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JAC K SO N V I LLE
Jacksonville consists of
16,200 persons living in 6,700 Jewish
households. Of these 16,200 persons,
12,900 are Jewish. 1% of Jewish households are in residence for 3-7 months
of the year.
The population in Jewish households increased from 13,800 persons
in 1994.
65% (10,500 persons) of the Jewish
population live in the Core Area
around the Jewish Community Alliance
(Jacksonville’s JCC); 18% (2,900 persons), in the non-core area, including
St. Augustine; and 17% (2,800 persons), in The Beaches.
20% (3,300 persons) of the population are age 65 and over, including
12% (1,900 persons) who are age 75
Jacksonville • Fernandina Beach • St. Augustine • Duval County
and over. 21% (3,400 persons) are age
St. Johns County • Clay County
17 and under.
Of the 6,700 Jewish households, 28% contain children age 0-17; 25%, a single person living alone, and 33%,
a married couple with no children living at home.
The median household income is $103,000 (in 2016 dollars).
2% of households are Orthodox, 38% are Conservative, 24% are Reform, and 36% are just Jewish. 31% of
Jews never attend synagogue services and 26% attend once per month or more. 44% of married couples are
intermarried.
49% of households are synagogue members. Of those who are synagogue members, 10% are members of an
Orthodox synagogue; 51%, a Conservative synagogue; and 40%, a Reform synagogue.
26% of households are members of the Jewish Community Alliance (the JCC of Jacksonville). 42% of households participated in a JCC activity in the past year. 32% of households are members of some Jewish organization, such as B’nai B’rith or Hadassah.
37% of households have visited Israel, 19% on a trip with a Jewish organization or synagogue.
21% of Jewish adults experienced anti-Semitism in Jacksonville in the past year. 48% of Jewish adults perceive
a great deal or a moderate amount of anti-Semitism in Jacksonville.
59% of households donated to a Jewish charity in the past year; 76%, to a non-Jewish charity; and 40%, to
the Jacksonville Jewish Federation.
JACKSONVILLE
MAP AND JEWISH DEMOGRAPHICS • EMERGENCY NUMBERS
Source: Sheskin, Ira M. The 2002 Jacksonville Jewish Community Study (Jacksonville: The Jacksonville Jewish Federation).
Jacksonville Emergency Telephone Numbers
Area Codes
385, 904
Rape
904 721-7273
Emergency Numbers
911
Substance Abuse
904 387-4661
Disasters – Major
904 630-7868
Animal Control
904 630-2489
Electricity – FPL
904 289-8805
Chamber of Commerce
904 366-6600
Florida Highway Patrol
904 301-3700
Child Support
800 622-KIDS
Hurricane Emergency
904 630-2472
Legal Aid
904 356-8371
Natural Gas
877 832-6747
Libraries
904 630-2665
Red Cross
904 358-8091
Sanitation
904 276-4829
Sheriff
904 630-0500
Jacksonville Airport
904 741-4902
Water and Sewer
217 245-7014
Public Transit (Bus)
904 630-3100
FOR OTHER EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS, SEE PAGE 4
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