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Encyclopedia > New York Metropolitan Area
New York – Northern New Jersey – Long Island

Common name: New York Metropolitan Area
Largest city
Other cities
New York
 - Newark
 - Jersey City
 - Yonkers
 - Paterson
Population  Ranked 1st in the U.S.
 - Total 18,747,320 (2005 est.)
 - Density 2,790/sq. mi. 
1,077/km²
Area 6,720 sq. mi.
17,405 km²
State(s)   - New York
 - New Jersey
 - Connecticut
 - Pennsylvania
Elevation   
 - Highest point N/A feet (N/A m)
 - Lowest point 0 feet (0 m)

New York–Northern New Jersey–Long Island is the most populous metropolitan area in the United States and is also one of the most populous in the world . Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... This image comes from the U.S. Census Bureau. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... Location of Jersey City within Hudson County Coordinates: , Country State County Hudson Government  - Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy  - Business Administrator Brian P. OReilly Area  - City 21. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Paterson” redirects here. ... There are two official definitions of metropolitan area used today in the United States, metropolitan statistical areas, and combined statistical areas, the former restrictive, the latter more extensive. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Largest metro area Delaware Valley Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... This page lists the 100 largest metropolitan areas of the world, ranked by population. ...


The metropolitan area is defined by the United States Census Bureau as the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), with an estimated population (as of 2005) of 18,747,320. The MSA is further subdivided into four metropolitan divisions. The 23-county metropolitan area includes ten counties in New York State, including the five boroughs of New York City, the two other counties of Long Island, and three in the lower Hudson Valley, twelve counties in northern New Jersey, and one county in northeastern Pennsylvania. The largest urbanized area in the United States is at the heart of the metropolitan area, the New York--Newark, NY--NJ--CT Urbanized Area (with a population of 17,799,861 as of the 2000 census). This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the island in New York State. ... For the magazine, see Hudson Valley (magazine). ... Metropolitan statistical areas and divisions of New Jersey; counties shaded in blue hues are in the New York City metro; counties shaded in green hues are in the Philadelphia metro. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Largest metro area Delaware Valley Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


Based on commuting patterns, the Census Bureau also defines a wider region consisting of the New York metropolitan area and five adjacent metropolitan areas, the New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area (CSA), with an estimated population of 21,903,623 (as of 2005). About one out of every fourteen Americans resides in this region, which includes seven additional counties in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and is often referred to as the Tri-state Area and less commonly the Tri-State Region, leaving out Pennsylvania. However, the New York City television designated market area (DMA) includes Pike County, Pennsylvania. The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines micropolitan and metropolitan statistical areas. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... There are a number of places in the United States known as tri-state areas where three states meet at one point or in close proximity to each other. ... The Tri-State Area The Tri-State Region is commonly used in the area surrounding New York City to unambiguously refer to the greater metropolitan area. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Largest metro area Delaware Valley Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area, DMA or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ...


This wider region includes the largest city in the United States (New York), the five largest cities in New Jersey (Newark, Jersey City, Elizabeth, Paterson, and Trenton) and the two largest cities in Connecticut (Bridgeport and New Haven). The total land area of the extended metropolitan area is 11,842 sq mi (30,671 km²). New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... Location of Jersey City within Hudson County Coordinates: , Country State County Hudson Government  - Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy  - Business Administrator Brian P. OReilly Area  - City 21. ... Union County Court House Elizabeth is a city in Union County, New Jersey, in the United States. ... “Paterson” redirects here. ... Nickname: Location of Trenton inside of Mercer County Coordinates: , Country State County Mercer Incorporated November 13, 1792 Government  - Mayor Douglas H. Palmer Area  - City  8. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... “Bridgeport” redirects here. ... “New Haven” redirects here. ...

Contents

Components of the metropolitan area

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical AreaNew York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan DivisionNassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan DivisionNewark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan DivisionEdison, NJ Metropolitan DivisionRest of the New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT Combined Statistical Area
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
Edison, NJ Metropolitan Division
Rest of the New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT Combined Statistical Area

The counties and county groupings comprising the New York metropolitan area are listed below with 2005 U.S. Census Bureau estimates of their populations. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (836x821, 24 KB) New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area New York-Wayne-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division Edison, NJ Metropolitan Division Rest... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (836x821, 24 KB) New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area New York-Wayne-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division Edison, NJ Metropolitan Division Rest...


