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Cities and Towns

State of New York

New York, abbreviated "NY", is in the Middle Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Albany. There were 19,697,457 people in New York as per 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on July 26, 1788.

Please explore the cities and towns of New York, below.

Top New York College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1New York92289,556
2Brooklyn4791,092
3Rochester1951,392
4Albany1868,459
5Syracuse1142,867
6Buffalo1162,356
7Bronx956,062
8Monsey71,124
9Flushing63,003
10Schenectady67,265
11Hempstead511,641
12Utica514,636
13Staten Island516,427
14Poughkeepsie518,705
15Long Island City521,609
16Liverpool4835
17Elmira41,678
18Plattsburgh47,210
19Jamaica48,793
20Troy421,805

Largest New York Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Accord535
Adams Center1,847
Airmont8,833
Akron2,872
Albany98,425
Albertson5,189
Alexandria Bay1,092
Altamont1,735
Altmar352
Amagansett1,055
Ames153
Amityville9,484
Amsterdam18,063
Angola1,879
Apalachin1,344
Aquebogue1,885
Ardsley4,570
Arkport795
Arlington3,899
Armonk4,303

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,697,457
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens14.7%
Employed Population 16+9,147,894
Age of the Population38.2

Families

% of people married44.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.7%
Median Earnings25+$41,004
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,519
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,365

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,036
% Above Poverty Level84.5%
% Below Poverty Level15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work7%
% Using Public Transportation28%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,159
Median House Value$286,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.3%
Italian12.8%
Irish11.8%
English5.1%
Polish4.6%
West Indian4.2%
French Except Basque2.2%
Russian2%
Jamaican1.7%
African1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Scottish1%
Haitian1%
Arab0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Greek0.7%
Guyanese0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Trinidad Tobago0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Albanian0.3%
British0.3%
Czech0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
German0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Castle Clinton (Monument/Memorial)
1 Bowling Green
New York, New York 10004
212-344-7220

Eleanor Roosevelt (Historic Site)
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, New York 12538
845-229-9115

Ellis Island (Monument/Memorial)
Statue of Liberty National Monument
New York, New York 10004
212-363-3200

Erie Canalway (Seashore)
Erie Canalway (U.S.Postal Service))
Waterford, New York 12188
518-237-8643 ext 3272

Federal Hall (Monument/Memorial)
26 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005
212-825-6888

Fire Island (Seashore)
Fire Island National Seashore
Patchogue, New York 11772
631-289-4810

Fort Stanwix (Monument/Memorial)
112 East Park Street
Rome, New York 13440
315-336-2090

Gateway (Recreation Area)
Public Affairs Office
Staten Island, New York 10305
718-338-3988

General Grant (Monument/Memorial)
Riverside Drive and 122nd St.
New York, New York 10027
212-666-1640

Governors Island (Monument/Memorial)
Governors Island National Monument
New York, New York 10004-1900
212-825-3051

Hamilton Grange (Monument/Memorial)
287 Convent Avenue
New York, New York 10005
212-283-5154

Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt (Historic Site)
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, New York 12538
845-229-9115

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (Historic Site)
90 Orchard Street
New York, New York 10002
212-431-0233

Manhattan Sites (Park)
26 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005
212-825-6888

Martin Van Buren (Historic Site)
1013 Old Post Road
Kinderhook, New York 12106
518-758-9689

National Parks of New York Harbor (Park)
Maria Burks, Commissioner
Staten Island, New York 10305
718-354-4551

Sagamore Hill (Historic Site)
20 Sagamore Hill Road
Oyster Bay, New York 11771-1809
516-922-4788

Saint Paul's Church (Historic Site)
897 South Columbus Avenue
Mount Vernon, New York 10550
914-667-4116

Saratoga (Historic Site)
648 Rt. 32
Stillwater, New York 12170
518-664-9821 ext 224

Statue Of Liberty (Monument/Memorial)
Statue of Liberty National Monument
New York, New York 10004
212-363-3200

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace (Historic Site)
28 East 20th Street
New York, New York 10003
212-260-1616

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural (Historic Site)
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural NHS
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-884-0095

Vanderbilt Mansion (Historic Site)
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, New York 12538
845-229-9115

Women's Rights (Historic Site)
136 Fall Street
Seneca Falls, New York 13148
315-568-2991

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