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New York County, New York

60 Centre St
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (646) 386-5955
Fax: (212) 374-5790
www.nyc.gov

Primarily on Manhattan Island at the southeastern tip of NY, west of Long Island; original county, organized Nov 1, 1683. The county is coterminous with the borough of Manhattan, part of New York City. Name Origin: Named in 1664 when Col. Richard Nicolls seized the Dutch territories for King Charles II of England, who granted them to his brother, James (1633-1701), Duke of York and Albany, later James II, King of England. Lands east of the Hudson River were called Yorkshire, later New York. Called Nieuw Amsterdam by the Dutch

Area (sq mi):: 33.77 (land 22.96; water 10.81) Population per square mile: 69390.20
Population 2005: 1,593,200 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 3.30% Population 2000: 1,537,195 (White 45.80%; Black or African American 17.40%; Hispanic or Latino 27.20%; Asian 9.40%; Other 18.80%). Foreign born: 29.40%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $42,922; median household $47,030; Population below poverty level: 20.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $85,829-$84,044
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 30.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New York County seat (810,407)

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