Queens Community Board 2

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The Queens Community Board 2 is a local advisory group in New York City, encompassing the neighborhoods of Hunters Point, Long Island City, Sunnyside, and Woodside, in the borough of Queens. It is delimited by the East River on the west; Bridge Plaza North, the Long Island Rail Road and Northern Boulevard on the north; New York Connecting Railroad on the east; and Newtown Creek in the south.

Its current chairman is Mr. Joseph Conley; the District Manager is Debra Markell-Kleinert. Board Meetings are held on the First Thursday, and Cabinet Meetings are held on the Fourth Wednesday.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the United States Census, 2000, the Community Board has a population of 109,920 up from 94,845 in the 1990 and 88,930 in 1980.

Of them (as of 2000), 33,877 (30.8%) are non-Hispanic White, 2,158 (2.0%) are African-American, 29,380 (26.7%) are Asian or Pacific Islander, 184 (0.2%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 550 (0.5%) of some other race, 3,732 (3.4%) Non-Hispanic of two or more race, 40,039 (36.4%) of Hispanic origins.

Geography[edit]

The land area is 3,302.2 acres (13.364 km2).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queens Community Boards, New York City. Accessed September 3, 2007.

http://www.cb2queens.org/

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