Industry Sector

Services

Total Companies

382,910

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

Establishments of religious organizations operated for worship, religious training or study, government or administration of an organized religion, or for promotion of religious activities. also included in this industry are religious groups which reach the public through radio or television media.

Snapshot

SIC Code 8661 - Religious Organizations is a final level code of the “Services” Division. There are 382,910 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 8661 - Religious Organizations are:

  • Churches
  • Convents
  • Monasteries
  • Religious instruction, provided by religious organizations
  • Religious organizations
  • Shrines, religious
  • Temples

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 8661 - Religious Organizations that is a better classification match. 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. Establishments of such religious groups which produce taped religious programming for television are classified in SIC Code - 7812, and those which produce live religious programs are classified in SIC Code - 7922. Establishments of such groups which operate radio or television stations are classified in communications, SIC Code - 48.

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 8661

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 8661 – Religious Organizations. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 866101 Retreat Houses
  • 866102 Bible Schools & Study
  • 866103 Spiritual Organizations
  • 866104 Church Organizations
  • 866105 Christian Science Practitioners
  • 866106 Clergy
  • 866107 Churches
  • 866108 Clergy & Pastoral Counseling
  • 866109 Convents & Monasteries
  • 866110 Religious Organizations
  • 866111 Religious Counseling
  • 866112 Synagogues
  • 866113 Spiritualists
  • 866114 Mosques
  • 866115 Religious Science Practitioners
  • 866116 Ashrams
  • 866117 Congregations-Messianic
  • 866118 Rabbis
  • 866119 Dianetics
  • 866120 Parsonages
  • 866121 Chaplains
  • 866122 Christian Ministries
  • 866123 Meditation Organizations
  • 866124 Monasteries
  • 866125 Church Consulting
  • 866126 Scientologists
  • 866127 Ministries-Out Reach
  • 866129 Music Ministry
  • 866130 Shrines
  • 866131 Place Of Worship-Metaphysical & New Age
  • 866132 Places Of Worship-Non Theistic
  • 866133 Religion Other Places Of Worship
  • 866134 Pastoral Counseling Of Religious Leaders

7-digit SIC

  • 8661001 Religious Organizations
  • 8661002 Baptist Church
  • 8661003 Miscellaneous Denomination Church
  • 8661004 Methodist Church
  • 8661005 Catholic Church
  • 8661006 Non-Denominational Church
  • 8661007 Lutheran Church
  • 8661008 Pentecostal Church
  • 8661009 Presbyterian Church
  • 8661010 Church Of Christ
  • 8661011 Assembly Of God
  • 8661012 Church Of God
  • 8661013 Episcopal Church
  • 8661014 Mormon Church
  • 8661015 Nonchurch Religious Organization
  • 8661016 Seventh Day Adventist Church
  • 8661017 Apostolic Church
  • 8661018 Community Church
  • 8661019 Temples
  • 8661020 Christian & Reformed Church
  • 8661021 Covenant & Evangelical Church
  • 8661022 Church Of Nazarene
  • 8661023 Synagogues
  • 8661024 Religious Instruction
  • 8661025 Christian Reformed Church
  • 8661026 Convents & Monasteries
  • 8661027 Mennonite Church
  • 8661028 Christian Science Practitioners
  • 8661029 Brethren Church
  • 8661030 Interdenominational Church
  • 8661031 Greek Orthodox Church
  • 8661032 Reformed Church
  • 8661033 Buddhist Temple
  • 8661034 Monasteries
  • 8661035 Mosques
  • 8661036 Churches
  • 8661037 Retreat Houses
  • 8661038 Shrines
  • 8661039 Bible Schools & Study
  • 8661040 Spiritual Organizations
  • 8661041 Church Organizations
  • 8661042 Clergy
  • 8661043 Clergy & Pastoral Counseling
  • 8661044 Religious Counseling
  • 8661045 Spiritualists
  • 8661046 Religious Science Practitioners
  • 8661047 Ashrams
  • 8661048 Congregations-Messianic
  • 8661049 Rabbis
  • 8661050 Dianetics
  • 8661051 Parsonages
  • 8661052 Chaplains
  • 8661053 Christian Ministries
  • 8661054 Meditation Organizations
  • 8661055 Church Consulting
  • 8661056 Scientologists
  • 8661057 Out Reach Ministries
  • 8661058 Music Ministries
  • 8661059 Metaphysical & New Age Churches
  • 8661059 Place Of Worship-Metaphysical & New Age
  • 8661060 Places Of Worship-Non Theistic
  • 8661061 Other Religious Places Of Worship
  • 8661061 Religion Other Places Of Worship
  • 8661062 Pastoral Counseling Of Religious Leaders

8-digit SIC

  • 86610000 Religious Organizations
  • 86610100 Churches, Temples, And Shrines
  • 86610101 Apostolic Church
  • 86610102 Assembly Of God Church
  • 86610103 Baptist Church
  • 86610104 Brethren Church
  • 86610105 Buddhist Temple
  • 86610106 Catholic Church
  • 86610107 Christian And Reformed Church
  • 86610108 Christian Reformed Church
  • 86610109 Christian Science Church
  • 86610110 Church Of The Nazarene
  • 86610111 Church Of Christ
  • 86610112 Church Of God
  • 86610113 Community Church
  • 86610114 Covenant And Evangelical Church
  • 86610115 Episcopal Church
  • 86610116 Greek Orthodox Church
  • 86610117 Inter-Denominational Church
  • 86610118 Lutheran Church
  • 86610119 Mennonite Church
  • 86610120 Methodist Church
  • 86610121 Miscellaneous Denomination Church
  • 86610122 Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints (mormon Church)
  • 86610123 Non-Denominational Church
  • 86610124 Pentecostal Church
  • 86610125 Presbyterian Church
  • 86610126 Reformed Church
  • 86610127 Seventh Day Adventist Church
  • 86610128 Shrines
  • 86610129 Synagogue
  • 86610130 Temples
  • 86610131 Mosques
  • 86610200 Nonchurch Religious Organizations
  • 86610201 Convent
  • 86610202 Monastery
  • 86610203 Religious Instruction