1,680 62.61
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 9 1,285 47.89
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 984 36.67
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 565 21.06
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 414 15.43
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 371 13.83
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 280 10.44
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 180 6.71
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 100 3.73
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 76 2.83
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 76 2.83
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 64 2.39
Unaffiliated Amish-Mennonite (Conservative) Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 49 1.83
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 28 1.04
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 26 0.97
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 20 0.75
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 26,831 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (15,874) included 59.2% 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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