New York Trivia:

Capital : Albany
State Tree : Sugar Maple
State Flower : Rose
State Insect : 9-spotted Ladybug
State Bird : Bluebird

New York People:

New York has a total population of 19,576,125 (2012 est) and ranks 3rd in population of U.S. states. By age, 4,267,595 (21.8%) New Yorkers are under 18 years of age, 12,548,296 (64.1%) are age 19 to 64, and 2,760,234 (14.1%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 51.5%, and males 48.5% of the total population.

New York Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under21.8  
65 and older14.1  
19 to 6464.1  

195,761 (1.0%) New Yorkers are American Indian or Alaska Native, 1,566,090 (8.0%) are Asian, 3,425,822 (17.5%) are Black, 19,576 (0.1%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 13,938,201 (71.2%) are White, 430,675 (2.2%) are of mixed race.

New York Population By Race

WhiteNew York White population 13,938,20113,938,201  
BlackNew York Black population 3,425,8223,425,822
AsianNew York Asian population 1,566,0901,566,090
MixedNew York Mixed population 430,675430,675
American IndianNew York American Indian population 195,761195,761
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderNew York Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 19,57619,576

3,425,822 (17.5%) have declared Hispanic or Latino origin.

22.0% of New Yorkers were born in a foreign country.

29.8% of New Yorkers over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

84.9% of New Yorkers over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 32.8% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

New York Land:

New York has a land area of 47,126 square miles and is ranked 30th among U.S. states in total area. New York has a population density of 411 people per square mile.