New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area (18,709,802)

In addition to the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, the following Metropolitan Statistical Areas are also included in the New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area (total pop. 21,903,623): This article is about the borough of New York City. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see The Bronx (disambiguation). ... Westchester County is a primarily suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... Hudson County is a located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with its county seat in Jersey City6. ... Bergen and Passaic counties, 1872 Passaic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... This article is about the borough in New York City. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ... Putnam County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York . ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Morris County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, about 25 mi (40 km) west of New York City. ... The County of Sussex (also known as Sussex County) is the northernmost county in the State of New Jersey. ... Hunterdon County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ...

Many residents informally divide the area into five distinct regions, each closely related but all with some degree of an independent identity: Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... The Orange County Government Center in Goshen, N.Y., designed by Paul Rudolph. ... Dutchess County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... {{Infobox U.S. CoiirjhtfnEGEYWnfv state = New Jersey | seal = Mc-m f seal. ... A Micropolis (mini-city) is a demographics term that gained currency in the 1990s to describe growing population centers in the United States that are far removed from a large city, even 100 miles (160 km) or more. ... Litchfield County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Ulster County is a county located in the state of New York, USA. It sits in the states beautiful Mid-Hudson Region of the Hudson Valley. ...

  • The Five Boroughs (NYC Proper)
  • Long Island (Divided by water from other three suburban regions)
  • Connecticut (Only Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield Counties are metropolitan; divided by state line)
  • Hudson Valley (Lower Hudson Valley suburbs of Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties; and Mid-Hudson exurbs of Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties; features strictly controlled development north of I-287)
  • North Jersey (Metropolitan areas found in the state of New Jersey; divided by state line and water from rest of area)

All five areas can be (and often are) further divided. For instance, Long Island can be divided into the South and North Shores (usually when speaking about Nassau County), Western Suffolk, and the East End. The expression exurb (for extra-urban) was coined in the 1950s, by Auguste Comte Spectorsky in his book The Exurbanites, to describe the ring of prosperous rural communities beyond the suburbs that, due to availability via the new high-speed limited-access highways, were becoming dormitory communities for an urban...


Note: The Hudson Valley and Connecticut are sometimes grouped together and referred to as the Northern Suburbs, largely because of the shared usage of Metro-North Railroad.


Note: Sixty-three percent of the population (13,730,534) lives in the 43% of the land area that is east of the Ambrose Channel/The Narrows/Hudson River; Thirty-seven percent of the population (8,128,296) lives in the 57% of the land area that is west of the Ambrose Channel/The Narrows/Hudson River. Ambrose Lightstation Ambrose Channel is the main shipping canal between the ports of New York and Boston. ... New York Harbor, as seen in a TERRA satellite image. ... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami, Muhheakantuck, is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and, along its southern terminus, demarcates the border between the states of New York and... Ambrose Lightstation Ambrose Channel is the main shipping canal between the ports of New York and Boston. ... New York Harbor, as seen in a TERRA satellite image. ... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami, Muhheakantuck, is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and, along its southern terminus, demarcates the border between the states of New York and...


Urban areas of the region

The combined statistical area is a multicore metropolitan region containing several urban areas. Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ...

Population
Rank
Urbanized Area State(s) 2000
Population
1 New York--Newark NY--NJ--CT 17,799,861
42 Bridgeport--Stamford CT--NY 888,890
70 New Haven CT 531,314
90 Poughkeepsie--Newburgh NY 351,982
122 Trenton NJ 268,472
163 Waterbury CT 189,026
190 Danbury CT--NY 154,455
350 Hightstown NJ 69,977
435 Kingston NY 53,458

Urbanized area (or urban area) is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... This article is about the state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... This article is about the state. ...

