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Group Where Number
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Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
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of
countries
Year Source Quote/
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Christadelphian New York: Buffalo 77 - 2
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 10. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "...city of Buffalo, New York... In 1926... The Chistadelphians had two churches and 77 members. "
Christadelphian New York: Buffalo 77 - 2
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Christadelphians.
Christian and Missionary Alliance New York: Buffalo 73 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Christian and Missionary Alliance.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) New York: Buffalo 2,534 - 8
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Disciples of Christ.
Christian Science New York: Buffalo 939 - 3
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Church of Christ, Scientist.
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) New York: Buffalo 40 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Church of God (Headquarters, Anderson, Ind.).
Church of God and Saints of Christ New York: Buffalo 8 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Church of God and Saints of Christ.
Church of God in Christ New York: Buffalo 115 - 2
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Church of God in Christ.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New York: Buffalo 58 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Churches of God, Holiness New York: Buffalo 105 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Churches of God, Holiness.
Colored Methodist Episcopal Church New York: Buffalo 80 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Colored Methodist Episcopal Church under subheading "Methodist bodies ".
Community of Christ (RLDS) New York: Buffalo 107 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Congregationalist New York: Buffalo 1,385 - 5
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Congregational Churches.
Eastern Orthodox New York: Buffalo 4,482 - 3
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Three bodies listed under subheading "Eastern Orthodox Churches ": Greek Orthodox Church (Hellenic), Roumanian Orthodox Church, Russian Orthodox Church.
Evangelical Church New York: Buffalo 1,069 - 6
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Evangelical Church.
Evangelical Synod of North America New York: Buffalo 10,634 - 20
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Evangelical Synod of North America.
Free Methodist Church of North America New York: Buffalo 140 - 2
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Free Methodist Church of North America under subheading "Methodist bodies ".
Friends General Conference New York: Buffalo 30 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite), the only body under subheading "Friends ".
General Convention of the New Jerusalem in the United States New York: Buffalo 59 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as General Convention of the New Jerusalem in the United States of America under subheading "Churches of the New Jerusalem " [Swedenborgians had split into two bodies by this time.]
Greek Orthodox New York: Buffalo 1,632 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Greek Orthodox Church (Hellenic).
Hellenic Orthodox Church in America New York: Buffalo 1,632 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Greek Orthodox Church (Hellenic).
Judaism New York: Buffalo 20,000 - 14
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Jewish Congregations.
Latter Day Saints New York: Buffalo 165 - 2
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Two bodies listed under subheading "Latter-day Saints ": Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. "
Liberal Catholic Church New York: Buffalo 27 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Liberal Catholic Church.
Lutheran New York: Buffalo 22,840 - 32
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. 4 group listed under subheading: "Lutherans ": Lutheran Synod of Buffalo; Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of America--Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States; Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America; United Lutheran Church in America.
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod New York: Buffalo 6,562 - 12
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of America--Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States under subheading "Lutherans ".
Lutheran Synod of Buffalo New York: Buffalo 1,525 - 4
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Lutheran Synod of Buffalo under subheading "Lutherans ".
Methodist New York: Buffalo 11,967 - 32
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. 5 rel. bodies listed under subheading "Methodist bodies ": Methodist Episcopal Church, Free Methodist Church of North America, African Methodist Episcopal Church, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, & Colored Methodist Episcopal Church.
Methodist Episcopal Church New York: Buffalo 10,667 - 27
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Methodist Episcopal Church under subheading "Methodist bodies ".
Northern Baptist Convention New York: Buffalo 6,265 - 25
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Northern Baptist Convention under subheading: "Baptist bodies "
Plymouth Brethren New York: Buffalo 265 - 3
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Two groups: "Plymouth Brethren I " and "Plymouth Brethren II " listed under subheading "Brethren, Plymouth "
Plymouth Brethren 2 New York: Buffalo 213 - 2
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Plymouth Brethren II.
Plymouth Brethren I New York: Buffalo 52 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Plymouth Brethren I.
Romanian Orthodox New York: Buffalo 300 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Roumanian Orthodox Church.
Russian Orthodox New York: Buffalo 2,550 - 1
unit
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as Russian Orthodox Church.
