Manhattan Community Board 4

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Community Board 4

The Manhattan Community Board 4 is a local government unit of New York City, encompassing the neighborhoods of Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea in the borough of Manhattan. It is delimited by the Avenue of the Americas, 26th Street and Eighth Avenue on the east, 14th Street on the south, the Hudson River on the west and 59th Street on the north.

Its current chairman is Corey Johnson, and its District Manager is Robert J. Benfatto, Jr.[1]

CB4 has the same duties and powers as the other Community Boards of New York City.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 87,479, up from 84,431 in 1990 and 82,162 in 1980. Of them (as of 2000), 52,721 (60.3%) are White non Hispanic, 6,402 (7.3%) are African-American, 7,228 (8.3%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 166 (0.2%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 429 (0.5%) of some other race, 2,305 (2.6%) of two or more race, 18,228 (20.8%) of Hispanic origins. 19.3% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2009, up from 14.7 in 2000.[2]

The land area is 1,131.8 acres, or 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manhattan Community Board 4: About Community Board 4". The City of New York. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Manhattan Community Board 4 Profile". The City of New York. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 

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