Principal cities

The following is a list of principal cities in the New York-Newark-Bridgeport Combined Statistical Area with 2005 U.S. Census Bureau estimates of their population:

*While Litchfield County as a whole has closer commuting ties to the New York area, the city of Torrington itself is more closely associated with the Hartford area New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... Map of Edison Township in Middlesex County Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex County Settled 1651 Incorporated March 17, 1870 (as Raritan Township) Government  - Type Faulkner Act Mayor-Council  - Mayor Jun Choi Area  - Township  30. ... For other places with the same name, see White Plains (disambiguation). ... Map of Union Township in Union County Union is a Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States. ... Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, located less than 20 miles from midtown Manhattan. ... Nickname: Location of Trenton inside of Mercer County Coordinates: , Country State County Mercer Incorporated November 13, 1792 Government  - Mayor Douglas H. Palmer Area  - City  8. ... Ewing Township highlighted in Mercer County. ... “Bridgeport” redirects here. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Settled 1641 Incorporated (city) 1893 Consolidated 1949 Government  - Type Mayor-Board of representatives  - Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area  - City 134. ... Norwalk is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ... Nickname: Located in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Incorporated (town) 1702 Incorporated (city) 1889 Consolidated 1965 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Mark D. Boughton (R) Area  - City 114. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... “New Haven” redirects here. ... Nickname: A Small City with a Big Heart Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Central Region Named 1640 Incorporated (city) 1959 Government type Mayor-council  - Mayor James L. Richetelli, Jr. ... Poughkeepsie City of Poughkeepsie Town of Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie, Arkansas This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Newburgh is both a city and a town in Orange County, New York. ... Erie Railroad, Middletown Station, James Street, July, 1971. ... Kingston is a city in Ulster County, New York, United States. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Region Incorporated (town) 1740 Incorporated (city) 1923 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Ryan J. Bingham Area  - City 104. ... The Greater Hartford region is a region located in the state of Connecticut centered around the states capital of Hartford. ...


Sports Teams

Listing of the professional sports teams in the New York metropolitan area In professional sports, as opposed to amateur sports, athletes receive payment for their performance. ...

NBA redirects here. ... “Knicks” redirects here. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans, The Kings of Queens Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league... NFL redirects here. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green, the Green and White, Jersey Jets Team colors Hunter green and white Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Woody Johnson General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... NHL redirects here. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. ... Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league with teams in the United States and Canada. ... Year founded 1995 (as NY/NJ MetroStars) League Major League Soccer Nickname Red Bulls, Metro, RBNY Stadium Giants Stadium East Rutherford, NJ Coach Bruce Arena (2006—) Owner Red Bull First Game Los Angeles Galaxy 2–1 NY/NJ MetroStars (Rose Bowl; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Red Bull New York...

Transportation

Commuter rail

The metropolitan area is partly defined by the areas from which people commute into the city. New York City is served by three primary commuter train systems plus Amtrak. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ...


The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), the busiest commuter railroad in the United States[1], is operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), an agency of New York State. It has two major terminals at Pennsylvania Station in Midtown Manhattan and Flatbush Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, with a minor terminal at Long Island City station and a major transfer point at Jamaica station in Queens. A map of the system can be found here. LIRR redirects here. ... The Long Island Rail Road or LIRR is a railroad that serves the length of Long Island, New York. ... The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the State of New York. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Pennsylvania Station (commonly known as Penn Station) is the major intercity rail station and a major commuter rail hub in New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan viewed from the World Trade Center. ... Flatbush Avenue, also called the Atlantic Terminal, is the westernmost stop on the Long Island Rail Roads Atlantic Branch. ... Skyline of Downtown Brooklyn seen from the East River Metro Tech is a business center in Downtown Brooklyn Downtown Brooklyn is the third largest central business district in New York City (following Midtown Manhattan and Downtown Manhattan), and is located in the northwestern section of the borough of Brooklyn. ... Long Island City is a rail terminal of the Long Island Rail Road in Long Island City, Queens. ... Jamaica Station (often referred to simply as Jamaica) is a major hub of the Long Island Rail Road, in Jamaica, Queens, in New York City. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ...


Metro-North Railroad (MNRR), the second busiest commuter railroad in the United States[1], is also operated by the MTA, but in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Transportation and New Jersey Transit. Its major terminal is Grand Central Terminal. Trains on the Port Jervis Line and Pascack Valley Line terminate at Hoboken Terminal; commuters may transfer at Secaucus Junction for New Jersey Transit trains to New York Pennsylvania Station. A map of the system can be found here. The Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, or MTA Metro-North Railroad, or, more commonly, Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service that is run and managed by an authority of New York State, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or, more simply, the MTA. Metro-North runs service between New York... Marble Hill station in Manhattan. ... The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the State of New York. ... The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways and aviation facilities in the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... The main concourse Grand Central Terminal (GCT, often unofficially called Grand Central Station) is a terminal rail station at 15 Vanderbilt Avenue (42nd Street and Park Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. ... The Metro-North Railroad Port Jervis Line is a single-track commuter rail line running from Suffern, New York, north, west and southwest to Port Jervis. ... New Jersey Transits Pascack Valley line is a commuter train service that runs north from Hoboken, New Jersey through Bergen County and into Rockland County, New York, terminating at Spring Valley, New York. ... Categories: Rail stubs | Transportation in New Jersey ... Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station The Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station, known as Secaucus Transfer in planning stages, is a major rail hub in Secaucus, New Jersey. ...


