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Percentage of NY State Population in MTA Region, 1970-2010 [JSON] [iframe]

Chart uploaded on December 26, 2017.

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The general rule of thumb is that two out of three New York State residents reside within the Metropolitan Region of the state -- however in recent years their has been a growth in population metropolitan region, while upstate population has stagnated. New York City is the fastest growing part of the state, while the Quarter Pounders (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland), Long Island (Nassau, Suffolk), and Westchester have seen a slight growth in population. Upstate has seen a small decline each year in population, although it's decline is small compared to the growth in New York City.

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