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Population and Geography

   
     
 

New York City (NYC)
Native and Foreign Born Population

2016 Estimates*

 
     
  Place of Birth and Citizen Status Estimated Total Percent of
Total
 
         
 
Total Estimated Population
8,537,673
100%
 
         
  Native Born
5,337,454
62.5%
 
         
  Foreign Born
3,200,219
37.5%
 
  Naturalized U.S. Citizen
1,756,949
 
  Not a U.S. Citizen
1,443,270
 
     
 
 
World Region of Birth - Foreign Born
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3,200,219
100%
 
  Europe
448,700
14.0%
 
  Asia
937,232
29.3%
 
  Africa
154,885
4.8%
 
  Oceania
10,630
0.3%
 
  Americas
1,648,772
51.5%
 
     
  *Latest annual estimates available  
     
 

View Additional Population Data for NYC:
NYC Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Population Estimates
Population Demography
Foreign-Born Population - By Birth Country
Immigration
Population Characteristics: Births, Marriages, Deaths & Infant Mortality

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Source:
U.S. Census - American Community Survey (Tables B05002/C05006)