Showing posts with label New York City. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New York City. Show all posts

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Some Interesting facts the New York City Population!

Here are some interesting facts about the New York City population:
·         With a July 2015 population of 8,550,405, New York is the most populous city in the United States, more than twice the size of the second largest city, Los Angeles.
·         About 1 in every 38 people living in the United States resides in New York City.
·         New York has the highest population density of any major city in the United States, with over 27,000 people per square mile.
·         Over 3 million of New York City’s residents are foreign-born; over one-quarter arrived in 2000 or later.
·         Nearly 2 million New Yorkers are under the age of 18.
·         New York City has more people than 40 of the 50 U.S. states.
·         New York City comprises over two-fifths of New York State’s entire population.
·         New York City has grown by over 1 million people since 1990.
·         The 2014 median age in New York City was 35.8 years, almost two years lower than the national median of 37.7 years.
·         Over one-third of the population 25 and over in New York City has a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to 30 percent nationally.
·         There are nearly 400,000 more women than men in New York.
·         There is a birth in New York City every 4.4 minutes.
·         There is a death in New York City every 9.1 minutes.
·         The borough of Brooklyn on its own would be the 4th largest city in the United States; Queens would also rank 4th nationally.
·         Approximately two-thirds of dwelling units in New York are renter-occupied, over twice the national average.
·         The average commute for New Yorkers is just over 40 minutes, about 14 minutes longer than the national average.
·         New York City has the largest Chinese population of any city outside of Asia.
·         More persons of West Indian ancestry live in New York City than any city outside of the West Indies.
·         New York has the largest Puerto Rican population of any city in the world.
·         More Dominicans live in New York than any other city in the world, barring Santo Domingo.
·         Over 2.4 million Hispanics reside in New York City, more than any other city in the United States.
·         The Black nonhispanic population of New York City numbered 1.89 million in 2014, more than double the count in any other U.S. city.
·         Half of all New Yorkers speak a language other than English at home.
·         Over 200 languages are spoken in New York City.
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Source: https://on.nyc.gov/2zE0JNK

Sunday, July 21, 2013

5 interesting facts about NYC!


New York City

  • British seized the New Amsterdam (NYC's first name given by Dutch settlers) from the Dutch and gave its a new name, New York city in 1664.
  • New York City has 722 miles of Subway tracks!
  • New York was the first state, which requires having car license.
  • Do you know Alexander Hamilton who established "The New York Post" in 1803. It is the oldest newspaper in the United States!
  • In 1861, the first American chess tournament took place in New York. 

Source: “New Amsterdam becomes New York.” 2013. The History Channel website. Jul 21 2013, 10:03 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/new-amsterdam-becomes-new-york



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