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Lauderdale 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 25 6,270 249.37
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 1,830 72.78
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 17 1,799 71.55
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 490 19.49
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 418 16.62
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 396 15.75
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 350 13.92
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 11.93
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 252 10.02
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 233 9.27
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 184 7.32
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 83 3.30
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 56 2.23
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 23 0.91
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 2 0.08
General Association of General Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 0 0.00
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 25,143 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (12,686) included 50.5% 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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