New York Population 1900-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of New York from 1900 to 2020.
  • The population of New York in 2020 was 19,336,776, a 0.65% decline 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.
  • The population of New York in 2017 was 19,593,849, a 0.22% decline from 2016.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,368,078
Texas 29,360,759
Florida 21,733,312
New York 19,336,776
Pennsylvania 12,783,254
Illinois 12,587,530
Ohio 11,693,217
Georgia 10,617,423
North Carolina 10,600,823
Michigan 9,966,555
New Jersey 8,882,371
Virginia 8,590,563
Washington 7,693,612
Arizona 7,421,401
Massachusetts 6,893,574
Tennessee 6,886,834
Indiana 6,754,953
Missouri 6,151,548
Maryland 6,045,680
Wisconsin 5,832,655
Colorado 5,807,719
Minnesota 5,657,342
South Carolina 5,218,040
Alabama 4,921,532
Louisiana 4,645,318
Kentucky 4,477,251
Oregon 4,217,737
Oklahoma 3,980,783
Connecticut 3,557,006
Utah 3,205,958
Iowa 3,163,561
Nevada 3,138,259
Arkansas 3,017,804
Mississippi 2,966,786
Kansas 2,913,805
New Mexico 2,096,829
Nebraska 1,937,552
Idaho 1,826,913
West Virginia 1,784,787
Hawaii 1,407,006
New Hampshire 1,366,275
Maine 1,350,141
Montana 1,080,577
Rhode Island 1,057,125
Delaware 986,809
North Dakota 765,309
Alaska 731,158
Wyoming 582,328
New York - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 19,336,776 -0.65%
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%