New York New York State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in New York. The overall gender ratio is 94 men to 100 women.

The New York flag was adopted on April 1, 1901. The flag has been ranked the 38th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The New York quarter was the 11th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on January 2, 2001.

Recent estimates put New York's population at around 19,746,000 people (4th out of 56).The population density is 419.0 people per square mile (12th out of 56).

Someone from New York is known as a New Yorker. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

New York was the 11th state when it joined the United States on July 26, 1788. Prior to 1788, New York was known as "Province of New York."

Essential New York Facts

  • NY
    Postal Code
    The New York postal code is NY. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 94 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 9,581,261 men
    Female Population: 10,164,966 women
  • State Flag
    The 7 main colors in the New York flag are #002A86, #FFFFFF, #46B7E8, #FFD90F, #FF3515, #10503A, and #FFE84F
  • State Quarter
    The New York Quarter was released in January 01, 2001.
    Total Mintage: 1.28 billion.
    Engraver: Alfred Maletsky
  • Population and Area
    Population: 19,746,227 people
    Land Area: 47,126 square miles
    Population Density: 19,746,227 people per square mile

Areas Codes in New York (16)

  • 201
  • 203
  • 212
  • 315
  • 347
  • 516
  • 518
  • 585
  • 607
  • 631
  • 646
  • 716
  • 718
  • 845
  • 914
  • 917

New York Counties (62)

County Top Cities
Albany County Albany, Alcove, Altamont, Berne, Clarksville, and Coeymans
Allegany County Alfred, Alfred Station, Allentown, Alma, Almond, and Andover
Bronx County Bronx
Broome County Bible School Park, Binghamton, Castle Creek, Chenango Bridge, Chenango Forks, and Conklin
Cattaraugus County Allegany, Cattaraugus, Conewango Valley, Dayton, Delevan, and East Otto
Cayuga County Auburn, Aurora, Cato, Cayuga, Fair Haven, and Genoa
Chautauqua County Ashville, Bemus Point, Brocton, Cassadaga, Celoron, and Chautauqua
Chemung County Big Flats, Breesport, Chemung, Elmira, Erin, and Horseheads
Chenango County Afton, Bainbridge, East Pharsalia, Greene, Guilford, and Mc Donough
Clinton County Altona, Au Sable Forks, Cadyville, Champlain, Chazy, and Churubusco
Columbia County Ancram, Ancramdale, Austerlitz, Brainard, Canaan, and Chatham
Cortland County Blodgett Mills, Cincinnatus, Cortland, East Homer, Harford, and Homer
Delaware County Andes, Arkville, Bloomville, Bovina Center, Davenport, and Davenport Center
Dutchess County Amenia, Annandale On Hudson, Bangall, Barrytown, Beacon, and Billings
Erie County Akron, Alden, Angola, Athol Springs, Boston, and Bowmansville
Essex County Bloomingdale, Crown Point, Elizabethtown, Essex, Jay, and Keene
Franklin County Bombay, Brainardsville, Brushton, Burke, Chateaugay, and Constable
Fulton County Broadalbin, Caroga Lake, Dolgeville, Gloversville, Johnstown, and Mayfield
Genesee County Alexander, Basom, Batavia, Bergen, Byron, and Corfu
Greene County Acra, Ashland, Athens, Cairo, Catskill, and Climax
Hamilton County Blue Mountain Lake, Hoffmeister, Indian Lake, Inlet, Lake Pleasant, and Long Lake
Herkimer County Cold Brook, Eagle Bay, Frankfort, Herkimer, Ilion, and Jordanville
Jefferson County Adams, Adams Center, Alexandria Bay, Antwerp, Belleville, and Black River
Kings County Brooklyn
Lewis County Beaver Falls, Brantingham, Castorland, Constableville, Copenhagen, and Croghan
Livingston County Avon, Caledonia, Conesus, Dalton, Dansville, and Geneseo
Madison County Bouckville, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Canastota, Cazenovia, and Chittenango
Monroe County Adams Basin, Brockport, Churchville, Clarkson, East Rochester, and Fairport
Montgomery County Amsterdam, Auriesville, Canajoharie, Fonda, Fort Hunter, and Fort Johnson
Nassau County Albertson, Atlantic Beach, Baldwin, Bayville, Bellmore, and Bethpage
New York County New York
Niagara County Appleton, Barker, Burt, Gasport, Lewiston, and Lockport
Oneida County Alder Creek, Ava, Barneveld, Blossvale, Boonville, and Bridgewater
Onondaga County Apulia Station, Baldwinsville, Brewerton, Camillus, Cicero, and Clay
Ontario County Bloomfield, Canandaigua, Clifton Springs, East Bloomfield, Farmington, and Fishers
Orange County Arden, Bellvale, Blooming Grove, Bullville, Campbell Hall, and Central Valley
Orleans County Albion, Clarendon, Fancher, Holley, Kendall, and Kent
Oswego County Altmar, Bernhards Bay, Central Square, Constantia, Fulton, and Hannibal
Otsego County Burlington Flats, Cherry Valley, Colliersville, Cooperstown, East Springfield, and East Worcester
Putnam County Brewster, Carmel, Cold Spring, Garrison, Lake Peekskill, and Mahopac
Queens County Arverne, Astoria, Bayside, Bellerose, Breezy Point, and Cambria Heights
Rensselaer County Averill Park, Berlin, Buskirk, Castleton On Hudson, Cherry Plain, and Cropseyville
Richmond County Staten Island
Rockland County Bear Mountain, Blauvelt, Congers, Garnerville, Haverstraw, and Hillburn
Saratoga County Ballston Lake, Ballston Spa, Burnt Hills, Clifton Park, Corinth, and Fort Edward
Schenectady County Alplaus, Delanson, Duanesburg, Pattersonville, Quaker Street, and Rotterdam Junction
Schoharie County Carlisle, Central Bridge, Charlotteville, Cobleskill, Esperance, and Fultonham
Schuyler County Alpine, Beaver Dams, Bradford, Burdett, Cayuta, and Hector
Seneca County Fayette, Interlaken, Lodi, Ovid, Romulus, and Seneca Falls
Steuben County Addison, Arkport, Atlanta, Avoca, Bath, and Cameron
St. Lawrence County Brasher Falls, Brier Hill, Canton, Chase Mills, Childwold, and Chippewa Bay
Suffolk County Amagansett, Amityville, Aquebogue, Babylon, Bay Shore, and Bayport
Sullivan County Barryville, Bethel, Bloomingburg, Burlingham, Callicoon, and Callicoon Center
Tioga County Apalachin, Barton, Berkshire, Candor, Lockwood, and Newark Valley
Tompkins County Brooktondale, Dryden, Etna, Freeville, Groton, and Ithaca
Ulster County Accord, Bearsville, Big Indian, Bloomington, Boiceville, and Chichester
Warren County Adirondack, Athol, Bakers Mills, Bolton Landing, Brant Lake, and Chestertown
Washington County Argyle, Cambridge, Clemons, Comstock, Cossayuna, and Eagle Bridge
Wayne County Alton, Clyde, East Williamson, Lyons, Macedon, and Marion
Westchester County Amawalk, Ardsley, Ardsley On Hudson, Armonk, Baldwin Place, and Bedford
Wyoming County Arcade, Attica, Bliss, Castile, Cowlesville, and Dale
Yates County Bellona, Branchport, Dresden, Dundee, Himrod, and Keuka Park
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