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New York (Manhattan) Wards:
Population & Density 1800-1910

Population                          
  1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 Land Area
1 4,320 7,941 12,085 11,331 10,629 19,754 17,373 14,463 17,939 11,122 9,516 9,845 0.41
2 5,167 8,493 8,214 8,203 6,394 6,655 2,507 1,312 1,608 929 1,488 933 0.12
3 6,449 7,426 9,201 9,599 14,581 10,355 3,757 3,715 3,582 3,765 1,797 1,915 0.16
4 6,935 10,226 10,736 12,705 15,770 23,250 21,994 23,748 20,996 17,809 19,554 21,337 0.13
5 9,148 14,744 12,421 17,722 19,159 22,686 22,337 17,150 15,845 12,385 8,298 5,666 0.25
6 13,076 11,286 13,309 13,570 17,198 24,698 26,696 21,153 20,196 23,119 20,004 19,670 0.16
7 15,394 12,120 13,006 15,873 22,982 32,690 39,982 44,818 50,066 57,366 89,237 102,104 0.32
8   9,128 13,766 20,729 29,073 34,612 39,406 34,913 35,879 31,220 29,059 33,189 0.27
9   4,719 11,162 17,333 21,795 40,657 44,385 47,609 54,596 54,425 59,650 64,884 0.49
10   10,890 17,806 16,438 29,026 23,316 29,004 41,431 47,554 57,596 71,879 66,438 0.17
11       14,918 17,052 43,758 59,571 64,230 68,778 75,426 99,144 136,543 0.34
12       11,808 11,652 10,451 27,958 47,497 81,800 245,046 476,602 806,674 9.19
13       12,598 18,517 28,246 32,917 33,364 37,797 45,884 64,117 64,644 0.17
14       14,288 20,235 25,196 28,080 26,436 30,171 28,094 34,035 38,269 0.16
15         17,755 22,564 27,587 27,587 31,882 25,399 24,066 30,591 0.36
16         22,273 52,882 45,176 48,359 52,188 49,134 52,808 55,926 0.52
17         18,619 43,766 72,953 95,365 104,837 103,158 130,796 172,332 0.45
18           31,546 57,462 59,593 66,611 63,270 61,325 62,601 0.67
19           18,465 28,252 86,090 158,191 234,846 257,448 292,914 2.50
20             67,519 75,407 86,015 84,327 89,798 73,299 0.69
21             49,017 56,703 66,536 63,019 60,211 62,616 0.64
22             61,725 71,349 111,606 153,877 189,261 209,152 2.31
Total 60,489 96,973 121,706 197,115 312,710 515,547 805,658 942,292 1,164,673 1,441,216 1,850,093 2,331,542  
                           
Population per Square Mile (Density)                    
  1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 Land Area
1 10,473 19,251 29,297 27,469 25,767 47,888 42,116 35,062 43,488 26,962 23,069 23,867 0.41
2 43,512 71,520 69,171 69,078 53,844 56,042 21,112 11,048 13,541 7,823 12,531 7,857 0.12
3 40,464 46,595 57,732 60,229 91,489 64,973 23,573 23,310 22,475 23,624 11,275 12,016 0.16
4 54,127 79,813 83,793 99,161 123,083 181,463 171,660 185,350 163,871 138,997 152,617 166,533 0.13
5 36,140 58,248 49,071 70,013 75,690 89,624 88,245 67,753 62,598 48,928 32,782 22,384 0.25
6 83,686 72,230 85,178 86,848 110,067 158,067 170,854 135,379 129,254 147,962 128,026 125,888 0.16
7 48,773 38,400 41,207 50,291 72,814 103,572 126,676 141,998 158,625 181,754 282,731 323,498 0.32
8     51,825 78,039 109,451 130,304 148,352 131,437 135,074 117,534 109,399 124,947 0.27
9     22,607 35,105 44,142 82,343 89,894 96,423 110,574 110,228 120,810 131,411 0.49
10     107,508 99,248 175,251 140,776 175,118 250,149 287,118 347,749 433,986 401,135 0.17
11       43,796 50,061 128,464 174,887 188,565 201,917 221,434 291,065 400,860 0.34
12       1,285 1,268 1,138 3,044 5,171 8,905 26,676 51,884 87,816 9.19
13       73,970 108,724 165,848 193,274 195,899 221,927 269,411 376,467 379,561 0.17
14       89,650 126,965 158,093 176,188 165,873 189,308 176,276 213,553 240,119 0.16
15         49,621 63,061 77,099 77,099 89,103 70,984 67,259 85,494 0.36
16         42,936 101,941 87,086 93,222 100,603 94,716 101,799 107,809 0.52
17         41,090 96,587 161,000 210,461 231,364 227,659 288,653 380,319 0.45
18           46,843 85,326 88,491 98,912 93,951 91,063 92,957 0.67
19           7,386 11,301 34,436 63,276 93,938 102,979 117,166 2.50
20             97,544 108,940 124,265 121,827 129,731 105,895 0.69
21             76,514 88,512 103,861 98,371 93,988 97,742 0.64
22             26,692 30,854 48,262 66,541 81,843 90,444 2.31
  2,955 4,737 5,945 9,628 15,274 25,181 39,351 46,025 56,887 70,394 90,366 113,881  
                           
Area of Populated Wards 1.54 2.47 2.47 12.33 13.65 16.83 20.47 20.47 20.47 20.47 20.47 20.47  
Density 39,183 39,280 49,299 15,993 22,901 30,636 39,351 46,025 56,887 70,394 90,366 113,881  
                           
Source: US Census Bureau data. Research by Todd Gardner of the US Census Bureau, supplemented by Demographia.    

Key to Ward Locations
Ward Location
1 Lower West Side
2 Lower West Side
3 Lower West Side
4 Lower West Side
5 Lower West Side
6 Lower West Side
7 Lower East Side
8 Lower West Side
9 Lower West Side
10 Lower East Side
11 Lower East Side
12 North
13 Lower East Side
14 Lower West Side
15 Lower West Side
16 Central
17 Lower East Side
18 Central
19 Central
20 Central
21 Central
22 Central

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