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2003 New York State Yearbook BannerSection A: Population and Vital Statistics

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    Information on New York State's people — including population characteristics; births; deaths; marriage and divorce; and immigration.

    Highlights

  • New York State's resident population was 19.3 million as of July 2006, a 1.74 percent increase since the 2000 Census.
  • Orange County grew 10.26 percent from 2000 to 2006 and was the fastest growing county in New York; meanwhile Hamilton County lost 4.03 percent of its population, the largest decline.
  • In 2000, 12.9 million New Yorkers were white, 3 million were black, 2.9 million were of Hispanic origin, and 1 million were Asian.
  • Two-thirds of the over 7 million households in New York State as of the 2000 Census were family households; about 47 percent were families with a husband and wife present.
  • In 2004 in New York State, there were 250 thousand births, 153 thousand deaths, 131 thousand marriages, and 58 thousand divorces.
  • Over 108 thousand immigrants settled in New York State in 2006, almost 14 percent of the total immigrants to the United States.
A-1 Resident Population, Rank, Land Area, Density, and Change in Population, US by State: 2000 and 2005
A-2 Births: 2002 and 2003 and Deaths: 2001-03, US by State
A-3 Marriages and Divorces, US by State: 1990, 2000 and 2004
A-4 Resident Population, NYS by County: 1910-2000
A-5 Resident Population, Rank, Land Area and Density, NYS by County: 2000 and 2004
A-6 Resident Population by Land Area, NYS by Towns, Villages and Cities: 2000 and 2004
A-7 Resident Population, Total and Nonwhite, NYS by County: 1970, 1980, 1990 and 2000
A-8 Resident Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, NYS by City: 1990 and 2000
A-9 Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, NYS by County: 2000
A-10 Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, NYS by Metropolitan Area: 1990 and 2000
A-11 Population by Age, NYS by County: 2004
A-12 Population by Age and Sex, NYS: 2000 and 2004
A-13 Older (60+) Population by Age Group, NYS by County: 2004
A-14 Older (60+) Population by Age Group, Totals and Percentages, NYS by County: 2000
A-15 Women Aged 60-Plus by Age Group, NYS by County: 2000
A-16 Women Aged 60-Plus by Age Group, NYS by County: 2000
A-17 Older (60+) Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, NYS by County: 2000
A-18 Number of Persons Below Poverty and Poverty Rates by Age, NYS by County: 2000
A-19 Civilian Non-Institutional Population (65 and Older) by Types of Disability, NYS by County: 2000
A-20 Disability Status, NYS by County: 2000
A-21 Disability Characteristics by Sex, NYS: 2004
A-22 Disability Status of the Civilian Non-Institutional Population 65 Years and Older by Types of Disability, NYS by County: 2000
A-23 Disability Status of the Civilian Non-Institutional Population 65 Years and Older by Poverty Status, NYS by County: 2000
A-24 Self-Care Disability for the Civilian Non-Institutional Population 65 Years and Older by Age and Minority Status, NYS by County: 2000
A-25 Go-Outside-Home Disability for the Civilian Non-Institutional Population 65 Years and Older by Age and Minority Status, NYS by County: 2000
A-26 Household Families and Persons in Group Quarters, NYS by County: 2000
A-27 Resident Live Births, Deaths and Infant Deaths, Including Rates, NYS: 1946-2003
A-28 Resident Live Births by Plurality, NYS by County: 2003
A-29 Resident Live Births by Birth Order, NYS by County: 2003
A-30 Resident Live Births and Rates, NYS by County: 1999-2003
A-31 Live Births by Mother's Age, NYS by County of Residence: 2003
A-32 Resident Deaths and Rates, NYS by County: 1999-2003
A-33 Resident Live Births by Mother's Years of Education, NYS by County of Residence: 2003
A-34 Deaths and Death Rates by Selected Causes, NYS: 1999-2003
A-35 Induced Abortions by Resident County and Woman's Age, NYS: 2003
A-36 Spontaneous Fetal Deaths (All Gestations) by Mother's Age, NYS by Resident County: 2003
A-37 Cases of Selected Communicable Diseases, NYS, Excluding NYC: 1995-2004
A-38 Deaths by Resident County and Age at Death, NYS: 2003
A-39 Resident Induced Abortions by Years of Education, NYS by County: 2003
A-40 Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Gender, NYS by County: Average 1999-2003
A-41 Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Gender and Site of Cancer, NYS: Average 1999-2003
A-42 Cancer Incidence Cases in Males and Females by Selected Sites of Cancer, NYS: Average 1976-2003
A-43 Cancer Mortality in Males and Females by Selected Sites of Cancer, NYS: Average 1976-2003
A-44 Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Age at Diagnosis and Gender, NYS: Average 1999-2003
A-45 Selected Statistics for Cities and Villages Over 15,000 Population, NYS: 2003
A-46 HIV/AIDS Cases, NYS by County (Excluding NYC): Diagnosed Through December 2004
A-47 AIDS Cases by Region and Year of Diagnosis, NYS: Cases Confirmed Through December 2005
A-48 HIV/AIDS Cases by Gender, Age, Race/Ethnicity and Risk Factors, NYS: Diagnosed Through December 2004
A-49 Marriages and Dissolutions of Marriage, Including Rates, NYS, NYC and Rest of State: 1968-2003
  Figures
A-1

Total Resident Population, NYS: 1997

A-2

Mortality of Aids Patients: 2000

A-3

Adult Aids Cases by Risk Factor: 1999

A-4

Resident Population, Percent Asian, NYS: 2000

Glossary
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