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Killeen-Temple, TX, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

113,193 5,669 21,132 29,447 15,966 219,893
Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Mainline Protestant Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational adherents include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The 2010 reports contain incomplete counts of congregations and adherents belonging to the eight largest historically African-American denominations. These denominations are not included in the 2000 reports and are largely missing from the 1990 and 1980 reports.
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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 153 67,932 167.61
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 12 29,447 72.65
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
72 29,243 72.15
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 33 15,330 37.82
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 10 6,606 16.30
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 34 5,962 14.71
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 2 5,084 12.54
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 16 3,367 8.31
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 7 2,734 6.75
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 3 2,152 5.31
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 8 2,027 5.00
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 3 1,943 4.79
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 6 1,562 3.85
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 5 1,467 3.62
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 9 1,427 3.52
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 1 1,364 3.37
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 10 1,199 2.96
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 6 1,181 2.91
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 6 1,027 2.53
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 5 933 2.30
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 2 518 1.28
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 435 1.07
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 1 351 0.87
Hindu, Traditional Temples Other Other Groups 1 350 0.86
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 342 0.84
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 3 247 0.61
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 220 0.54
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 2 185 0.46
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 162 0.40
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 147 0.36
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 147 0.36
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 98 0.24
Church of God General Conference Evangelical Protestant Adventist 1 65 0.16
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 1 59 0.15
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 54 0.13
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 40 0.10
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 --- ---
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 2 --- ---
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 5 --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 10 --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Unity of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 --- ---
Totals: 459 185,407  

The population of the Killeen-Temple, TX, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 405,300 in 2010; in 2000 it was 330,714. The total population changed 22.6%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (185,407) included 45.7% of the total population in 2010.

* In an effort to better match the ASARB standards for adherents, a few religious bodies changed the way their adherents were reported in 2010, including the Catholic Church, Amish groups, Friends groups, Jewish groups, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Non-denominational Christian Churches, and the United Methodist Church. This change does not affect any of the data in the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. In fact, the data for these groups are now more comparable to that of other bodies than it was in previous decadal reports.

However, the change in methodology can distort assessments on growth or decline between 2000 and 2010 for each of these groups. County-level 2000 data using the new methodology are not readily available. ASARB staff has adjusted some 2000 county-level adherent statistics to allow for a more accurate picture on growth or decline. The revised maps and charts are now available on-line at for those who are interested in these trends.


2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). [More information on the data collection]

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2010 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of 7.6 in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that about 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County were Episcopalian.

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