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Vital Statistics: Metropolitan Areas With The Largest Jewish Population Worldwide

(2020)

Metropolitan areas with populations with Jewish parents (PJP) above 100,000

Rank*
Metro Area
Country
Jewish Population
% of Metro
% of World Jewry
1
Israel
3,845,300
94.9%
21.3%
2
New York - Newark - Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
United States
2,109,300
11.0%
11.7%
3
Israel
973,300
72.3%
5.4%
4
Israel
630,000
73.2%
3.5%
5
Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim
United States
622,480
4.7%
3.5%
6
Miami - Fort Lauderdale - Pompano Beach
United States
535,500
8.3%
3.0%
7 Philadelphia - Camden - Wilmington United States 419,850 6.9% 2.3%
8 Paris France 337,600 2.8% 1.9%
9
Washington - Arlington - Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
United States
297,290
4.7%
1.6%
10
Chicago - Naperville - Elgin, IL-IN-WI
United States
294,280
3.1%
1.6%
11
Boston - Cambridge - Newton, MA-NH
United States
257,460
3.6%
1.4%
12 Beersheba Israel 245,000 61.1% 1.4%
13
San Francisco - Oakland - Berkeley, CA
United States
244,00
5.2%
1.4%
14
United Kingdom
230,400
2.4%
1.3%
15
Argentina
230,300
1.4%
1.3%

*Rank by total Jewish and non-Jewish population.


Source: Sergio DellaPergola, “World Jewish Population, 2020,” in Arnold Dashefsky and Ira M. Sheskin (eds.), The American Jewish Year Book, 2020, (Cham, SUI: Springer, 2021).