Study of the Jewish Population of Chicago, 1954

Sponsor(s): Jewish Federation of Chicago

Principal Investigator(s): Philip Hauser

Study Dates: 1954

Population Estimates:

Jewish population of Chicago estimated to be 251,800 in the city and 9,800 in nearby suburbs.

Hauser's analysis also provides historical data and commentary on earlier Jewish estimation studies -  and the methodological issues involved in estimates using different sources of information (death records, Yom Kippur school absences, Distinctive Jewish names counts, etc.)

Language: English


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