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Ector 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
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 6 26,988 163.39
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 56 24,980 151.24
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 33 15,130 91.60
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 10 2,660 16.10
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 15 1,962 11.88
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 1,852 11.21
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 4 1,812 10.97
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 1,265 7.66
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 829 5.02
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 737 4.46
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 500 3.03
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 3 499 3.02
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 441 2.67
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 333 2.02
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 300 1.82
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 276 1.67
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 259 1.57
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 257 1.56
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 240 1.45
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 202 1.22
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 200 1.21
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 178 1.08
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 154 0.93
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 142 0.86
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 140 0.85
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.76
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 126 0.76
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 115 0.70
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 104 0.63
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 64 0.39
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 62 0.38
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 60 0.36
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 44 0.27
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 30 0.18
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 3 0.02
Every Nation Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 165,171 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (83,070) included 50.3% 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

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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