What’s in Hunts Point, The Bronx, New York?

What’s the History Of Hunts Point?

This land was first purchased in 1663 by Europeans and as time went on, more New Yorkers came to Hunts Point. In fact, they flocked between 1850 and 1900 because of the convenient location of this neighborhood. Business grew and the reputation of this neighborhood being a great place to do business grew. By the 1970s, however, many residents -- almost two-thirds -- left the area, making it hard for the residents living there. A full-service post office opened in 2001, meaning the neighborhood is on the rise.

What are the demographics?

In 2010, around 27,000 lived in Hunts Point, which is an 8.2 percent increase from 2000. The main race that lives here is Hispanic or Latino (75 percent) with African-Americans making up most of the rest (22 percent). The household income is nearly $21,000 a year, with 29 percent of the residents living in poverty. Twenty-eight percent are aged 0-17, and 29 percent are aged 25-44.

Valencia Bakery

A bakery specializing in decorative cakes, cupcakes, and customized pastries. Fairly priced and tasty, this place is perfect for your child’s birthday party, going-away get-together, or “thank you” message to a friend. It’s located right to Hunts Point Riverside Park and the Bronx River.

The New York Expo Center

The New York Expo Center is a 10-acre venue space with 90,000 square feet space for interior use. Concerts, festivals, and car shows happen at this venue. There’s also outdoor space for a Ferris wheel, tents, or other entertaining objects.

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  • 10474

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