8,143,197 City residents
13,942,452 Area Residents of Greater New York
45,000,000 visitors per year
Or NYC attracts a total of 67,085,649 people on average.
So, there's a few other views of New York City - as well as the State
"Americans' Favorite 15 Cities in the United States
November 12, 2011 10:10 AM GMT
The top 15 American cities favored by citizens of the United States were revealed by a recent poll conducted by one of the world's leading custom market-research firms.
According to the Harris Poll of New York-based Harris Interactive, U.S. citizens opted for their favorite cities on the basis of their geographical areas and climatic conditions.
“Unchanged since 1999, New York is the most frequently mentioned city that Americans would like to live in, followed by San Diego, which remains in the second position, consistent with last year,” Harris reported.
Have a look at Americans' favorite 15 cities in the United States:
1. New York
As the main center of international affairs, politics, media, art, films, entertainment, fashion, education, research, and other
fields, New York is inarguably Americans' favorite city."