Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge in the New York Times on Manhattan’s White Population by Sydney Beveridge
In “White Population Rises in Manhattan,” Sam Roberts details the latest shift in the demographics of New York City. Based on 2009 American Community Survey estimates, Roberts writes about the changes in the white population across the city, as well as in individual neighborhoods, such as Harlem. This trend marks the first time since 1970 that a majority of Manhattan residents are non-Hispanic white.
The article quotes Social Explorer’s Andrew Beveridge on the larger population movements behind the shift, “Overall, the trend of people, particularly younger people, is staying in cities to build their lives and careers…People would die to live in Manhattan now.“