CENSUS 2010 | Mapping Changes in the Five Boroughs

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Census 2010 figures for New York City and the state were released and will serve as a guide to drawing congressional and legislative districts throughout the state. Check out changes in the city by population and racial break-down — click, zoom, embed and play around with WNYC's official Census 2010 interactive map.


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Comments [5]

Mary V. from NJ

Thanks and kudos to NPR for making this data more accessible. A recommendation for future analytical graphics: it's useful to have a baseline for comparison. For instance, it would be good to have a third column with total NYC population and the overall change by racial category. Then you can evaluate how each neighborhood is tracking against the aggregate NYC population. Please keep up the good work. Interesting data.

Nov. 15 2013 12:53 PM
Julie from Bronx

It seems there was a big increase in population in the Bronx Zoo and the Botanical Garden as well! Guess they've got some holes in the fences.

Mar. 31 2011 03:35 PM
Scott from Manhattan

The greatest increase was in Central Park (dark blue-green on the map)? I'm aware as their status as smartest and most fearless New Yorkers (not to mention descendants of the first settlers, so not intimidated by perceived illegal status), thus more inclined to cooperate with census workers, but I had no idea the census counted rats!

Mar. 27 2011 08:13 AM
Chelsea from Manhattan

There are "0 Results" when I search for White change, Black/Afr American change, etc. Perhaps this map is missing data or isn't completely set up?

Mar. 26 2011 06:12 PM

For Most Populous Group:
Blue = Whites
Green = Blacks/African-Americans
Yellow = Hispanics
Purple = Asians

Mar. 25 2011 10:28 AM

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