Jews of New York

UJA Study: Jewish Population Soaring In North Manhattan, Slipping in Suffolk County

UJA-Federation study highlights New York’s growing and declining Jewish neighborhoods, and the sharp differences among them.

01/22/2013
Staff Writer

The Jewish population in the Washington Heights/Inwood communities on the northern tip of Manhattan has soared by 144 percent since 2002, while Suffolk County, with a 4 percent decrease in Jews during that time, is the only suburban county in the region to experience a Jewish population loss.

Children at the Y of Washington Heights & Inwood’s after-school program. Photo courtesy Y of Washington Heights & Inwood
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