Brooklyn Community Board 9
Brooklyn Community Board 9 is a local governmental body in the New York City borough of Brooklyn that encompasses the neighborhoods of Crown Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, and Wingate. It is delimited by Ocean Avenue and Flatbush Avenue on the west, Eastern Parkway on the north, Rochester, East New York and Utica Avenues on the east, as well as by Clarkson Avenue on the south.
Its current chairman is Rabbi Jacob Z. Goldstein, and its district manager Pearl R. Miles.
As of the United States Census, 2000, the Community Board has a population of 104,014, down from 110,715 in 1990 but up from 96,667 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 11,733 (11.3%) are White non Hispanic, 79,466 (76.4%) are African-American, 819 (0.8%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 183 (0.2%) American Indian or Native Alaskan, 816 (0.8%) of some other race, 2,416 (2.3%) of two or more race, 8,581 (8.2%) of Hispanic origins.
36.4% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 20.8% in 2000. The land area is 1,002.7 acres (4.058 km2).
- Profile of the Community Board (PDF)
- Official website of the Community Board
- Brooklyn neighborhood map
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