New York Population 1900-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of New York from 1900 to 2021.
  • The population of New York in 2021 was 19,835,913, a 1.58% decline from 2020.
  • The population of New York in 2020 was 20,154,933, a 3.55% increase from 2019.
  • The population of New York in 2019 was 19,463,131, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • The population of New York in 2018 was 19,544,098, a 0.25% decline from 2017.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,237,836
Texas 29,527,941
Florida 21,781,128
New York 19,835,913
Pennsylvania 12,964,056
Illinois 12,671,469
Ohio 11,780,017
Georgia 10,799,566
North Carolina 10,551,162
Michigan 10,050,811
New Jersey 9,267,130
Virginia 8,642,274
Washington 7,738,692
Arizona 7,276,316
Massachusetts 6,984,723
Tennessee 6,975,218
Indiana 6,805,985
Missouri 6,168,187
Maryland 6,165,129
Wisconsin 5,895,908
Colorado 5,812,069
Minnesota 5,707,390
South Carolina 5,190,705
Alabama 5,039,877
Louisiana 4,624,047
Kentucky 4,509,394
Oregon 4,246,155
Oklahoma 3,986,639
Connecticut 3,605,597
Utah 3,337,975
Iowa 3,193,079
Nevada 3,143,991
Arkansas 3,025,891
Mississippi 2,949,965
Kansas 2,934,582
New Mexico 2,115,877
Nebraska 1,963,692
Idaho 1,900,923
West Virginia 1,782,959
Hawaii 1,441,553
New Hampshire 1,388,992
Maine 1,372,247
Montana 1,104,271
Rhode Island 1,095,610
Delaware 1,003,384
North Dakota 774,948
Alaska 732,673
Wyoming 578,803
New York - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 19,835,913 -1.58%
2020 20,154,933 3.55%
2019 19,463,131 -0.41%
2018 19,544,098 -0.25%
2017 19,593,849 -0.22%
2016 19,636,391 -0.11%
2015 19,657,321 0.02%
2014 19,653,431 0.14%
2013 19,626,488 0.27%
2012 19,574,362 0.38%
2011 19,499,921 0.52%
2010 19,399,956 0.48%
2009 19,307,066 0.49%
2008 19,212,436 0.42%
2007 19,132,335 0.15%
2006 19,104,631 -0.15%
2005 19,132,610 -0.20%
2004 19,171,567 -0.02%
2003 19,175,939 0.20%
2002 19,137,800 0.29%
2001 19,082,838 0.43%
2000 19,001,780 4.42%
1999 18,196,601 0.21%
1998 18,159,175 0.09%
1997 18,143,184 0.00%
1996 18,143,805 -0.04%
1995 18,150,928 -0.03%
1994 18,156,652 0.09%
1993 18,140,894 0.33%
1992 18,082,032 0.29%
1991 18,029,532 0.15%
1990 18,002,855 0.11%
1989 17,983,086 0.23%
1988 17,941,309 0.41%
1987 17,868,848 0.20%
1986 17,833,419 0.23%
1985 17,791,672 0.26%
1984 17,745,684 0.33%
1983 17,686,905 0.55%
1982 17,589,738 0.13%
1981 17,567,734 0.01%
1980 17,566,754 -0.10%
1979 17,583,838 -0.55%
1978 17,680,589 -0.74%
1977 17,812,602 -0.71%
1976 17,940,541 -0.35%
1975 18,003,485 -0.26%
1974 18,049,775 -0.70%
1973 18,177,063 -0.89%
1972 18,339,400 -0.10%
1971 18,357,982 0.64%
1970 18,241,391 0.75%
1969 18,105,000 0.30%
1968 18,051,000 0.65%
1967 17,935,000 0.52%
1966 17,843,000 0.61%
1965 17,734,000 0.82%
1964 17,589,000 0.73%
1963 17,461,000 0.92%
1962 17,301,000 1.41%
1961 17,061,000 1.32%
1960 16,838,000 0.92%
1959 16,685,000 0.51%
1958 16,601,000 1.39%
1957 16,374,000 1.63%
1956 16,112,000 0.91%
1955 15,966,000 0.96%
1954 15,814,000 1.85%
1953 15,527,000 2.21%
1952 15,192,000 2.03%
1951 14,890,000 0.17%
1950 14,865,000 -0.18%
1949 14,892,000 2.72%
1948 14,497,000 3.68%
1947 13,982,000 4.36%
1946 13,398,000 7.23%
1945 12,495,000 -1.05%
1944 12,628,000 -1.40%
1943 12,807,000 -1.50%
1942 13,002,000 -2.00%
1941 13,267,000 -1.40%
1940 13,456,000 -0.50%
1939 13,523,000 0.08%
1938 13,512,000 0.01%
1937 13,511,000 0.22%
1936 13,481,000 0.79%
1935 13,375,000 0.92%
1934 13,253,000 0.97%
1933 13,126,000 0.96%
1932 13,001,000 1.19%
1931 12,848,000 1.59%
1930 12,647,000 3.91%
1929 12,171,000 4.93%
1928 11,599,000 3.80%
1927 11,174,000 -0.74%
1926 11,257,000 0.63%
1925 11,186,000 2.13%
1924 10,953,000 1.87%
1923 10,752,000 1.54%
1922 10,589,000 1.66%
1921 10,416,000 1.30%
1920 10,282,000 0.29%
1919 10,252,000 3.18%
1918 9,936,000 -0.57%
1917 9,993,000 1.47%
1916 9,848,000 1.53%
1915 9,700,000 1.20%
1914 9,585,000 1.18%
1913 9,473,000 1.20%
1912 9,361,000 1.21%
1911 9,249,000 1.23%
1910 9,137,000 2.26%
1909 8,935,000 2.54%
1908 8,714,000 2.53%
1907 8,499,000 2.53%
1906 8,289,000 2.54%
1905 8,084,000 1.98%
1904 7,927,000 2.01%
1903 7,771,000 2.09%
1902 7,612,000 2.19%
1901 7,449,000 2.28%
1900 7,283,000 0.00%