Beveridge Gotham Gazette Article on The 2010 Census by Andrew Beveridge
Throughout the 1990s, New York City’s population appeared to grow from about 7.35 million until it reached slightly over 8.0 million for the first time ever. Since then, growth continued, and by 2006 New York City was said to have somewhat in excess of 8.2 million people. As preparations ramp up for the 2010 Census, most would expect that that count will register New York City’s continued gains. Yet when the Census numbers are announced, New York City’s renewed growth could appear to have halted and even reversed — not because fewer people actually live here but because of new Census procedures.
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