Residents say their neighborhood is growing. But the 2010 Census shows that Astoria lost about 14,000 people over the last decade, meaning political and social implications for the area.
Between the Numbers
Xiao Qiong Qu is living the American Dream – but you won’t find her or her family represented in the 2010 U.S. Census.
The 2010 Census found this corner of Queens has one of the highest vacancy rates in the city. Residents contend the neighborhood is growing.
There’s more diversity these days at Ingersoll and Whitman houses in Fort Greene, census figures show. Other changes abound, as well.
Fewer residents of Williamsburg responded to the census than just about any other neighborhood in the city, which may be one symptom of a split community.
Fewer than half of New York City residents were born in New York State. Check out some interviews with New Yorkers who started life outside New York.