Population of New York 2021

Population

New York has 19,378,105 residents (as of the 2010 census), of which 57.2% are white, 17.5% African-American, 18.4% Central or Latin American, 8.2% Asian, 1.0% Indian.

Ancestry

12.8% of the population are of Italian descent and thus represent the largest group. This is followed by the Irish (11.6%), German (10.0%), English (5.0%) and Polish groups (4.6%) (as of 2014).

Religion

In 2010, the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) reported that the Catholic Church was the largest denomination with 6,286,916 members ; followed by the o rthodoxe Judaism with 588,500; of Islam with 392,953; and the United Methodist Church with 328,315 adherents.

Top Counties by Population in New York

Rank County Name Population Population Density (per kmĀ²)
1 Kings County 2,504,711 9,978.93
2 Queens County 2,230,733 4,828.43
3 New York County 1,585,884 18,228.55
4 Suffolk County 1,493,361 242.98
5 Bronx County 1,385,119 9,296.10
6 Nassau County 1,339,543 1,141.98
7 Westchester County 949,124 732.91
8 Erie County 919,051 289.19
9 Monroe County 744,355 210.39
10 Richmond County 468,741 1,768.83
11 Onondaga County 467,037 223.68
12 Orange County 372,824 171.57
13 Rockland County 311,698 605.24
14 Albany County 304,215 220.45
15 Dutchess County 297,499 139.21
16 Oneida County 234,889 74.76
17 Saratoga County 219,618 100.47
18 Niagara County 216,480 73.31
19 Broome County 200,611 108.32
20 Ulster County 182,504 60.69
21 Rensselaer County 159,440 92.59
22 Schenectady County 154,738 284.44
23 Chautauqua County 134,916 34.73
24 Oswego County 122,120 35.94
25 Jefferson County 116,240 24.17
26 St. Lawrence County 111,955 15.32
27 Ontario County 107,942 62.94
28 Tompkins County 101,575 82.38
29 Putnam County 99,721 156.55
30 Steuben County 99,001 27.23
31 Wayne County 93,783 26.16
32 Chemung County 88,841 83.50
33 Clinton County 82,139 28.36
34 Cattaraugus County 80,328 23.67
35 Cayuga County 80,037 35.76
36 Sullivan County 77,558 30.04
37 Madison County 73,453 42.83
38 Warren County 65,718 29.17
39 Livingston County 65,404 39.45
40 Herkimer County 64,530 17.09
41 Washington County 63,227 28.86
42 Columbia County 63,107 37.61
43 Otsego County 62,270 23.97
44 Genesee County 60,090 46.87
45 Fulton County 55,542 40.25
46 Franklin County 51,610 11.74
47 Tioga County 51,136 37.74
48 Chenango County 50,488 21.69
49 Montgomery County 50,230 47.30
50 Cortland County 49,347 37.96
51 Greene County 49,232 28.89
52 Allegany County 48,957 18.28
53 Delaware County 47,991 12.62
54 Orleans County 42,894 20.27
55 Wyoming County 42,166 27.31
56 Essex County 39,381 7.94
57 Seneca County 35,262 41.88
58 Schoharie County 32,760 20.21
59 Lewis County 27,098 8.11
60 Yates County 25,359 26.04
61 Schuyler County 18,354 20.72
62 Hamilton County 4,847 1.04

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