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Nacogdoches 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 31 12,414 192.01
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4 8,000 123.74
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 12 4,840 74.86
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 12 1,832 28.34
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,596 24.69
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 13 1,248 19.30
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 10 1,048 16.21
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 906 14.01
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 630 9.74
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 570 8.82
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 458 7.08
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 404 6.25
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 385 5.95
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 293 4.53
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 262 4.05
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 240 3.71
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 206 3.19
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 142 2.20
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3 126 1.95
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 118 1.83
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 105 1.62
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 100 1.55
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 76 1.18
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 45 0.70
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 34 0.53
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 15 0.23
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 16
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 4
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 64,653 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (36,093) included 55.8% 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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