Director's Letter

As we approach the Jewish New Year, I am pleased to announce the release of our latest US Jewish population estimates. The new estimates, an ongoing project of the Steinhardt Social Research Institute, are based on a vastly expanded survey database and reflect adjustments to the 2015 census data. In addition, the American Jewish Population Project website has been redesigned. The population maps are even easier to use and provide more information about county and state population groups. Also included is demographic information regarding gender, age, education, and race/ethnicity.

For the first time, we also include estimates of political party affiliation and political views among Jewish adults in the United States.  
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US Jewish Population Estimates

Since 2005 researchers at the Steinhardt Social Research Institute (SSRI) at Brandeis University have been collecting data from hundreds of nationally representative surveys in order to provide one of the most comprehensive, independent sources of data on the Jewish community in the United States. The latest release provides estimates for the continental United States, its states, metropolitan areas, and counties. Learn more

Jewish Political Identification & Views

The latest data release from the American Jewish Population Project includes new data on the political identification and political views of Jewish adults. View infographic

Jewish Millennials

The latest data release from the American Jewish Population Project includes updates on the youngest generation of American Jewish adults including demographics and political leanings. View infographic

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