color:#333333">ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Census says New York state's population bumped up slightly to 19.85 million.
color:#333333">The annual Census state population estimates released Wednesday show New York with 13,113 more people on July 1.
color:#333333">New York remains the fourth most populous state after California, Texas and Florida.
color:#333333">The state's year-to-year growth rate of less than 0.1 percent lagged the national growth rate of 0.72 percent.
color:#333333">New York's population count continued to benefit from new immigrants, though the state also continued to lose residents to other states.