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Kleberg 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 8 12,827 413.24
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 8 2,529 81.48
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 975 31.41
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 592 19.07
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 592 19.07
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 586 18.88
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 329 10.60
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 231 7.44
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 200 6.44
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 150 4.83
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 147 4.74
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 130 4.19
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 75 2.42
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 44 1.42
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 15 0.48
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 15 0.48
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 4 0.13
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 31,040 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (19,441) included 62.6% 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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