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Panama City, 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 33 21,778 124.29
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 6 11,526 65.78
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 46 11,460 65.40
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 13 4,706 26.86
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 9 2,266 12.93
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 4 2,172 12.40
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 19 1,996 11.39
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 1,162 6.63
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 1,091 6.23
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 6 952 5.43
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3 816 4.66
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 609 3.48
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 554 3.16
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 462 2.64
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 426 2.43
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 350 2.00
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 241 1.38
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 219 1.25
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 202 1.15
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 185 1.06
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 168 0.96
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 163 0.93
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 162 0.92
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 150 0.86
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 0.86
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 141 0.80
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 119 0.68
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 118 0.67
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 0.34
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 57 0.33
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 44 0.25
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 35 0.20
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 24 0.14
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 17 0.10
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
United American Free Will Baptist Denomination, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 175,216 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (64,581) included 36.9% 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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