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The Commemorative Quarter for New York

Time Zone: New York County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of New York is the Seat for New York County.

New York County is one of the original counties of New York and was founded in 1683.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> New York had a population of 1,629,054 people. This is an increase of 5.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,537,195 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, New York represented 8.1% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 62 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20101,585,873+3.17%-2.65% since 2009
20091,629,054+5.98%-0.16% since 2008
20081,631,599+6.14%+0.39% since 2007
20001,537,195The Last Census

More information can be found on the New York County Census Page for New York County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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