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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Hutterian Brethren New York 675 0.00% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Hutterian Brethren.']
IFCA International New York - - 12
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed in table as 'Independent Fundamental Churches of America.']
IFCA International New York - - 12
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site. Viewed circa Sept. 1998. Counted listings on directory
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel New York 563 0.00% 11
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 450. [Listed as 'International Church of The Foursquare Gospel.']
Islam New York - 0.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Jehovah's Witnesses New York - 1.00% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Judaism New York 23 - - - 1654 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 267. "The first wave of Jewish immigration to the New World had begun in 1654, when a party of 23 Sephardic Jews from Brazil arrived in the community tht was known as New Amsterdam under Dutch rule and later as New York. "
Judaism New York - - 1
unit
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 24. "Interestingly, although there were only five synagogues in the nation by 1776, Rhode Island, New York City, and Georgia had one each and two were in South Carolina. "
Judaism New York - - 17
units
- 1854 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972), pg. 34. "The case of New York reveals how, as new synagogues sprouted (there were seventeen by 1853-54), the community disintigrated more and more... "
Judaism New York - 10.60% - - 1983 *LINK* web page: "A REVIEW OF DATA ON JEWISH-AMERICANS " (1998) [Orig. source: Feldstein, Donald. The American Jewish Community in the 21st Century - A Projection. New York, NY: American Jewish Congress (March 1984)] "TABLE 1: STATES WITH JEWISH POPULATIONS OF ONE PERCENT OR GREATER, 1983 "
Judaism New York 1,843,240 10.25% 1,424
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Jewish Estimate.']
Judaism New York - 6.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Judaism New York 1,850,000 - - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 267. "In 1992, the three states with the largest Jewish populations were New York (1.85 million), California (920,000), and Florida (600,000). "
Judaism New York 1,844,000 - - - 1993 Krantz, Les & Jim McCormick. The Peoplepedia: The Ultimate Reference on the American People, Henry Holt and Company: New York (1996), pg. 188. Table: "Top 10 Jewish States "; "The table below shows where most religiously affiliated Jews... live, according to the... American Jewish Yearbook "; New York: ranked #1 (ranked by sheer numbers).
Judaism New York 1,654,000 9.10% - - 1995 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997), pg. 70. [Orig. source: American Jewish Year Book. New York, NY: American Jewish Committee (1995)] Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990, and Jewish Population, 1995 - States "; "The Jewish population includes Jews who define themselves as Jewish by religion as well as those who define themselves as Jewish in cultural terms. Data... based primarily on a compilation of individual estimates made by local Jewish federations. "
Know-Nothings New York - - - - 1849 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 13-15. "One of the first organizations in the U.S. that could be called a hate group was the Order of the Star-Spangled Banner. It was founded in New York City in 1849. "
Ku Klux Klan New York - - - - 1990 Lang, Susan S. Extremist Groups in America. New York: Franklin Watts (1990), pg. 48-50. "..the Klan... has fragmented into a rabble of feuding groups... Klan groups are known to exist in... North Carolina, South Carolina, and New York. "
Ku Klux Klan New York - - - - 1992 Landau, Elaine. The White Power Movement: America's Racist Hate Groups. Brookfield, CT: Milbrook Press (1993), pg. 36. "...in April 1992 leaders fromone of the Klan's largest orders--The Christian Knights--traveled from their North Carolina headquarters to Long Island, New York, to swear in new members and lay the groundwork for a new group charter. The Klan had been active in parts of Long Island during the 1920s, but local law-enforcement officials reported that this was the first time in years that the white-supremacist organization returned to the area... the North Carolina Klansmen appeared confident about their Long Island recruitment. Klan leaders declined to disclose the number attending their area initiation ceremony, but stressed 'there are more (members) today than there were yesterday, and there will be more tomorrow than today.' In an observation chilling to those wary of hate-group activities, Klan Imperial Wizard Virgil Griffin noted: 'We didn't leave North Carolina without a reason--people called us.' "
Ku Klux Klan New York - - 1
unit
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Klan groups.
Latin American Council of the Pentecostal Church of God New York - - 75
units
- 1967 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 281. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: Spanish-Speaking Pentecostals. "New York, NY [H.Q.]... The Latin-American Council of the Pentecostal Church of God of New York, Inc. (known also as the Concilio Latino-Americano de la Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal de New York, Incorporado) was formed in 1957 as an offshoot of the Latin American Council of the Pentecostal Church of God. (The latter is a Puerto Rican church without congregations in the U.S., and therefore not discussed in this encyclopedia.) Work in New York had begun in 1951 and the New York group became autonomous in 1956, though it remains loosely affiliated with the Puerto Rican parent body... Membership: Not reported. In 1967 there was an estimated 75 churches, most in the New York metropolitan area. "
Latter Day Saints New York - 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America New York 2,581 0.01% 6
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,359. [Listed as 'Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.']
