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White 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 15 4,419 161.57
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 23 1,908 69.76
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 11 1,690 61.79
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 1,352 49.43
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,081 39.52
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 364 13.31
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 319 11.66
Mennonite Christian Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 245 8.96
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 220 8.04
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 211 7.71
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 95 3.47
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 94 3.44
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 80 2.92
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 38 1.39
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 24 0.88
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Brethren in Christ Church Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy 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 27,351 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (12,140) included 44.4% 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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