Table 2: Population, Land Area, and Population Density by County, New York State – 2010
|County||2010 Population Estimate||2000 Census Population|
|New York State|
|New York State||19,378,102||18,976,457|
|New York City|
|New York City||8,175,133||8,008,278|
NYC is made up of 5 boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx). New York State is the 27th largest state but the 4th in population (mostly in NYC ). Most of the state is referred to as ‘upstate’ to distinguish from the city . Upstate and it’s people are totally different from NYC .
The Hispanic population predominates in northern Manhattan, the Bronx, Elmhurst/Corona area, north and east Brooklyn, and parts of Staten Island. White New Yorkers predominate in Lower and Upper Manhattan, Riverdale, Staten Island, much of southern Brooklyn, and parts of west Brooklyn.
In 2017 the federal poverty rate is $12,060 a year for an individual and $24,600 for a family of 4.
Italian : 8.2% (684,230) Irish: 5.3% (443,364) German: 3.6% (296,901)
New York City is home to over two-fifths of the total population of New York State . The city is divided into five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs. The boroughs are Manhattan , Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
It’s like a smaller city within our massive metropolis. NYC has five of them—the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island—each with dozens of neighborhoods lending their own local flavor. Here’s a quick tour to help you decide where to head next.
|Entered the Union: July 26, 1788 (11)||Capital: Albany|
|State Song: ” I Love New York “||State Animal: Beaver|
|National Forests: 1 • State Forests: 132 • State Parks: 168|
|Famous For : Niagara Falls, Broadway Musicals, Statue of Liberty, Baseball Hall of Fame, United Nations, NY Stock Exchange|