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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Texas 3,117 0.02% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Texas 4,463 0.03% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Yahweh's New Covenant Assembly Texas - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Local Assemblies " (directory). (Viewed 28 June 1999) Branches listed on directory: "Houston, TX: Sabbath meetings held weekly in Suite 800, 11811 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77060 at 2:00PM... "
Christian Outreach Center Texas: Dallas 2,000 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Dallas, TX; pastor Johnny King.
Church on the Rock Texas: Dallas 2,000 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; "Church on the Rock, North "; Indep. cong. in Dallas, TX; pastor Lawrence Kennedy.
homosexual Texas: Dallas - - - - 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 339. Table: "Gay Neighborhoods Around the Country "; "In many large cities, there are neighborhoods where gay people live, own businesses, or just hang out. Each has its own local designation "; Oak Lawn, Dallas
megachurches Texas: Dallas 41,882 - 15
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
Metroplex Chapel Texas: Dallas 2,000 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Dallas, TX; pastor Jim Garlow.
Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church Texas: Dallas 2,600 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Dallas, TX; pastor Anthony Evans.
unmarried couples living together Texas: Dallas - 8.50% - - 1990 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 365. Table. "1990 Census... unmarried couples living together in the largest 20 cities follows. "
Word of Faith Church Texas: Dallas 2,500 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Dallas, TX; pastor Robert Tilton.
Alternative Religions Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 3,900 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Baptist Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 1,485,900 38.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Catholic Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 491,400 12.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Christianity Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 3,552,900 91.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 22,230 0.57% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million. Table has data for "Latter Day Saints, " meaning all LDS denominations. But U.S. splinter LDS (outside the main SLC-based church) number only about 125,000, primarily RLDS. 125,000 / 2,487,000 (Kosmin U.S. total LDS) = 5%. Multiply state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth - - 1
unit
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Dallas
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* "Angel Tops Church Temple In Northwest Houston " on PRNewswire web site, June 16, 1999 (viewed 19 June 1999). "Currently, the only temple for the 206,000 Church members living in Texas is located in Dallas. "
Churches of Christ Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 109,200 2.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
East Asian religions Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 15,600 0.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews; Graduate School of City University of NT, 1990. Listed as "Eastern Religions. " Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Episcopalian Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 58,500 1.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Islam Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 7,800 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Jehovah's Witnesses Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 31,200 0.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Judaism Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 38,000 - - - 1989 Weiss, Jeffrey. "On eve of Rosh Hashana, area Jews welcome changes " in Dallas Morning News, 10 Sept. 1999, pg. 20A. "The last scientific survey of the Dallas-area Jewish population, done in the late 1980s, estimated that about 38,000 people identified themselves as Jewish. "
Judaism Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 23,400 0.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Judaism Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 50,000 - 24
units
- 1999 Weiss, Jeffrey. "On eve of Rosh Hashana, area Jews welcome changes " in Dallas Morning News, 10 Sept. 1999, pg. 20A. "The last scientific survey of the Dallas-area Jewish population, done in the late 1980s, estimated that about 38,000 people identified themselves as Jewish. Using what they admit are much less accurate methods, local leaders peg the number today at more than 50,000... This much synagogue activity is particularly significant in an area that has only about two dozen Jewish congregations. "
Judaism Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth - - 480
units
- 1999 Weiss, Jeffrey. "On eve of Rosh Hashana, area Jews welcome changes " in Dallas Morning News, 10 Sept. 1999, pg. 20A. "This much synagogue activity is particularly significant in an area that has only about two dozen Jewish congregations. By comparison, there are at leat 20 times more Baptist churches in the Dallas area. "
Latter Day Saints Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 23,400 0.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Lutheran Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 70,200 1.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Methodist Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 413,400 10.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Native Americans Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 18,972 - - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 22. Table: Metropolitan statistical areas with highest Indian populations. Data from 1990 U.S. Census. Includes Alaska natives.
New Kadampa Tradition Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth - - 3
units
- 1999 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Directory of NKT Centers for Asia, Australasia and America " (viewed 23 Jan. 1999). counted listings on directory. Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and Richardson. (Richardson is part of Dallas-Fort Worth area)
Nonreligious Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 226,200 5.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million. [In table, this group is called "Agnostic & Nonreligious "]
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 3,900 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Pentecostal Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 167,700 4.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Presbyterian Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 81,900 2.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Protestant Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 2,901,600 74.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Self-identification. Total area pop: 3.9 million. Strictly defined Protestants. Does NOT include LDS (Mormons), Jehovah's Witnesses, Orthodox Christian (Eastern), Unitarians.
Protestant - other Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 514,800 13.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Metropolitan Areas ". Self-identification. Total area pop: 3.9 million. Includes Protestants NOT in: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian & Church of Christ.
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth 11,700 0.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.9 million.
