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Number of People in New York City

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"United States of America." The Statesman's Yearbook. 137th ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001. "The Population of New York City, by boroughs, census of 1 April 1990 was: Manhattan, 1,487,536; Bronx, 1,203,789; Brooklyn, 2,291,664; Queens 1,951,598; Staten Island, 378,977; total 7,322,564" 7,322,564
Mattason, Mark. Color Atlas of the States. New York: Macmillan Library Reference USA, 1996. "Largest Cities. New York Cuty has 27 cities w/ a population greater than 35,000. The populations of the state's largest centers are New York (7,322,564)" 7,322,564
1980 Census. US Census Bureau, 29 May 2002.
 Rank | Place           |Population|
1 New York City, NY 7,071,639
2000 Census. US Census Bureau, 30 May 2002.
Geographic Area Total Population
Bronx County 1,332,650
Kings County 2,465,326
New York County 1,537,195
Queens County 2,229,379
Richmond County 443,728

New York City is located in New York State. It consists of five counties/boroughs: Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, New York (Manhattan), Bronx, and Richmond (Staten Island). New York City ranks number one in the most populated city of the United States. It consists of a population of 8,008,278 (2000 census). Currently Brooklyn is the borough with the largest population with 2,465,326 souls; then comes Queens with 2,229,379; Manhattan with 1,537,195; the Bronx with a 1,332,650; and finally Staten Island with 443,728.

New York City is a diverse collection of neighborhoods consisting of many different ethnic groups, including (stating with the most population) whites (3,576,385); Black/African American (2,129,762); Asians (787,047) and American Indian/Alaska Natives (41,289).

Biju Mathew -- 2002