Manhattan Community Board 11
The Manhattan Community Board 11 is a local government unit of the New York City borough of Manhattan, one of 12 Community Boards in the borough, encompassing the neighborhood of East Harlem, El Barrio/Spanish Harlem, Wards Island and Randall's Island. It is delimited by the East River on the east, 96th Street on the south, Fifth Avenue and Mount Morris Park on the west, as well as by the Harlem River on the north. It also includes Ward Island Park and Randall Island Park.
Its current chairman is Matthew Washington and its district manager George Sarkissian.
As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 117,743 up from 110,509 in 1990 and 114,569 in 1980. Of them (as of 2000), 8,565 (7.3%) are White non Hispanic, 42,062 (35.7%) are African-American 3,185 (2.7%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 240 (0.2%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 384 (0.3%) of some other race, 1,964 (1.7%) of two or more race, 61,343 (52.1%) of Hispanic origins. 44.8% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2009, up from 36.7% in 2000.
The land area is 1,520.2 acres, or 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2).
- "Manhattan Community Board 11 Profile". The City of New York. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
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