Population: Still Melting

New York City has long taken pride, of a sort, in the fact that it has more Jews than Tel Aviv, about as many Irish as Dublin, almost as many Italians as Rome. Now, according to an analysis of 1960 census figures released last week, it has more Puerto Ricans (612,574) than San Juan (432,377).

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