Population

Population Resources

We have developed a diverse set of tools to help you use and understand DCP’s data products. Explore census data with interactive maps, deepen your knowledge of demographic topics and more.

We have also provided a range of research findings about the past, present and future of New York City’s population.


A note about new 2020 Census geographies:

2020 Census operations include the revision of statistical geographies, such as census tracts and blocks. DCP has also updated Neighborhood Tabulation Areas (NTAs), and has created a new geography called Community District Tabulation Areas (CDTAs). Click here to access an interactive guide to the 2020 Census geographic reconfiguration.


Tools

Population Factfinder

  • Interactive population profile tool
  • Explore data from the census and American Community Survey
  • Choose study areas and NYC geographies to explore

Map Reliability Calculator

  • Guide for creating reliable maps using American Community Survey data

Geographic Relationships

  • Reference maps
  • Geographic equivalencies
  • Notes regarding selected New York City geographies, including NTAs and Community Districts

Guidance for Data Users

  • Guidance on when and how to use our data and tools

Research Findings

The Newest New Yorkers - Our Flagship Series

Periodic analysis of immigrant origins, settlement patterns, characteristics and legal pathways of entry, plus a regional overview and examination of the impact of immigrants on the city.


Info and Census Briefs

Migration to and from NYC

Migration to and from NYC
An overview of the key trends in migration to and from NYC since 1975

NYC’s Foreign- Born

NYC’s Foreign- Born

A snapshot of immigrants between 2000 and 2015

Census Brief 2

Census Brief 2 and Appendix Tables
Components of Change by Race and Hispanic Origin for New York City

Census Brief 1

Census Brief 1
Population Growth and Race/Hispanic Composition

Millennial Population

Is New York City's Millennial Population Really Shrinking?

A Demographic Perspective on Changes in Population Estimates

 
 
 

New York City at a Glance

Dynamics of Population Change

Dynamics of Population Change

Highlights from the 2010 Census for New York City Neighborhoods

Results from the 2010 American Community Survey

Results from the 2010 American Community Survey
Socioeconomic Characteristics by Race/Hispanic Origin and Ancestry Group

 
 

Selected Publications

Small Area Data Quality

Small Area Data Quality


2000 Census and the 1999-2001 ACS Bronx, New York Test Site

An Evaluation of the Quality and Utility of ACS 5-Year Estimates for Bronx

An Evaluation of the Quality and Utility of ACS 5-Year Estimates for Bronx
Data quality in the Bronx test site of the American community survey

A Pre- and Post-9/11 Look (2000-2005) at Lower Manhattan

A Pre- and Post-9/11 Look (2000-2005) at Lower Manhattan

Analysis using the 2000 Census and 2005 American Community Survey

2007 report PDF Document
2000 - 2020 data Excel Document PDF Document

Visualizations and Maps

Who Migrates to and from NYC?

Who Migrates to and from NYC?

Characteristics of Migrants

Hispanic Settlement in New York City, 1910-2010

Hispanic Settlement in New York City, 1910-2010
This map series on Hispanic settlement patterns was produced for the Nueva York exhibition created by the New York Historical Society