Lutheran New York 160 - - - 1623 Beck, Vector E. Why I Am a Lutheran. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons (1956), pg. 20. "The earliest Lutheran settlers in America were from the Netherlands, forty families locating in the neighborhood of Albany in 1623, and about two hundred persons coming to Manhattan Island in 1625. "
Lutheran New York 360 - - - 1625 Beck, Vector E. Why I Am a Lutheran. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons (1956), pg. 20. "The earliest Lutheran settlers in America were from the Netherlands, forty families locating in the neighborhood of Albany in 1623, and about two hundred persons coming to Manhattan Island in 1625. "
Lutheran New York - 8.60% 19
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220.
Lutheran New York - 1.29% 19
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220. Denominational % (8.6%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Lutheran New York 284,368 1.58% 670
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. This "Lutheran " figure is an aggregate from organizational adherent statistics from the 12 major American Lutheran religious bodies.
Lutheran New York - 2.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod New York 90,837 0.50% 201
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 64,166. [Listed as 'Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.']
megachurches New York 36,150 - 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 ").
Meher Baba New York - - 3
units
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972), pg. 226. "Meher Baba Centers have been established in a number of American cities, 4 in California, 3 in New York, 2 in Florida, 1 in Virginia. Perhaps the best known and most active of the centers is that at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina... "
Mennonite New York - 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Mennonite Church New York 3,785 0.02% 41
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,588. [Listed as 'Mennonite Church.']
Methodist New York - 3.20% 7
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220.
Methodist New York - 0.48% 7
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220. Denominational % (3.2%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Methodist New York - 8.80% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 252-288. Table A.2: "Denominational Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "; "The adherence rates were estimated from Bureau of the Census (1854) reports on the number of churches, the seating capacity of churches & the value of church property. "
Methodist New York - 6.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Missionary Church New York 121 0.00% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 114. [Listed as 'Missionary Church.']
Moravian New York - 2.30% 5
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220.
Moravian New York - 0.34% 5
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220. Denominational % (2.3%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Moravian Church in America, Northern Province New York 4,265 0.02% 11
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 2,628. [Listed as 'Moravian Church in Amer (Unitas Fratrum) No Prov.']
Native Americans New York 62,651 0.30% - - 1990 Utter, Jack. American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions. Lake Ann, MI: National Woodlands Publishing Co. (1993), pg. 18-19. Table: "Indian population in each of the 50 states... "; From 1990 U.S. Census: figures include "Indian & Alaska Native Population [both Aleut and Eskimo].
Nazism New York - - 3
units
- 1992 Thompson, S. E. Hate Groups. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books (1994), pg. 30. [Source: Klanwatch] Map: "White Supremacist Groups in the U.S. in 1992 " Neo-Nazi groups.
Neo-Paganism New York 14,600 - - - 1992 Berger, Helen A. A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft in the United States. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press (1999), pg. 9-10. Table: "Distribution of Neo-Pagans Participating in Neo-Pagan Census in U.S. "; Cols: State; Number [of Census participants]; % [of particpants]; Pg. xvi: "[Received] more than 2,000 responses... survey was distributed through Wiccan & Neo-Pagan organizations..., published in journals,.. Internet [&] at festivals. [unable] to guarantee that the survey was randomly distributed. "; Pg. 10: "...actual % by state are at best an approximation. "; Raw number presented here based on state % from this table, as a portion of estimated 200,000 [1992] U.S. total (pg. 9).; New York %: 7.3
New Kadampa Tradition New York - - 2
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.
Nonreligious New York - 6.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
North American Baptist Conference New York 1,880 0.01% 12
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 1,530. [Listed as 'North American Baptist Conference.']
Norwegian Seaman's Church New York - - 1
unit
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 155. "The seven in the U.S. are located in San Pedro [CA], San Francisco, Houston, New Orleans, Miami, Baltimore, and New York City. "
Occidental Orthodox Parishes, Association of New York - - 2
units
- 1984 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 116. "Membership: In 1984 the Association had 5 parishes (New York City; Brooklyn, NY; Chicago; Dorchester, MA; and Fullerton, CA) and a monastery in Jacksonville, Florida. "
Old Order Amish Church New York - - 5
units
- 1974 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Old Order Amish Church New York 1,120 - 10
units
- 1979 Hostetler, John A. Amish Society (3rd ed.; 1st ed. pub. 1963). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (1980), pg. 100. [Original sources: The New American Almanac, 1979 (Baltic, Ohio); Amish directories; and correspondence with Amish informants.] Table 2: "Location and characteristics of the Old Order Amish by state and province "; Columns: Location; Estimated population; Number of districts [i.e., congregation]; Number of settlements. "Estimates are based on mean district size within each settlement. "
Old Order Amish Church New York 3,850 0.02% 26
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Old Order Amish Church.']
