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Mennonite Statistics 

Lancaster County, PA (2001)1

  •   9,000    Old Order Amish church members 
  • 21,000+ Old Order Amish church including children
  • 12,100    Lancaster Conference Mennonites church
                     members 
  •  9,000     Other Mennonite church members
  •  3,200     Horse and Buggy Mennonites church members
  •       6.6    Average number of children in an Amish family
  • 1,400      Number of Amish farms
  •        65     Average acreage of an Amish farm
  • $9,000   Value of an Amish farm per acre
  •       134   Number of Old Amish church districts (includes 
                   Chester County)

USA & Canada (2007)2

  • 85,000+  Amish
  •        23    States 
  •          1    Province

Contact

          Michael Weber
          610-683-4746 (Phone)
          610-683-4483 (Fax)
          weber@kutztown.edu (Email)
          faculty.kutztown.edu/weber/ (Personal Webpage)

References

  1. The Mennonite Information Center
    2209 Millstream Road
    Lancaster, PA  17602
    (717) 299-0954
    1-800-8588320
    www.mennoniteinfoctr.com

  2. History of the Amish & Mennonites
    www.800padutch.com/amishhistory.shtml

 

Updated 11-6-2007
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