New York State Population Data: Beginning 2003 | Last Updated 11 Aug 2023

Population data file is provided as an additional reference file when interpreting vital statistics death rates. The population data is derived from the corresponding release of the NCHS annual estimates of "Bridged Race Vintage" which are consistent with the Bureau of the Census estimates from "Vintage" (released in the summer). For more information, check out: The "About" tab contains additional details concerning this dataset.

Tags: vital statistics, death, population, cause of death

This dataset has the following 10 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberThe calendar year in which the number of population was estimated.
Age Group Codeage_group_codenumberCode given for each age group category and total.
Age Group Descriptionage_group_descriptiontextA high level classification of age in years of the deceased at the time of death.
Gender Codegender_codenumberCode given to gender designation and total.
Gender Descriptiongender_descriptiontextThe gender of the deceased.
Race Ethnicity Coderace_ethnicity_codenumberCode given for each race/ethnicity designation and total.
Race/Ethnicity Descriptionrace_ethnicitytextThe race/ethnicity at the time of death. The race and ethnicity information reported on death certificates is typically provided by the decedent's family.
County Codecounty_codenumberCode given for each county or region.
County Namecounty_nametextThe NYS county where the resident lived at the time of their death.
PopulationpopulationnumberThe estimated Population for that category consistent with the most recent decennial census.