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National Missionary Baptist Convention of America - Rankings by Area (States) [Counties] [Metro-Areas]

The National Missionary Baptist Convention of America was founded in 1988 as the result of a schism in the National Baptist Convention of America. [View our profile of National Missionary Baptist Convention of America]

Using data from the 1980-2020 U.S. Religion Census, this list ranks U.S. States on the highest percent of the population in the National Missionary Baptist Convention of America. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.


Rank
2020
Rank
2010
State Percent
2020
Percent
2010
1 1 Mississippi 3.93 0.51
7 2 Louisiana 1.45 0.32
2 3 Arkansas 3.62 0.29
4 3 Alabama 2.03 0.29
3 5 Tennessee 2.16 0.22
8 6 Michigan 1.31 0.17
11 7 North Carolina 1.14 0.16
6 8 Georgia 1.55 0.15
10 8 Illinois 1.26 0.15
12 10 Texas 1.01 0.14
13 10 Florida 0.96 0.14
19 12 Kansas 0.55 0.11
23 12 Alaska 0.34 0.11
9 14 Missouri 1.29 0.1
16 14 South Carolina 0.79 0.1
18 16 West Virginia 0.73 0.09
13 17 Ohio 0.96 0.08
15 17 Kentucky 0.85 0.08
5 19 Indiana 1.87 0.07
17 19 District Of Columbia 0.78 0.07
20 19 Oklahoma 0.48 0.07
23 22 Wisconsin 0.34 0.05
21 23 California 0.37 0.04
22 24 Maryland 0.35 0.03
28 24 Iowa 0.2 0.03
26 26 New Jersey 0.23 0.02
27 26 Virginia 0.21 0.02
31 26 Delaware 0.17 0.02
31 26 New York 0.17 0.02
35 26 Nevada 0.13 0.02
37 26 Connecticut 0.12 0.02
29 32 Colorado 0.18 0.01
29 32 New Mexico 0.18 0.01
35 32 Washington 0.13 0.01
37 32 Nebraska 0.12 0.01
37 32 Oregon 0.12 0.01
41 32 Minnesota 0.08 0.01
45 32 Massachusetts 0.03 0.01
31 39 Wyoming 0.17 0
34 39 Pennsylvania 0.15 0
40 39 Arizona 0.11 0
46 39 Montana 0.01 0
25 Hawaii 0.25
42 Idaho 0.04
42 Maine 0.04
42 South Dakota 0.04
         

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 373 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 156.

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