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2020 Census: NYC Population Grows To 8.8 Million, Yonkers Now State's Third-Largest City

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Data from the 2020 Census is out after being delayed by the pandemic.

It shows the country is more racially and ethnically diverse.

The white, non-Hispanic population declined for the first time in the nation's history but remains the largest racial group.

Overall, the U.S. population grew just over 7%.

Meanwhile, according to the Census, New York City's population has grown and is now 8.8 million.

Yonkers is now the third-largest city in New York, knocking Rochester to number four.

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