Tag: Migration

These boots were made for walking, as the song goes. Unfortunately for New York, they’re walking right out of the state, with the latest Census figures showing Florida about to overtake us as the nation’s third-most-populous state. Read More

According to Albany think tank The Empire Center for Public Policy, recent U.S. Census data shows New York as highest in domestic migration loss since 2010. Illinois, California and New Jersey follow with significant losses in residents compared to the rest of the country. On the contrary, states like Texas and Florida gained the most in domestic migration during that time. Read More

Americans aren’t in a New York state of mind. New York ranks 50th in domestic migration, with 328,538 more people leaving the state than moving in from other states from 2010 through 2013, according to an analysis of new census data by the Empire Center. Read More

‘Building on Success” was the theme of Gov. Cuomo’s election-year budget presentation in Albany this week. But while Cuomo boasts he’s got New York headed in the right direction, the latest economic and demographic indicators suggest we still have a long way to go. Read More

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 the latest Census data. Read More


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