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Bronx Community Board 2 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Hunts Point and Longwood in the borough of the Bronx. It is delimited by the Bronx River on the east, Westchester Avenue, East 167th Street, and East 169th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue and East 149th Street to the west, and the East River on the south.

Bronx Community District 2
Community District
Country  United States
State  New York
City New York City
Borough The Bronx
Neighborhoods
Government
 • Chair Robert Crespo
 • District Manager Raphael Acevedo
Area
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (6 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 46,824
 • Density 21,000/sq mi (8,200/km2)
Ethnicity
 • Hispanic and Latino Americans 75.8%
 • African-American 21.4%
 • White 1.2%
 • Asian 0.4%
 • Others 0.2%
ZIP codes 10455, 10459, 10474
Area code(s) 718, 347, 929, and 917
Police Precinct 41st (website)
Website bxcb2.org
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Community board staff and membershipEdit

The current chairperson of the Bronx Community board 2 is Robert Crespo. Its District Manager is Ralph Acevedo. Both are long-time Community Board 2 residents.

The City Council members representing the community district are non-voting, ex officio board members.[3] The council members and their council districts are:[4]

DemographicsEdit

As of the United States 2000 Census, the Community Board has a population of 46,824, up from 39,433 in 1990 and 34,397 in 1980. Of them, 35,507 (75.8%) are of Hispanic origin, 10,021 (21.4%) are Black, non-Hispanic, 582 (1.2%) are White, non-Hispanic, 207 (0.4%) are Asian or Pacific Islander, 101 (0.2%) American Indian or Alaska Native, 90 (0.2%) are some other race (non-Hispanic), and 316 (0.7%) of two or more races (non-Hispanic).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NYC Planning | Community Profiles". communityprofiles.planning.nyc.gov. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "bx02_profile.pdf" (PDF). docs.google.com. NYC Department of Planning. Retrieved 23 March 2018. 
  3. ^ New York City Charter § 2800(a)
  4. ^ "RESOURCES | Continuing to Triumph in the South Bronx". bxcb2.org. Retrieved 11 April 2018. 

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