List of urban areas by Jewish population

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This article provides incomplete lists of various Jewish populations worldwide. Some cities with large Jewish populations may be missing from the list due to a lack of census data or other reliable sources of information.

Major Jewish population centers worldwide

Jewish population by city

Censuses in many countries do not record religious or ethnic background, leading to a lack of diversity on the exact numbers of Jewish population.

City Country Number
New York City  United States 1,538,000[1]
Jerusalem  Israel 546,100[2]
Los Angeles  United States 519,200[1]
Tel Aviv-Yafo  Israel 401,500[2]
Chicago  United States 291,800[1]
Paris  France 277,000[3]
Boston  United States 248,000[1]
Rishon LeZiyyon  Israel 229,300[2]
San Francisco  United States 227,800[1]
Petah Tiqwa  Israel 220,900[2]
Haifa  Israel 217,600[2]
Washington, D.C.  United States 215,600[1]
Philadelphia  United States 214,600[1]
Ashdod  Israel 200,400[2]
Netanya  Israel 196,300[2]
Toronto  Canada 188,000[3]
Be'er Sheva  Israel 181,000[2]
London  United Kingdom 172,000[4]
Buenos Aires  Argentina 159,000[3]
Atlanta  United States 119,800[1]
Miami  United States 119,000[1]
Moscow  Russia 100,000[5]
San Diego  United States 100,000[1]
Kiev[6]  Ukraine 100,000
Montreal[7]  Canada 90,780
Cleveland-Akron-Canton[8][9][10][11]  United States 86,600
Denver-Boulder[12]  United States 83,900
Phoenix[13]  United States 82,900
Las Vegas Valley[14]  United States 80,000
Budapest[15]  Hungary 80,000
Metro Detroit[16][not in citation given]  United States 78,000
São Paulo[17]  Brazil 75,000
Marseille  France 70,000[18]
Seattle[19]  United States 63,400
Dallas-Fort Worth[20]  United States 57,800
St. Louis[21]  United States 54,500
Tampa Bay Area (Tampa-Saint Petersburg)[22]  United States 51,100
Johannesburg[23]  South Africa 50,000
Houston[24]  United States 48,400
Portland[25]  United States 47,500
Pittsburgh[26]  United States 42,200
Melbourne[27]  Australia 41,643
Minneapolis-Saint Paul[28]  United States 40,240
Saint Petersburg  Russia 40,000[5]
Rio de Janeiro[29]  Brazil 40,000
Mexico City[30]  Mexico 39,777
Sydney[31]  Australia 35,196
Hartford[32]  United States 34,500
New Haven[33]  United States 29,700
Cincinnati[34]  United States 27,000
Vancouver[35]  Canada 26,255
Milwaukee[36]  United States 25,800
Manchester  United Kingdom 25,000[37]
Berlin[38]  Germany 25,000
Tehran  Iran 25,000[39]
Tucson[40][41]  United States 22,900
Rochester[42]  United States 22,500
Columbus[43]  United States 25,500
Montevideo[44]  Uruguay 20,000
Amsterdam[45]  Netherlands 20,000
Kansas City[46]  United States 19,000
Orlando[47]  United States 19,000
Istanbul  Turkey 17,000[48][49]
Austin[50]  United States 16,300
Strasbourg[51]  France 16,000
Cape Town[23][52]  South Africa 16,000
Porto Alegre[53]  Brazil 15,000
Jacksonville[54]  United States 15,000
Antwerp[42]  Belgium 15,000
Providence[55]  United States 14,200
Rome[56]  Italy 13,000
Buffalo[57]  United States 13,000
Winnipeg[58]  Canada 12,760
San Antonio[59]  United States 12,740
Richmond[60]  United States 12,500
Albany[61]  United States 12,500
Charlotte  United States 12,000[1]
New Orleans[62]  United States 12,000
Caracas[63]  Venezuela 12,000
Ottawa-Gatineau[64]  Canada 11,325
Munich[65]  Germany 11,000
Frankfurt[66]  Germany 10,500
Indianapolis[67]  United States 10,000
Córdoba  Argentina 9,000[37]
Stockholm[68]  Sweden 9,000
Louisville[69]  United States 8,700
Calgary[70]  Canada 8,100
Milan[56]  Italy 8,000
Rosario  Argentina 8,000[37]
Leeds[71]  United Kingdom 8,000
Nashville[72]  United States 8,000
Vienna[73]  Austria 7,000
Chapel Hill  United States 6,000[1]
Edmonton[74]  Canada 6,000
Raleigh  United States 6,000[1]
Zurich[75]   Switzerland 6,000
Birmingham[76]  United States 5,300
Perth[77]  Australia 5,187
Hong Kong  Hong Kong 5,000[78]
El Paso[79]  United States 5,000
Madison  United States 5,000[80]
Santa Fe  Argentina 5,000[37]
Dayton[81]  United States 4,000
Toledo[81]  United States 3,900
Glasgow[82]  United Kingdom 3,500
Youngstown[83]  United States 3,200
Prague  Czech Republic 3,000[84]
Greensboro  United States 3,000[85]
Durban[23]  South Africa 2,700
Athens  Greece 2,500
Bucharest[86]  Romania 2,481
Brisbane[87]  Australia 2,195
Curitiba[88]  Brazil 1,774
Belo Horizonte[88]  Brazil 1,714
İzmir  Turkey 1,500[49]
Pretoria[23]  South Africa 1,500
Recife[89]  Brazil 1,300
Helsinki[90]  Finland 1,200
Montgomery[91]  United States 1,200
Brasília[92]  Brazil 1,103
Florence[56]  Italy 1,000
Casablanca[93]  Morocco 1,000
Asunción[94]  Paraguay 1,000
Bratislava[95][better source needed]  Slovakia 1,000
Sofia  Bulgaria 1,000
Guadalajara[96]  Mexico 900
Monterrey[97]  Mexico 500

