Only 7.96 Million Stories in the Naked City!

A brief, noteworthy detail in those census-data stories: The city's population, which hit an all-time high of 8,008,278 in 2000, fell to a mere 7,956,113 — a staggering decline of 52,165, or 0.65 percent.

It must be all those fleeing Puerto Ricans.

Latinos on the Rise in the City [NYDN]
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