Queens Community Board 7

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The Queens Community Board 7 is a local governmental advisory board in New York City, encompassing the neighborhoods of Flushing, Bay Terrace, College Point, Whitestone, Malba, Murray Hill, Linden Hill, Beechhurst, Queensboro Hill and Willets Point, in the borough of Queens.[1] It is delimited by the Flushing Bay to the west, the East River to the north, Utopia Pkwy and Little Neck Bay (south of 24th Avenue) on the east, and Reeves Avenue on the south. CB7 is the biggest CB in Queens.

Half of the board's members are appointed by the Borough President, and half are nominated by the New York City Council members who represent the district.

Demographics[edit]

As of the United States Census, 2000, the Community Board has a population of 325,500. 84,654 (28.1%) were White non-Hispanic, 20,485 (8.2%) were African-American, 92,399 (58.3%) were Asian or Pacific Islander, 1,856 (2.4%) were American Indian or Native Alaskan, 2,256 (1.0%) were of some other race, 14,458 (6.9%) were of two or more race, and 42,865 (32.4%) were Hispanic.

According to the 2010 Census, Community Board 7 had a population of 247,354. This included White non-Hispanic (73,668 or 29.8%), Black/African American (5,512 or 2.2%), Asian or Pacific Islander (122,094 or 49.4%), American Indian and Alaska Native (215 or 0.1%), and (41,164 or 16.6%) Hispanic.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queens Community Boards, New York City. Accessed September 3, 2007.
  2. ^ Queens Community Board 7 Archived October 11, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

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