|"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.||
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|2000 Census. US Census Bureau, 30 May 2002.||
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