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Census Estimates for 2011 Show Population Growth in New York - Sam Roberts via

Census Estimates for 2011 Show Population Growth in New York - Sam Roberts via New York is growing faster than projected, a combination of increased immigration, higher birthrates, and decreased emigration. Sam Roberts via 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.
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USA Economy: Demographic Profile

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 months ago)

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 Led Country in Population Growth Since 2010 Census

United States / New York : City Room (2 years ago)

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

Why immigrants weathered the housing bust better than the U.S.-born population

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (7 hours ago)

Immigrants fared far better than the U.S.-born population when it came to holding onto their homes or buying new ones after the housing market tanked, according to recent studies that parsed U.S. Census data. While overall homeowner... Read Post

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