Survey of Cleveland's Jewish Population, 1981
Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland,
Jewish Federation of Cleveland
1981. RDD based-survey with some additional Federation List and Distinctive Jewish Name interviews in areas outside the Jewish "core."
Jewish household population estimate for 1981 is approximately 70,000 (69,300 plus an additional 750 institutionalized Jews). In addition, 2,100 non-Jews live in Cleveland Jewish households.
Adult Jewish Households in Cleveland and the Surrounding Suburbs
723 completed interviews via telephone surveys which lasted 10-12 minutes.
1981 survey used RDD (random digit dialing) within the two major "Core" areas of Jewish settlement, and a combination of Federation list and DJN (distinctive Jewish names) in the areas with low Jewish incidence.
Data file is not weighted.
Report has minimal details on dates of interviewing, sample disposition, etc.
"Survey of 18-to-29 Year Olds: Information for Our Future."
In addition to the Jewish Population report based on the 1981 data, the Population Study Committee added a few other sources of data and issued Report #4 on Cleveland's young Jewish adults. This study explored reasons for young Jews in Cleveland remaining in the area, or moving elsewhere.