Len Saxe

Latest Jewish Population Data Show Gains In Manhattan, Loss In Suffolk

Methodology questioned by demographer.

01/17/2013
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 to experience a Jewish population loss.

A look at the latest numbers by county.

Latest Jewish Population Data Show Gains In Manhattan, Loss In Suffolk

01/17/2013
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 to experience a Jewish population loss.

A look at the latest numbers by county.

Leading Demographer Questioning N.Y. Population Survey

Orthodox overreported, non-Orthodox underreported, according to Brandeis’ Saxe.

07/24/2012
Editor and Publisher

In the first public criticism of the newly released “Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011,” a leading demographer is raising questions about the report’s methodology and data, as well as the validity of its findings.

Len Saxe: Survey’s Orthodox numbers inflated, he argues.
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