The Island's overall population, about 2.92 million, declined very slightly, about .03%, from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2021. Here, voters wait in line to cast ballots at Brookhaven Town Hall in Farmingville in October 2020. Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas
Long Island is in line with national trends showing an aging and more racially and ethnically diverse population, as its white population continued to show a small decline while other groups posted increases between 2020 and 2021, according to new census estimates released Thursday.
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