New York Population, Area, and Density
The population of New York is 19,746,227 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. New York is ranked number 4 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 242.6% above the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in New York is 54,555.1 square miles. There state is 86.4% land and 13.6% water. The population density in New York is 419.0 people per square mile (12th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 19,746,227 people ÷ 47,126.5 sq mi
Population Density = 419.0 people per sq mile
|Population||19,746,227 (4th out of 56)||19,378,102 (3rd out of 56)||18,976,457 (3rd out of 56)|
|Difference||242.6% above avg||246.9% above avg||272.1% above avg|
|Total Area||54,555.1 mi2||141,297 km2||34,915,195 acres||(27th out of 56)|
|Land Area||47,126.5 mi2||122,057 km2||30,160,895 acres||(86.4%)|
|Water Area||7,428.6 mi2||19,240 km2||4,754,300 acres||(13.6%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||419.0 (12th out of 56)||411.2 (12th out of 56)||402.7 (11th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||3.6% below avg||1.1% below avg||1.1% above avg|