2008-2009 Jewish Demographic and Opportunity Study of Greater Portland
Sponsor(s): Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
Study Dates: Fall 2008: RDD screening conducted to estimate the number of Jewish households and Jewish population.
Spring 2009: additional interviews with Jewish households
The Data Bank's current estimates for the community are that 36,400 Jewish persons reside in 21,200 Jewish households.
Another 9,600 non-Jewish persons live in these households for a total of 46,000 household members.
804 analyzed in slide set comparisons of low-moderate-high Jewish involvement respondents/households.
The Jewish community study report which estimated that 27,700 Jewish households included 47,500 Jewish persons and 12,500 non-Jewish persons was based on a two-phase RDD (random digit dialing) screening process in Fall, 2008.
- This estimate was reduced to 36,400 Jewish persons by the Data Bank in 2012, after discussions with the Federation - and the other estimate adjustments were made proportionately.
- Data file is not available to the Data Bank currently.