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Encyclopedia > Brooklyn Community Board 11

The Brooklyn Community Board 11 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Bath Beach, Gravesend Mapleton and Bensonhurst, in the borough of Brooklyn. It is delimited by Bay 8th street and 14th street on the west, 61st street on the north, MacDonald Avenue on the east, as well as by Avenue U and Gravsend Bay on the south. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ... These are the neighborhoods of Brooklyn, one of five boroughs of New York City. ... Gravesend can refer to: Gravesend, Kent, England Gravesend, New York, USA This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Mapleton may refer to: Mapleton, Oregon Mapleton, Kansas Mapleton, Iowa Mapleton, Utah Mapleton, Pennsylvania Mapleton, North Dakota Mapleton, Illinois Mapleton, Maine Mapleton, Minnesota This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Bensonhurst is a blue collar/middle class neighborhood located in the south-central part of New York Citys borough of Brooklyn. ... A map highlighting Brooklyn and the rest of New York City. ...


Its current chairman is William Guarinello, and its district manager Howard Feuer.


Demographics

As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 172,129, up from 149,994 in 1990 and 155,073 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 111,651 (64.9%) are White non hispanic, 675 (0.4%) are African-American , 39,590 (23%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 125 (0.1%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 282 (0.2%) of some other race, 1.362 (2.8%) of two or more race, 4,475 (8.8%) of Hispanic origins.
31.0% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 16.6% in 2000.
The land area is 2,517.4 acres, or 3.9 square mile. This article is about the year 2000. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans, Black Americans, or blacks, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West Africa. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ...


External links

  • Profile of the Community Board
  • Official website of the Community Board

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