Manhattan Community Board 12


Manhattan Community Board 12
Community Board 12

The Manhattan Community Board 12 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Inwood and Washington Heights in the borough of Manhattan. It is delimited by the Harlem River on the east and on the north, the Hudson River on the west and the 155th Street on the south.

Demographics

As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 208,414 up from 198,192 in 1990 and 179,141 in 1980. Of them (as of 2000), 28,242 (13.6%) are White non Hispanic, 17,480 (8.4%) are African-American, 4,310 (2.1%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 505 (0.2%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 727 (0.3%) of some other race, 2,736 (1.3%) of two or more race,154,414 (74.1%) of Hispanic origins. 42.3% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2009, up from 33.3% in 2000.[1]

The land area is 1,790.6 acres, or 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2).[1]

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