Residential Population and Components of Change
New York State and Counties, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003
  April 1, 2000 Estimates Base1 July 1, 2003 Census Population Change Births Deaths Natural Increase Net Migration2
Number Rate
   
United States 281,421,906 290,809,777 9,387,871 9,080,744 5,413,795 3,666,949 5,720,922 2.03
   
New York State 18,976,821 19,190,115 213,294 835,326 515,916 319,410 -106,116 -0.56
   
Counties  
 Albany County 294,565 297,845 3,280 10,510 9,315 1,195 2,085 0.71
 Allegany County 49,927 50,562 635 1,704 1,546 158 477 0.96
 Bronx County 1,332,650 1,363,198 30,548 82,389 33,428 48,961 -18,413 -1.38
 Broome County 200,536 199,360 -1,176 6,881 6,964 -83 -1,093 -0.55
 Cattaraugus County 83,955 83,354 -601 3,168 2,728 440 -1,041 -1.24
 Cayuga County 81,963 81,726 -237 2,890 2,280 610 -847 -1.03
 Chautauqua County 139,750 137,645 -2,105 5,004 4,890 114 -2,219 -1.59
 Chemung County 91,070 90,413 -657 3,500 3,081 419 -1,076 -1.18
 Chenango County 51,401 51,659 258 1,854 1,747 107 151 0.29
 Clinton County 79,894 81,366 1,472 2,318 2,178 140 1,332 1.67
 Columbia County 63,094 63,405 311 1,953 2,264 -311 622 0.99
 Cortland County 48,599 48,691 92 1,767 1,459 308 -216 -0.44
 Delaware County 48,055 47,226 -829 1,353 1,759 -406 -423 -0.88
 Dutchess County 280,150 290,885 10,735 10,404 7,349 3,055 7,680 2.74
 Erie County 950,265 941,293 -8,972 35,182 32,879 2,303 -11,275 -1.19
 Essex County 38,851 38,992 141 1,142 1,315 -173 314 0.81
 Franklin County 51,134 51,056 -78 1,435 1,417 18 -96 -0.19
 Fulton County 55,073 55,206 133 1,982 1,968 14 119 0.22
 Genesee County 60,370 60,020 -350 2,226 1,872 354 -704 -1.17
 Greene County 48,195 48,865 670 1,372 1,714 -342 1,012 2.10
 Hamilton County 5,379 5,278 -101 164 247 -83 -18 -0.33
 Herkimer County 64,437 63,704 -733 2,123 2,337 -214 -519 -0.81
 Jefferson County 111,738 114,651 2,913 5,483 2,861 2,622 291 0.26
 Kings County 2,465,525 2,472,523 6,998 133,570 60,404 73,166 -66,168 -2.68
 Lewis County 26,944 26,636 -308 1,088 736 352 -660 -2.45
 Livingston County 64,328 64,658 330 2,059 1,680 379 -49 -0.08
 Madison County 69,441 70,182 741 2,453 1,802 651 90 0.13
 Monroe County 735,343 736,738 1,395 29,383 20,340 9,043 -7,648 -1.04
 Montgomery County 49,708 49,371 -337 1,963 2,072 -109 -228 -0.46
 Nassau County 1,334,544 1,339,463 4,919 52,367 37,424 14,943 -10,024 -0.75
 New York County 1,537,372 1,564,798 27,426 67,728 37,516 30,212 -2,786 -0.18
 Niagara County 219,846 218,150 -1,696 7,961 7,643 318 -2,014 -0.92
 Oneida County 235,459 234,373 -1,086 8,051 8,786 -735 -351 -0.15
 Onondaga County 458,336 460,517 2,181 18,784 13,323 5,461 -3,280 -0.72
 Ontario County 100,224 102,445 2,221 3,624 2,945 679 1,542 1.54
 Orange County 341,367 363,153 21,786 15,836 8,206 7,630 14,156 4.15
 Orleans County 44,171 43,629 -542 1,531 1,290 241 -783 -1.77
 Oswego County 122,377 123,495 1,118 4,589 3,303 1,286 -168 -0.14
 Otsego County 61,676 62,196 520 1,719 1,774 -55 575 0.93
 Putnam County 95,745 99,550 3,805 3,828 1,883 1,945 1,860 1.94
 Queens County 2,229,379 2,225,486 -3,893 100,874 52,817 48,057 -51,950 -2.33
 Rensselaer County 152,538 154,007 1,469 5,477 4,916 561 908 0.60
 Richmond County 443,728 459,737 16,009 18,414 11,924 6,490 9,519 2.15
 Rockland County 286,753 292,989 6,236 14,604 6,908 7,696 -1,460 -0.51
 St. Lawrence County 111,919 111,655 -264 3,949 3,428 521 -785 -0.70
 Saratoga County 200,635 209,818 9,183 7,784 4,873 2,911 6,272 3.13
 Schenectady County 146,555 147,289 734 5,475 4,945 530 204 0.14
 Schoharie County 31,582 31,685 103 957 1,010 -53 156 0.49
 Schuyler County 19,224 19,455 231 682 581 101 130 0.68
 Seneca County 33,342 35,183 1,841 1,179 1,042 137 1,704 5.11
 Steuben County 98,726 99,012 286 3,735 3,412 323 -37 -0.04
 Suffolk County 1,419,369 1,468,037 48,668 64,276 37,141 27,135 21,533 1.52
 Sullivan County 73,966 74,948 982 2,727 2,463 264 718 0.97
 Tioga County 51,784 51,746 -38 1,887 1,298 589 -627 -1.21
 Tompkins County 96,501 101,411 4,910 2,753 1,979 774 4,136 4.29
 Ulster County 177,749 181,111 3,362 5,778 5,340 438 2,924 1.65
 Warren County 63,303 64,715 1,412 2,100 1,943 157 1,255 1.98
 Washington County 61,042 61,872 830 1,982 1,972 10 820 1.34
 Wayne County 93,765 93,728 -37 3,561 2,586 975 -1,012 -1.08
 Westchester County 923,459 940,302 16,843 41,473 24,625 16,848 -5 0.00
 Wyoming County 43,424 42,932 -492 1,375 1,113 262 -754 -1.74
 Yates County 24,621 24,720 99 946 875 71 28 0.11
   