Seventh-day Adventist New York: Buffalo 267 - 3
units
- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children] by age, and Sunday Schools, by denomination, in each city having 25,000 inhabitants or more... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as "Seventh-day Adventist Denomination "
United Lutheran Church in America New York: Buffalo 14,347 - 15
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- 1926 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 8. [Orig. source: 1926 U.S. govt. census from Bureau of the Census, 1930, vol. 1] "Table 31. Number of churches, membership [incl. children]... 1926 "; Reports prepared by pastors/boards of elders. Listed in table as United Lutheran Church in America under subheading "Lutherans ".
Alternative Religions New York: New York City 7,300 0.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Arab New York: New York City 100,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 48. "Boston, Chicago, New York City, and Los Angeles all have Arab American populations of more than 100,000. " [This is an ethnicity, not a religion.]
Armenian New York: New York City 100,000 - - - 1998 Kasbarian, Lucine. Armenia: A Rugged Land, An Enduring People (series: 'Discovering Our Heritage'). Parsippany, NJ: Dillon Press (1998), pg. 139. "The second largest [Armenian community in the U.S.], and one of the oldest..., is in the New York metropolitan area, where 80,000 to 100,000 Armenians make their home. Many Armenian organizations also have their national headquarters in the New York area. "
Baptist New York: New York City 781,100 10.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Catholic New York: New York City 3,168,200 43.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Christianity New York: New York City 5,504,200 75.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New York: New York City 13,870 0.19% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 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 New York: New York City 40,000 - - - 1999 Leichman, Abigail K. "Ridgewood pair's book explores Mormonism " in Bergen Record, 30 Sept. 1999 (v. online 6 Oct. 1999). "...there are about 40,000 adherents in the New York area, mostly as a result of proselytizing efforts... Mormons are also taking a hold in Southern Baptist territory and in Latin America... "
Concord Baptist Church New York: New York City 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 New York City, NY.
East Asian religions New York: New York City 102,200 1.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews; Graduate School of City University of NT, 1990. Listed as "Eastern Religions. " Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Episcopalian New York: New York City 160,600 2.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
homosexual New York: New York City - 9.00% - - 1984 Schmidt, Thomas E. Straight & Narrow: Compassion & Clarity in the Homosexuality Debate. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press (1995), pg. 103. [Orig. source: M. Diamond. "Homosexuality and Bisexuality in Different Populations, " Archives of Sexual Behavior 22 no. 4 (1993): 291-310 (summary on p. 306).] "Diamond also reports city studies of San Francisco (1984) and New York (1985) that yielded numbers of 9.9% and 9%, respectively, who identified themselves as homosexual or bisexual. "
homosexual New York: New York City - - - - 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 "; Chelsea, New York City; Greenwich Village, New York City
Islam New York: New York City 109,500 1.50% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Islam New York: New York City - - - - 1999 Zelizer, Gerald L. "Gideon Bible reflects how hotels have fallen behind the times " in USA Today, 1 July 1999, pg. 15A. "Marriott Hotels -- partly owned by Bill Marriott, a Mormon -- supplements the Bible with the Book of Mormon, while the St. Regis in New York City provides prayer rugs for its Muslim guests and a statue of Buddha in one suite. "
Jehovah's Witnesses New York: New York City 80,300 1.10% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Judaism New York: New York City - - 1
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- 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: New York City 1,150 - - - 1830 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990), pg. 49. "By 1830 three cities--New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston--claimed two-thirds of the entire Jewish population, with New York City alone providing a home for 1,150. The rest lived in Baltimore, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Richmond, and Savannah, with a handful scattered throughout smaller towns. "
Judaism New York: New York City - - 130
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- 1890 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973), pg. 970. "... the number of synagogues grew from 170 in 1880 to 533 in 1890 (with over 130 in New York City alone), to 1,901 in 1916 and 3,100 in 1927. "
Judaism New York: New York City - - 11
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- 1900 Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 121. Map: "Jews in New York [City] 1900 ": Synagogues shown: 11.
