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Tarrant County, Texas

Religious Traditions, 2010

544,670 33,665 141,938 2,596 200,645 75,335 810,185
Evangelical Protestant Black Protestant Mainline Protestant Orthodox Catholic Other Unclaimed

Congregational adherents include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. The 2010 reports contain incomplete counts of congregations and adherents belonging to the eight largest historically African-American denominations. These denominations are not included in the 2000 reports and are largely missing from the 1990 and 1980 reports.
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Reports


Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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286 142,517 78.8
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist 3 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 20 --- ---
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 27 8,111 4.5
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 5 654 0.4
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 1 673 0.4
Association of Reformed Baptist Churches of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Baptist 23 14,061 7.8
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 3,559 2.0
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 89 31,905 17.6
Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 480 0.3
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Black Protestant Baptist 7 --- ---
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist 45 --- ---
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 0 377 0.2
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 133 0.1
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 13 11,030 6.1
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 21 8,799 4.9
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 8 1,539 0.9
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 1 38 0.0
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 3 --- ---
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, USA and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 564 313,798 173.5
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 33 200,645 110.9
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 3 --- ---
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 290 0.2
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 1,266 0.7
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 635 0.4
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 2 405 0.2
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 23 --- ---
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 13 5,585 3.1
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 62 0.0
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 7 741 0.4
Church of Christ (Holiness), U.S.A Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 --- ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 76 0.0
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 27 5,733 3.2
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 260 0.1
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 460 0.3
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 4 705 0.4
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 72 0.0
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 1 --- ---
Grace Gospel Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 2 --- ---
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 1 948 0.5
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 2 120 0.1
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 3 2,133 1.2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 43 21,996 12.2
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 1 126 0.1
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 4 649 0.4
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 15 4,934 2.7
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 15 8,591 4.7
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 1,452 0.8
North American Lutheran Church Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 4 546 0.3
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 11 2,540 1.4
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 160 0.1
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 4 1,347 0.7
Congregational Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 --- ---
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 265 0.1
Evangelical Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 --- ---
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 76 106,504 58.9
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 8 841 0.5
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 8 6,200 3.4
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 3 975 0.5
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 2 913 0.5
Hindu, Indian-American Hindu Temple Assoc. Other Other Groups 1 250 0.1
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 2 81 0.0
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 2 217 0.1
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 16 40,046 22.1
Sikh Other Other Groups 2 --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 3 --- ---
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups 0 57 0.0
Apostolic Faith Mission of Portland, OR Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 45 0.0
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 61 15,810 8.7
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 --- ---
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 19 4,124 2.3
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 36 8,212 4.5
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 162 0.1
Church of God of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 6 875 0.5
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 96 0.1
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 75 0.0
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 3 326 0.2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 24 --- ---
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 4 599 0.3
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 38 0.0
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 5 713 0.4
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 3 182 0.1
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 24 9,453 5.2
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 6 1,190 0.7
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 449 0.2
Totals: 1,695 998,849  

The population of Tarrant County, Texas was 1,809,034 in 2010; in 2000 it was 1,446,219. The total population changed 25.1%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (998,849) included 55.2% of the total population in 2010.

* In an effort to better match the ASARB standards for adherents, a few religious bodies changed the way their adherents were reported in 2010, including the Catholic Church, Amish groups, Friends groups, Jewish groups, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Non-denominational Christian Churches, and the United Methodist Church. This change does not affect any of the data in the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. In fact, the data for these groups are now more comparable to that of other bodies than it was in previous decadal reports.

However, the change in methodology can distort assessments on growth or decline between 2000 and 2010 for each of these groups. County-level 2000 data using the new methodology are not readily available. ASARB staff has adjusted some 2000 county-level adherent statistics to allow for a more accurate picture on growth or decline. The revised maps and charts are now available on-line at www.usreligioncensus.org for those who are interested in these trends.

Source

2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). [More information on the data collection]

The adherence rate provides the number of adherents of a particular group per 1,000 population. For example, in 2010 the Episcopal Church had an adherence rate of 7.6 in Autauga County, Alabama. This means that about 8 out of every 1,000 people in Autauga County were Episcopalian.