Metro Detroit is the 21st largest Jewish community in the United States, with an estimated 72,000 in the region. The community is primarily concentrated in Oakland County, particularly in Oak Park, West Bloomfield, and Farmington Hills, and accounts for 2 percent of the overall metro Detroit population. The Jewish community has strong local ties, 88% having lived in the region for more than 20 years, and the metro area is home to multiple kosher restaurants, bakeries, caterers, supermarkets, Jewish bookstores and numerous synagogues, schools and community centers. The Jewish News
is the largest publication serving the Jewish community.