TABLE I:
Population of North American Ports to 1775
(*unreliable)
  New York   Philadelphia     Boston   Charleston    Newport
1630     300
1640     400  1,200        96
1650   1,000

 2,000

      300
1660

  1,500

   3,000 700
1680

  3,000*

   4,500       700

  2,500

1690

  3,900*

  4,000    7,000    1,100   2,600
1700

  5,000*

  5,000    6,700    2,000   2,600
1710   5,700*   6,500    9,000    3,000   2,800
1720   7,000  10,000  12,000    3,500   3,800
1730   8,600  11,500  13,000    4,500   4,600
1740  11,000  13,000  16,400    6,800   6,200
1760  18,000   23,800  15,600    8,000   7,500
1775  25,000   40,000  16,000  12,000 11,000



TABLE II:
The Black Population
of New Netherland &
New York Colony

Black

 Total Population 

 % Black

1630

        10

          350

     2.8

1640 232

        1,930

1650

        500

         4,116

1660

        600

        4,936

    12.2

1670

        690

    5,754

1680

      1,200

      9,830

1690

      1,670

      13,909

    12.0

1700

      2,256

      19,107

1710

      2,811

      21,625

    12.9

1720             5,740

      36,919

    15.5

1730             6,965

      48,954

1740

       8,996

      63,665

    14.1

1750

     11,014

      76,696

1760

     16,430

    117,138

1770

     19,112

    162,920

    11.7

1780

     21,054

     210,541

    10.0



TABLE III:
White & Black Population of Colonial New York City

White

Black

Total

%Black

1731    7,045  1,577    8,622   18.3
1737    8,945  1,719  10,644   16.1
1746    9,273  2,444  11,717   20.8
1749  10,926  2,368  13,924   17.0
1756  10,768  2,272  13,040   17.4
1771  18,726  3,137  21,863   14.3


TABLE IV: Results of the 1731 Census

A. Total Population
43,040 whites
7,202 blacks 14.3%
TOTAL 50,242 100.0%
B. County-by-County Results
New York County 7,045 whites
1,577 blacks 18.3%
Total 8,622
Kings County 1,658 whites
492 blacks 22.9%
Total 2,150
Queens County 6,173 whites
1,264 blacks 15.8%
Total 7,977
Richmond County 1,513 whites
304 blacks 16.7%
Total 1,817




Table V. Results of the 1731 Census in Kings County

Total White Black % Black
Bushwick 327 249 78 31.3
New Utrecht 269 185 84 31.2
Brooklyn 621 463 158 25.4
Flatbush 485 378 107 22.0
Flatlands 237 195 42 17.7
Gravesend 211 188 23 10.9
Totals 2,150 1,658 492 22.9