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Los Alamos County, New Mexico - 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 2 4,149 213.66
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 3 1,347 69.37
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 2 1,124 57.88
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 621 31.98
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 598 30.79
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 403 20.75
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 325 16.74
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 1 301 15.50
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 300 15.45
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 251 12.93
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 210 10.81
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 181 9.32
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 160 8.24
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 1 114 5.87
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 100 5.15
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 83 4.27
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 80 4.12
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 72 3.71
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 64 3.30
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 52 2.68
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 46 2.37
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 43 2.21
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 29 1.49
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 19,419 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (10,653) included 54.9% 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

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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