New York

Capital: Albany
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
19,542,209
Population 2017 19,590,719
Population 2016 19,641,589
Below Poverty 2017 14.1
Below Poverty 2016 14.7
Below Poverty 2015 15.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
58.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 58.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 57.8
Unemployed 2018 4.1
Unemployed 2017 4.7
Unemployed 2016 4.9
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 1,791
STATE FACTS
New York City has 722 miles of subway track.
The "New York Post" established in 1803 by Alexander Hamilton is the oldest operating newspaper in the United States.
The first capital of the United States was New York City. In 1789 George Washington took his oath as president on the balcony at Federal Hall.