“When it comes to recent population growth in New York State, Ramapo ranked second and Yonkers fifth among all municipalities, according to lohud.NYDatabases.com.
In total, New York State’s population has grown by more than 23,000 from 2010 to 2017. With a few municipalities, including Rochester and Binghamton showing a decrease, others posted significant gains, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s population estimates.
Ramapo’s 2017 population estimate was 137,510, up by 11,238 residents, or a 9 percent increase compared to the 2010 estimate of 126,272.The statewide list was topped by the town of Hempstead on Long Island, which gained 15,016 residents, a 3 percent increase, in the same period.
Here are gains and losses in detail:
- 2 Ramapo: Gained 11,238, or 9 percent.
- 9 Clarkstown: Gained 3,060, or 4 percent.
- 28 Orangetown: Gained 1,354, or 3 percent.
- 40 Haverstraw town: Gained 992, or 3 percent.
- No. 70 Stony Point: Gained 534, or 4 percent.”
View all the rankings at lohud.NYDatabases.com.
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