NEW YORK — New York, Boston and Miami are the three most Jewish cities per capita in the country, according to a new analysis of data gathered last year by the Public Religion Research Institute.
Eight percent of New York City residents are Jewish, followed by Boston at 6% and Miami at 5%, according to the data. Philadelphia and San Francisco each are 4% Jewish, and Chicago and Washington are 3% Jewish.
Nationally, 2% of all Americans are Jewish, according to the study. Los Angeles, which by raw numbers is believed to house the country’s second-largest urban Jewish population, is just 2% Jewish, the analysis found.