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1940 NY Census Records Are Now Searchable By Name

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Americans are in for a cyber-surprise on Wednesday: They'll be able to plug family names into an online 1940 U.S. census and come up ...

MAP: Which Neighborhood Is The Least Diverse In NYC?

Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

Despite Brooklyn's large contribution to crowning New York one of the most diverse cities in the country, one neighborhood in the borough is the least...

Mapping Out New York's Wealthiest And Poorest Neighborhoods

Posted 12.08.2011 | New York

WNYC has built an interesting map using data from the Census Bureau to highlight the city's wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods. The data, which ...

NYC Is Physically Shrinking, According To Census Bureau

Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

New York just got a wee bit smaller. After declaring the city's land area to be at 304.8 square miles in 2008, 17 square miles smaller than previou...