Queens Community Board 13

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The Queens Community Board 13 is a local government in the New York City borough of Queens, encompassing the neighborhoods of Queens Village, Glen Oaks, Bellerose, Cambria Heights, Laurelton, Rosedale, Meadowmere, Floral Park and Brookville.[1] It is bounded to the north by the Grand Central Parkway, on the east by Nassau County border, to the south by Nassau County and John F. Kennedy International Airport and to the west by Francis Lewis Boulevard.[2] The area has a population of 196,284 is roughly 60% Black, 10% Caucasian, 12% Asian and 12% Hispanic. [1]

Demographics[edit]

18.4% White, 55.1% Black, 10.2% Asian, 0.3% Native American/Pacific Islander, 4.1% from two or more races and Hispanic or Latino was 10.4% of the population. The total of foreign born citizens living in the 13th district was 75,580 people. Out of that number 22.9% or 17,276 were born in Jamaica, 16.8% or 12,677 were born in Haiti, 10.7% or 8,121 were born in Guyana, 9.4% or 7,080 were born in India, 5.7% or 4,327 were born in Trinidad and Tobago, 3.1% or 2,329 were born in the Philippines, 2.5% or 1,883 were born in Colombia, 1,477 or 2.0% were born in Barbados, 1,467 or 1.9% were born in the Dominican Republic, 1,154 or 1.5 were born in Panama and those born in other countries were 23.5% or 17,789 of the foreign population.

Geography[edit]

The district covers approximately 12.4 square miles (32 km2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queens Community Boards, New York City. Accessed September 3, 2007.
  2. ^ District Boundaries, Community Board 13Q - Queens, NY. Accessed September 25, 2007.

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