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Population and Geography

 
     
 

New York City (NYC)
Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status**
Fiscal Year 2000-2016

 
     
  Fiscal
Year
NYC* United
States
NYC
Percentage
of US
 
 
2016
195,593
1,183,505
16.5%
 
 
2015
162,168
1,051,031
15.4%
 
 
2014
174,723
1,016,518
17.2%
 
 
2013
168,734
990,553
17.0%
 
 
2012
180,595
1,031,631
17.5%
 
 
2011
185,276
1,062,040
17.4%
 
 
2010
187,681
1,042,625
18.0%
 
 
2009
191,536
1,130,818
16.9%
 
 
2008
181,765
1,107,126
16.4%
 
 
2007
177,468
1,052,415
16.9%
 
 
2006
226,816
1,266,129
17.9%
 
 
2005
174,385
1,122,257
15.5%
 
 
2004
138,568
957,883
14.5%
 
 
2003
117,477
703,542
16.7%
 
 
2002
154,406
1,059,356
14.6%
 
 
2001
157,400
1,058,902
14.9%
 
 
2000
132,360
841,002
15.7%
 
     
 

Notes:
*As of 2003, data for NYC reflects New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

 

**Lawful permanent residents (LPRs) are persons who have been granted lawful permanent residence in the United States. They are also known as "green card" recipients.

 
     
     
   
     
 
Source:
Department of Homeland Security - Yearbook of Immigration Statistics (Table 5)