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Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area - Metro Area 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
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 56 33,868 118.02
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 94 30,073 104.79
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 10 25,328 88.26
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 19 23,918 83.35
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 10 6,020 20.98
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 24 5,166 18.00
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 9 2,024 7.05
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 18 1,488 5.19
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 9 1,352 4.71
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 1,296 4.52
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 6 1,177 4.10
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 836 2.91
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 814 2.84
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 740 2.58
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 700 2.44
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 4 614 2.14
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 10 606 2.11
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 590 2.06
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 504 1.76
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 337 1.17
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 241 0.84
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 220 0.77
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 197 0.69
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 184 0.64
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 158 0.55
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.44
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 0.33
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 0.31
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 76 0.26
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 60 0.21
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 46 0.16
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 40 0.14
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 37 0.13
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Vanguard Presbytery Evangelical Protestant 1
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this metro area was 286,973 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (139,020) included 48.4% 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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