Census Estimates for 2011 Show Population Growth in New York - Sam Roberts via NYTimes.com: New York is growing faster than projected, a combination of increased immigration, higher birthrates, and decreased emigration.
Sam Roberts via NYTimes.com
New York City gained nearly 70,000 residents in the 15 months ended July 1, 2011, almost matching the growth of the 1990s, when an influx of foreigners set annual records, according to census estimates released on Wednesday.
New Census Bureau estimates indicate that the population is growing in New York City at a rate faster than suggested by 2010 census data, particularly in Brooklyn. The estimates find that New York City added 70,000 residents in the ... Read Post
Strong population growth of around 0.8% per year over the next five years will be driven by a combination of natural increase and immigration. Immigration accounted for much of the total growth in the population over the last five y... Read Post