Bronx County

Bronx County, New York

851 Grand Concourse Suite 301
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: (718) 590-3500
Fax: (718) 590-3537

Established Apr 19, 1912 from New York County. The county is coterminous with the borough of the Bronx, part of New York City. The only borough of New York City that is not on an island. Name Origin: For Jonas Bronck or Bronk (?-1643), the first European settler north of the Harlem River. His farm was called "Broncksland." the borough is usually called "The Bronx."

Area (sq mi):: 57.43 (land 42.03; water 15.40) Population per square mile: 32300.50
Population 2005: 1,357,589 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 1,332,650 (White 14.50%; Black or African American 35.60%; Hispanic or Latino 48.40%; Asian 3.00%; Other 31.50%). Foreign born: 29.00%. Median age: 31.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,959; median household $27,611; Population below poverty level: 30.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,343-$21,611
Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 43.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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2 million consumers within a three-mile radius, the 311,650 s/f Concourse Plaza is one of the premier shopping destinations in the borough, within walking distance of Yankee Stadium and adjacent to a 1,883-unit residential housing community, the Bronx County Courthouse, and Bronx Municipal Building.
All Med currently operates at three sites in the City of New York -- two in Bronx County and one in Queens County.
They embarked on an exploration of their notion of identity, based on their own life experiences as immigrants themselves, or as American-born children of immigrants in The Bronx county of New York.
But when the casket was open, Smith's widow, Cheryl Cross-Smith of Bronx County, New York, "was overwhelmed by the revolting and obnoxious odor emanating from Mr.
Richmond County (known as Staten Island) followed the trend but with smaller increases in spending and housing permits, while Bronx County exhibited declines in both measures of building activity over the 4-year period.
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COURT'S OPINION: The Supreme Court of New York, First Department, entered judgment affirming the order of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, which had denied Nurse Russo's motion for summary judgment.
A politician at heart, Friedman has already sent out a biography to his fellow residents, listing accomplishments including having served as Bronx County prosecutor, counsel to the majority leader of the New York City Council and deputy mayor for Intergovernmental Affairs.
CASE FACTS: The Supreme Court of New York, Bronx County, on or about April 1, 2009, entered summary judgment for the Montefiore defendants, so-called, dismissing a complaint filed against Parkchester Medical Services, P.
Wearing baggy jeans and a maroon golf shirt in the Bronx County Hall of Justice, Mr.
Defaced soon after, the fountain gradually won acceptance and earned a prominent place opposite the new Bronx County Courthouse during the 1930s.