Borrego Springs, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Borrego Springs, California - Basic Facts

The Borrego Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 3,585 as of July 1, 2016. Borrego Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Borrego Springs is located at latitude 33.2454 and longitude -116.357 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Borrego Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Borrego Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407888) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Borrego Springs Census Designated Place is located within Borrego Springs CCD of San Diego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Borrego Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Borrego Springs: Borego, Borego Spirng, San Gregory Springs.

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Borrego Springs, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,585
Population in Households 3,579
Population in Familes 2,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 1,617
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 995
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,236 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 381 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,071 (39.8%)
Median Home Value $233,916
Average Home Value $312,156


Median Household Income $43,394
Average Household Income $57,443
Per Capita Income $25,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 1.21%
Households 0.46% 1.09%
Families 0.46% 1.1%
Median Household Income   -1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Borrego Springs, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Borrego Springs to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 723 52nd
Population Density1 # 1308 14th
Diversity Index2 # 677 55th
Median Household Income # 1102 27th
Per Capita Income # 863 43rd

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