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Rusk 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 27 7,920 151.68
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 3,297 63.14
American Baptist Association Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 10 2,556 48.95
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 13 2,300 44.05
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 15 1,681 32.19
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 10 1,132 21.68
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 902 17.28
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 10 783 15.00
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 494 9.46
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 438 8.39
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 272 5.21
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 208 3.98
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 202 3.87
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 140 2.68
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 4 135 2.59
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 70 1.34
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 51 0.98
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.13
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 1 0.02
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 5 0 0.00
Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 3
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 52,214 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (22,589) included 43.3% 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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