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Bronx

(Encyclopedia) Bronx, river, c.20 mi (30 km) long, issuing from Kensico Reservoir, SE N.Y., and flowing SW through the Bronx into the East River. The Bronx River Parkway, one of the first limited-access highw...

Bronx, the

(Encyclopedia) Bronx, the, borough of New York City, coextensive with Bronx co. (1990 pop. 1,203,789), land area 42 sq mi (106 sq km), SE N.Y. The name comes from Jonas Bronck, who purchased the land from Nat...

Bronx County, NY Census Data

New yorkAtlas New york Bronx County, New York People QuickFactsBronx CountyNew YorkPopulation, 2005 estimate 1,357,58919,254,630Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July …

Bronx (borough), NY Census Data

New yorkAtlas People QuickFactsBronxNew YorkPopulation, 2003 estimate 1,363,19819,190,115Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 2.3%1.1%Population, 2000 1,332…

Bronx County, NY Housing Statistics

Bronx county new york dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics SubjectNumberPercent Total housing units490,659100.0UNITS IN STRUCTURE1-unit, detached28,4295.81-…

Bronx County, NY Social Statistics

Bronx county new york dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics SubjectNumberPercent SCHOOL ENROLLMENTPopulation 3 years and over enrolled in school419,114100.0Nu…

Bronx County, NY Economic Statistics

Bronx county new york dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics SubjectNumberPercent EMPLOYMENT STATUSPopulation 16 years and over975,755100.0In labor force500,…

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge

(Encyclopedia) Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, New York City, connecting the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. Completed in 1936 and originally named the Triborough Bridge, it comprises three separate s...

Harlem River

(Encyclopedia) Harlem River, navigable tidal channel, 8 mi (12.9 km) long with Spuyten Duyvil Creek, in New York City, SE N.Y., separating Manhattan from the Bronx. Connecting the Hudson and East rivers, it i...

Kensico Reservoir

(Encyclopedia) Kensico Reservoir kĕn´zĭkō [key], c.4 sq mi (10 sq km), SE N.Y., N of White Plains, formed by Kensico Dam (completed 1915) on the Bronx River. A principal unit in the New York City water s...