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.
Federal agriculture researchers will conduct a census of maple syrup production in New York State in April and May.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The latest Census figures revealed that Lower Manhattan is growing rapidly and shows no signs of slowing down.
Once upon a time, downtown would become a ghost time after the trading day ended. But things are changing.
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.
A trove of state-specific data shows the largest population growth in Gloucester, Ocean and other southern counties.
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.
A new study shows that Long Island’s growing immigrant population has been readily absorbed into the labor force.