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Austin-Round Rock, TX, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Religious Traditions, 2010

276,461 23,874 108,844 2,175 275,186 67,266 962,483
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
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 17 3,568 2.1
Alliance of Baptists Mainline Protestant Baptist 3 --- ---
American Baptist Association, The Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 194 0.1
American Baptist Churches in the USA Mainline Protestant Baptist 2 734 0.4
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 6 --- ---
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 3 871 0.5
Apostolic Christian Church of America, Inc. Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 26 0.0
Armenian Church of North America (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 170 0.1
Assemblies of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 50 8,369 4.9
Assemblies of God International Fellowship Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 --- ---
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 --- ---
Bahá'í Other Other Groups 10 1,516 0.9
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches* Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 76 0.0
Buddhism, Mahayana Other Other Groups 9 6,236 3.6
Buddhism, Theravada Other Other Groups 2 1,378 0.8
Buddhism, Vajrayana Other Other Groups 7 875 0.5
Calvary Chapel Fellowship Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 6 --- ---
Catholic Church Catholic Catholicism 58 275,186 160.3
Christian and Missionary Alliance, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 133 0.1
Christian Brethren Evangelical Protestant Ind. Fundamentalist 1 --- ---
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restoration Movement 25 3,361 2.0
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restoration Movement 6 917 0.5
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 186 0.1
Christian Reformed Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 2 342 0.2
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christian Science 4 --- ---
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness 5 148 0.1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 6 230 0.1
Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist 6 --- ---
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal 13 2,435 1.4
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 67 0.0
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Other Latter-day Saints 36 19,822 11.5
Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal 4 --- ---
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 1 72 0.0
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness 8 1,699 1.0
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restoration Movement 62 12,166 7.1
Community of Christ Other Latter-day Saints 2 220 0.1
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 45 0.0
Conservative Judaism Other Judaism 1 1,539 0.9
Coptic Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 60 0.0
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 4 707 0.4
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Episcopalianism/Anglicanism 30 18,044 10.5
Ethiopian Orthodox Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 --- ---
Evangelical Covenant Church, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 1 204 0.1
Evangelical Free Church of America, The Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 10 3,021 1.8
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran 37 15,617 9.1
Foursquare Gospel, International Church of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 191 0.1
Free Methodist Church of North America Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 480 0.3
Friends General Conference* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 243 0.1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 600 0.3
Hindu, Indian-American Hindu Temple Assoc. Other Other Groups 6 8,218 4.8
Hindu, Post Renaissance Other Other Groups 6 232 0.1
Hindu, Renaissance Other Other Groups 1 12 0.0
Hindu, Traditional Temples Other Other Groups 2 2,100 1.2
Independent Baptist Fellowship International Evangelical Protestant Baptist 6 --- ---
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 267 0.2
International Pentecostal Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 12 1,756 1.0
Jain Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Jehovah's Witnesses Other Adventist 20 --- ---
Korean Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 --- ---
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 27 15,075 8.8
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 7 2,477 1.4
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 54 0.0
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 90 0.1
Mennonite Church USA Evangelical Protestant European Free-Church 1 78 0.0
Metropolitan Community Churches, Universal Fellowship of Mainline Protestant Other Groups 1 542 0.3
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 2 30 0.0
Muslim Estimate Other Other Groups 9 20,836 12.1
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 67 0.0
National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 8 15,001 8.7
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 5 2,063 1.2
National Missionary Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist 2 621 0.4
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist 1 --- ---
New Apostolic Church of North America, National Organization of the Other Other Groups 1 --- ---
Non-denominational Evangelical Protestant
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157 77,747 45.3
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist 2 206 0.1
Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 1 0 ---
Orthodox Church in America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 30 0.0
Orthodox Judaism Other Judaism 2 250 0.1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church, The Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 1 119 0.1
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 7 761 0.4
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 34 14,013 8.2
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 6 1,959 1.1
Reconstructionist Judaism Other Judaism 1 86 0.1
Reform Judaism Other Judaism 2 2,735 1.6
Reformed Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist 1 --- ---
Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in Americas Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 150 0.1
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) 1 150 0.1
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 224 0.1
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist 17 3,493 2.0
Sikh Other Other Groups 4 --- ---
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist 296 141,589 82.5
Unaffiliated Friends Meetings* Mainline Protestant European Free-Church 1 --- ---
Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Other Judaism 1 --- ---
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations Other Liberal 6 1,175 0.7
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Presbyterian-Reformed 7 1,062 0.6
United Methodist Church, The Mainline Protestant Methodist/Pietist 81 55,228 32.2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 39 --- ---
Unity Churches, Association of Other Other Groups 6 --- ---
Unity of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Methodist/Pietist 3 --- ---
Vineyard USA Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal 2 372 0.2
Wesleyan Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness 1 200 0.1
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran 4 954 0.6
Zoroastrian Other Other Groups 1 36 0.0
Totals: 1,266 753,806  

The population of the Austin-Round Rock, TX, Metropolitan Statistical Area was 1,716,289 in 2010; in 2000 it was 1,249,763. The total population changed 37.3%. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (753,806) included 43.9% of the total population in 2010.

Austin-Round Rock, TX, Metropolitan Statistical Area includes the following 5 counties: Bastrop County, Texas, Caldwell County, Texas, Hays County, Texas, Travis County, Texas, Williamson County, Texas.

* 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.


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