The Population Study of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, 1987

Sponsor(s): Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Principal Investigator(s): Ira M. Sheskin

Study Dates: January-February, 1987

Sample: Adult Jewish Households in the Palm Beach County Area

Sample Size: 1023

Sample Notes: The data were gathered from 1,023 individuals in households with one or more Jewish individuals via a telephone interview survey. It is estimated in the published report that there are about 80,000 people living in Jewish households. Of this population, about 16,000 persons in Jewish households spend 3-7 months of the year in Palm Beach and about 6,400 Jews reside in Palm Beach County for 2 months or less per year. The sampling universe included Jewish households located in Palm Beach County. The sampling procedure was a combination of random digit dialing and sampling from lists from the telephone directory of distinctive Jewish names.
Study Notes: The data are weighted to reflect estimates of the Jewish population and households in the Palm Beach County area.


Survey Reports

» Main Report
(PDF, 28.43 Mb)

» Summary Report

» Profile of Wealthy Respondents

» Report on Estimating the Number of Jews in the Service Area

Documentation, Questionnaires and Frequencies

» Questionnaire

Data Files and Data Definitions

» Zipped SPSS Data File

Other Documentation

» Transmittal Letter

» File Structure Notes

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