New Jersey Transit (NJT), the third busiest commuter railroad in the United States by passenger miles and also third in trips when direct operated and purchased transportation services are both included (fourth if only direct operated are included) [1], is operated by the New Jersey Transit Corporation, an agency of New Jersey, in conjunction with Metro-North and Amtrak. A map of the system can be found here. It has major terminals at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan, Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, and Pennsylvania Station in Newark, with a major transfer point at Secaucus Junction. New Jersey transit also operates a light rail system in Hudson County, as well as the Newark Light Rail. A map can be found here. The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Metro-North (officially MTA Metro-North Railroad) is a suburban commuter railroad running service from New York City to the northern suburbs in New York State and Connecticut. ... The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... Pennsylvania Station (commonly known as Penn Station) is the major intercity rail station and a major commuter rail hub in New York City. ... Categories: Rail stubs | Transportation in New Jersey ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ... Pennsylvania Station in Newark, New Jersey (also known as Newark Penn Station) is the larger of the citys two main train stations. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station The Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station, known as Secaucus Transfer in planning stages, is a major rail hub in Secaucus, New Jersey. ... Hudson County is a located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with its county seat in Jersey City6. ... Newark Light Rail logo Newark Light Rail system map The Newark Light Rail is a light rail system operated by New Jersey Transit serving Newark, New Jersey. ...


Amtrak's Northeast Corridor offers service to Philadelphia, New Haven, and other points between and including Boston and Washington, D.C. The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... Most of the NEC (those sections shown in red, except Boston to the Rhode Island state line) is owned by Amtrak. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... “New Haven” redirects here. ... Boston redirects here. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ...


Major stations in the metropolitan area are:

Station Railroad(s) County Type
Pennsylvania Station (New York) LIRR, NJT, Amtrak New York Terminal and Transfer
Grand Central Terminal MNRR New York Terminal
Pennsylvania Station (Newark) NJT, Amtrak Essex Terminal and Transfer
Hoboken Terminal NJT Hudson Terminal
Atlantic Terminal at Flatbush Avenue LIRR Kings Terminal
Hunterspoint Avenue LIRR Queens Terminal
Jamaica Station LIRR Queens Terminal and Transfer
Secaucus Junction NJT Hudson Transfer
New Haven Union Station MNRR, Amtrak, Connecticut Shoreline East New Haven Terminal and Transfer
Trenton Station NJT, Amtrak, SEPTA [[dab to Trenton, New Jersey|Trenton]] Terminal and Transfer

The following table shows all train lines operated by these commuter railroads in the New York metropolitan area. New Jersey Transit operates an additional train line in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. (Shown counterclockwise from the Atlantic Ocean): For the Pennsylvania Station in Newark, New Jersey or Baltimore, Maryland, see Pennsylvania Station (Newark) or Pennsylvania Station (Baltimore). ... LIRR redirects here. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... The main concourse Grand Central Terminal (GCT, often unofficially called Grand Central Station) is a terminal rail station at 15 Vanderbilt Avenue (42nd Street and Park Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. ... Marble Hill station in Manhattan. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... Pennsylvania Station in Newark, New Jersey (also known as Newark Penn Station) is the larger of the citys two main train stations. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Categories: Rail stubs | Transportation in New Jersey ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... Hudson County is a located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with its county seat in Jersey City6. ... Flatbush Avenue, also called the Atlantic Terminal, is the westernmost stop on the Atlantic Avenue Branch of the Long Island Rail Road, located at Flatbush Avenue and Atlantic Avenue. ... The Long Island Rail Road or LIRR is a railroad that serves the length of Long Island, New York. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... The Long Island Rail Road or LIRR is a railroad that serves the length of Long Island, New York. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... Jamaica Station, a major hub of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) located in Jamaica, Queens County, New York, is one of the busiest transit hubs in the New York City area, behind Pennsylvania Station, Grand Central Terminal, and Secaucus Junction, with over 1,000 trains passing through it every... The Long Island Rail Road or LIRR is a railroad that serves the length of Long Island, New York. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station The Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station, known as Secaucus Transfer in planning stages, is a major rail hub in Secaucus, New Jersey. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... Hudson County is a located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with its county seat in Jersey City6. ... This article is about the city in Connecticut. ... Marble Hill station in Manhattan. ... The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... This article is about the city in Connecticut. ... New Jersey Transit: SEPTA: Other service Greyhound Lines Other information Passengers (2006) 436,058[1] 52% Code TRE Owned by New Jersey Transit Trenton Rail Station is the main passenger train station in Trenton, New Jersey. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... For the abbreviation SEPTA, see SEPTA. A septum, in general, is a wall separating two cavities or two spaces containing a less dense material. ... Nickname: Location of Trenton inside of Mercer County Coordinates: , Country State County Mercer Incorporated November 13, 1792 Government  - Mayor Douglas H. Palmer Area  - City  8. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ...

