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Roane 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 42 16,070 300.91
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 28 9,100 170.40
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 1,875 35.11
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 756 14.16
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 645 12.08
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 568 10.64
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 4 506 9.47
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 460 8.61
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 443 8.30
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 421 7.88
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 373 6.98
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 318 5.95
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 275 5.15
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 146 2.73
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 113 2.12
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 1.76
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 80 1.50
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 71 1.33
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 57 1.07
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 34 0.64
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.13
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 0 0.00
Church of God, Mountain Assembly, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 53,404 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (32,412) included 60.7% 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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