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Washington 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 3 9,219 257.48
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 10 4,716 131.71
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 15 4,223 117.94
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 5 1,288 35.97
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 3 1,082 30.22
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 943 26.34
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 923 25.78
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 4 552 15.42
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 329 9.19
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 321 8.97
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 316 8.83
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 274 7.65
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 270 7.54
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 250 6.98
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 203 5.67
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 198 5.53
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 180 5.03
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 118 3.30
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 97 2.71
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 72 2.01
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.20
ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 35,805 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (25,581) included 71.4% 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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