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New Apostolic Church USA - Rankings by Area (States) [Counties] [Metro-Areas]

The New Apostolic Church was founded in 1863 in Germany as a split from the Catholic Apostolic Church. The church spread to the United States in the late 1800s, beginning in Chicago, Manhattan, and Buffalo. As of 2015, the church reported 225 congregations in the U.S. and over 10,000 members worldwide. [View our profile of New Apostolic Church USA]

Using data from the 1980-2020 U.S. Religion Census, this list ranks U.S. States on the highest number of New Apostolic Church USA congregations. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.


Rank
2020
Rank
2010
State Congregations 2020 Congregations 2010
1 1 New York 22 40
6 2 Michigan 10 26
3 3 California 15 25
2 4 Florida 17 24
4 5 Ohio 12 16
9 5 New Jersey 7 16
4 7 Pennsylvania 12 14
7 7 Illinois 9 14
8 9 Texas 8 13
10 10 Missouri 5 8
13 11 Wisconsin 4 7
10 12 Virginia 5 6
20 12 North Carolina 2 6
10 14 Montana 5 5
13 14 Indiana 4 5
16 14 Washington 3 5
16 17 Connecticut 3 4
16 17 Massachusetts 3 4
20 17 Arizona 2 4
20 17 Colorado 2 4
13 21 Nebraska 4 3
16 21 Arkansas 3 3
20 21 Georgia 2 3
20 21 Oregon 2 3
20 21 South Carolina 2 3
30 21 New Mexico 1 3
30 21 Tennessee 1 3
20 28 Alabama 2 2
20 28 Idaho 2 2
20 28 Kentucky 2 2
20 28 Minnesota 2 2
30 28 Hawaii 1 2
30 28 Iowa 1 2
30 28 Louisiana 1 2
30 28 Maryland 1 2
30 28 New Hampshire 1 2
30 28 Oklahoma 1 2
30 38 Kansas 1 1
30 38 Maine 1 1
30 38 Mississippi 1 1
30 38 Nevada 1 1
30 38 Rhode Island 1 1
30 38 Utah 1 1
30 38 Vermont 1 1
38 Alaska 1
38 West Virginia 1
30 District Of Columbia 1
         

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 373 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 156.

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