Bostonia, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bostonia, California - Basic Facts

The Bostonia Census Designated Place had a population of 16,090 as of July 1, 2016. Bostonia ranks in the upper 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 Bostonia is located at latitude 32.819 and longitude -116.9422 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Bostonia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Bostonia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407889) 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 Bostonia Census Designated Place is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

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

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


Total Population 16,090
Population in Households 15,943
Population in Familes 12,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density1 8,329
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 5,769
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,859
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,345 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,425 (56.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $317,220
Average Home Value $327,026


Median Household Income $47,177
Average Household Income $58,158
Per Capita Income $21,135
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 1.05%
Households 0.53% 0.93%
Families 0.38% 0.95%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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.

Bostonia, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bostonia 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 # 386 75th
Population Density1 # 95 94th
Diversity Index2 # 580 62nd
Median Household Income # 996 34th
Per Capita Income # 1078 29th

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