New York Gateway


Sitemap to all pages covering the state of New York. Contributions and photography for the N.Y. guides from Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Brent Ivy, Carter Buchanan, Ian Ligget, Justin Cozart and Nicole Robinette.

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Population Statistics

State Population:
19,378,102
Metropolitan Populations:
New York City Metro: 18,897,109 Buffalo & Niagara Falls: 1,135,509 Rochester: 1,054,323
Capital District: 870,716 Poughkeepsie, Newburgh & Middletown: 670,301 Syracuse: 662,577
Utica & Rome: 299,397 Binghamton: 251,725 Kingston: 182,493
County Populations:
Kings: 2,504,700 Queens: 2,230,722 New York: 1,585,873
Suffolk: 1,493,350 Bronx: 1,385,108 Nassau: 1,339,532
West Chester: 949,113 Erie: 919,040 Monroe: 744,344
City Populations:
New York City: 8,175,133 Buffalo: 261,310 Rochester: 210,565
Yonkers: 195,976 Syracuse: 145,170 Albany: 97,856
New Rochelle: 77,062 Mount Vernon: 67,292 Schenectady: 66,135
All Census Data from 2010 U.S. Census

Statistics:

  • Capital: Albany
  • Nickname: The Empire State
  • State Flower: Rose
  • State Bird: Eastern Bluebird
  • State Tree: Sugar Maple
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,728.1
  • Land Area: 47,126 square miles
  • Highest Point: Mount Marcy in Essex County: 5,344 feet
  • Lowest Point: Sea level
  • Number of Counties: 62
  • Statehood: 11th State, July 26, 1788

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Page Updated September 1, 2013.

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