FILE -  A man looks through the trash in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Census: NY Poverty, Income Levels Steady In 2013

The survey data showed 3 million people, or 16 percent of the state’s population, with income below the poverty level in 2013. Nationally, 48.8 million people, also about 16 percent, lived in poverty.


Hudson Valley Maple Syrup (credit: Deborah Rodriguez/WCBS 880)

Researchers To Conduct Census Of New York State Maple Syrup Production

Federal agriculture researchers will conduct a census of maple syrup production in New York State in April and May.


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New York City’s Population Reaches All-Time High

The city’s population increased by 161,564 since 2010 – about two percent in two years — bringing the total population to an all-time record high of 8.3 million, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates.


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City Over Suburbs: More Young Parents Are Choosing To Live In NYC

In a striking reversal, growing numbers of young parents are choosing to live in New York City over suburbia, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.


FILE -  A man looks through the trash in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Census Data: 21 Percent Of New Yorkers Live In Poverty

The one percent increase in the poverty rate comes even as the city has gained back all of the jobs it lost in the recession. The national average is 15.9 percent.


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NJ To Survey Homeless Population In Winter Drive

The census being conducted Wednesday will not be as robust as last year’s count, which was a biannual survey required by the federal government.


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Census: More New Jerseyans Live Alone Than With Families

For the first time, a higher percentage of households consist of one person living alone than nuclear families with a husband, wife and children. However, people living alone are still less common in New Jersey than they are nationwide.


Lower Manhattan is seen from Chopper 880 - Sep 10, 2008 - Photo: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Census: People Living In Lower Manhattan Doubled In Past 10 Years

The latest Census figures revealed that Lower Manhattan is growing rapidly and shows no signs of slowing down.


Lower Manhattan is seen from Delta # 2555 - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Lower Manhattan Population Blossoms Years After 9/11 Attacks

Once upon a time, downtown would become a ghost time after the trading day ended. But things are changing.


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NY Census Figures Released; Bloomberg Says They Don’t ‘Make Any Sense’

Census 2010 figures for New York state show minimal growth in New York City over the past decade and population losses in the largest upstate cities.


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Census: N.J. Population Shifting Southward

A trove of state-specific data shows the largest population growth in Gloucester, Ocean and other southern counties.


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Census: NY, NJ To Lose Seats In Congress

Census data for 2010 shows New Jersey will lose one of its 13 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and New York is set to lose two seats in Congress.


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Study Contradicts Popular Beliefs About LI Immigrants

A new study shows that Long Island’s growing immigrant population has been readily absorbed into the labor force.