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Bronx Community Board 6

Bronx Community Board 6 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Bathgate, Belmont, East Tremont, and West Farms as Bronx Community District 6. It is delimited by Bronx Park to the east and north, Webster Avenue to the west, and Crotona Park North and the Cross Bronx Expressway to the south.

Bronx Community District 6
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
Borough The Bronx
Neighborhoods
Government
 • ChairWendy Rodriguez
 • District ManagerJohn Sanchez
Area
 • Total1.5 sq mi (4 km2)
Population
(2000)
 • Total75,688
 • Density50,000/sq mi (19,000/km2)
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Ethnicity
 • Hispanic and Latino American61.3%
 • African-American26%
 • White9.3%
 • Asian1.2%
 • American Indian or Alaska Native0.3%
 • Others0.3%
ZIP codes
10457, 10458, 10460
Area code(s)718, 347, 929, and 917
Police Precinct48th (website)
Commanding OfficerCaptain Andre M. Brown
Websitebronxcb6.org
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Community board staff and membershipEdit

The current chairperson of the Bronx Community board 6 is Wendy Rodriguez. Its District Manager is John Sanchez.[3]

The City Council members representing the community district are non-voting, ex officio board members.[4] The council members and their council districts are:[5]

DemographicsEdit

As of the United States 2000 Census, the Community District has a population of 75,688, up from 68,061 in 1990 and 65,014 in 1980. Of them, 46,391 (61.3%) are of Hispanic origin, 19,694 (26%) are Black, non-Hispanic, 7,021 (9.3%) are White, non-Hispanic, 891 (1.2%) are Asian or Pacific Islander, 201 (0.3%) American Indian or Alaska Native, 238 (0.3%) are some other race (non-Hispanic), and 1,252 (1.7%) of two or more races (non-Hispanic).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "bx06_profile.pdf" (PDF). docs.google.com. NYC Department of Planning. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  2. ^ "NYC Planning | Community Profiles". communityprofiles.planning.nyc.gov. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  3. ^ Cusano, Arthur (September 2–8, 2016). "New CB 6 DM excited to partake in area's growth". Bronx Times Reporter. p. 6.
  4. ^ New York City Charter § 2800(a)
  5. ^ "Elected Officials | Bronx Community Board 6". bronxcb6.org. Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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