Kern County Churches

Guide to Churches in Kern County California, including Leading Christian Denominations

This guide provides a listing of Christian churches and cathedrals and other places of Christian worship in Kern County California. The guide serves as a starting point of information for residents, visitors, and those considering moving to the area. You may want to attend services at several different churches to find the right church leadership, congregation, ministries, observances and other aspects of church life that appeal to you.

Find Christian resources in Kern by city which include Bakersfield Churches,  Delano Churches,  Oildale Churches,  Ridgecrest Churches,  Wasco Churches,  Rosamond Churches. To browse through churches by all cities in Kern County, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Kern County California

Evangelical Denominations85,266
Catholic Church168,455
American Baptist Churches4,477
Assemblies of God10,515
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)608
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ1,054
Church of the Nazarene3,853
Episcopal Church2,225
Evangelical Lutheran Church2,312
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel8,620
Presbyterian Church2,288
Seventh-Day Adventist Church3,840
United Church of Christ790
United Methodist Church4,251

Non-Denominational Christians in Kern County California

Independent, Charismatic Churches680
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches5,667

Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.

About Kern County California - Background Information

Total population780,117
Population per square mile81.3 people
Median income$38,689
Average travel time to work23.2 minutes
Number of companies39,775
Size of Kern County California8140.96 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau