Annual Estimates of the Resident Population
U.S., New York State and Counties, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003
  April 1, 2000 July 1, 2001 Estimate July 1, 2002 Estimate July 1, 2003 Estimate Population Change2
Census Estimates Base1 April 1, 2000 - July 1, 2003
Number Percent Rank
   
United States 281,421,906 281,421,906 285,093,813 287,973,924 290,809,777 9,387,871 3.34  
   
New York State 18,976,457 18,976,821 19,074,843 19,134,293 19,190,115 213,294 1.12  
   
Counties  
 Albany County 294,565 294,565 294,940 296,350 297,845 3,280 1.11 23
 Allegany County 49,927 49,927 50,311 50,418 50,562 635 1.27 21
 Bronx County 1,332,650 1,332,650 1,345,808 1,358,370 1,363,198 30,548 2.29 10
 Broome County 200,536 200,536 200,060 200,193 199,360 -1,176 -0.59 50
 Cattaraugus County 83,955 83,955 83,406 83,391 83,354 -601 -0.72 52
 Cayuga County 81,963 81,963 81,332 81,508 81,726 -237 -0.29 47
 Chautauqua County 139,750 139,750 138,798 138,296 137,645 -2,105 -1.51 60
 Chemung County 91,070 91,070 90,852 90,810 90,413 -657 -0.72 53
 Chenango County 51,401 51,401 51,224 51,391 51,659 258 0.50 29
 Clinton County 79,894 79,894 80,382 80,862 81,366 1,472 1.84 15
 Columbia County 63,094 63,094 62,955 63,232 63,405 311 0.49 31
 Cortland County 48,599 48,599 48,651 48,480 48,691 92 0.19 41
 Delaware County 48,055 48,055 47,637 47,340 47,226 -829 -1.73 61
 Dutchess County 280,150 280,150 284,575 287,675 290,885 10,735 3.83 6
 Erie County 950,265 950,265 946,209 942,794 941,293 -8,972 -0.94 55
 Essex County 38,851 38,851 38,671 38,862 38,992 141 0.36 35
 Franklin County 51,134 51,134 50,943 50,761 51,056 -78 -0.15 44
 Fulton County 55,073 55,073 54,912 55,102 55,206 133 0.24 39
 Genesee County 60,370 60,370 59,978 59,929 60,020 -350 -0.58 49
 Greene County 48,195 48,195 48,262 48,464 48,865 670 1.39 18
 Hamilton County 5,379 5,379 5,325 5,283 5,278 -101 -1.88 62
 Herkimer County 64,427 64,437 64,135 63,701 63,704 -733 -1.14 57
 Jefferson County 111,738 111,738 112,787 113,936 114,651 2,913 2.61 9
 Kings County 2,465,326 2,465,525 2,472,344 2,475,650 2,472,523 6,998 0.28 38
 Lewis County 26,944 26,944 26,919 26,613 26,636 -308 -1.14 58
 Livingston County 64,328 64,328 64,674 64,721 64,658 330 0.51 28
 Madison County 69,441 69,441 69,657 69,782 70,182 741 1.07 24
 Monroe County 735,343 735,343 735,391 736,083 736,738 1,395 0.19 40
 Montgomery County 49,708 49,708 49,414 49,297 49,371 -337 -0.68 51
 Nassau County 1,334,544 1,334,544 1,337,055 1,339,265 1,339,463 4,919 0.37 34
 New York County 1,537,195 1,537,372 1,554,161 1,555,434 1,564,798 27,426 1.78 17
 Niagara County 219,846 219,846 218,549 218,230 218,150 -1,696 -0.77 54
 Oneida County 235,469 235,459 234,268 234,180 234,373 -1,086 -0.46 48
 Onondaga County 458,336 458,336 458,755 459,477 460,517 2,181 0.48 32
 Ontario County 100,224 100,224 101,061 101,793 102,445 2,221 2.22 12
 Orange County 341,367 341,367 349,060 355,802 363,153 21,786 6.38 1
 Orleans County 44,171 44,171 43,773 43,578 43,629 -542 -1.23 59
 Oswego County 122,377 122,377 122,485 122,721 123,495 1,118 0.91 26
 Otsego County 61,676 61,676 61,770 61,934 62,196 520 0.84 27
 Putnam County 95,745 95,745 97,251 98,530 99,550 3,805 3.97 5
 Queens County 2,229,379 2,229,379 2,232,399 2,227,172 2,225,486 -3,893 -0.17 45
 Rensselaer County 152,538 152,538 152,704 153,241 154,007 1,469 0.96 25
 Richmond County 443,728 443,728 450,454 455,385 459,737 16,009 3.61 7
 Rockland County 286,753 286,753 289,084 291,230 292,989 6,236 2.17 13
 Saint Lawrence County 111,931 111,919 111,599 111,476 111,655 -264 -0.24 46
 Saratoga County 200,635 200,635 204,173 206,862 209,818 9,183 4.58 4
 Schenectady County 146,555 146,555 146,144 146,883 147,289 734 0.50 30
 Schoharie County 31,582 31,582 31,721 31,628 31,685 103 0.33 36
 Schuyler County 19,224 19,224 19,316 19,422 19,455 231 1.20 22
 Seneca County 33,342 33,342 34,825 35,003 35,183 1,841 5.52 2
 Steuben County 98,726 98,726 99,233 99,504 99,012 286 0.29 37
 Suffolk County 1,419,369 1,419,369 1,442,518 1,455,727 1,468,037 48,668 3.43 8
 Sullivan County 73,966 73,966 74,006 74,132 74,948 982 1.33 20
 Tioga County 51,784 51,784 51,568 51,780 51,746 -38 -0.07 43
 Tompkins County 96,501 96,501 98,312 99,857 101,411 4,910 5.09 3
 Ulster County 177,749 177,749 178,387 180,066 181,111 3,362 1.89 14
 Warren County 63,303 63,303 63,634 64,060 64,715 1,412 2.23 11
 Washington County 61,042 61,042 61,238 61,452 61,872 830 1.36 19
 Wayne County 93,765 93,765 93,839 93,728 93,728 -37 -0.04 42
 Westchester County 923,459 923,459 933,317 937,894 940,302 16,843 1.82 16
 Wyoming County 43,424 43,424 43,088 43,042 42,932 -492 -1.13 56
 Yates County 24,621 24,621 24,544 24,511 24,720 99 0.40 33
   
Metropolitan Statistical Areas  
Albany-Schen-Troy 875,583 875,583 879,096 884,261 890,015 14,432 1.65 5
Binghamton 252,320 252,320 251,628 251,973 251,106 -1,214 -0.48 9
Buffalo 1,170,111 1,170,111 1,164,758 1,161,024 1,159,443 -10,668 -0.91 12
Elmira 91,070 91,070 90,852 90,810 90,413 -657 -0.72 11
Glens Falls 124,345 124,345 124,872 125,512 126,587 2,242 1.80 4
Jamestown 139,750 139,750 138,798 138,296 137,645 -2,105 -1.51 13
Nassau-Suffolk 2,753,913 2,753,913 2,779,573 2,794,992 2,807,500 53,587 1.95 3
New York 9,314,235 9,314,611 9,374,818 9,399,665 9,418,583 103,972 1.12 6
Newburgh-Middletown 341,367 341,367 349,060 355,802 363,153 21,786 6.38 1
Poughkeepsie 280,150 280,150 284,575 287,675 290,885 10,735 3.83 2
Rochester 1,098,201 1,098,201 1,098,716 1,099,832 1,101,218 3,017 0.27 8
Syracuse 732,117 732,117 732,229 733,488 735,920 3,803 0.52 7
Utica-Rome 299,896 299,896 298,403 297,881 298,077 -1,819 -0.61 10
   
Inside MSA's 17,473,058 17,473,434 17,567,378 17,621,211 17,670,545 197,111 1.13  
Outside MSA's 1,503,399 1,503,387 1,507,465 1,513,082 1,519,570 16,183 1.08  
Upstate3 6,908,309 6,908,297 6,920,452 6,939,636 6,964,032 55,735 0.81  
   
Economic Development Regions  
Capital  1,029,927 1,029,927 1,034,050 1,040,544 1,047,816 17,889 1.74 3
Central New York 780,716 780,716 780,880 781,968 784,611 3,895 0.50 6
Finger Lakes 1,199,588 1,199,588 1,201,173 1,202,388 1,204,053 4,465 0.37 8
Long Island 2,753,913 2,753,913 2,779,573 2,794,992 2,807,500 53,587 1.95 2
Mid-Hudson 2,179,189 2,179,189 2,205,680 2,225,329 2,242,938 63,749 2.93 1
Mohawk Valley 441,638 441,638 439,775 439,191 439,617 -2,021 -0.46 9
New York City 8,008,278 8,008,654 8,055,166 8,072,011 8,085,742 77,088 0.96 4
North Country 420,492 420,480 421,301 422,510 424,356 3,876 0.92 5
Southern Tier 718,973 718,973 719,972 722,231 722,478 3,505 0.49 7
Western 1,443,743 1,443,743 1,437,273 1,433,129 1,431,004 -12,739 -0.88 10
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 - Population change based on April 1, 2000 Estimates Base.
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.