Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the creation of the “Bronx 2020 Census Complete Count Committee.” The committee will be tasked with increasing turnout in the upcoming 2020 Census and ensuring that Bronx
On a recent chilly fall day, Bourema Niambele wore a black dashiki—a thin, loose, dress-like garment worn by West African men—to work. He complemented the African attire with his regular cowboy hat and orange, pointed
During the recent Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha, 62-year-old Mohammed Hussein sat in a loud, crowded Norwood apartment surrounded by his children, grandchildren, and several members of his extended family.
The interactive map below, provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, charts the population change in New York. According to Census data collected last year, Bronx gained 52,845 people over the last 10 years to bring
The demographics of Bronx are characterized by a Hispanic majority (unique among New York City’s boroughs) and by the lowest percentage of Whites among all boroughs. At the 2010 U.S. Census, there were 1,385,108 people
City Council Fire & Criminal Justice Committee Chair Elizabeth Crowley (D-30, Queens), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Council Members Annabel Palma (D-18, Bronx), Maria del Carmen Arroyo (D-17, Bronx) and Fernando Cabrera (D-14, Bronx),
Concerned about the serious long-term political and financial consequences of an inaccurate census count for New York City, The New York Community Trust has joined with the New York Foundation, the Open Society Institute, and