A Peculiar People Revisited: Demographic Foundations of the Iowa Amish in the 21st Century
Cooksey, Elizabeth; Donnermeyer, Joseph F. (2013-04)
This article describes the demographic foundations of the Amish in Iowa. We note that since the publication of “A Peculiar People” by Dorothy and Elmer Schwieder in 1975 (with an updated version in 2009) the demographic ...
Where Are the Plain Anabaptists?
Anderson, Cory; Donnermeyer, Joseph F. (2013-04)
This article discusses geographic analytical units of plain Anabaptist groups relevant for conceptualizing spatial dispersion across Canada and the United States. All plain Anabaptist groups are tied to the land, hence, ...
The Amish Population: County Estimates and Settlement Patterns
Donnermeyer, Joseph F.; Anderson, Cory; Cooksey, Elizabeth C. (2013-04)
This article presents the findings of a county-based estimate of the Amish population. The results are from work commissioned by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies for the recently released 2010 ...