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. click on the image above to view a map of areas unserved by a public library in New York


7/2012
1,035,544
left unserved

7/2013
1,021,130
left unserved
7/2014
1,030,819
left unserved
7/2015
1,022,845
left unserved

2020 Goal:
to serve 100,000
more previously
unserved New Yorkers

[1] There were 1,035,544 New Yorkers unserved by a local public library in July 2012. Population based on 2010 Census. The number of unserved may increase or decrease as libraries' service areas change through charter amendments, as new libraries are added or as existing libraries are dissolved.

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Last Updated: August 28, 2015 -- asm; for questions or comments, contact us