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New York City: Current NYC Info

This guide provides resources related to New York City.

Community Resources

NYC is divided into 59 community districts. Each district has a community board. It's useful to know your district because statistics are often presented on a district-level.

A list with contact and web address information for local community boards in all 5 boroughs. Community Board websites typically contain demographic and statistical data, in addition to constituent services. Not all community boards have websites.

Interactive map of NYC which shows the 59 community districts.

Check out the neighborhood branch of the public library
Use the map to find branches in your neighborhood. Branch libraries often have information about the neighborhood they serve.

Community District Profiles
From the Department of City Planning, each profile contains land-use and demographic info for that district.

My Neighborhood Statistics
From, this site allows you to visualize land-use by searching a specific address.

NYC.GOV is the main portal site for information on New York City.

Neighborhood Planning

Furman Center for Real Estate and Policy

An academic research center devoted to the public policy aspects of real estate, land use, and housing development.

Department of City Planning

The NYC Department of City Planning provides a wealth of statistics and information online. Check out the Reference section and the Projects and Proposals sections.

NYC Guide

The official guide to NYC attractions from NYC & Company, the City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization: