New York dropped slightly behind Florida as the third most populous state in the nation, according to U.S. Census data released Tuesday.
Florida has been creeping up on New York. Tuesday's figures showed that Florida surpassed the population of the Empire State by 147,070 people. Florida's population was up 1.5 percent, from 19,600,311 to 19,893,297 as July 1. New York's population was up 0.26 percent, from 19,695,680 to 19,746,227...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Census: Florida eases ahead of New York in population: