The Bronx is the only borough of New York City located on the mainland of the United States.
Some notable landmarks in the Bronx include the Bronx Zoo, which is one of the largest zoos in the world and features over 6,000 animals, and the New York Botanical Garden, which covers over 250 acres and features a wide variety of plant species.
Other popular attractions in the Bronx include the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Yankee Stadium (home of the New York Yankees baseball team), and the Bronx River Greenway, a scenic park that follows the Bronx River through the borough.
Some of the most well-known neighborhoods in the Bronx include Fordham, a bustling commercial area with many shops and restaurants; Belmont, known for its Italian-American community and the famous Arthur Avenue market; and Riverdale, a wealthy neighborhood with many upscale homes and apartments.
According to data from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), in 2015, approximately 16% of households in the Bronx reported using heating oil as their primary heating fuel.