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.
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
New York City's population gain -- attributed to higher birthrates among immigrants, a greater influx of newcomers and the recession -- shows that it remains an attractive place to call home. Read Post