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Amarillo, TX 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 72 55,364 206.05
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 78 48,831 181.74
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 16 24,474 91.09
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 16 9,037 33.63
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 29 6,431 23.93
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 8 3,829 14.25
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 11 2,538 9.45
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 6 2,117 7.88
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 4 1,373 5.11
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 4 1,321 4.92
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 16 1,257 4.68
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 7 1,155 4.30
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 1,025 3.81
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 992 3.69
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 900 3.35
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 796 2.96
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 731 2.72
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 4 640 2.38
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 394 1.47
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 350 1.30
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 335 1.25
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 309 1.15
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 303 1.13
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 281 1.05
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 179 0.67
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 162 0.60
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 147 0.55
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.47
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.47
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.47
Eritrean Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.45
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 116 0.43
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 80 0.30
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 73 0.27
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 45 0.17
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant Other Groups Family 1 37 0.14
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 36 0.13
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 34 0.13
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 4 0.01
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 268,691 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (166,194) included 61.9% 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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