Ranking Last Year As the Largest Cities in New York

cities in new york

If you are thinking of moving to New York, or considering relocating to New York, there are plenty of great reasons to consider the Big Apple. New York is truly a big city in the Northeastern U.S., best known for its historic Manhattan Island and awe-inspiring skyscrapers. NYC’s island of Manhattan is home to both the Empire State Building and the beautiful Times Square. To the east, Long Island has beautiful beaches, Montauk Lighthouse and the refurbished Fire Island, while to the west, New Jersey has Atlantic City casinos, the Statue of Liberty and man-made urban wonders. To the north, Connecticut has Connecticut River cruises, New England has Maine, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts; to the south, Maryland has the Chesapeake and Potomac Region; to the northwest, Illinois has Chicago; to the south-west, Texas has Houston; to the northwest Maryland has Fort Worth, Frackettville, and Prince George’s County; to the south-west, Pennsylvania has York, New Jersey has New York City; and to the south-west, Maryland has Washington, DC.

Native Americans

A view of a city at night

The cities in New York provide a diverse population with populations ranging from immigrants to native Americans and everyone in between. According to recent estimates, there are more than eight million people of all cultures and ethnicities living in the five boroughs of New York City. It is home to one of the largest cities in the world with a well-developed cultural scene and highly developed transportation system. The upcoming years are promising for the growth of the New York City population.

Grows Faster

A bridge over a river in a city

Based on several studies, New York is expected to grow faster than any other city over the next ten years. Some studies have shown that the cities in New York are among the safest cities in the United States. A July report by Wallet Barometer, a consumer research firm, found that New York was the safest city in the United States, based on a number of statistical measures. Wallet Barometer performed separate research for the 50 largest cities in the U.S. It found that New York came in at the fifth safest city in the U.S. based on statistical measures.

Consulting Firm Mckinsey

According to the most recent study conducted by the consulting firm McKinsey, New York City ranks at the top when it comes to ‘being a great place to be while looking for property’. Specifically, a lot of building projects have been taken up to extend the existing subway lines and make it possible for more people to commute within the metropolitan area. At present, the Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority has proposed adding two ferry terminals to the Long Island Sound. Other projects proposed include a new tunnel connection connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan, building a second ferry terminal in New Haven, Connecticut, and opening a new pedestrian plaza at Manhattan’s Wall Street.

Summing Up

According to a recent study by Wallet Barometer, New York City now ranks last year as the largest cities in the United States. Other cities in the top five were Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Even though some might say that New York City was not selected because of the way it was built, as compared to other cities, or the way people were treated, New York City ranked first for its economy, technology and education, as well as for the quality of life. So, even though the cost of living is high, as compared to other cities, or the crime rate may be a bit high, when it comes to population growth, New York City is still one of the largest cities in the United States.

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