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College Station-Bryan, 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 12 46,056 171.69
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 64 24,648 91.89
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 29 11,100 41.38
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 25 10,780 40.19
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 9 4,446 16.57
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 17 3,037 11.32
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 11 2,382 8.88
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,531 5.71
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 1,500 5.59
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,105 4.12
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 1,100 4.10
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 1,066 3.97
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 988 3.68
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 832 3.10
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 656 2.45
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 602 2.24
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 594 2.21
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 4 554 2.07
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 390 1.45
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 345 1.29
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 223 0.83
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 212 0.79
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 186 0.69
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 179 0.67
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 146 0.54
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 140 0.52
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.47
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 120 0.45
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.45
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 113 0.42
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 101 0.38
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 0.37
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 77 0.29
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 71 0.26
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 68 0.25
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 63 0.23
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 61 0.23
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.19
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (Covenanters) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 48 0.18
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 3 0.01
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 0 0.00
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11
Unity of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 4
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 268,248 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (115,919) included 43.2% 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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