The Social Characteristics of the Jews of Greater New York

Publication Date: January 1984

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Paul Ritterband; Steven M. Cohen

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: American Jews; Demography

Type: Report

Coverage: New York


The article describes the socio-demographic profile of the New York area Jewish community in 1981. Authors review household composition; age distribution; modes of identification, affiliation and practice; education, occupation and income; and patterns of residential distribution.