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Guadalupe County, Texas - County 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
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 40 17,909 103.70
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 5 17,732 102.67
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 24 7,238 41.91
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 3,000 17.37
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 6 2,870 16.62
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,470 14.30
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 5 1,624 9.40
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 4 1,481 8.58
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 786 4.55
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 752 4.35
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 460 2.66
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 405 2.35
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 394 2.28
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 355 2.06
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 5 347 2.01
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 325 1.88
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 318 1.84
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 271 1.57
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 176 1.02
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 37 0.21
Sovereign Grace Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Vanguard Presbytery Evangelical Protestant 1
Evangelical Lutheran Diocese of North America Evangelical Protestant 1
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1
North American Baptist Conference Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 172,706 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (58,950) included 34.1% 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

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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