Industry: 8661—Religious Organizations
Establishments of religious organizations operated for worship, religious training or study, government or administration of an organized religion, or for promotion of religious activities. Other establishments maintained by religious organizations, such as educational institutions, hospitals, publishing houses, reading rooms, social services, and secondhand stores, are classified according to their primary activity. Also included in this industry are religious groups which reach the public through radio or television media. Establishments of such religious groups which produce taped religious programming for television are classified in Industry 7812, and those which produce live religious programs are classified in Industry 7922. Establishments of such groups which operate radio or television stations are classified in Communications, Major Group 48.

ChurchesReligious organizations
ConventsShrines, religious
MonasteriesTemples
Religious instruction, provided by religious organizations
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8661Religious Organizations334,470
866100Religious organizations65,580
86610000Religious organizations65,580
866101Churches, temples, and shrines263,465
86610100Churches, temples, and shrines38,430
86610101Apostolic Church1,935
86610102Assembly of God Church5,016
86610103Baptist Church53,263
86610104Brethren Church707
86610105Buddhist temple809
86610106Catholic Church18,151
86610107Christian and Reformed Church2,677
86610108Christian Reformed Church1,234
86610109Christian Science Church641
86610110Church of the Nazarene2,242
86610111Church of Christ8,318
86610112Church of God3,741
86610113Community Church7,026
86610114Covenant and Evangelical Church1,759
86610115Episcopal Church5,580
86610116Greek Orthodox Church863
86610117Inter-denominational church607
86610118Lutheran Church13,033
86610119Mennonite Church729
86610120Methodist Church18,070
86610121Miscellaneous denomination church40,261
86610122Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church)1,326
86610123Non-denominational church11,928
86610124Pentecostal Church5,783
86610125Presbyterian Church9,308
86610126Reformed Church670
86610127Seventh Day Adventist Church2,575
86610128Shrines77
86610129Synagogue3,080
86610130Temples3,446
86610131Mosques180
866102Nonchurch religious organizations5,425
86610200Nonchurch religious organizations3,162
86610201Convent1,046
86610202Monastery403
86610203Religious instruction814