Bronx Community District 7
Bronx Community Board 7 office.
|City||New York City|
|• Chair||Jean Hill|
|• District Manager||Ischia Bravo|
|• Total||1.9 sq mi (5 km2)|
|• Density||74,000/sq mi (29,000/km2)|
|• American Indian or Alaska Native||0.3%|
10453, 10458, 10463, 10467, 10468
|Area codes||718, 347, 646, 917|
|Police Precinct||52nd (website)|
|Commanding Officer||Deputy Inspector Peter Fiorillo|
Bronx Community Board 7 the governing body of Bronx Community District 7, a local government unit of the city of New York. The Community District encompasses the neighborhoods of Bedford Park, Fordham, Jerome Park, Kingsbridge Heights, Norwood, and University Heights. It is delimited by the New York-New Haven Railroad, Webster Avenue, East Fordham Road, Jerome Avenue, and West 183rd Street to the east, Jerome Avenue, West Gun Hill Road, Goulden Avenue, Kingsbridge Road, West 225th Street, and the Harlem River to the west, West Gun Hill Road, Jerome Avenue, Bainbridge Avenue, and East 211th Street to the north and Hall of Fame Terrace to the south.
The Chairperson of each Community Board is a member of a board known as the Borough Board. Each New York City Borough has its own Board, composed of the Board's Borough President, all of the New York City Council members from that Borough, and all of the Community Board Chairpersons. These Borough Boards are responsible for:
|Bronx CB7 Chairs||Term Duration|
|Adaline Walker Santiago||2010||2017|
|Gregory W. Faulkner||2010||2007|
As of the United States 2000 Census, the Community District has a population of 141,411, up from 128,588 in 1990 and 116,825 in 1980. Of them, 83,750 (59.2%) are of Hispanic origin, 28,277 (20%) are Black, non-Hispanic, 15,164 (10.7%) are White, non-Hispanic, 9,114 (6.4%) are Asian or Pacific Islander, 383 (0.3%) American Indian or Alaska Native, 1,080 (0.8%) are some other race (non-Hispanic), and 3,643 (2.6%) of two or more races (non-Hispanic).