Latest Data (2016)
Population 8,537,673
Nationwide Rank 1

Quick Facts

New York, New York is the 1st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

New York, New York is a city.

New York, New York is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 New York had its largest population ever.

New York, New York's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

New York, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1 New York, New York 8,537,673 6.5%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,976,322 7.3%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,704,958 -6.5%
4 Houston, Texas 2,303,482 16.4%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,615,017 21.7%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,567,872 3.5%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,492,510 28.2%
8 San Diego, California 1,406,630 14.6%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 8,537,673 1
2015 8,550,405 1
2014 8,491,079 1
2013 8,405,837 1
2012 8,336,697 1
2011 8,269,639 1
2010 8,175,133 1
2009 8,391,881 1
2008 8,346,794 1
2007 8,310,212 1
2006 8,250,567 1
2005 8,213,839 1
2004 8,169,940 1
2003 8,126,718 1
2002 8,092,749 1
2001 8,063,137 1
2000 8,015,348 1
1990 7,322,564 1
1980 7,071,639 1
1970 7,894,862 1
1960 7,781,984 1
1950 7,891,957 1
1940 7,454,995 1
1930 6,930,446 1
1920 5,620,048 1
1910 4,766,883 1
1900 3,437,202 1
1890 1,515,301 1
1880 1,206,299 1
1870 942,292 1
1860 813,669 1
1850 515,547 1
1840 312,710 1