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Ira M. Sheskin | Jewish Federation of Greater Houston , 2016
► 51,000 Jewish persons live in 26,000 Jewish households (where at least one adult is Jewish).
● Another 12,500 non-Jewish individuals live in these households for a total of 63,700 people in Houston Jewish households in 2016.
● In 1986, 33,600 Jewish persons were estimated to live in Greater Houston, with an increase of 52% to the 51,000 Jews in 2016.
Place of Birth:
25% of Jewish household adults were born in Houston and another 10% elsewhere in Texas; 15% of adults were born in New York and another 15% were born outside the US.
Diversity (with some overlap of the numbers below):
► 2,500 Jewish Hispanic adults reside in Houston, 6% of all Jewish adults.
► 3,700 Israelis (9% of Jewish adults) live in Houston.
► 5,700 Jewish adults (13%) consider themselves to be Sephardic Jews.
► 3,200 people in Houston Jewish households live in Former Soviet Union households.
► 10% of all households include a LGBT individual, a high percentage compared to most Jewish communities in the...
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