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The county was named for Joseph Bronck, settler.

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Bronx County is one of 62 counties in New York.

Bronx County is better known as the Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York City.The estimated population in 2004 was 1,365,536. This was an increase of  2.47% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$27,611
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bronx County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Bronx County was $20,950. This was an increase of 20.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 68% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



Census 2000 highlights: Among nation's counties, had the eighth largest black population.

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1% of Bronx County residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bronx County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Bronx County include Drake Park Cemetery, Old Soldiers Cemetery, Pelham Cemetery, Potters Field, Saint Raymonds Cemetery, Woodlawn Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Bronx County include Baychester, Bedford Park, Belmont, Bronx, Castle Hill, City Island, Clason Point, Country Club, Eastchester, Edgewater Park ... View communities

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Colleges in Bronx County include College of Mount Saint Vincent, CUNY - Lehman College, CUNY Bronx Community College, CUNY Hostos Community College, Manhattan College, SUNY Maritime College ... View colleges

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Libraries in Bronx County include Allerton Branch, Baychester Regional Branch, Belmont Regional Branch, Castle Hill Branch, City Island Branch, Clason's Point Branch, Eastchester Branch, Edenwald Branch, Fordham Library Center, Francis Martin Regional ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bronx County include Highbridge Horizon, Mount Hope Monitor, Norwood News ... View newspapers

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Bronx County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bronx County political report.

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Hotels in Bronx County include Econo Lodge Bronx, Howard Johnson Express Inn Bronx

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