Brooklyn Community Board 3

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Brooklyn Community District 3
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
BoroughBrooklyn
Neighborhoods
Government
 • ChairpersonRichard Flateau
 • District ManagerHenry L. Butler
Area
 • Total2.9 sq mi (8 km2)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total152,985
 • Density53,000/sq mi (20,000/km2)
Ethnicity
 • African-American51.1%
 • Asian3.3%
 • Hispanic and Latino Americans19.3%
 • White24.3%
 • Others2.0%
ZIP codes
11205, 11206, 11216, 11221, 11233, and 11238
Area code718, 347, 929, and 917
Police Precincts
Websitewww1.nyc.gov/site/brooklyncb3/index.page
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Brooklyn Community Board 3 is a New York City community board that encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Stuyvesant Heights and Ocean Hill. It is delimited by Classon Avenue on the west, Flushing Avenue and Broadway on the north, and Saratoga Avenue on the east, as well as by Atlantic Avenue on the south.

Its current chairman is Richard Flateau, and its district manager is Henry Butler, president of the Vanguard Independent Democratic Association.[3]

As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the Board covered a population of 143,387, up from 138,696 in 1990 and 133,377 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 2,056 (1.4%) are White non-Hispanic, 110,431 (76.8%) are African-American, 1,457 (1.0%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 432(0.3%) American Indian or Native Alaskan, 473 (0.3%) of some other race, 2,998 (2.1%) of two or more race, 26,020 (18.1%) of Hispanic origins.
44.9% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 32.7% in 2000. The land area is 1,894.4 acres (7.666 km2).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brooklyn Community District 3" (PDF). Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  2. ^ "NYC Planning | Community Profiles". communityprofiles.planning.nyc.gov. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/VIDA_Democrats

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