New York at a Glance
With over 19,746,227 residents, New York is the 4th most populous state in the U.S. It is the 27th most extensive, and 7th most densely-populated of the 50 states. New Yorkers have a median age of 38.
New York is located in the northeastern U.S. It shares a land border with New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont, and a maritime border with Rhode Island, and an international border with two Canadian provinces. The capital of New York is Albany, and the largest city is New York, which is also the most populated in the United States.
New York Jobs & Economy
New York has the third-highest GSP (Gross State Product) among U.S. states, behind only California and Texas. Well-represented jobs in New York include fashion designers, social science research assistants, and bailiffs, among countless others. The minimum wage in New York state is $8.75 an hour.
New York Unemployment Rate
New Yorks unemployment rate is just slightly above the national average at 5.8%.