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The 2007 Portland Maine Jewish Community Study
Sponsor(s): Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine
Principal Investigator(s): Ira M. Sheskin
Study Dates: June, 2007
The 2007 Jewish Community Study reported that there are 8,350 Jewish persons living in 4,300 Jewish households in York and Cumberland Counties in Maine ("Southern Maine"). An additional 3,475 non-Jews live in these households; they represent 29% of the t
Survey data: 421 interviews of Jewish households in Cumberland and York counties - Southern Maine. No interviews were conducted in the other Maine counties; all data on Southern Maine is from these 421 interviews.
Sample Size: 421 completed telephone interviews: 150 via RDD sampling (random digit dialing) and 271 via DJN (distinctive Jewish names) in published telephone directories.
The city of Portland, ME is included in the core area of Cumberland county.
Jewish households were defined as any household with an adult who self-identifies as Jewish.
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