Jewish Identity in the Sunbelt: The Jewish Population of Orlando, Florida


Publication Date: January 1994

Publisher: Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry

Author(s): Ira Sheskin

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: American Jews; Demography

Type: Report

Coverage: Florida


In Contemporary Jewry 15, 26-38. This paper presents results from a population survey of Orlando and compares its geographic, demographic, religious and philanthropic profile with the results of other Florida communities and with those of NJPS. In part, the differences from other Florida communities are attributable to the fact that the population of Orlando is significantly younger.