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New York city - Bronx County, New York

Bronx County, New York
Nickname(s):The Big Apple, Gotham, Center of the Universe, The City That Never Sleeps, The Capital of the World
Founded:1624
Incorporated:1898
Population
- Total:1.385.108 (2010)
- Density:32.211,8/sq mi (12.591,9/sq km)
Area code(s):212, 347, 646, 718, 917, 929
Time zone:EST (UTC-5)
Summer Time zone:EDT (UTC-4)
Website:www.nyc.gov
Area
- Total:58 sq mi (150 sq km)
- Land:43 sq mi (110 sq km)
- Water:16 sq mi (40 sq km)
- % water:26,67 %
Latitude:+40.8464788
Longitude:-073.8700340

New York city - Bronx County is located in the state of New York. It occupies the area of 58 square miles. 16 square miles are water areas and 43 square miles remain for land areas. Center of the Bronx County lies at +40.8464788, -073.8700340 coordinates. According to the 2010 Census, there are 1.385.108 living in the Bronx County. The racial makeup shows these 3 races as the most frequent : Black or African American (36.47%), White (27.9%) and Some Other Race (25.34%). Median age is 31 for the males and 35 for the females.

Statistical data for the Bronx County based on the 2010 U.S. Census

Racial makeup

Total
1,385,108
White alone
386,49727.90 %
Black or African American alone
505,20036.47 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
18,2601.32 %
Asian alone
49,6093.58 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
1,2880.09 %
Some Other Race alone
351,01125.34 %
Two or More races
73,2435.29 %

History of New York

The city was founded in the 17th century by Dutch colonists, which called it New Amsterdam. The name was changed to New York after the English assumed control of it, also in 17th century.

New York City has a long and turbulent history. Ever since its foundation it has been a major trade center, but throughout the history it was also a center of slavery, the major battlefield in the American Revolutionary War (the Battle of Long Island was the largest battle of the war) and the place where many vital decisions for the American independence and statehood were made. Federal Hall on Wall Street was the site of some of the most important events in the American history - the inauguration of George Washington, first assembly of the United States Congress and of the Supreme Court of the United States.

The city experienced some of its most decisive changes in the 19th century. The growth was extraordinary throughout the century, due to trade-related development and, more importantly, to large waves of European immigration. Many immigrants came from Ireland, after the Great Irish Famine, and other extensive immigrant groups included Italians, Germans, Russians and other Eastern Europeans and, later, African Americans from the South and Hispanics from Central and South America.

In 1920s, New York overtook London as the most populous urban area in the world. The end of the World War II brought postwar boom in the city and it grew even bigger and more developed, not only in Manhattan but also in Queens and Brooklyn. The United Nations Headquarters was completed in 1950, establishing New York as one of the major centers of politics and diplomacy, while Wall Street further emphasized America’s role of a globally dominant economic power.

In the 1960s and 1970s the city was struck by economic problems and high unemployment rates, which resulted in increased crime rates. Crime rates stayed high until 1990s, when New York became more stable and secure thanks to new police strategies, renewed local economy, new immigrants and gentrification.

The most tragic event in the history of New York were the September 11 attacks of 2001, considered to be among the worst terrorist attacks in the world. More than 3,000 people died in the attacks when two hijacked passenger airplanes crashed into and destroyed North and South towers of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. A new complex is currently being built at the site of the old towers, including One World Trade Center, a 9/11 museum and memorial and three office buildings.

Geography and Structure of New York

New York is located at the mouth of the Hudson River, in one of the largest natural harbors in the world. Much of it lies on three large islands - Manhattan, Staten Island and Long Island. The city is made up of five boroughs: Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough. It can roughly be divided into Downtown (with neighborhoods such as Financial District, Civic Center, TriBeCa, Little Italy, Chinatown, SoHo, NoHo, Nolita, Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, West Village, East Village, Bowery, Alphabet City and others), Midtown Manhattan (Madison Square, Hell’s Kitchen, Murray Hill, Garment District, Koreatown, Columbus Circle, Theater District, Meatpacking District, Union Square, Flatiron District, Gramercy Park, Flatiron District, Chelsea and others) and Uptown, which can roughly be divided into Upper East Side and Upper West Side and smaller neighborhoods such as Lincoln Square, Lenox Hill, Yorkville, Sugar Hill, Harlem, Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, Manhattanville and others.