Jewish population by city as a percentage of total population (list does not include cities in Israel)

Rank City Country Percent Number
1 Qırmızı Qəsəbə[98]  Azerbaijan 100 3,300
2 Kiryas Joel[99]  United States 99 22,000
3 Deal  United States 91 600[citation needed]
4 Beachwood[100]  United States 90.4 10,700
5 Hampstead[101]  Canada 74.2 5,170
6 Côte-Saint-Luc[102]  Canada 69.1 20,146
7 Lakewood[103]  United States 59 59,607
8 Teaneck[104]  United States 50 18,000
9 Livingston  United States 46 12,600[citation needed]
10 Caulfield North[105]  Australia 41.4 6,319
11 Caulfield South[106]  Australia 33.9 4,008
12 Rose Bay[107]  Australia 27.3 2,744
13 Sarcelles[108]  France 25 15,000
14 Mercer Island[109]  United States 25 5,000
15 St Kilda East[110]  Australia 24.8 3,246
16 Créteil[111]  France 24.4 22,000
17 Vaucluse[112]  Australia 23.2 2,163
18 Westmount[113]  Canada 23.2 4,495
19 Bellevue Hill[114]  Australia 21.4 2,300
20 Dollard-des-Ormeaux[115]  Canada 21.1 10,115
21 Vaughan[116]  Canada 18.2 33,090
22 Elsternwick[117]  Australia 17.8 1,846
23 Montreal West[118]  Canada 13.8 710
24 New York City[119]  United States 18 1,540,000
25 Bondi[120]  Australia 12.7 1,272
26 Mount Royal[121]  Canada 12.0 2,205
27 Miami[16][not in citation given]  United States 9.86 535,000
28 Marseille[122]  France 9 70,000
29 Buenos Aires[123]  Argentina 8.22 244,000
30 Newton Mearns[124]  United Kingdom 5.98 1,431
31 Philadelphia[16][not in citation given]  United States 4.89 276,000
32 Toronto[125]  Canada 4.21 103,500

Notes

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