Number of Formerly Unserved New Yorkers Now With a Local Public Library*

chart showing number of formerly unserved New Yorkers now with a public library; details below. A larger version may be seen by clicking on the image.


7/2001
118, 215 (9%)
7/2002
143,074 (11%)
7/2003
204,628 (16%)
7/2004
236,096 (18%)
7/2005
253,831 (20%)
7/2006
263,050 (20%)
7/2007
283,745 (22%)
7/2008
316,293 (25%)
7/2009
335,811 (26%)
7/2010
346,647 (27%)
7/2011
372,431 (29%)

7/2017 Goal
500,000
(38%)

*Unserved is defined as living outside the boundaries of a chartered public or association library. In 1999 there were 1.3 million unserved New Yorkers.

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Last Updated: December 10, 2014 -- asm; for questions or comments, contact us