The Bronx is home of the New York Yankees and The Bronx Zoo, the largest zoo in the USA. The Bronx is probably most famous for being the birthplace of rap music and hip-hop culture.

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York. It is famous for its neighborhoods, its distinct architecture, many ethnic and national communities and a vibrant cultural life. Brooklyn also includes a large beachfront and Coney Island, one of the earliest amusement parks in the States.

Queens is the city’s largest borough and the most ethnically diverse county in the United States. Queens is home of the New York Mets, it hosts the U.S. Open tennis tournament and it is also home of two of the city’s largest airports - JFK and LaGuardia.

Staten Island is predominantly suburban. It is an actual island, connected to Manhattan by the Staten Island Ferry and to Brooklyn by the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The best spots for viewing the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Lower Manhattan skyline are located on the island.

New York Population

New York has an estimated population of 8,244,910, as of 2011 Census. The racial makeup in the city is 33.3% non-Hispanic White, 28.6% Hispanic or Latino, 23% non-Hispanic black and 12.7% Asian.

The city has been a destination point for large waves of immigrants, especially in the period between 1892 and 1924, when more than 12 million immigrants from Europe passed through the offices at Ellis Island. The largest groups were Germans, Irish, Italians and Jews.

New York is home to the largest Jewish population outside Israel, the largest Asian population in the Western Hemisphere, the largest Italian and African American communities and the second-largest Hispanic community in the USA.

The city is also home to the largest gay and bisexual community in the USA. Same-sex marriages have been legal in New York since 2011.

Economy

When it comes to economy, New York is one of the most powerful cities in the world. It is home of the New York City Stock Exchange, the world’s largest in terms of total market capitalization of its listing, and home hundreds of large corporations, such as J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Verizon, Pfizer, MetLife, American International Group, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Hess, News Corporation and many, many more.

Culture

New York is also one of the cultural capitals of the world, with institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMa, the Frick Collection, Guggenheim Museum, The Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, many theaters on Broadway and hundreds of other cultural institutions. The number of artists, writers, musicians and intellectuals from New York City is unprecedented. New York is also plays a crucial role in the modern global pop culture and in development of numerous subcultural movements.

Education

New York City is home to some of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning not only in the USA but globally as well, most notably Columbia University, NYU, Pace University, Barnard College, The New School, City University of New York, The Juilliard School, St. John’s University, The School of Visual Arts and many more.

Sports

As for the sports, New York City is home of the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets (although both of them are technically from New Jersey), the NBA’s New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, MLB’s New York Yankees and New York Mets and NHL’s New York Rangers.

Statistical data for the New York city - Bronx County, New York

Data Source : US Census Bureau

Racial makeup

Total
1,385,108
White alone
386,49727.90 %
Black or African American alone
505,20036.47 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
18,2601.32 %
Asian alone
49,6093.58 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
1,2880.09 %
Some Other Race alone
351,01125.34 %
Two or More races
73,2435.29 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin

Total
1,385,108
Not Hispanic or Latino
643,69546.47 %
Hispanic or Latino
741,41353.53 %

Hispanic or Latino Origin by Race

Total
1,385,108
Not Hispanic or Latino
643,69546.47 %
White alone
151,20923.49 %
Black or African American alone
416,69564.73 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
3,4600.54 %
Asian alone
47,3357.35 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
3980.06 %
Some Other Race alone
8,6361.34 %
Two or More races
15,9622.48 %
Hispanic or Latino
741,41353.53 %
White alone
235,28831.74 %
Black or African American alone
88,50511.94 %
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
14,8002.00 %
Asian alone
2,2740.31 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
8900.12 %
Some Other Race alone
342,37546.18 %
Two or More races
57,2817.73 %

Median Age by Sex

Both sexes
33
Male
31
Female
35

Household Type

Total
483,449
Family households
322,60466.73 %
Husband-wife family
136,85342.42 %
Other family
185,75157.58 %
Male householder, no wife present
35,38219.05 %
Female householder, no husband present
150,36980.95 %
Nonfamily households
160,84533.27 %
Householder living alone
136,48284.85 %
Householder not living alone
24,36315.15 %

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