Table 1.  The Most Populous Counties and Incorporated Places in 2010 in New York:  2000 and 2010
(For information on confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, and definitions, see http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/pl94-171.pdf)
Population rank     Population Change, 2000 to 2010
             
2010 2000   Geographic area 2000 1 2010 Number Percent
             
    New York………...………………………………………………. 18 976 457 19 378 102  401 645 2.1
             
    COUNTY        
             
1 1   Kings County 2……………………………………………… 2 465 326 2 504 700  39 374 1.6
2 2   Queens County 2…………………………………………….. 2 229 379 2 230 722  1 343 0.1
3 3   New York County 2………………………………………….. 1 537 195 1 585 873  48 678 3.2
4 4   Suffolk County……………………………………………….. 1 419 369 1 493 350  73 981 5.2
5 6   Bronx County 2……………………………………………….. 1 332 650 1 385 108  52 458 3.9
6 5   Nassau County……………………………………………….. 1 334 544 1 339 532  4 988 0.4
7 8   Westchester County……………………………………………..  923 459  949 113  25 654 2.8
8 7   Erie County…………………………………………………  950 265  919 040 - 31 225 -3.3
9 9   Monroe County………………………………………………..  735 343  744 344  9 001 1.2
10 11   Richmond County 2………………………………………………  443 728  468 730  25 002 5.6
11 10   Onondaga County………………………………………………….  458 336  467 026  8 690 1.9
12 12   Orange County………………………………………………..  341 367  372 813  31 446 9.2
13 14   Rockland County……………………………………………..  286 753  311 687  24 934 8.7
14 13   Albany County……………………………………………….  294 565  304 204  9 639 3.3
15 15   Dutchess County………………………………………………  280 150  297 488  17 338 6.2
16 16   Oneida County………………………………………………  235 469  234 878 -  591 -0.3
17 18   Saratoga County……………………………………………  200 635  219 607  18 972 9.5
18 17   Niagara County………………………………………………  219 846  216 469 - 3 377 -1.5
19 19   Broome County…………………………………………….  200 536  200 600   64 -
20 20   Ulster County………………………………………………….  177 749  182 493  4 744 2.7
             
    INCORPORATED PLACE        
             
1 1   New York city 2…………………………………………………… 8 008 278 8 175 133  166 855 2.1
2 2   Buffalo city……………………………………………………..  292 648  261 310 - 31 338 -10.7
3 3   Rochester city………………………………………………  219 773  210 565 - 9 208 -4.2
4 4   Yonkers city…………………………………………………….  196 086  195 976 -  110 -0.1
5 5   Syracuse city…………………………………………………  147 306  145 170 - 2 136 -1.5
6 6   Albany city……………………………………………………..  95 658  97 856  2 198 2.3
7 7   New Rochelle city……………………………………………………………..  72 182  77 062  4 880 6.8
8 8   Mount Vernon city……………………………………………………..  68 381  67 292 - 1 089 -1.6
9 9   Schenectady city…………………………………………………  61 821  66 135  4 314 7.0
10 10   Utica city……………………………………………………..  60 651  62 235  1 584 2.6
11 13   White Plains city………………………………………………..  53 077  56 853  3 776 7.1
12 11   Hempstead village………………………………………………..  56 554  53 891 - 2 663 -4.7
13 12   Niagara Falls city………………………………………………..  55 593  50 193 - 5 400 -9.7
14 14   Troy city………………………………………………………….  49 170  50 129   959 2.0
15 15   Binghamton city…………………………………………………  47 380  47 376 -  4 -
16 16   Freeport village……………………………………………………  43 783  42 860 -  923 -2.1
17 17   Valley Stream village…………………………………………….  36 368  37 511  1 143 3.1
18 19   Rome city…………………………………………………….  34 950  33 725 - 1 225 -3.5
19 18   Long Beach city…………………………………………………..  35 462  33 275 - 2 187 -6.2
20 23   Poughkeepsie city……………………………………………….  29 871  32 736  2 865 9.6
               
 -  Represents zero or rounds to 0.0.
1 Census 2000 counts are as published in Census 2000 reports and thus do not include any changes published subsequently due to boundary changes or to the Count Question Resolution program.
2 The five boroughs of New York city are coextensive with the five counties that consititute New York city: Bronx borough (Bronx County), Brooklyn borough (Kings County), Manhattan borough (New York County), Queens borough (Queens County), and Staten Island borough (Richmond County).
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table PL1, and 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File, Table P1.