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Madison 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 49 30,855 312.22
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 58 16,180 163.73
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 29 4,677 47.33
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 15 3,913 39.60
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 16 2,389 24.17
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 2,264 22.91
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 9 1,908 19.31
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 1,480 14.98
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 1,060 10.73
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 880 8.90
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 3 846 8.56
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 647 6.55
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 525 5.31
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 506 5.12
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 502 5.08
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 472 4.78
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 433 4.38
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 294 2.98
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 231 2.34
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 155 1.57
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 143 1.45
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 1.28
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 126 1.28
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 102 1.03
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 96 0.97
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 76 0.77
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 30 0.30
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 21 0.21
Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 98,823 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (70,937) included 71.8% 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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