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Jesup, GA Micro 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 24 9,391 311.54
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11 4,042 134.09
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 2,850 94.55
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 832 27.60
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 376 12.47
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 312 10.35
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 289 9.59
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 264 8.76
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 250 8.29
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 206 6.83
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 200 6.63
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 147 4.88
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 140 4.64
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 126 4.18
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 95 3.15
Anabaptist Disciples of Christ Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 85 2.82
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 85 2.82
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 63 2.09
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 47 1.56
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 29 0.96
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 2 0.07
United American Free Will Baptist Denomination, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 30,144 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (19,831) included 65.8% 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 https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

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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