2017 Greater Washington Jewish Community Demographic Study

Janet Krasner Aronson, Matthew Brookner, Matthew Boxer, Leonard Saxe

February 2018

"2017 Greater Washington DC Jewish Community Demographic Study" report coverThe 2017 Greater Washington Jewish Community Demographic Study provides an up-to-date description of the size and character of DC-area Jewish adults, children and households. Interviews with over 6,600 Jewish households residing in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland form the basis of the report.

Download Washington, DC Subregion Comparison Chart (excel)

Download public use dataset (.zip)

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Among the Findings

Members of the Metro DC Jewish community can be thought of as having one of five patterns of Jewish engagement. These groupings provide a deeper way to understand Jewish engagement aside from denominational affiliation and ritual behavior.

Index of Jewish Engagement

DC engagement groups