Report: NY’s ongoing population loss mainly downstate in 2017-18

State News

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — A report released by Empire Center found that New York’s ongoing population loss was mainly downstate in 2017-18.

According to Empire Center, the 50 counties of upstate NY lost 8,719 residents, a decrease of 0.14 percent, while the downstate region (New York City, Long Island and lower Hudson Valley) lost a combined total of 39,791 people or 0.30 percent.

The following map shows the change in population for every New York county from 2010-18. Hover over each county to see the population over the course of the eight-year period.

The population change is based on net migration and the births and deaths of residents.

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