American FactFinder: When I type in New York, NY, I see information about a county instead of the city. How do I find data for New York City?
To find a city with the same name as its state (for example, New York City, New York; Delaware City, Delaware; Iowa City, Iowa), you should specify that it is a "city" in your search. If you do not specify “city” and there is a county in the state with the same name, that county will be returned instead of the city you are looking for.
A valid search would look like this: