NYC Lost More Than Five-Percent Of Population Following COVID-19 Pandemic
New York City, the bustling metropolis that never sleeps, has faced a new reality in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: a significant population decline. According to a study by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the city has lost over 568,000 residents, a staggering 5.3% drop since 2020.
This exodus, primarily driven by the lower cost of living, the rise of remote work, and the desire for more space, has reshaped the demographics of the five boroughs. The Bronx experienced the heaviest blow, shedding. . .