04/08/2013 05:51 pm ET | Updated Jun 08, 2013

Census Shows First Time in 50 Years, More People Moving to NYC Than Moving Out

Late-night is not the only thing moving to New York City; the latest census concludes that for the first time in 50 years, more people are moving to NYC than moving out.

The population of the city has risen to an all time high of 8,336,697 according to census data conducted a few weeks ago. That number is most likely going to rise with an influx of individuals moving into the city with the warm spring and summer months. People around the world are realizing that New York City is an incredible place to make their home.

Individuals can live in any city in the world, but they're flocking to New York in staggering numbers, and for good reason. The city itself caters to any individual, from the investment broker to the Pilates instructor. For those trying to make it in show business, there is no other place like New York. This metropolis allows individuals to advance in their career and be propelled to success in their ventures.

New York also offers plenty of things to do and see. The city offers some of the finest restaurants in the world and offers Broadway where top shows are performed. The city is full of excitement; residents always experience something new when they walk out their front door. For people living in the city, it is not uncommon to see a celebrity when getting your morning coffee or jogging in Central Park.

From college graduates to retirees the city attracts a large variety of people. With the growth of the population, the housing market has become competitive. Penthouses, and great apartments in general have a short lifespan on the market before they are quickly snatched up. Today's buyers are quick to see the spectacular features that penthouses provide, and allow owners a chance to escape the excitement of the city. Penthouses in NYC give owners luxurious tranquility right in the middle of one of the greatest cities in the world. So if you're in the market, be prepared to do your homework, get yourself a great broker and act fast!