Old Order Amish Church New York - - 29
units
- 1991 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 280. Table: "The Old Order Amish, Number of Church Districts, 1974 and 1991 "; NOTE: In older, established Amish communities, each church district 125-174 people (adults & children). Newer, smaller settlements often fewer than 100 people.
Omega Institute New York 8,000 - - - 1989 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990), pg. 283. "The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York, attracted 8,000 people to 200 programs during its 1989 session, says an Omega spokesperson. "
Oneida Community New York - - - - 1850 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 4). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 502. Chapter: "Communistic Religious Movements "; author: Bryan Wilson. "Perhaps the most thorough-going of all communistic religious societies was that founded by John Humphrey Noyes, which was eventually established at Oneida, in the state of New York... The Oneida Community were known as Perfectionists... "
Oneida Community New York - - 3
units
- 1870 Kephart, William M. & William W. Zellner. Extraordinary Groups: An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles (5th Ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press (1994), pg. 63. "At one time or another, there were 7 branches, all under the leadership of John Humphrey Noyes. In addition to the main group at Oneida [Oneida Creek, NY], there were smaller branches at Willow Place, New York; Cambridge, Vermont; Newark, New Jersey; Wallingford, Connecticut; New York City; and Putney, Vermont... " [NOTE: These were not necessarily all open at one time.]
Oneida Community New York 280 - 1
unit
- 1879 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 4). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 502. Chapter: "Communistic Religious Movements "; author: Bryan Wilson. "Oneida flourished, and was still flourishing, when in the 1870s the propgatation of its views led to considerable misrepresentation and brough public pressure to bear against it. Eventually, in 1879, the community was constrained to abandon its way of life in deference to public opinion, and its substantial property was converted into a joint stock company for the remaining 280 members. The industrial activities were, however, continued. "
Oneida Community New York - - 1
unit
1
country
1880 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 551. "Oneida Community (Christian). A perfectionist community founded by J. H. Noyes (1811-86) and existent in Oneida, New York from 1847 to 1880, when it became a joint stock company--Oneida Community, Ltd.--known for its silverware. "
Open Bible Standard Churches New York - - 8
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Open Bible Standard Churches, Inc..']
Orthodox (Eastern Christian) New York - 0.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Orthodox Catholic Church in America New York - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 127-128. "Churches are located in Dallas & Lubbock, Texas; Erie, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; Racine, Madison, Watertown, & Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Davenport, Iowa; St. Petersburg, Florida; Ludington, Michigan; Brooklyn, New York; & Ottawa... "
Orthodox Church in America New York - - 37
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Orthodox Church in America.']
Orthodox Judaism New York - - 29
units
- 1872 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972), pg. 38. "In 1872, there were already 29 eastern European Orthodox synagogues in New York, most of them, of course, tiny. About half of the major congregations that resisted Reform were the old Sephardic and Ashkenazic congregations... "
other New York - 2.30% 5
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220. "Other " includes "Separatist and Independent, Dunker, Mennonite, Huguenot, Sandemanian, and Jewish ".
other New York - 0.34% 5
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220; "Other " includes "Separatist and Independent, Dunker, Mennonite, Huguenot, Sandemanian, and Jewish ". Denominational % (2.3%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Pentecostal New York - 1.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Pentecostal Church of God New York 175 0.00% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 93. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Church of God.']
Pentecostal Holiness Church New York 75 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 60. [Listed as 'Pentecostal Holiness Church, Inc..']
PL Kyodan New York - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Official web site of PL Kyodan; web page: "North American Church Directory Menu " (viewed 11 April 1999). Counted listings in directory: "New York Church; 37-56 76th St., Jackson Hts., NY 1137 " [1 church in East Region.]
Plymouth Brethren New York 5,784 0.03% 54
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members' column: 3,756. [Listed as 'Christian (Plymouth) Brethren.']
Presbyterian New York - 15.90% 35
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220.
Presbyterian New York - 2.38% 35
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 220. Denominational % (15.9%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Presbyterian New York - 5.10% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 252-288. Table A.2: "Denominational Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "; "The adherence rates were estimated from Bureau of the Census (1854) reports on the number of churches, the seating capacity of churches & the value of church property. "
Presbyterian New York - 2.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990 (%). Self-identification of religious loyalty, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) New York 199,519 1.11% 747
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 161,602. [Listed as 'Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).']


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