population of NYC
There must be a table with that information in the Encyclopedia of New York City, published in the mid 1990s by Yale University Press. There is also a book published several decades ago by Ira Rosenwaike called "The Population History of New York City"
George A. Thompson
Bobst Library, New York University
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern Univ. Pr., 1998.