There are eight million stories in the Naked City — or 8,175,133, to be more precise, according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau figures. NYCity News Service reporters hit the streets to put faces to the numbers in a series of story packages that offer snapshots of who we are, how we live — and where. We found the only thing you can count on in the city is change.

Staten Island

Staten Island’s ‘Ghost Town’

Nearly one of 10 homes in St. George is vacant, thanks to a building boom that turned into a bust.

By May 23, 2011