Boronda, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Boronda, California - Basic Facts

The Boronda Census Designated Place had a population of 1,742 as of July 1, 2018. Boronda ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boronda is located at latitude 36.6988 and longitude -121.6749 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the Boronda Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Boronda Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407887) 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 Boronda Census Designated Place is located within Salinas CCD of Monterey County.

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Boronda, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,742
Population in Households 1,726
Population in Familes 1,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 3,164
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $52,075
Average Household Income $66,746
Per Capita Income $18,007


Total Housing Units 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (31.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 266 (63.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $282,955
Average Home Value $401,718


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 4.35
Family Households 321
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.22% 0.24%
Households 0.09% 0.15%
Families -0.69% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Boronda, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boronda to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 912 40th
Population Density # 434 71st
Diversity Index # 86 95th
Median Household Income # 947 38th
Per Capita Income # 1289 15th

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