Bronx Community Board 9

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Bronx Community Board 9 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Castle Hill, Parkchester, Soundview, Bruckner, Harding Park, Bronx River, Clason Point and Unionport.[1] It is delimited by Westchester Creek to the east, the Sheridan Expressway to the west, the Cross Bronx Expressway and East Tremont Avenue to the north and the Bronx River and the East River to the south.

Its current chairman is Enrique Vega, and its district manager Francisco M. Gonzalez.

Demographics[edit]

As of the United States Census, 2000, the Community Board has a population of 167,859, up from 155,970 in 1990 and 167,627 in 1980. Of them, 92,734 (55.2%) are of Hispanic origin, 55,750 (33.2%) are Black, non-Hispanic, 7,065 (4.2%) are White, non-Hispanic, 6,151 (3.7%) are Asian or Pacific Islander, 538 (0.3%) American Indian or Alaska Native, 1,650 (1%) are some other race (non-Hispanic), and 3,971 (2.4%) of two or more races (non-Hispanic).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bronx Community Boards, New York City. Accessed January 20, 2008.

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