Line or Branch Railroad Counties
Far Rockaway LIRR Queens, Nassau
Long Beach LIRR Nassau
Montauk LIRR Suffolk
Babylon LIRR Nassau, Suffolk
West Hempstead LIRR Queens, Nassau
Hempstead LIRR Queens, Nassau
Ronkokoma (Main Line) LIRR Nassau, Suffolk
Port Jefferson LIRR Nassau, Suffolk
Oyster Bay LIRR Nassau
Port Washington LIRR Queens, Nassau
New Haven MNRR, Shore Line East Westchester, Fairfield, New Haven
Harlem MNRR New York, Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess
Hudson MNRR Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess
Pascack Valley MNRR, NJT Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Rockland, Orange
Port Jervis/Main Line/Bergen County MNRR, NJT Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Rockland, Orange
Montclair-Boonton NJT New York, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Warren
Morris & Essex (Morristown Line and Gladstone Branch) NJT New York, Hudson, Essex, Union, Morris, Somerset, Warren
Raritan Valley NJT Hudson, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon
Northeast Corridor and Princeton Branch NJT, Amtrak New York, Hudson, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Mercer
North Jersey Coast NJT New York, Hudson, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean

Additionally, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, an agency of the states of New York and New Jersey, operates the PATH system. This heavy rail transportation service serves the counties of New York, Hudson and Essex. A map can be found here. The Far Rockaway Branch is a fully-electrified branch of the Long Island Rail Road which begins in Nassau County at Valley Interlocking in Valley Stream proceeds east and actually ends in Queens at the Far Rockaway station. ... LIRR redirects here. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Long Beach Branch is an electrified rail line and service owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York. ... LIRR redirects here. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Montauk Branch is a rail line and service owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York. ... LIRR redirects here. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Babylon Branch is an electrified branch line of the Long Island Rail Road. ... LIRR redirects here. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The West Hempstead Branch is an electrified branch line of the Long Island Rail Road. ... LIRR redirects here. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Hempstead Branch is an electrified branch line of the Long Island Rail Road. ... LIRR redirects here. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Ronkonkoma Branch is a branch line of the Long Island Rail Road. ... LIRR redirects here. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Port Jefferson Branch is a rail line and service owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York. ... LIRR redirects here. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Oyster Bay Branch is a branch line of the Long Island Rail Road. ... LIRR redirects here. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Port Washington Branch is an electrified two-track rail line and service owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York. ... LIRR redirects here. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... Metro North Railroads New Haven Line runs from New Haven, Connecticut southwest to Woodlawn, New York on the Harlem Line, where New Haven Line trains continue south to Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. ... The Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, or MTA Metro-North Railroad, or, more commonly, Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service that is run and managed by an authority of New York State, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or, more simply, the MTA. Metro-North runs service between New York... Shore Line East (SLE) is a commuter railroad operating in southern Connecticut. ... Westchester County is a primarily suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Metro-Norths Harlem Line, originally the New York Central Railroads New York and Harlem Railroad, is a commuter rail line running north from New York City into Dutchess County. ... The Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, or MTA Metro-North Railroad, or, more commonly, Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service that is run and managed by an authority of New York State, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or, more simply, the MTA. Metro-North runs service between New York... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see The Bronx (disambiguation). ... Westchester County is a primarily suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Putnam County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York . ... Dutchess County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Metro-North Railroads Hudson Line is a commuter rail line running north from New York City along the east shore of the Hudson River. ... The Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, or MTA Metro-North Railroad, or, more commonly, Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service that is run and managed by an authority of New York State, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or, more simply, the MTA. Metro-North runs service between New York... For other uses, see The Bronx (disambiguation). ... Westchester County is a primarily suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Putnam County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York . ... Dutchess County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... New Jersey Transits Pascack Valley line is a commuter train service that runs north from Hoboken, New Jersey through Bergen County and into Rockland County, New York, terminating at Spring Valley, New York. ... The Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, or MTA Metro-North Railroad, or, more commonly, Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service that is run and managed by an authority of New York State, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or, more simply, the MTA. Metro-North runs service between New York... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... Hudson County is a located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with its county seat in Jersey City6. ... Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... Bergen and Passaic counties, 1872 Passaic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ... The Orange County Government Center in Goshen, N.Y., designed by Paul Rudolph. ... The Metro-North Railroad Port Jervis Line is a single-track commuter rail line running from Suffern, New York, north, west and southwest to Port Jervis. ... Main Line railroad station in downtown Glen Rock The New Jersey Transit Main Line (or Erie Main Line) runs from Suffern, New York to Hoboken, New Jersey, in the United States. ... The Bergen County Line is a branch off of the New Jersey Transit Main Line line serving communities to the east of the Main Line. ... 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Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... {{Infobox U.S. CoiirjhtfnEGEYWnfv state = New Jersey | seal = Mc-m f seal. ... The North Jersey Coast Line is one of New Jersey Transits commuter lines. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... Hudson County is a located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with its county seat in Jersey City6. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Tolls collected at the Holland Tunnel and other crossings help fund the Port Authority. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Hoboken- and Newark-bound platform at Exchange Place station in Jersey City. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... Hudson County is a located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, with its county seat in Jersey City6. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Major highways

