Re: How many New Yorkers can you fit on an island (in other words,
|From:||Tom Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 9, 2000, 0:29|
John Cowan wrote:
> Daniel A. Wier scripsit:
> > WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. Tech City is NOT larger than
> > New York. It's total population is about six million (which is a heck of a
> > lot for a Caribbean island), but no Big Apple. (Big Banana, maybe...)
> Pretty close, really. The last year I had information for was 1998,
> in which New York City (meaning New York, Kings, Queens, Bronx, and Richmond
> Counties of New York State) was 1.5+2.3+2.0+1.2+0.4 = 7.4 million.
> Not a big difference.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I read him as including the metropolitan area
of New York City (including bits of New Jersey, Connecticut, etc., ~ 17
million or so?), in which case, he'd be right.
Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
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