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Brooklyn Community Board 14

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Brooklyn Community Board 14

Brooklyn Community Board 14 is a local governmental body in the New York City borough of Brooklyn that encompasses the neighborhoods of Flatbush, Midwood, Kensington, and Ocean Parkway. It is delimited by Coney Island Avenue, the Long Island Rail Road, McDonald Avenue, Avenue F and 18th Avenue on the west, Parkside Avenue on the north, Bedford Avenue, Foster Avenue and Nostrand Avenue on the east, as well as by Kings Highway and Avenue P on the south.

Its current chairman is Alvin M. Berk, and its district manager is Shawn Campbell. Irina Lerman and Anya Hoyer are the Community Associates for Community District 14.

As of the United States Census, 2000, the Community Board has a population of 168,806, up from 159,825 in 1990 and 143,859 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 60,268 (35.7%) are White non Hispanic, 66,211 (39.2%) are African-American, 13,155 (7.8%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 268 (0.2%) American Indian or Native Alaskan, 893 (0.5%) of some other race, 5,769 (3.4%) of two or more race, 22,242 (13.2%) of Hispanic origins.
36.8% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 21.6% in 2000.
The land area is 1,880.1 acres (7.608 km2).

External links

  • Brooklyn Community Board 14 Official Website
  • Profile of the Community Board (PDF)
  • Brooklyn neighborhood map
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