The 1991 New York Jewish Population Study

Sponsor(s): UJA-Federation of New York

Principal Investigator(s): Bethamie Horowitz

Study Dates: November, 1990- May, 1991

Population Estimates:

1,420,000 "core" Jewish persons live in 638,000 Jewish households in the eight-county New York area served by UJA-Federation of New York: the five boroughs of New York City and the adjacent suburban counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester.


Adult Jewish Households in Greater New York

Sample Size: 4,006

Sample Notes:

The data were gathered from 4,006 Jewish respondents via a telephone interview survey. The sampling universe included Jewish households (at least one Jewish person lives in the household) located in New York City (Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island) and surrounding Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties.

The sampling procedure used random digit dialing.

Study Notes:

The data are weighted to reflect estimates of the Jewish population and Jewish households in the Greater New York City area.


Survey Reports

» Main Report

» Profile Counties--Boroughs and Neighborhoods Report

Documentation, Questionnaires and Frequencies

» Questionnaire

» NJPS Screening Freq for 9-County Area (inc Rockland) Weighted

» NJPS Screening Freq for 9-County Area (inc Rockland) Unweighted

Data Files and Data Definitions

» Zipped SPSS Data File

Other Documentation

» File Structure Notes

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