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Encyclopedia > Brooklyn Community Board 18

The Brooklyn Community Board 18 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, USA, encompassing the neighborhoods of Canarsie, Bergen Beach, Mill Basin, Flatlands, Marine Park, Georgetown, and Mill Island, in the borough of Brooklyn. It is delimited by Nostrand Avenue on the west, the Long Island Rail Road on the north, Van Sinderen Avenue and Louisiana Avenue on the east, as well as by Shore Parkway 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. ... Canarsie is a neighborhood in the eastern portion of the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City. ... Flatlands is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. ... A map highlighting Brooklyn and the rest of New York City. ... The Long Island Rail Road or LIRR is a railroad that serves the length of Long Island, New York. ...


Its current chairman is Saul Needle, and its district manager Dorothy Turano.


Demographics

As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 194,653 up from 162,428 in 1990 and 169,093 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 67,303 (34.6%) are White non hispanic, 98,714 (50.7%) are African-American , 7,203 (3.7%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 254 (0.1%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 854 (0.4%) of some other race, 4,469 (2.3%) of two or more race, 15,886 (8.2%) of Hispanic origins.
21.6% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 10.9% in 2000.
The land area is 6,100.5 acres, or 9.5 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 (PDF)

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