New York

Capital: Albany
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
19,718,515
Population 2015 19,747,183
Population 2016 19,745,289
Below Poverty 2014 14.0
Below Poverty 2015 14.2
Below Poverty 2016 11.9
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 57.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 57.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 57.7
Unemployed 2014 6.3
Unemployed 2015 5.3
Unemployed 2016 4.8
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 4.8
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 1,724
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.