Geography as an Element in the Historical Sociology of the Jews: New York, 1900-1981 and the United States, 1880-1980
Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Paul Ritterband
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Residential mobility
Coverage: United States
In Jewish Population Studies 27 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1993), 191-208. In this paper the author focuses on the changing location and population density of the Jews in the Unites States and New York City. On the national level the author uses two summary statistics, population center of gravity, and scatter over area.