New York Census Data

Data for New York show that the five most populous incorporated places and their 2010 Census counts are New York, 8,175,133; Buffalo, 261,310; Rochester, 210,565; Yonkers, 195,976; and Syracuse, 145,170. New York grew by 2.1 percent since the 2000 Census. Buffalo decreased by 10.7 percent, Rochester decreased by 4.2 percent, Yonkers decreased by 0.1 percent, and Syracuse decreased by 1.5 percent.

The largest county is Kings, with a population of 2,504,700. Its population grew by 1.6 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include, Queens with a population of 2,230,722 (increase of 0.1 percent); New York, 1,585,873 (increase of 3.2 percent); Suffolk, 1,493,350 (increase of 5.2 percent); and Bronx, 1,385,108 (increase of 3.9 percent). Read More »