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What is the population of New York City?

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As of 2014, the estimated population of New York City reported by the U.S. Census Bureau was 8,491,079 people. This is a 3.9-percent increase in population from the 2010 census. As of November 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau has not published 2015 estimates.

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In the 2010 census, 44 percent of the population self-reported as white, 28.6 percent self-reported as Hispanic, 25.5 percent self-reported as black, and the remaining 30.5 percent self-reported as either American Indian, two or more races, or Pacific islander. Additionally, more than half the population self-reported as female, and the highest-reported age demographic was individuals between 18 and 65.

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