Bronx Community Board 1

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Bronx Community District 1
Community District
Country  United States
State  New York
City New York City
Borough The Bronx
 • Chair George Rodriguez
 • District Manager Cedric Loftin
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (6 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 91,497
 • Density 42,000/sq mi (16,000/km2)
 • Hispanic and Latino Americans 68.5%
 • African-American 27.9%
 • White 1.7%
 • Asian 0.8%
 • Others 1.1%
ZIP codes 10451, 10454, 10455, 10456
Area code 718, 347, 929, and 917
Police Precinct 40th (website)

Bronx Community Board 1 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Mott Haven, Melrose, and Port Morris in the borough of the Bronx. It is delimited by the East River, East 149th Street, and Prospect Avenue on the east, East 161st Street (from Prospect Avenue to Third Avenue), East 159th Street (from Third Avenue to Park Avenue), and East 149th Street (from Park Avenue to the Harlem River) on the north, and the Harlem River and Bronx Kill on the west and south.

Community board staff and membership[edit]

The current chairman of the Bronx Community board 1 is George Rodriguez, and its district manager is Cedric Loftin.

The City Council members representing the community district are non-voting, ex officio board members.[2] The council members and their council districts are:[3]


As of the United States 2010 Census, the Community Board has a population of 91,497, up from 82,159 in 2000 and 77,214 in 1990. Of them, 64,887 (70.9%) are of Hispanic origin, 23,680 (25.9%) are Black, non-Hispanic, 1,428 (1.6%) White, non-Hispanic, 542 (0.6%) are Asian or Pacific Islander, 177 (0.2%) American Indian or Alaska Native, 216 (0.2%) are some other race (non-Hispanic), and 567 (0.6%) of two or more races (non-Hispanic).

LinkNYC kiosk in the Bronx Community District 1


  1. ^ "NYC Planning | Community Profiles". Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  2. ^ New York City Charter § 2800(a)
  3. ^ "Elected Officials - Bronx CB 1". Retrieved 11 April 2018.

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