Boronda, CaliforniaBoronda, California Location in Monterey Countyand the state of CaliforniaCoordinates: 36°41′52″N 121°40′16″W / 36.69778, -121.67111CountryUnited StatesStateCaliforniaCountyMontereyGovernment - N/A - SenateJeff Denham(R) - AssemblyAnna M. Caballero(D) - U. S. CongressSam Farr(D) Area - Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km²) - Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km²) - Water 0 sq mi (0 km²) Elevation62 ft(19 m) Population (2000) - Total 1,325 - Density2,208.3/sq mi (883.3/km²) Time zonePST(UTC-8) - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7) ZIP code93907 Area code(s)805FIPS code06-07578 GNISfeature ID 1853377
As of the census 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/sq mi (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.
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. Boronda school now houses the Salinas City Elementary School District's continuation school.
- ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- Boronda, California is at coordinates 36°41′52″N 121°40′16″W / 36.697797, -121.671204 (Boronda, California)Coordinates: 36°41′52″N 121°40′16″W / 36.697797, -121.671204 (Boronda, California)
- Boronda Meadows Elementary
- Salinas City Elementary School District
Monterey County, CaliforniaCounty seat: SalinasCities CDPs Unincorporated