Democratizing access to the best data on religion since 1997

Report Options

Report Year(s)

Add/Change Counties:

Scroll to Report Section:

Main Report
Over Time Chart

Search Membership Reports

Van Zandt 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.

[More information on the data sources]

Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 45 12,273 206.13
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 15 3,586 60.23
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 2,877 48.32
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 3 1,604 26.94
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 13 1,244 20.89
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 952 15.99
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2 570 9.57
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 532 8.94
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 330 5.54
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 304 5.11
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 267 4.48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 206 3.46
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 160 2.69
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 125 2.10
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 113 1.90
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 76 1.28
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 71 1.19
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 62 1.04
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 18 0.30
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 13 0.22
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 0 0.00
Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 15
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 59,541 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (25,383) included 42.6% 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.

[More information on the data sources]

Our Sponsors

Our Affiliates

© 2023 The Association of Religion Data Archives. All rights reserved.