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Hale 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 28 10,049 308.99
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 5 9,248 284.36
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 2,397 73.70
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 5 1,435 44.12
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 1,430 43.97
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 4 610 18.76
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 434 13.34
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 329 10.12
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 270 8.30
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 211 6.49
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 154 4.74
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 130 4.00
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 114 3.51
Nationwide Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 101 3.11
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 100 3.07
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 52 1.60
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 18 0.55
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 14 0.43
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 11 0.34
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 32,522 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (27,107) included 83.3% 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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