Some of the major freeways/expressways carrying commuter traffic in and out of New York City are:

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Commuter bus

New Jersey Transit and several other companies operate commuter coaches into the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and many other bus services in New Jersey. Bus services also operate in other nearby counties in the states of New York and Connecticut, but most terminate at a subway terminal or other rail station. The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ...


Major airports

The metropolitan area is served by three major airports:

Airport IATA code ICAO code County State
John F. Kennedy International Airport JFK KJFK Queens New York
Newark Liberty International Airport EWR KEWR Essex New Jersey
LaGuardia Airport LGA KLGA Queens New York

An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... , For the regional airport in Wisconsin, see John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... This article is about the state. ... For the massive interchange outside of Newark Liberty International Airport, see Newark Airport Interchange. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... LaGuardia Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA, FAA LID: LGA) is an airport serving New York City, New York, United States, located on the waterfront of Flushing Bay, and borders the neighborhoods of Astoria, Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst in the borough of Queens. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... This article is about the state. ...

See also

The transportation system of New York City is an unparalleled cooperation of unique, complex, and grandiose systems of infrastructure. ... Inside New Yorks Grand Central Terminal, one of the two busiest rail stations in the United States. ...

Ethnic diversity

Since its foundation as the mercantile colony of New Netherland the metropolitan area has been noted for ethnic diversity. Beginning in the later 19th century, the New York Area was in large degree divided among Italians, Irish, German, and Jewish populations. The Polish and Arabs also established small communities. The African American presence is the largest in North America due to the slave trade and the Great Migration.[citation needed] Map based on Adriaen Blocks 1614 expedition to New Netherland, featuring the first use of the name. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Arab Americans constitute an ethnicity made up of several waves of immigrants from 22 Morocco in the west to Oman in the east. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... was when erikson martinez was rich ...


Thanks to successive waves of immigration, begun in earnest in the 19th century and continuing today, the area's diversity continues to grow. The states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are all ranked among the top 10 fastest-growing immigration states in America, and great numbers of recent immigrants from across East Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean now call the New York metropolitan area home. While prominent ethnic neighborhoods in the region are too numerous to list, there are multiple neighborhoods with large Dominican, Puerto Rican, Colombian, Mexican, Chinese, Filipino, Russian, Korean, Indian, and Pakistani populations, as well as Italian, Irish, and Polish communities. The cuisines of virtually every major ethnic group on the planet are at least partially represented in the area, with the culinary landscape of New York changing slightly from year to year as new arrivals settle in. This article is about the state. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... East Asia Geographic East Asia. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... West Indies redirects here. ...


