DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Some college 29% 23% 21% 26% 133
College 20% 29% 30% 21% 285
Post-graduate degree 8% 34% 32% 26% 321

Generational cohort among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Some college 17% 14% 22% 25% 19% 3% 133
College 8% 15% 26% 38% 12% 2% 285
Post-graduate degree 3% 12% 28% 41% 15% 2% 321

Gender composition among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
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Some college 51% 49% 138
College 51% 49% 294
Post-graduate degree 50% 50% 326

Racial and ethnic composition among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Some college 81% 5% 2% 7% 5% 135
College 96% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 292
Post-graduate degree 97% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 322

Immigrant status among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Some college 17% 22% 62% 136
College 5% 20% 75% 294
Post-graduate degree 10% 20% 70% 325

Income distribution among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Some college 22% 21% 25% 32% 107
College 9% 13% 28% 49% 246
Post-graduate degree 6% 9% 23% 62% 281

Marital status among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Some college 44% 7% 9% 6% 33% 137
College 58% 4% 6% 4% 27% 292
Post-graduate degree 73% 6% 7% 4% 11% 326

Parent of children under 18 among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Some college 21% 79% 138
College 25% 75% 294
Post-graduate degree 33% 67% 325

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say they…

Educational distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 42% 25% 14% 1% 11% 6% 138
College 30% 31% 14% 1% 22% 3% 294
Post-graduate degree 30% 28% 15% < 1% 18% 7% 326

Importance of religion in one's life among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 37% 35% 23% 5% 1% 138
College 29% 39% 21% 11% < 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 34% 36% 21% 8% < 1% 326

Attendance at religious services among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 17% 44% 38% < 1% 138
College 15% 54% 31% < 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 22% 54% 24% < 1% 326

Frequency of prayer among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 32% 13% 11% 43% 2% 138
College 22% 16% 8% 53% 2% 294
Post-graduate degree 24% 17% 9% 49% 1% 326

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 14% 11% 10% 65% < 1% 138
College 11% 5% 11% 72% 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 17% 12% 15% 56% < 1% 326

Frequency of meditation among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 28% 6% 6% 59% 2% 138
College 28% 6% 8% 57% 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 25% 11% 6% 57% 1% 326

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 42% 16% 9% 32% 1% 138
College 37% 15% 18% 28% 2% 294
Post-graduate degree 39% 23% 13% 24% 1% 326

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 45% 13% 16% 25% 1% 138
College 42% 15% 18% 23% 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 44% 24% 15% 17% < 1% 326

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 18% 13% 52% 12% 4% 138
College 14% 18% 51% 15% 3% 294
Post-graduate degree 13% 20% 44% 19% 4% 326

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say…

Educational distribution There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 21% 76% 3% < 1% 138
College 22% 76% 2% < 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 23% 74% 3% < 1% 326

Frequency of reading scripture among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 15% 7% 13% 65% < 1% 138
College 13% 6% 6% 74% 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 16% 11% 10% 62% < 1% 326

Interpreting scripture among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 11% 30% 4% 46% 10% 138
College 7% 22% 1% 63% 7% 294
Post-graduate degree 5% 19% 1% 67% 8% 326

Belief in Heaven among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 55% 33% 12% 138
College 31% 57% 12% 294
Post-graduate degree 29% 59% 12% 326

Belief in Hell among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 34% 60% 7% 138
College 13% 79% 8% 294
Post-graduate degree 12% 81% 7% 326

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 31% 20% 50% 138
College 24% 5% 71% 294
Post-graduate degree 21% 6% 73% 326

Political ideology among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 30% 34% 32% 4% 138
College 16% 30% 51% 3% 294
Post-graduate degree 15% 33% 50% 1% 326

Views about size of government among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 44% 46% 6% 4% 138
College 40% 51% 4% 4% 294
Post-graduate degree 41% 55% 2% 2% 326

Views about government aid to the poor among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 36% 58% 5% 2% 138
College 29% 66% 3% 2% 294
Post-graduate degree 23% 72% 4% 1% 326

Views about abortion among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 75% 23% 2% 138
College 89% 10% 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 91% 8% 2% 326

Views about homosexuality among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 78% 21% 1% < 1% 138
College 89% 8% 1% 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 88% 10% 2% < 1% 326

Views about same-sex marriage among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 69% 24% 7% 138
College 84% 11% 5% 294
Post-graduate degree 86% 12% 2% 326

Views about environmental regulation among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say…

Educational distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 29% 63% 5% 3% 138
College 21% 78% 1% 1% 294
Post-graduate degree 17% 82% 1% < 1% 326

Views about human evolution among Jews by educational group

% of Jews who say humans…

Educational distribution Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Some college 51% 24% 5% 21% < 1% 138
College 64% 14% 6% 12% 4% 294
Post-graduate degree 68% 17% 5% 9% 1% 326