Population Statistic: Read. React. Repeat.
Saturday, March 21, 2021

I’m sure I’d seen this, the funky company car for perfumery boutique Bond No. 9, before. But yesterday was the first time I was able to cameraphone it while it was parked in front of the Bond Street HQ (Flickr’d up version here).

Not sure why that colorful “Brooklyn” graffiti is festooned all over the white paint job, since No. 9 doesn’t seem to have a Brooklyn outlet.

by Costa Tsiokos, Sat 03/21/2009 10:51:56 AM
Category: New Yorkin', Photography
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The latest analysis of population trends includes this statistical tidbit about Gotham:

As of July 1, 2008, the census counted 8,363,710 [City of] New Yorkers, an increase of 355,000, or 4.4 percent, since April 2000. As a result, New York City residents now account for nearly 43 percent of the state’s population.

That split in New York State’s population — half living in the five boroughs, the other half in the rest of the State — has been a rule of thumb for as long as I can remember.

Actually, I’m surprised that the City is only 43 percent; I always thought the ratio was just about 50-50. I’m sure that when you add in the New York counties that are part of the NYC metro area — Nassau and Suffolk on Long Island, and Westchester and Rockland up the River (and disregarding the New Jersey and Connecticut suburbs) — the southern tier of the State easily surpasses the 50-percent mark.

by Costa Tsiokos, Sat 03/21/2009 10:28:56 AM
Category: New Yorkin', Society
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