Well, there's probably more than one difference (the consumption of ham probably varies dramatically), but Ben Smith pointed me to an astute analysis in The Yeshiva World of Carl Paladino's disastrous trip to the Orthodox enclave of Boro Park that includes one key difference, which aspiring politicians should remember when they go trolling for rabbinical support:
4- Boro Parkers are NOT amish. Everything you say WILL be recorded. There are more cell phones, digital recorders and flip video recorders in Boro Park per capita than any other place in the world. This is because there is no religious prohibition on these items, but there are on other items like televisions. As a result, Boro Parkers compensate on banned items by having more of the permitted gadgets than anywhere you will ever visit.