The short story on this Empire Center analysis of age trends in New York State's population: the median age upstate* rose from 33 in 1990 to 40 in 2010 -- in large part because young adults left. But, potential opportunity: the number of 20-24 years olds was up 17 percent over the last decade, probably because of undergraduate enrollment at colleges. (* In this case, "upstate" is everything north of the NYC suburbs.) Earlier on AOA: The ___est neighborhoods in the Capital Region
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