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Population Growth in the NYC Metropolitan Region

According to the Census, New York City’s population reached 8,175,133 in 2010, a modest increase of 2.1% since 2000. However, some neighborhoods had much a higher percent increase in population.   In Manhattan, the community districts with the highest percent increases are: Community District Neighborhoods # of additional residents % Increase 2000-2010 1 Battery Park City, Tribeca 26,558 +77.2% 4 Chelsea, Clinton 15,766 +18.0% 5 Midtown   7,645 +17.4% 10 Central Harlem   8,614 + 8.0%  Some Brooklyn neighborhoods also saw strong growth: Community District Neighborhoods # of additional residents % Increase 2000-2010 1 Williamsburg, Greenpoint 12,745 +7.9% 3 Bedford Stuyvesant   9,118 +6.3% 4 Bushwick   8,276 +7.9% 5 East NY, Starrett City   9,698 +5.6% 7 Sunset Park, Windsor Terr.   6,167 +5.1% 11 Bensonhurst, Bath Beach   9,852 +5.7%  High population growth was also recorded for districts in the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island: Borough District Neighborhoods # of additional residents % Increase 2000-2010 Bronx 1 Melros…