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NYS population up slightly in latest Census figures

Dec 25, 2017
Originally published on December 20, 2017 6:40 pm


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.


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