Alternative Religions Texas: Houston 3,700 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Arab Texas: Houston 20,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 48. "Almost 50,000 Arab Americans live in San Francisco, and the cities of Houston, Jacksonville (Florida), and Phoenix have Arab American populations of more than 20,000 each. "
Baptist Texas: Houston 1,283,900 34.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Catholic Texas: Houston 873,200 23.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Christianity Texas: Houston 3,381,800 91.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Texas: Houston - - 1
unit
- 1910 *LINK* web site: "Houston Public Affairs Council " [of the LDS Church]; web page: "Church Membership " [Statistics] (viewed 21 April 1999). "In Houston, the first organized meeting place of the Church was at the old Simon Rose Hall on Preston Avenue in downtown Houston in the early 1900's. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Texas: Houston 25 - - - 1924 *LINK* web site: "Houston Public Affairs Council " [of the LDS Church]; web page: "Church Membership " [Statistics] (viewed 21 April 1999). "By 1924 there were 25 members of the Church in the Houston area. The first Church-owned chapel was dedicated in November 1933, and the ChurchÕs first new chapel was built on Calumet Street in Houston in 1941. This site also included HoustonÕs first mission office and mission home. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Texas: Houston 3,837 - 25
units
- 1930 *LINK* web site: "Houston Public Affairs Council " [of the LDS Church]; web page: "Church Membership " [Statistics] (viewed 21 April 1999). "Until 1917, members in Houston met in rented halls while branches at Williamson and Josey built their own chapels. By 1930, the state had 14 branches and an additional 11 independent Sunday Schools with a total membership of 3,837. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Texas: Houston 7,030 0.19% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million. Table has data for "Latter Day Saints, " meaning all LDS denominations. But U.S. splinter LDS (outside the main SLC-based church) number only about 125,000, primarily RLDS. 125,000 / 2,487,000 (Kosmin U.S. total LDS) = 5%. Multiply state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates.
Church of the Redeemer Texas: Houston 2,000 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table; "size " is avg. weekly attendance. Study finding all U.S megachurches.; Indep. cong. in Houston, Texas.
Churches of Christ Texas: Houston 48,100 1.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
East Asian religions Texas: Houston 14,800 0.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews; Graduate School of City University of NT, 1990. Listed as "Eastern Religions. " Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Episcopalian Texas: Houston 99,900 2.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
homosexual Texas: Houston - - - - 1995 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 339. Table: "Gay Neighborhoods Around the Country "; "In many large cities, there are neighborhoods where gay people live, own businesses, or just hang out. Each has its own local designation "; Montrose, Houston
Islam Texas: Houston 22,200 0.60% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Jehovah's Witnesses Texas: Houston 18,500 0.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Judaism Texas: Houston 33,300 0.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Lakewood Church Texas: Houston 8,000 - 1
unit
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons "); an independent, pastor John Osteen.
Latter Day Saints Texas: Houston 7,400 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Lutheran Texas: Houston 114,700 3.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
megachurches Texas: Houston 58,952 - 16
units
- 1992 *LINK* Thumma, Scott. web site: "Megachurches in the U.S. " (viewed Aug. 20, 1999; data collected 1992; last updated Aug. 19, 1999). Center for Social & Religious Research, Hartford Seminary. Table, grouped by state, columns for city, state, "size " (avg. weekly attendance), etc. From study finding all U.S. megachurches (congreg. w/ "consistent weekly attendance of at least 2,000 persons ").
Methodist Texas: Houston 329,300 8.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Native Americans Texas: Houston 11,029 - - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 22. Table: Metropolitan statistical areas with highest Indian populations. Data from 1990 U.S. Census.; "Houston-Galveston, TX "; Includes Alaska natives.
Nonreligious Texas: Houston 199,800 5.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million. [In table, this group is called "Agnostic & Nonreligious "]
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) Texas: Houston - 0.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Pentecostal Texas: Houston 155,400 4.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, 1990. (Pentecostal here includes Assemblies of God) Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Presbyterian Texas: Houston 51,800 1.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
Protestant Texas: Houston 2,342,100 63.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Self-identification. Total area pop: 3.7 million. Strictly defined Protestants. Does NOT include LDS (Mormons), Jehovah's Witnesses, Orthodox Christian (Eastern), Unitarians.
Protestant - other Texas: Houston 259,000 7.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Metropolitan Areas ". Self-identification. Total area pop: 3.7 million. Includes Protestants NOT in: Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Episcopalian & Church of Christ.
Unitarian/Unitarian Universalist Texas: Houston 7,400 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 112. Table 3-6: "Religious Profiles of Selected Metropolitan Areas ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total area pop: 3.7 million.
unmarried couples living together Texas: Houston - 7.40% - - 1990 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 365. Table. "1990 Census... unmarried couples living together in the largest 20 cities follows. "
Branch Davidians Texas: Mount Carmel 900 - - - 1959 Tabor, James D. & Eugene V. Gallagher. Why Waco?; Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (1995), pg. 38. "By April 1959 about 900 Davidians had gathered at the New Mount Carmel center. Many had quit their jobs, sold their property, and actually moved to the community, while others had driven long distances to see what would happen. "
Branch Davidians Texas: Mount Carmel 50 - - - 1965 Tabor, James D. & Eugene V. Gallagher. Why Waco?; Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (1995), pg. 39. "Less than fifty people still lived at Mount Carmel by the mid-1960s. "
Branch Davidians Texas: Mount Carmel - - - - 1993 Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe. "Religion " in The Future Now: Predicting the 21st Century. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (1998), pg. 57. "In 1993... David Koresh was immolated with eighty followers in Waco. "
Branch Davidians Texas: Mount Carmel 130 - - - 1993 Tabor, James D. & Eugene V. Gallagher. Why Waco?; Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (1995), pg. 23. "Who were the 130 Branch Davidians living at Mount Carmel in the spring of 1993... the community... numbered approximately 130 persons, which included 42 men, 46 women, & 43 children aged 16 or younger. "
Branch Davidians Texas: Mount Carmel 130 - - - 1993 *LINK* web site: "Religious Tolerance " (1998) "There were 130 members living at Waco in the Spring of 1993; they were a multi-racial, multi-ethnic group of whom 45 were black. "


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