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Vital Statistics:
Largest Jewish Populated Metropolitan Areas, United States

(Updated January 2012)


Vital Stats: Table of Contents | World Jewish Population | U.S. Jewish Population


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Rank
Area
Population
% Jewish
Total
Jewish
1
New York - New Jersey - Long Island
19,015,900
2,064,300
10.9%
2
Los Angeles - Long Beach - Santa Ana
12,944,801
617,480
4.8%
3
Chicago - Joliet - Naperville
9,504,753
294,280
3.1%
4
Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington
6,526,548
55,005
0.8%
5
Houston - Sugarland - Baytown
6,086,538
45,640
0.8%
6
Philadelphia - Camden - Wilmington
5,992,414
275,850
4.6%
7
Washington - Arlington - Alexandria
5,703,948
217,390
3.8%
8
Miami - Fort Lauderdale - Pompano Beach
5,670,125
555,125
9.8%
9
Atlanta - Sandy Springs - Marietta
5,359,205
119,800
2.2%
10
Boston - Cambridge - Quincy
4,591,112
251,360
5.5%
11
4,391,037
304,700
6.9%
12
Riverside - San Bernadino - Ontario
4,304,997
22,625
0.5%
13
Detroit - Warren - Livonia
4,285,832
67,000
1.2%
14
Phoenix - Mesa - Glendale
4,262,236
82,900
1.9%
15
Seattle - Tacoma - Bellevue
3,500,026
39,700
1.1%
16
Minneapolis - St. Paul - Bloomington
3,318,486
44,500
1.3%
17
San Diego - Carlsbad - San Marcos
3,140,069
89,000
2.8%
18
Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater
2,824,724
58,350
2.1%
19
2,817,355
54,200
1.9%
20
Baltimore - Towson
2,729,110
115,400
4.2%
Total
116,969,216
5,298,730
4.5%
% of Total U.S. Population
37.5%
78.8%

Sources: Ira M. Sheskin and Arnold Dashefsky (Editors) . "Jewish Population in the United States, 2012." American Jewish Year Book (2012) (Dordrecht: Springer) p. 143-211.

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