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Community District Needs, Fiscal Years 2013 cover Community District Needs, Fiscal Year 2013, five borough volumes of community board statements of need, with demographic, land use, and capital budget profiles of each district.
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Use the links below to access the full report. The report is available by borough volume, in pdf format.

PDF Document Bronx (24.5 MB)
PDF Document Brooklyn (78.9 MB)
PDF Document Manhattan (18.0 MB)
PDF Document Queens (80.1 MB)
PDF Document Staten Island (14.6 MB)

View the Community District Profiles for updated land use and demographic data and 2014 Needs Statements.


These Statements of Community District Needs, prepared by New York City's community boards, provide a context for development and assessment of their budget priorities.  Pursuant to Sections 230 and 231 of the City Charter, community boards submit annual expense and capital budget priorities, cataloged here, which must be considered by city agencies in the preparation of their departmental budget estimates.

Material preceding each statement, supplied by the Department of City Planning, summarizes district demographic and land use characteristics.  The district profiles include:

  • Population counts from the 1990, 2000, and 2010 censuses.  For more information on the City’s population data, see;

  • Resident births and deaths within New York City, 2005 and 2009, from data prepared by the New York City Department of Health;

  • 2005 and 2011 income support levels -- Cash Assistance, Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid-Only (excluding nursing home cases) -- provided by the New York City Human Resources Administration from their Medicaid Eligibility File;

  • Total land area from the Department of City Planning's 2007 LION street and District base map files; and

  • Land use in 2011, from the city’s Real Property File providing the number of tax lots, lot area and percentage of total lot area in each land use category.  Lot area is in thousands of square feet and excludes lots with missing dimensions.  Lots with certain classifications, such as land under water, are categorized as “Miscellaneous”.  The land uses of joint interest areas, which are not part of any community district, are assigned to appropriate categories in the borough and citywide profiles.  For example, Central Park is counted as “Open Space Recreation” in the Manhattan and New York City profiles.  City and borough land use totals may therefore exceed the sum of the community districts.

This edition features computer-generated base maps and 2010 census tract maps for each community district, and borough maps of City Council districts.  The base maps are available on the Department’s website in the Community District profiles section (  Summary 2010 census data including total population and population change, race/ethnicity, and total housing units are provided for the community districts, boroughs, and the city.  To better understand demographic patterns within community districts, more detailed census data are provided at the census tract level.  Each district profile also contains a listing of line-item projects funded in the Fiscal Year 2012 Capital Budget.  More information by community district, including land use maps and selected community facilities, is available at (

The Department hopes that these statements will prove useful to communities and agencies planning for future programs and services.  We welcome suggestions for the next edition of Community District Needs.

View the 2012 Community District Needs.
View the 2011 Community District Needs.
View the 2010 Community District Needs.

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