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New Mexico

Denominational Groups, 2000

237,767 88,623 1,213 670,511 59,714 761,218
Evangelical Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational "adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The historically African American denominations are not included in the 2000 congregation and membership totals. Many are also missing in 1990 and most historically African American denominations are missing in the 1980 reports.
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Reports


^ Religious Bodies Theology Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant 1 192 0.2
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant 4 570 0.4
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant 2 605 0.5
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant 133 15,337 11.8
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant 6 604 0.5
Brethren In Christ Church Evangelical Protestant 2 170 0.1
Catholic Church Catholic 375 435,241 334.1
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant 2 132 0.1
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant 3 185 0.1
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant 16 4,107 3.2
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 32 7,162 5.5
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant 15 1,561 1.2
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant 6 1,062 0.8
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant 39 1,700 1.3
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant 2 41 0.0
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Theology 87 28,552 21.9
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant 1 116 0.1
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant 45 6,627 5.1
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant 153 17,414 13.4
Conservative Baptist Association of America Evangelical Protestant 5 604 0.5
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant 1 1,033 0.8
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant 45 13,692 10.5
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant 4 248 0.2
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant 20 9,237 7.1
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant 2 153 0.1
Friends (Quakers) Mainline Protestant 7 199 0.2
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant 9 742 0.6
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant 4 242 0.2
Jewish Estimate Other Theology 2 1,137 0.9
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant 24 5,543 4.3
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant 64 16,559 12.7
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant 4 574 0.4
Reformed Church in America Mainline Protestant 2 487 0.4
Salvation Army, The Evangelical Protestant 6 601 0.5
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant 41 3,555 2.7
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant 251 131,575 101.0
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Theology 6 1,163 0.9
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant 9 2,220 1.7
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant 110 53,185 40.8
Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches Mainline Protestant 1 80 0.1
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant 2 197 0.2
Totals (Unadjusted)*: 1,543 764,404  

The population of these counties (or equivalent) in 1980 was 1,302,894. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (764,404) include 58.7% of the total population in 1980.

Source

The 1980 data were collected by the Glenmary Research Center and includes statistics for 111 Judeo-Christian church bodies, including number of churches and adherents. These data originally appeared in Churches and Church Membership in the United States, 1980, published by the Glenmary Research Center.

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2000 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of approximately 8 (8.1) in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County are Episcopalian.