Judaism New York: New York City 1,998,000 - - - 1982 Charing, Douglas. The Jewish World. London, UK: Silver Burdett Co. (1983), pg. 14. Graphic "City population comparisons "; New York: 1,998,000; Los Angeles: 455,000; Paris: 380,000; Tel Aviv: 335,000; Jerusalem: 298,000; Moscow: 285,000; Buenos Aires: 250,000 "
Judaism New York: New York City 1,836,000 - - - 1983 Hopfe, Lews M. Religions of the World, Macmillan Publishing Co.: New York (1983) [3rd edition], pg. 356. "The largest concentration of Jews anywhere in the world is in New York City, with 1,836,000. "
Judaism New York: New York City 795,700 10.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Judaism New York: New York City 1,450,000 - - - 1992 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 267. "The metropolitan areas with the largest Jewish populations were New York City (1.45 million), Los Angeles (490,000), Chicago (261,000), Philadelphia (250,000), Boston (228,000), an San Francisco Bay area (210,000), Miami (189,000), and Washington, D.C. (165,000). "
Judaism New York: New York City 1,750,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Jewish Communities of the World web site (1998) Table: World Jewry. "collected our data from from demographic and other academic studies, community reports, and up-dates in the general media... consulted with experts to verify findings before reaching our assessments and estimates. "
Judaism - affiliated New York: New York City 734,400 - - - 1983 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993), pg. 47. "Synagogue membership serves as a tangible, although relatively passive, measure of religious participation... in cities as diverse as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York, Denver, and Boston, synagogue membership hovered at about 40% in the mid-1980s. " [Other source indicated 1,836,000 Jews in New York City in 1983.]
Judaism - gay synagogues New York: New York City 1,100 - - - 1993 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993), pg. 76. "In 1972 homosexual men and women organized Beth Chayim Chadashim in Los Angeles, the first gay synagogue. Since then approximately twenty additional congregations have been established, with the largest, Congregation Beth Simchat Torah in New York, claiming to have eleven hundred members and two thousand worshipers at High Holiday services. "
Judaism - homeless New York: New York City 3,000 - - - 1990 Kephart, William M. & William W. Zellner. Extraordinary Groups: An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles (5th Ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press (1994), pg. 181. "The New York Times estimated in 1990 that there were 3,000 homeless Jews in New York City. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan New York Council on Jewish Poverty said it is a myth to believe that all Jews are smart and successful. "
Judaism - nondenominational New York: New York City 183,011 2.51% - - 1990 Wertheimer, Jack. A People Divided: Juadism in Contemporary America. New York: Basic Books (A Division of Harper Collins) (1993), pg. 52. "The rejection of a denominational label by 23% of New York Jews, 28% of Los Angeles Jews, 30% of Miami Jews, 20% of Chicago Jews, and 22% of Philadelphia Jews is particularly noteworthy, given that these are the five largest Jewish communities in the U.S. and encompass close to 60% of the national Jewish population. "
Latter Day Saints New York: New York City 14,600 0.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Lutheran New York: New York City 94,900 1.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Mashhadi Jews New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1982 Ross, Dan. Acts of Faith: A Journey to the Fringes of Jewish Identity. New York: St. Martin's Press (1982), pg. 80. "New York has succeeded Teheran as their most prosperous community. Very few New Yorkers are aware that ex-Marranos [secret Jews] live among them... Few know they are renting the basement of a Kew Gardens synagogue for a house of worship, or raising funds to build one of their own. "
megachurches New York: New York City 8,000 - 4
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 New York: New York City 211,700 2.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million.
Mita Movement New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 260. "Mita Movement... currently has churches in New York City; Jersey City, Passaic, and Paterson, New Jersey; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia, and Chicago. " [At least one.]
Native Americans New York: New York City 46,191 - - - 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.; "New York, NY-into Long Island, NJ & CT "; Includes Alaska natives.
New Kadampa Tradition New York: New York City - - 1
unit
- 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: New York City 540,200 7.40% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993), pg. 110. Table 3-5: "Religious Profiles of Selected Cities by Percentage ". Based on self-identification, phone interviews, conducted by Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1990. Total NY pop: 7.3 million. [In table, this group is called "Agnostic & Nonreligious "]


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