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Anderson County, Texas - 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 32 10,690 184.56
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 19 5,070 87.53
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 2 5,021 86.69
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 7 1,699 29.33
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 1,330 22.96
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 1,277 22.05
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 1,051 18.15
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 826 14.26
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 706 12.19
General Association of General Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 650 11.22
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 598 10.32
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 456 7.87
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 453 7.82
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 4 296 5.11
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 5 225 3.88
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 217 3.75
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 206 3.56
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 121 2.09
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 106 1.83
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 45 0.78
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 6 0.10
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 57,922 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (31,049) included 53.6% 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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