Boronda, California

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Population in 2010: 1,710. Population change since 2000: +29.1%
Males: 973  (56.9%)
Females: 737  (43.1%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 93907.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,366 (it was $46,797 in 2000)
Boronda:

$35,366
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,985 (it was $15,365 in 2000)

Boronda CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $285,240 (it was $151,100 in 2000)
Boronda:

$285,240
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $246,269; Detached houses: $245,574

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,456.

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  • Races in Boronda, CA (2010)

    Boronda races chart
    • 1,45785.2%Hispanic
    • 1106.4%White alone
    • 975.7%Asian alone
    • 281.6%Two or more races
    • 70.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone

Races in Boronda detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boronda: 108.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 3,015 people per square mile   (average).

Boronda,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Boronda:

  • High school or higher: 58.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boronda CDP:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

352 residents are foreign born (22.5% Latin America, 6.2% Asia).

This place:

25.2%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,982 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,658 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (1.8 miles , pop. 151,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (43.4 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (259.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Salinas, CA (1.4 miles ), Spreckels, CA (2.3 miles ), Castroville, CA (2.6 miles ), Prunedale, CA (2.7 miles ), Marina, CA (2.7 miles ), Toro, CA (2.9 miles ), Elkhorn, CA (2.9 miles ), Moss Landing, CA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 36.70 N, Longitude: 121.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 831

Boronda household income distribution Boronda home values distribution

Property values in Boronda, CA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Boronda: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Boronda, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Boronda-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 777% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from Boronda center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 29.0 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 190.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from Boronda center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monterey County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boronda topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boronda:

  • WINDSOR THE RIDGE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • WINDSOR SKYLINE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • KATHERINE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF SALINAS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • SALINAS VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • VNA INTERMITTENT CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SALINAS, CA)

Amtrak stations near Boronda:

  • 2 miles: SALINAS (11 STATION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: SEASIDE (BLDG. T-1176, 4TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: MONTEREY TRANSIT PLAZA (MONTEREY, PEARL & TYLER STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boronda:

  • Hartnell College (about 2 miles; Salinas, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,506)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 8 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (about 14 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,951)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (about 15 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,588)
  • Gavilan College (about 20 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 3,327)
  • Cabrillo College (about 25 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 31 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 17,751)

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Monterey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 99.0. This is worse than average.

City:

99.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.88
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.7
California average:

15.3

Boronda travel time to work - commute Boronda mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Boronda CDP (based on Monterey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic150,05026
Evangelical Protestant23,624154
Other18,30948
Mainline Protestant11,24448
Black Protestant1,1998
Orthodox6403
None209,991-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 114
Monterey County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Monterey County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Monterey County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 374
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monterey County:

21.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Boronda:

46.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Boronda:

28.2
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.1%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Boronda:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Boronda:

28.2%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Boronda:

80.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boronda, CA Residents

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
California average:

5.03%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,441 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.14%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Cruz County, CA  0.57% ($34,670 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.28% ($102,317)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($64,978)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
California average:

5.12%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,698 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.19%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.36% ($50,697 average AGI)
to Santa Cruz County, CA  0.35% ($38,507)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($38,443)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boronda:

  • KTOM (1380 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KTGE (1570 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKMC (880 AM; 10 kW; GONZALES, CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KIDD (630 AM; 1 kW; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boronda:

  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KHRI (90.7 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRAY-FM (103.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEBV (97.9 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOCN (105.1 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBOQ (95.5 FM; CARMEL, CA; Owner: J & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBY-FM (103.9 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Boronda:

  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBA (Channel 35; SALINAS, CA; Owner: SEAL ROCK BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • KCAH (Channel 25; WATSONVILLE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • K29AB (Channel 29; MONTEREY, ETC., CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUV-LP (Channel 23; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • KSMS-TV (Channel 67; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KION-TV (Channel 46; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K15CU (Channel 15; SALINAS, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LIC. CORP.)
  • K42DT (Channel 42; COALINGA, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KMCE-LP (Channel 43; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SCOTTS VALLEY GROUP, INC. d/b as MARCOM)
  • KMMD-CA (Channel 3; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • K59AY (Channel 59; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K53DT (Channel 53; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 1,000Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$210,96510$165,54411$220,2361$60,6905$116,906
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$208,6003$254,1700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$197,2601$243,87010$215,5210$01$231,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$164,5852$137,2452$260,2750$01$132,870
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$202,5900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$320,1501$172,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$194,3901$162,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (46%)

Boronda compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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