The New York metropolitan area hosts a religious diversity in line with its ethnic diversity. Houses of worship exist for numerous Christian denominations, especially Catholicism but also various churches within both Orthodoxy and Protestantism. New York has a large Jewish population, and is a major center of Conservative Judaism and Reform Judaism, and is home to the headquarters of many Hasidic movements, particularly in the borough of Brooklyn. Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, and many other world religions have formal houses of worship in the area. Along with these religions, there are also many people who practice no religion at all. For other uses, see Christian (disambiguation). ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      As a... “Orthodox” redirects here. ... Protestantism encompasses the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated with the doctrines of the Reformation. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... This article is about Conservative (Masorti) Judaism in the United States. ... Reform Judaism can refer to (1) the largest denomination of American Jews and its sibling movements in other countries, (2) a branch of Judaism in the United Kingdom, and (3) the historical predecessor of the American movement that originated in 19th-century Germany. ... Hasidic Judaism (Hebrew: Chasidut חסידות) is a Haredi Jewish religious movement. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... Hinduism (known as in modern Indian languages[1]) is a religious tradition[2] that originated in the Indian subcontinent. ... For people named Islam, see Islam (name). ... A statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha in Tawang Gompa, India. ... Sikhism (IPA: or ; Punjabi: , , IPA: ) is a religion that began in fifteenth century Northern India with the teachings of Nanak and nine successive human gurus. ... Taoism (Daoism) is the English name referring to a variety of related Chinese philosophical and religious traditions and concepts. ...


Local politics

Four of the city's five boroughs (Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens) have voted predominantly Democratic Party. One, (Staten Island), has voted Republican. [citation needed] The city has elected two Republican mayors, Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, consecutively since 1994. Both were liberal Republicans, and were Democrats and independents at various points in their careers (Bloomberg is currently an independent).[citation needed] The majority of congressmen and city council members are Democratic. [citation needed] For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see The Bronx (disambiguation). ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... For other uses, see Queens (disambiguation) and Queen. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Like the other counties which are contained within New York City, there is no county government; there is no County Court as in non-New York City counties. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Rudolph William Louis Rudy Giuliani III, KBE (born May 28, 1944) served as the Mayor of New York City from January 1, 1994 through December 31, 2001. ... Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born 14 February 1942) is an American businessman, founder of Bloomberg L.P., and the current Mayor of New York City. ...


Urban areas of adjacent New Jersey have voted predominantly Democratic, including the counties of Hudson, Essex, Union, Passaic, and Mercer. [citation needed] The suburban areas of the New York metropolitan region are divided between being represented by Democrats and Republicans-- at least in local and state politics. [citation needed] However, many of these suburbs have been trending strongly toward the Democrats in recent years, especially in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester, and many other places were Republican.[citation needed] For federal offices, there has been a preference for Democrats in the New York region. Parts of Bergen County, New Jersey and Morris County, New Jersey remain Republican-leaning.[citation needed] Nassau County is a suburban city county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Westchester County is a primarily suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... Morris County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, about 25 mi (40 km) west of New York City. ...


Overall, Greater New York's voters voted for John Kerry, by 59.20% (4,772,314) to 39.67% (3,197,970) for George W. Bush in 2004. In details, New York City voters overwhelmingly favored Kerry by 75% (1,828,015) to 24% (587,534) for the incumbent, while suburban voters gave only a slim margin to the Democratic candidate, with 52.36% (2,944,299) of the vote for Kerry, to 46.42% (2,610,436) for Bush, though Kerry's margin in Westchester was among the largest anywhere in New York outside the city proper.[citation needed] John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the forty-third and current President of the United States of America, originally inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Footnotes

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New York City has a long history of turbulent weather and consequent damage from major tropical storms and hurricanes during the summer and early fall.
Another threat to New York City’s citizens and property during an extreme weather event is storm surge, which is the cause of approximately 90% of all deaths and injuries associated with hurricanes in the United States.
Officials stress that it is crucial that New York City residents prepare for such events before they occur by determining if their houses, offices, and schools fall within the boundaries of the City’s evacuation zones and learning how to protect themselves if they must shelter in place.
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