Bronx County

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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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