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El Paso, TX Metro Area - Metro Area 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 54 416,177 478.99
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 62 50,204 57.78
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 122 18,739 21.57
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 53 15,452 17.78
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 21 10,291 11.84
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 35 7,170 8.25
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 10 3,129 3.60
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 17 2,852 3.28
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 1 1,965 2.26
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 14 1,515 1.74
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 11 1,124 1.29
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,106 1.27
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 1,059 1.22
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 5 1,056 1.22
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 5 900 1.04
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 6 888 1.02
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 824 0.95
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 802 0.92
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 686 0.79
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 667 0.77
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 5 575 0.66
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 450 0.52
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 2 449 0.52
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 412 0.47
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 401 0.46
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 359 0.41
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 321 0.37
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 284 0.33
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 6 221 0.25
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 200 0.23
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 160 0.18
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 135 0.16
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 126 0.15
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 126 0.15
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 2 119 0.14
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 110 0.13
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 106 0.12
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 101 0.12
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.12
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 80 0.09
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 3 72 0.08
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 52 0.06
Conservative Mennonite Conference Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 35 0.04
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 30 0.03
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 14 0.02
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 13 0.01
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 4
Holy Catholic Church Anglican Rite Mainline Protestant 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 2
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Calvary Chapel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 6
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 868,859 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (541,657) included 62.3% 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 https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

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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