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San Patricio 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 14 26,170 380.63
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 26 6,679 97.14
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 11 2,370 34.47
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 7 2,145 31.20
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 1,296 18.85
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 6 1,290 18.76
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,070 15.56
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 11 900 13.09
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 494 7.18
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 2 129 1.88
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 2 120 1.75
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 1 93 1.35
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 90 1.31
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 66 0.96
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 2 64 0.93
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 56 0.81
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 26 0.38
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 14 0.20
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
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 68,755 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (43,072) 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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