Boronda, California

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Boronda
census-designated place
Location in Monterey County and the state of California
Location in Monterey County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°41′56″N 121°40′30″W / 36.69889°N 121.67500°W / 36.69889; -121.67500Coordinates: 36°41′56″N 121°40′30″W / 36.69889°N 121.67500°W / 36.69889; -121.67500
Country  United States
State  California
County Monterey
Government
 • Senate Anthony Cannella (R)
 • Assembly Anna M. Caballero (D)
 • U. S. Congress Sam Farr (D)
Area[1]
 • Total 0.550 sq mi (1.426 km2)
 • Land 0.550 sq mi (1.426 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,710
 • Density 3,100/sq mi (1,200/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93907
Area code(s) 831
FIPS code 06-07578
GNIS feature ID 1853377

Boronda is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monterey County, California, United States. The population was 1,710 at the 2010 census, up from 1,325 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Boronda is located at 36°41′56″N 121°40′30″W / 36.69889°N 121.67500°W / 36.69889; -121.67500.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Boronda had a population of 1,710. The population density was 3,106.5 people per square mile (1,199.4/km²). The racial makeup of Boronda was 661 (38.7%) White, 10 (0.6%) African American, 26 (1.5%) Native American, 116 (6.8%) Asian, 7 (0.4%) Pacific Islander, 774 (45.3%) from other races, and 116 (6.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,457 persons (85.2%).

The Census reported that 1,710 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 394 households, out of which 237 (60.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 227 (57.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 83 (21.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 30 (7.6%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 29 (7.4%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 41 households (10.4%) were made up of individuals and 15 (3.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.34. There were 340 families (86.3% of all households); the average family size was 4.52.

The population was spread out with 558 people (32.6%) under the age of 18, 224 people (13.1%) aged 18 to 24, 476 people (27.8%) aged 25 to 44, 334 people (19.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 118 people (6.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27.2 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males.

There were 413 housing units at an average density of 750.3 per square mile (289.7/km²), of which 183 (46.4%) were owner-occupied, and 211 (53.6%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.2%. 778 people (45.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 932 people (54.5%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,325 people, 309 households, and 269 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,336.4 people per square mile (897.5/km²). There were 332 housing units at an average density of 585.4 per square mile (224.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 32.08% White, 1.74% Black or African American, 2.26% Native American, 9.74% Asian, 0.60% Pacific Islander, 44.08% from other races, and 9.51% from two or more races. 72.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 309 households out of which 53.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.9% were non-families. 9.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.27 and the average family size was 4.42.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 14.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,797, and the median income for a family was $43,309. Males had a median income of $26,089 versus $22,692 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,365. About 7.6% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 20.7% of those age 65 or over.

Schools[edit]

Boronda currently has one active school, Boronda Meadows Elementary. Boronda Meadows Elementary is part of the Salinas City Elementary School District and was opened in 2005. During the 2005-2006 school year, Boronda Meadows enrolled 571 students in grades K-6. Enrollment is expected to grow as development of the Boronda Meadows housing project is completed.

Boronda School, 1114 Fontes Lane, was closed at the end of the 2005 school year. Many of the students and staff were transferred to Boronda Meadows. The old Boronda school now houses the Monterey County Office of Education's Community Day School.

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