Understanding Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community,
Shaping Our Future
Regional Analysis: East of the River
About East of the River Respondents
- Among all respondents with children, a higher percentage of respondents from East of the River have a child between the ages of 5-12 (80%) than any other region (mean of 54%).
- A higher proportion of respondents from East of the River have lived in their current home less than 1 year (16%) compared to other regions (next highest is 10%).
- A larger percentage of East of the River respondents moved to their current address from elsewhere in Connecticut(26%) compared to 15% average, 12% Valley.
- East of the River respondents reflect a bifurcation in age and stage, with a relatively large percentage of those 65+, and those with young families. These differing life stages are often evident in the data.
Jewish Identity and Engagement: Attitudes and Beliefs
Residents living East of the River tend to connect strongly with Jewish values and feel a sense of Jewish identity. They are more likely to feel connected to a local Jewish community, and less likely to feel connected to a broader, Greater Hartford Jewish community.