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Kings County, California - County 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 8 53,195 348.85
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,915 19.12
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 2,700 17.71
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 8 1,676 10.99
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 6 1,664 10.91
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 3 1,522 9.98
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 12 1,137 7.46
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 650 4.26
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 512 3.36
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 411 2.70
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 360 2.36
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 352 2.31
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 288 1.89
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 4 284 1.86
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 252 1.65
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 160 1.05
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.83
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 122 0.80
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 109 0.71
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 104 0.68
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 93 0.61
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 77 0.50
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 64 0.42
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 63 0.41
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 38 0.25
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 36 0.24
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 29 0.19
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 18 0.12
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 152,486 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (68,957) included 45.2% 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

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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