Understanding Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community,
Shaping Our Future
THE FULL REPORT ABOUT SENIORS
About the Respondents
“Senior respondents” refers to all respondents aged 65 and over. These responses can be further subdivided into two groups: 65-74 year olds and respondents over 75.
Nearly one-third of all respondents over age 75 live alone; two-thirds live with one other person; for 65-74 year olds, 72% live with one other person, while 19% live alone.
- 58% of Bloomfield respondents are seniors.
- 6% of those 65-74, and 27% of 75+ respondents are widowed.
- 93% of senior couples include two Jewish partners, with 7% interfaith.
- 95% of senior respondents (65+) had two Jewish parents; no group under 55 exceeded 85%.