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July 2022 Census Population Estimates

POPULATION GAIN/LOSS BY REGION

Region April 1, 2020 Pop July 1, 2022 Pop Change % Change

New York City 8,804,194 8,335,897 -468,297 -5.32 % Long Island 2,291,713 2,909,191 -12,522 -0.43%

Suburbs * 1,841,780 1,833,435 -8,345 - 0.45%

Upstate 6,633,543 6,598,628 -34,915 -0.53%

* Suburbs include Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Putnam counties




POPULATION CHANGE BY COUNTY


Overview

• Each year, the Census Bureau releases population estimates for all states,

counties, cities, and towns in the United States. The most recent data

shows population estimates for counties as of July 1, 2022. Population

estimates for cities and towns will arrive in May.

• The Census Bureau also releases data by state detailing the components of

each state’s population change. Included in this is a Net Domestic

Migration number which shows how much population each state has

gained or lost from other states.


Net Domestic Migration Figures

• Between April 1, 2020 and July 1, 2022, New York’s Net Domestic

Migration Loss was 664,921, second only to California (871,127).

• As a percentage of population, New York’s Net Domestic Migration Loss

since 2020 was -3.29%, higher than any other state. California was second

at -2.20%


Population Change Figures

• The July 1, 2022 population estimate for the United States was

333,287,557. That is an increase of 1,838,037 (0.55%) since April 1, 2020.

• The July 1, 2022 population estimate for New York State was 19,677,151.

That is a decrease of 524,079 (-2.6%) since April 1, 2020.

• Between 2021 and 2022, New York State’s population fell by 180,341, a

decrease of 0.91%. This is equivalent to losing one and one-third of an


Assembly District

• Orange County had the largest population growth since 2020 at 4,617.

Otsego County had the largest rate of increase at 3.60%.

• Kings County lost the most population since 2020 with -145,559. Bronx

County had the largest rate of decrease at -6.30%.




Quick Facts


Top Five Counties in Rate

of Population Gain since

2020:

1. Otsego (3.60%)

2. Saratoga (1.40%)

3. Sullivan (1.32%)

4. Schenectady (1.29%)

5. Schoharie (1.16%)


Bottom Five Counties:

1. Bronx (-6.30%)

2. New York (-5.78%)

3. Kings (-5.32%)

4. Queens (-5.30%)

5. Chemung (-3.24%)


Top Five States in 2022

Overall Population (in

millions):

1. California (39.0)

2. Texas (30.0)

3. Florida (22.2)

4. New York (19.7)

5. Pennsylvania (13.0)


Top Five States in Net

Domestic Migration Gain:

1. Idaho (4.82%)

2. Montana (3.60%)

3. South Carolina (3.2%)

4. Florida (2.89%)

5. Delaware (2.74%)


Bottom Five States:

1. New York (-3.29%)

2. California (-2.20%)

3. Illinois (-2.20%)

4. Hawaii (-2.04%)

5. Louisiana (-1.72%)




Population Estimates Staff Contact

Automation/Planning: Darren McGeary (518) 455-5069

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