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Community Board

Bronx Community Board #12
4101 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY 10466
Phone: 718-881-4455
Fax: 718-231-0635
Email: cb12cla@optonline.net
Web site: http://www.bronxmall.com/commboards/cd12.html
District Manager: Carmen Rosa

Elected Officials

Council District #12

Andy King (Democrat)
938 East Gunhill Road
Bronx, NY 10469
Phone: 718-684-5509
Fax: 718-684-5510
Web site: http://council.nyc.gov/d12/html/members/home.shtml

State Senate District #36

Ruth Hassell-Thompson (Democrat)
959 E. 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466
Phone: 718-547-8854
Email: hassellt@senate.state.ny.us
Web site: http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/ruth-hassell-thompson

Congressional District #15

José E. Serrano (Democrat)
1231 Lafayette Ave
4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-620-0084
Fax: 718-620-0658
Email: jserrano@mail.house.gov
Web site: http://serrano.house.gov/

State Assembly District #83

Carl E. Heastie
1351 East Gun Hill Road
Bronx, NY 10469
Phone: 718-654-6539
Email: HeastieC@assembly.state.ny.us
Web site: http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=083

Demographic Information

Bronx Community Board #12
Population Characteristics - 2000
Number
Percent
Total Population 149,077 100
White 14,977 10.0
Black 98,281 65.9
Hispanic origin or descent 27,151 18.2
[Puerto Rican] [17,270] [11.6]
[Other Hispanic] [9,881] [6.6]
Asian & Pacific Islander 2,796 1.9
[Chinese] [208] [0.1]
[Asian Indian] [1,926] [1.3]
[Korean] [44] [0.0]
[Filipino] [325] [0.2]
American Indian 338 0.2
Other non-hispanic 5,534 3.8
Groups between brackets [ ] signify a subset of the main group above.
Income Statistics - 1990
 
Persons 25 Years of Age and Older - 1990
Median Family Income
Per Capita Income
$37,522
$13,411
  Total
Number of High School Graduates
Number of College Graduates
86,042
58,623
11,826
Language Spoken at Home - 1990

Speaks a Language Other Than English

Speaks Spanish

Speaks Asian or Pacific Islander

29,492

20,047

1,091

Local Information

Fire

Engine 38, Ladder 51
3446 Eastchester Road 10469

Engine 62, Ladder 32
3431 White Plains Road 10467

Police

47th Precinct
4111 Laconia Avenue 10466
718-920-1204

Local Hospitals

Montefiore Medical Center North Division
600 East 233rd Street 10466
718-920-9000

Parks and Playgrounds

Agnes Haywood Playground
East 215th-216th Streets, Barnes Avenue

Seton Falls Park
East 233rd Street, Seton, Pratt Avenues

Post Office

Wakefield Station
4165 White Plains Road 10466
718-654-4283

More neighborhood information available at gis.nyc.gov/doitt/nycitymap

Schools: District 11

Bronx Charter School for Better Learning
P.S. 16 Wakefield School
P.S. 21 Phillip H. Sheridan School
P.S. 103 Hector Fontanez School
Globe School for Environmental Research
School of Diplomacy
The Forward School
The Young Scholars Academy of the Bronx

Other schools in District 11

Alternative Programs in the Bronx
Charter Schools in the Bronx
Special Education Programs in the Bronx

School and Zone Finder Mapping System

Private/Parochial

Our Lady of Grace School
Regent School
St. Anthony School
St. Frances of Rome School
St. Mary School (Pre K-8)
3956 Carpenter Avenue 10466
718-547-0500
Lavelle School for the Blind

Jewish Schools in the Bronx - The Lookstein Center
Parochial Schools in the Bronx - Archdiocese of New York
Private Schools in the Bronx - New York State Association of Independent Schools

Information about Environmental Remediation Projects in your Community

Brownfields are properties where redevelopment is complicated by actual or suspected environmental contamination from past land usage. Because of New York City's long industrial history, brownfields are found in areas throughout the five boroughs. The New York City Office of Environmental Remediation offers programs that encourage environmental investigation of lightly-to-moderately contaminated sites, and that oversee clean up appropriate to a site's new end use. Information about these projects is available below:

New York City Voluntary Cleanup Program
Brownfield Educational Video series –Cleaning Up NYC