We're Growing. NYC's Population Hits New High With 8.5 Million Plus Residents

According to information just released by the United States Census Bureau, New York City's population jumped by 21,171 in the year that ended July 1, 2016, to an estimated 8,537,673, a new high. So where are all these new people going?

The census numbers also show that the Bronx is now the fastest growing borough. The borough added 6,524 people in the year than ended last July 1, an increase of nearly one-half a percent. Queens slipped to second place, adding 5,826. And Brooklyn fell to third, with a gain of 4,209.

Check out this news report from NY1 for more info on the new numbers.

via NY1

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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