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This table lists each Shaker community with total populations for their whole history.
The numbers are based the larger of the total populations estimated by Andrews (*) vs actual counts in databases on or known to this site.
CommunityEDA *Online CommunityEDA *Online
Enfield, CT
(1792-1917)
7391105 Shaker Station, CT 13
Narcoossee, FL 1 West Union, IN
(1807-1827)
300
Pleasant Hill, KY
(1806-1910)
5001768 South Union, KY
(1807-1922)
676500
Hancock, MA
(1790-1960)
5481880 Harvard, MA
(1792-1918)
2001442
Savoy, MA
(1817-1819)
6 Shirley, MA
(1793-1908)
150304
Tyringham, MA
(1792-1875)
241546 Alfred, ME
(1793-1931)
241344
Ayer, ME 4 Sabbathday Lake, ME
(1794-PRESENT)
150121
Canterbury, NH
(1792-1992)
746537 Enfield, NH
(1793-1923)
5111831
Shaker Village, NH 6 Groveland, NY
(1836-1892)
127
New Lebanon, NY
(1787-1947)
32022710 Sodus Bay, NY
(1826-1836)
7932
Watervliet, NY
(1775-1938)
26681283 Kent, OH 1
North Union, OH
(1822-1889)
40737 Union Village, OH
(1805-1912)
873277
Watervliet, OH
(1806-1900)
127671 White Water Village, OH
(1823-1916)
4912064
Philadelphia, PA
(1858-1896)
18
Total 13,563 17,598
Unique Names15,474
Known Names16,816 Identified from WHRS records (reel 123)

The records of Shakers come from a wide number of sources, some of which are copyrighted, or other restricted for online access. The list below shows the sources and coding. The individual personal records indicate the source via the code listed here. Show souce list