Metropolitan Statistical Areas  
Albany-Schen-Troy 875,583 890,015 14,432 32,166 27,131 5,035 9,397 1.07
Binghamton 252,320 251,106 -1,214 8,768 8,262 506 -1,720 -0.68
Buffalo 1,170,111 1,159,443 -10,668 43,143 40,522 2,621 -13,289 -1.14
Elmira 91,070 90,413 -657 3,500 3,081 419 -1,076 -1.18
Glens Falls 124,345 126,587 2,242 4,082 3,915 167 2,075 1.67
Jamestown 139,750 137,645 -2,105 5,004 4,890 114 -2,219 -1.59
Nassau-Suffolk 2,753,913 2,807,500 53,587 116,643 74,565 42,078 11,509 0.42
New York 9,314,611 9,418,583 103,972 462,880 229,505 233,375 -129,403 -1.39
Newburgh-Middletown 341,367 363,153 21,786 15,836 8,206 7,630 14,156 4.15
Poughkeepsie 280,150 290,885 10,735 10,404 7,349 3,055 7,680 2.74
Rochester 1,098,201 1,101,218 3,017 42,384 30,713 11,671 -8,654 -0.79
Syracuse 732,117 735,920 3,803 28,716 20,708 8,008 -4,205 -0.57
Utica-Rome 299,896 298,077 -1,819 10,174 11,123 -949 -870 -0.29
   
Inside MSA's 17,473,434 17,670,545 197,111 783,700 469,970 313,730 -116,619 -0.67
Outside MSA's 1,503,387 1,519,570 16,183 51,626 45,946 5,680 10,503 0.70
Upstate3 6,908,297 6,964,032 55,735 255,803 211,846 43,957 11,778 0.17
   
Economic Development Regions  
Capital 1,029,927 1,047,816 17,889 36,653 31,942 4,711 13,178 1.28
Central New York 780,716 784,611 3,895 30,483 22,167 8,316 -4,421 -0.57
Finger Lakes 1,199,588 1,204,053 4,465 45,884 33,743 12,141 -7,676 -0.64
Long Island 2,753,913 2,807,500 53,587 116,643 74,565 42,078 11,509 0.42
Mid-Hudson 2,179,189 2,242,938 63,749 94,650 56,774 37,876 25,873 1.19
Mohawk Valley 441,638 439,617 -2,021 15,240 16,420 -1,180 -841 -0.19
New York City 8,008,654 8,085,742 77,088 402,975 196,089 206,886 -129,798 -1.62
North Country 420,480 424,356 3,876 15,415 11,935 3,480 396 0.09
Southern Tier 718,973 722,478 3,505 24,364 22,595 1,769 1,736 0.24
Western 1,443,743 1,431,004 -12,739 53,019 49,686 3,333 -16,072 -1.11
                 
Source:  U.S. Bureau of the Census.  Prepared by Empire State Development, State Data Center.
1 - Revised Decennial Census counts include changes made subsequent to the original Census release.
2 - Net migration represents the total of net internal migration, net international migration, and a small error adjustment
     to account for national and state population controls.
3 - Upstate New York is defined as the New York State total, minus the five counties of New York City, Nassau, Putnam,
         Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester.