Brooklyn Community Board 4
Brooklyn Community Board 4 is a New York City community board that encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick. It is delimited by Broadway on the west, Flushing Avenue on the north, the Queens Borough line and Vermont Avenue on the east, as well as by Highland Avenue on the south.
Its current Chairwoman is Julie Dent, and its District Manager Celeste Leon.
As of the United States Census, 2000, the Community Board has a population of 104,358, up from 102,572 in 1990 and 92,497 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 3,026 (2.9%) are White non Hispanic, 24,838 (23.8%) are African-American, 3,245 (3.1%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 300 (0.3%) American Indian or Native Alaskan, 787 (0.8%) of some other race, 2,020 (1.9%) of two or more race, 70,142 (67.2%) of Hispanic origins.
51.9% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 36.6% in 2000. The land area is 1,311.2 acres (5.306 km2).
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