Mihai Andritoiu

New Yorkers, as in people from the whole state, are leaving. WRGB in Albany reports:

New York State leads the country in an undesirable category.

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau says New York tops the nation in population loss.

The report says nine states saw a drop in population between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018. New York led the way at a loss of 48,510 people.

Illinois (45,116), West Virginia (11,216), Louisiana (10,840), Hawaii (3,712), Mississippi (3,133), Alaska (2,348), Connecticut (1,215) and Wyoming (1,197) also lost people.

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