The Empire State exodus continues by E.J. McMahon | | NY Torch

New York’s imminent fall from third to fourth most populous state can be attributed mainly to its heavy loss of residents to the rest of the country—a trend persisting in this decade, according to Census Bureau data released today.

NY still #3 … for now by E.J. McMahon | | NY Torch

Newly released Census estimates show New York is still the nation’s third most populous state, barely ahead of Florida.

The “Empire Exodus” continues by E.J. McMahon | | NY Torch

Fifty-seven of New York’s 62 counties lost more residents to other parts of the state or the nation than they gained between 2010 and 2012, according to newly released U.S. Census estimates. Eleven of those counties might be described as demographically dying

Heading for the exits in NY by E.J. McMahon | | NY Torch

For a second consecutive decade, New York State's "domestic migration" loss of residents to other states was the largest in the country as a percentage of its population, as documented in a new Empire Center report. Our negative net rate of total mig...

A look at the Census numbers by E.J. McMahon | | NY Torch

Bob Scardamalia of RLS Demographics, Inc., longtime state demographic guru and current data consultant to the Empire Center, has issued a useful summary of the recently released U.S. Census numbers for for New York.

Gotham up less, Buffalo down more by E.J. McMahon | | NY Torch

The just-released official 2010 Census data for New York State indicate New York City is growing more slowly and Buffalo is shrinking even faster than had been suggested by previous estimates.