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McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, 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 58 405,525 465.70
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 74 44,582 51.20
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 124 18,597 21.36
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 67 18,466 21.21
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 21 10,374 11.91
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 24 9,181 10.54
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 57 8,549 9.82
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 18 6,334 7.27
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 3 2,058 2.36
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 16 1,582 1.82
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 8 1,188 1.36
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 1,034 1.19
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 5 984 1.13
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 8 934 1.07
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 837 0.96
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 9 755 0.87
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 4 710 0.82
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 450 0.52
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 5 410 0.47
Mennonite Brethren Churches, U.S. Conference of Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 8 348 0.40
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 266 0.31
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 245 0.28
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 238 0.27
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 1 177 0.20
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 167 0.19
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 162 0.19
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 110 0.13
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 103 0.12
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 101 0.12
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 85 0.10
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 80 0.09
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 72 0.08
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 69 0.08
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 60 0.07
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 50 0.06
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 37 0.04
Mennonite Church, USA Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 33 0.04
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 30 0.03
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 30 0.03
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 20 0.02
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 17 0.02
Apostolic Christian Church of America Evangelical Protestant Froehlich Churches Family 1 10 0.01
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
General Conference of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 3
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of God of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 11
Baptist Missionary Association of America Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 2
Pentecostal Church of God Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Christian Congregation in North America Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Churches of Christ in Christian Union Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Congregational Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 12
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 870,781 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (535,060) included 61.4% 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 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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