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Encyclopedia > Brooklyn Community Board 6

The Brooklyn Community Board 6 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Park Slope, Gowanus, and [[Cobble Hill, in the borough of Brooklyn. It is delimited by Upper New york Bay and East River on the west, Atlantic Avenue, Court Street, 4th avenue, Warren and Pacific Street on the north, Prospect Park on the east, as well as by the 15th street and Gonawus Creek on the south. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York and abbreviated NYC) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, communications, music, fashion, and culture. ... These are the neighborhoods of Brooklyn, one of five boroughs of New York City. ... Red Hook has several meanings: Red Hook is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York Red Hook, New York is a town in Dutchess County Red Hook is a brewery and a brand of beer in the United States This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages... Carroll Gardens is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York named for Charles Carroll, a revolutionary war veteran who was also the only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. ... Park Slope is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, roughly bounded by Fourth Avenue, Prospect Park West, Flatbush Avenue, and 16th Street. ... Gowanus is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, situated roughly between Red Hook and Carroll Gardens on the west and Park Slope on the east. ... The Brooklyn Bridge in 1890, seven years after its opening Kings County in New York State Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs of New York City. ... This entry is about the East River in New York City. ... Prospect Park is A park in Brooklyn, New York A neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota A neighborhood in Prospect Park, New Jersey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Its current chairman is Jerry Harmer, and its district manager Craig Hammerman.


Demographics

As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 104,054, up from 102,724 in 1990 and 154,932 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 8,785 (5.1%) are White non hispanic, 84,838 (49.0%) are African-American , 6,007 (3.5%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 733 (0.4%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 2,251 (1.3%) of some other race,5,272 (3.0%) of two or more race, 65,312 (37.7%) of Hispanic origins.
18.8% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 32.2% in 2000. The land area is 2,226.4 acres, or 3.5 square mile. 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 simply blacks, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West and sub-Saharan Africa. ...


External links

  • Profile of the Community Board

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