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Beaumont-Port Arthur, 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 33 83,562 210.18
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 174 67,437 169.63
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 119 33,080 83.21
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 31 12,828 32.27
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 35 11,826 29.75
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 11 6,269 15.77
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 13 6,258 15.74
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 36 4,198 10.56
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 27 4,148 10.43
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 6 3,910 9.83
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 14 3,336 8.39
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 16 3,284 8.26
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 6 1,982 4.99
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 1,731 4.35
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 1,548 3.89
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 1,488 3.74
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 3 1,173 2.95
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 872 2.19
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 867 2.18
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 5 698 1.76
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 641 1.61
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 636 1.60
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 2 511 1.29
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 6 482 1.21
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 378 0.95
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 342 0.86
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 336 0.85
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 318 0.80
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 238 0.60
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 200 0.50
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 195 0.49
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 190 0.48
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 5 150 0.38
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 147 0.37
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 123 0.31
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 96 0.24
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 0.24
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 19 0.05
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 11 0.03
The Church of God Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Grace Communion International Evangelical Protestant 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 2
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 34
Unity of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 397,565 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (255,602) included 64.3% 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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